DISTRICT GOVERNOR MICHAEL IRVING (ROZ) 2016-2017
 
After completing his schooling in Brisbane, Michael was appointed as a cadet in the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Stock. After three years, he relocated to Sydney where he completed his science undergraduate education with First Class honours in Biochemistry. Roz and Michael were married in Sydney when he commenced his doctoral degree in the cancer research. On competition of his doctorate, he undertook cancer research at the Prince of Wales hospital in Sydney, before being awarded an Australian Cancer Society fellowship to the Australian National University. He was subsequently awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to the University of California Medical School in San Francisco.
 
Michael has held Professorial appointments in Universities in Canberra, Brisbane, the Gold Coast, New Zealand, Oman and the USA. He has been a University Vice-Chancellor in Wellington and Sohar, Oman.  He continued his research into breast and Paediatric cancers until his retirement in 2008.
 
Michael joined Southport Rotary club in 1992 and is a second generation Rotarian. He was Club President in 2002-2003 and held most service Directorships in the club. From 2011 he has been an Assistant Governor for District 9640. He has particularly enjoyed the country Rotary experience in clubs in his cluster.
 
Michael and Roz have two daughters and one son. They both strongly endorse the humanitarian objectives of the Rotary Foundation, and look forward to assisting Rotary realize its goals in District 9640.
 
DISTRICT 9640 CONFERENCE BALLINA 2017
 
PURPLE PINKIE
 
 
DISTRICT GOVERNOR'S GOALS 2016-2017
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