November 6, 2017: Alicia Michael Rotary Foundation

Alicia Michael is the former owner of an automotive collision repair company in Georgia. After serving as the managing director of her company for two years, she became a partner in 2000. She went on to become the sole owner and CEO in 2002 and remained until the sale of her business in January 2016.

After spending several years focusing on her business, Alicia began looking for a way to serve her community and was introduced to Rotary.She joined the Rotary Club of Carrollton Dawnbreakers in March 2005. Alicia was honored to receive the District 6900 Sheffield Leadership Award in 2008-2009 for District President of the Year in Category II club size.

Alicia served District 6900 (Atlanta, Georgia USA) as an Assistant Governor from 2010-2013 and as the Rotary District 6900 District Governor in 2014 - 2015, working with 69 Rotary clubs and over 4,300 Rotarians throughout the state of Georgia. During Alicia’s term as District Governor, the Rotarians of District 6900 completed over 850 service projects, performed over 91,000 service hours and generously gave over $2 million for local and international projects and over $1 million to the The Rotary Foundation.

Other non-profit and community involvement includes service on numerous non-profit boards and as Executive Director of a Georgia Certified Literate Community Program from 2012 to 2015. Alicia was named the 2010 Small Business Person of the Year in her community and the Women’s Business Alliance Woman of the Year in 2014.

Alicia assumed the role of President and CEO with Rotarians for Family Health and AIDS Prevention, Inc. in July 2016. She is now focused on the business of making a difference by creating and maintaining sustainable partnerships through global outreach. Alicia collaborates with teams of volunteers, national government officials, public relations and media experts, international corporate executives and foundations in an effort strengthen the infrastructure of health care delivery across the globe.

Posted by Bill White
November 7, 2017