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.
Dana Kauffman
Public Relations
Potential New Rotarian
Kimberly Ross
Owner
Potential New Rotarian
Terry McCormick
Marketing
Potential New Rotarian
Dean Thompson
President/CEO RFCI
Potential New Rotarian
Anthony Cole
Realtor
Potential New Rotarian
Victoria Hall
N/A
Potential New Rotarian
 
Sergeant-at-Arms Bill Day then announced the birthdays and anniversaries.
 
The Speaker, Dan Mathews, the Commissioner of the US General Services Administration Public Buildings Service was then introduced.  Daniel Mathews was sworn in as Commissioner of the U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA) Public Buildings Service (PBS) on Thursday, August 3, 2017.
 
As PBS Commissioner, he manages the nationwide asset management, design, construction, leasing, building management and disposal of approximately 371 million square feet of government-owned and leased space across the United States and six territories.
 
Prior to joining GSA, Mathews served as the Republican Staff Director of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management. This committee has jurisdiction over federal buildings and courthouses, the General Services Administration, the Smithsonian, the Kennedy Center, the National Gallery of Art, and numerous other federal facilities.
 
Prior to serving on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Mathews worked for the House Rules Committee and several California Members of Congress.
Mathews holds a bachelor’s in government and philosophy from Georgetown University.
 
President Lisa McCurdy adjourned the weekly meeting with final remarks at 1:30p.m.