Jim Faulkner was our Rotarian of the Week, his guest speaker was District Governor Andy Hagan.
 
 
 
District Governor Andy Hagan was our guest speaker this week. He updated us on Rotarian happenings on international, national, and regional levels.
 
Rotarian of the Week
Jim Faulkner

Birthdate & Birthplace: November 5th, 1944 Haskell, Texas;Family: Janice L. Faulkner (Wife), Debbie Faulkner (Jordan) Daughter; Son ‐ Steve Faulkner (Montreal); Education: Bachelor of Science Degree, Business Administration, Economics, Master of Arts Degree, Contracting and Management.; Military Service: Retired Air Force Captain (11 years) Prior Enlisted Service. Master Sargeant (13 years). Total Military Service: 24 years.; Overseas Military Service: Philippines (1965‐1966; Vietnam, 1967‐1968 (Decorated Vietnam
Veteran); United Kingdom (England), 1968‐1971; Philippines, 1972 – 1974; Honduras, 1988‐1989.; Military Decorations: Meritorious Service Medal w/3 Oak Leaf Clusters; Air Force Commendation Medal w/4 Oak Leaf Clusters; Vietnam Gallantry Cross w/Palm;
Vietnam Campaign Medal w/4 Battle Stars; Vietnam Service Medal; Distinguished Presidential Unit citation, Numerous Other Awards &  decorations.; Post Retirement: Owned & Operated Century 21 Franchise 22 years; Owned & Operated Buyer’s Choice Mortgage Company – 12 years; Own and Operate JJ Ranches, DeWitt & Gonzales Co – 12 years.; Other Business Experience: Manager, Public Housing Authority.; ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIPS: Life Member, Vietnam Veterans of America; Member Chapter 1029; Life Member,
Veterans of Foreign Wars, Member Post 3972; The American Legion, Member Post 369; Victoria Board of realtors; Beef Master Breeders United Association; retired Military Officer’s Association; Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association. 
 
Guest Speaker
District Governor Andrew "Andy" Hagan 2018-2019
 
Andrew Hagan is an active member in good standing of the Rotary Club of Brownsville Sunrise having joined Rotary in 1995. Andrew currently serves as District 5930 Governor Elect for the 2018-2019 Rotary year. Andrew has served in various District leadership positions over the past 17 years including District Trainer, District Rotary Foundation chairman, Rotary Foundation Annual Funds chair, District Conference chair and The Rotary Foundation Million Dollar Dinner chairman multiple times, Lt. Governor, Assistant Governor, District’s Strategic Planning and District Emergency Preparedness committees upon fulfilling his responsibilities as Rotary Club president having served at the pleasure of Frank J. Devlyn, RI President in 2000-2001. Andrew has been recognized as Rotarian of the Year by District 5930 multiple times and is a recipient of The Rotary Foundation Citation for Meritorious Service Award in 2015 and the Cliff Dochterman
Award in 2017.
 
Andrew and Elsa, his loving wife of 32 years and his whole family share a passion for “Doing Good in the World” by supporting The Rotary Foundation. Andrew and Elsa are Multiple Paul Harris Fellows, Major Donors, and Bequest Society members having included The Rotary Foundation as a beneficiary in their estate plans. Alexandra, their daughter and Jose Barba, her husband as well as James, their son and Emily A. Hagan, his wife are all Bequest Society members. Both Alexandra and James are Paul Harris Fellows.
Andrew is on the board of the Rio Grande Council Boy Scouts of America as immediate past president and has served in various Council, District, and unit leadership positions in the Rio Grande Council for over 22 years. Andy’s other hobbies include bicycling,
bowling, hiking, camping, and traveling to other countries with his family. 
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