WELCOME TO ZONES 30-31
Rotary International Zones 30 and 31 is known as the HEART OF AMERICA and is comprised of 26 districts in 13 states. We have over 1302 Rotary clubs with a membership of over 64,000 Rotarians. We are business professional and communities leaders, engaged in fellowship and Service Above Activities within our communities both locally and around the world.
DIRECTOR, ROTARY INTERNATIONAL
Rotary Club of O’Fallon, Illinois, USA
Greg Yank serves on the 17 member Rotary International Board of Directors 2017-19.
A Rotarian since 1978, Greg is a member of the Rotary Club of O’Fallon, IL where he served as Club President in 1992-93, and then as Governor of District 6510 twice in 2001-2002 and again in 2010-11. District 6510 is comprised of 48 clubs and 1600 members in Southern Illinois.
He has held positions as the Regional Membership Plan Project Plan Lead (Membership Chair) for Zones 30 and 31 (2015-17), chair of district 6510’s Club Visioning Initiative, International Training Leader twice, Membership Coordinator for Zone 29 and Rotary Institute Chair 2013.
Greg is married to past district Governor Catherine Taylor Yank. The Yanks are members of the Arch Klumph Society, Paul Harris and Bequest Societies (level 3). Greg was honored to receive the Service above Self Award in 2014. He has travelled to Malawi, Ecuador, India and Belize on Rotary on Rotary projects.
The Yanks are avid St. Louis Cardinal Baseball fans. Greg has been a proud Green Bay Packer fan since 1957 and owns one share of the team. Catherine is the owner of Jim Taylor Inc. a roofing contracting company located in Belleville, IL. The Yanks have three grown children, one who works in the family business, and three grandchildren.
Professionally Greg has had three different career paths starting with 9 years in the Catholic seminary. He was never ordained. He then spent 25 years in health care executive management and leadership serving twice as a hospital CEO and as President and CEO of a Catholic Health System.
For 11 years, Greg owned a business coaching/peer advisory board franchise called The Alternative Board TAB. He currently continues to be a business coach mentoring/working with six business owners on a monthly/bi-monthly/quarterly basis. He is the principal in GY Consulting & Facilitation Services specializing in business coaching, strategy, facilitation, strategic governance and board development/education.
Greg is actively involved in his community. He is a Commissioner of the Metro East Park & Recreation District; Advisory Board member for the Nielsen Healthcare Group in St. Louis; and a Board Member of the O’Fallon Shiloh Chamber of Commerce and chairperson of its strategic planning committee.
Greg believes that Rotary enables him to live a life that matters as lives in our communities and the world are changed because of what we do!
Brent Rosenthal, Z30
Rita Esterly, Z31
Rotary Foundation Coordinators
Woody Northup, Z30
Rich Churchman, Z31
Public Image Coordinators
Chuck Barnett, Z30
Elizabeth Usovicz, Z31
Glen Vanderford, Z30
Bob Warner, Z31
Michael Nowobilski, Z30-31