March 1, 2021 Sally Platt Rotary Foundation

Sally Platt is a second-generation Rotarian and a member of the Rotary Club of Marietta Metro (D-6900). Her classification is Nursing – Pediatrics. She has been a Rotarian for 30 years. Sally served as President of her club in 2004-05, after having held several other officer and director positions in her club. She received her club’s Rotarian of the Year award in 2002 and, as club president, received the District 6900 Sheffield Leadership Award. After serving as the District Secretary, District Rotary Fellowships Chair, and District New Generations Chair, she became the D-6900 Grants Chair, a position she held for eight years. As such, Sally served as a resource to the other clubs in her district on both local and international projects and traveled to several other countries to participate in grant projects. In addition, she led our district through the Future Vision Pilot program and served as a grants mentor/trainer for ten other districts up and down the east coast. She also is a former GSE team leader to D-9210 (Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi). In addition to her profession as a Registered Nurse for 33 years, Sally also has been an IT professional and is a former Chief Information Officer at Rotary International Headquarters. She is also a credentialed secondary school teacher of English Language Arts. In 2003, Sally received the Four Avenues of Service Citation. In 2010, the Trustees of The Rotary Foundation awarded her the Citation for Meritorious Service. Then in 2016, the Trustees honored her with the highest award they can bestow on a Rotarian, the Distinguished Service Award. She also has received the Rotary Foundation District Service Award four times and is a multiple Paul Harris Fellow, Benefactor, and Bequest Society member. As well, she has attended 13 Rotary International conventions. Sally and her late husband were the parents of five children and she now has 12 grandchildren


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#4132 chartered May 18, 1978.
Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Marietta.
Active Membership: 56

Mondays, 12:00 pm
Hilton - Marietta Conference Center

500 Powder Springs St.
Marietta, GA 30064

Leadership Team


Mitch Simmons
Amy Erskine
J. Chad Pendley
Buck Buchanan
Membership Chair
Buck Buchanan
Foundation Chair
Pat McBride

Club Directors

Youth Protection Officer
Jim Bunda

Club Staff

Executive Secretary/Director
Buck Buchanan

Rotary District 6900

District Governor
Kirk Driskell
Assistant Governor
Will MacArthur
GRSP Trustee
Guy Gebhardt
District Governor Elect
Mary Ligon
District Governor Nominee
George Granade
District Governor Nominee Designate
André Marria
District Trainer
Lauri Young
District Foundation Chair
Cheryl Greenway
Membership Chair
Jaclyn Donovan
District Public Image Chair
Clarissa Costa
District Public Image Chair
Gordon Owens
District Public Image Chair
Adam Wilkins
District Secretary
Carol Lipphardt
District Treasurer
Teri White
Rotary Council
Narayan Sengupta (Chair)

Rotary International

Rotary President
Holger Knaack
Rotary Foundation Trustee Chair
K.R. “Ravi” Ravindran
General Secretary
John Hewko