This week, the Rotary Club of Washington, DC, welcomed guest speaker Commissioner David Hudson, National Commander of The Salvation Army.

President Lisa McCurdy opened the meeting at 12:30 pm and requested everyone silence all cell phones.
 
President Lisa McCurdy led us all in the Pledge of Allegiance.
 
Deputy Secretary Bill Dent called names of guests and visiting Rotarians.
 
(Guest)
(Occupation)
(Sponsoring Rotarian)
Ken Yie
Software Engineer, Sierra Nevada Corporation
Michael Harper
Nina Poe
Secretary, Rotary Club of Scottsdale North
Cherry Baumbusch
Robert Poe
Rotary of Scottsdale North
Cherry Baumbusch
Jennifer Scarbrough
Associate Attorney, Tully Rinckey
Donna Rucker
Lilla Hunter
Intel Recruiter
Lisa McCurdy
Alexis
Marketing Manager, International Association of Fire Chiefs
Bill Dent
Joseph Mettimano
President & CEO, Central Union Mission
David Treadwell
 
Sergeant-at-Arms Bill Day then announced the birthdays and anniversaries.
 
The guest speaker was introduced, Commissioner David Hudson. David has been an officer in The Salvation Army for 42 years and is currently the National Commander of The Salvation Army, stationed at National Headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia.
 
Prior to coming to National Headquarters in November 2015, Commissioner David was the Chief Secretary for the Western Territory, located in Long Beach, California. He and his wife, Commissioner Sharron Hudson, have a wide range of experience as Salvation Army officers, including several territorial and divisional appointments. The Hudsons were corps officers (pastors) for 14 years, including appointments in Oregon, Idaho, and Southern California.
 
David has a Business Management degree and a Master of Science Degree in Organizational Leadership. Sharron holds a Master’s Degree in Christian Leadership and is currently the National President of Women’s Ministries. They have been married for 41 years and have two daughters, Jennifer and Amy, as well as two grandchildren.
 
President Lisa McCurdy adjourned the weekly meeting with final remarks at 1:30 p.m.