Leaders of the four districts in Chesapeake PETS for 2018-19 are: Susan Zachensky-Walthall (7600), Glenn Yarborough (7610), Rich Glover (7620) and Pete Booker (7630).
Susan Zachensky-Walthall (Susan Z-W), is DGE for District 7600. A member of the Rotary Club of Lawrenceville, VA, she became a Rotarian in Santa Rosa, CA, and was named the District 5130 Rotarian of the Year in 2000-2001. She was elected president of her club for 2004-2005, but relocated to Virginia and joined the Lawrenceville club. A native of Alberta, VA, DGE Susan is a graduate of Old Dominion University, where she played varsity basketball. She has been an instructor and coached basketball in several schools, including ODU , Virginia Wesleyan and Christopher Newport,and is teaching now at Southside Virginia Community College. In District 7600, DGE Susan has served a number of club and district positions. She received the District Governor’s Award as Outstanding Club President in 2009-2010 and served three years as Area Governor. She is a graduate of the Rotary Leadership Institute and a Paul Harris Fellow+3. DGE Susan and her husband, Zach, live on Lake Gaston.
William Glenn Yarborough (Glenn) is the DGE for District 7610. He has been a Rotarian since 2005 in the McLean Club in Northern Virginia. He served as president of his club in 2010-2012 and has been named Rotarian of the Year both for his club and the District. DGE Glenn has been Membership Chair of 7610 since 2010. He serves the American Legion as Commander of the 17th District, representing 8000 Legionnaires in Northern Virginia. He was named Lord Fairfax by Fairfax County in 2016, in recognition of his many volunteer activities. A retired military officer, DGE Glenn is president of the George Washington Chapter, Association of the United States Army. He attended The Citadel and the University of South Carolina and is a Major Donor of The Rotary Foundation. DGE Glenn owns a government relations firm, is a member of the board of AIRBUS, and serves on the boards of numerous non-profit organizations. He and his wife, Betsy, have homes in McLean, Edisto Island, SC, and Thomson, GA.
Richard B.Glover (Rich) is the DGE for District 7620. He is a member of Southern Frederick County Rotary, Frederick County, MD; one of four clubs in the county, comprising approximately 22% of the membership in the 61-club district! He is past president both of his current club and of the Johnson County Rotary Cub in Overland Park, KS, entering his 25th year in Rotary. DGE Rich has held a number of leadership positions, both in his clubs and in the District and was founder of the Frederick Rotary Pro Am, which has raised $101,000 after expenses in three years. He also was the team leadership member in a fundraising campaign with the Johnson County, KS Rotary clubs which supported an unprecedented $1 million in pharmaceuticals and medical supplies through Heart to Heart International to Mother Teresa in Calcutta, India. He was a member of an RI humanitarian mission to El Progresso, El Salvador. DGE Rich is a Paul Harris Society member, a Paul Harris Fellow +5 and a Benefactor. A Naval veteran, Pete is a retired healthcare executive and has served as a non-profit executive. His wife, Susan, also is a Rotarian, as is the youngest of their three daughters.
Julian H. Booker (Pete) is DGE for District 7630. He has been a Rotarian since 1990, starting with membership in the Rappahannock-Fredericksburg club in Virginia. Since 1994, he has been a member of the Rotary Cub of Wilmington, DE as was club president in 2006-2007. In 2004, DGE Pete founded SmartDrive in response to the deaths of three teenagers whom he knew. SmartDive is dedicated to improving the driving skills of teenagers through an on-line and in-vehicle curriculum used in over 120 schools in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and South Carolina. He is the Executive Director and his wife, Susan is board secretary and grant supervisor. DGE Pete also is involved in a number of other civic and volunteer efforts He began his career in the radio industry at the age of 17 and graduated from the University of Delaware with a degree in Communications. His career included positions as on-air performer, program manager and general manager and concluded with a 23-year run as President/CEO of Delmarva Broadcasting, with 14 stations and one of the industry’s first dedicated digital media operations.