Rotary Public Image
People of Action
"Whatever Rotary may mean to us,
to the world it will be known by the results it achieves.
- Paul P. Harris, Founder of Rotary International
This website is dedicated to how the world SEES Rotary.
The District 5495 Public Image Committee’s mission is to assist you with all aspects of promoting your club and enhancing your club’s public image. Members of the Public Image and their specific expertise are listed below. Email the public image committee for questions or branding or public image assistance:
Bret McKeand, Chair
Rotary Club of Peoria North
Bret is the Past District Governor for District 5495 (2021-22). He spent nearly 40 years working for Independent Newsmedia Inc. USA, publisher of community newspapers here in the Phoenix metropolitan area. His positions included reporter, editor and publisher. He retired from the Independent in 2021 as president of the company's Arizona operations. He currently serves as a faculty member for Rotary Leadership Academy and teaches the Public Image/Branding. Contact:

John Colucci
Rotary Club of The Verdes
John is a founding member of the Rotary Club of the Verdes and assists the district with its audio-visual activities. Prior to moving to Arizona, he lived in Naperville, IL where he was a member of the Rotary Club of Naperville Sunrise since 1993 (24 years) and served as President and numerous other positions. He was active in District 6450, serving as Assistant Governor, Chair of two district conferences and on numerous district committees. He also served on the 2005 Rotary International Convention (Chicago) HOC as the Information Technology Chair.
Audio-Visual/Video/Event Planning
Dr. Honora Norton
Rotary Club of Sun Lakes
Dr. Norton is a former board member and Public Relations Chair for the Rotary Club of Scottsdale. She is past president of the Scottsdale Airpark Rotary Club, past District 5510 Assistant Governor and has served on a variety of club and district committees, including the Mexico on-site Polio Immunization Team. She served for four years as the chair of the City of Scottsdale Service Above Self Awards Dinner.
Public Relations/Writing/Promotion/Event Planning