BIO COMING SOON
BIO COMING SOON
BIO COMING SOON
BIO COMING SOON
Sarah is a CNC machine operator at L & S Machine. She holds 2 AAS degrees in Computer Technology. She enjoys gardening and giving back to the community.
BIO COMING SOON
BIO COMING SOON
Leyla is employed by EMPOWER3 which is an innovative new model of healthcare that is changing the way we experience primary care. During the course of her career, Leyla has worked in the nonprofit sector helping vulnerable members of our community with hunger related issues, housing issues, mental health and domestic violence. She has also worked as a relationship manager, liaison, paralegal, bartender, waitress, soap maker, and professional “wooer”.
A graduate of Seton Hill University, she holds a bachelors’ degree in Human Services. She is a board member of Open Your Heart to a Senior and West Place/Club House. In her spare time she enjoys yoga, tap dancing and spending time with family and friends.
Leyla lives in Hannastown. She and her husband, Gary, together have three adult children Rachel, Haley and Jared. Leyla is a founding member of ROW.
Michael is a partner at Loyalhanna Wealth Advisors of Janney in Ligonier, PA. As a Financial Advisor and Certified Private Wealth Advisor, Michael provides a highly specialized service to select clients. With the CPWA certification, he assists successful families with their life cycle planning needs, guiding them through the accumulation, preservation and distribution phases designed to minimize taxes, monetize and protect assets, maximize growth and transfer legacy wealth to the next generation.
Michael was the owner of Taste America Gifts, a multi-million dollar company which employed 65 people. He then entered the financial industry with UBS and Stifel before joining Janney. A graduate of Cornell University, Michael holds a Bachelor of Science. He also holds his Series 7, 66 and 31 securities licenses as well as Life and Health insurance. He is a founding member, past president and current Board member of the Rotary of Westmoreland. Michael is a leading member of the VISIONARIES at the Community Foundation of Westmoreland County, is active with the Cornell Alumni Pittsburgh Chapter, and serves on the Community Liver Alliance planning committee. He and his wife, Jana, have 2 daughters. Michael enjoys skiing and scuba diving. He is also a wine enthusiast and enjoys experiencing great food with family and friends.
Nick has been a member since the spring of 2003, is a past president, vice president, and current board member for the Westmoreland rotary. Inspired by his mom Faye Rosatti and recruited by Mike Reese to join rotary to help improve the local community. Nick has been a sustaining club member for more than 10 years.
He is an experienced Healthcare Specialist with Kimberly Clark Professional and has been in sales for over a decade. He enjoys working with local distributors and end users in western Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
Nick completed his undergraduate at West Virginia University, where he earned a B.S. in Sport and Business Management with a minor in Communications. Nick is an assistant coach for Greensburg Salem High School’s Varsity Hockey team. He lives in Southwest Greensburg and enjoys his chocolate lab Desi, hanging with his young niece and nephew, and playing ice hockey.
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Elle’s passion for community service and giving back began during a mission trip to the slums of Guatemala when she was 13 years old. Having been bit by the travel and service bug, Elle spent several years working with NGO’s in Guatemala and Ghana. Little did she know this was planting the seeds for her future personally and professionally.
Upon completion of her Bachelors degree from Grove City College, Elle pursued additional education in Washington, D.C. participating in a 10-month associate program through the Charles Koch Institute focused on leadership and nonprofit management. This became the foundation for a career in nonprofit fundraising, marketing and communications.
Elle joined ROW in June 2012, shortly after moving to Ligonier. She has chaired several fundraisers, built the current website for the club, for which she received the “Golden Web Award” from Rotary District 7330, served as president, and received a Paul Harris Fellowship. Elle is a strong believer in weaving community service into our everyday lives, and passing on the legacy of giving back to the next generation. Her commitment to charity work is as important to her as professional work.
Recently retired, David had been the library director at Seton Hill University’s Reeves Memorial Library and an associate professor since 1997. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, he now resides in Hempfield Twp, Westmoreland County. He received his bachelor’s degree with a major in English Literature and a minor in Biology as well as his master’s degree in Library Science from the University of Pittsburgh and his Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from The Union Institute & University in Cincinnati. Most of his working life has been in various areas of education.
David became a Rotarian in 2014 after being invited to attend a meeting. He was so impressed not only by the people he met but also the mission and purpose of the organization that he wanted to contribute in any way he could. The decision to join Rotary is one he is still proud to have made. He is also a notary public and has been a Benedictine oblate since 1997. In his spare time he enjoys DIY home projects, movies, and constantly battling moles for ownership of his yard.
Aaron joined ROW in 2009 after moving to Latrobe with his wife Kim, also a member. His interest in Rotary began long before joining and was influenced by his neighbor, who was/is a member of the Pleasant Hills Rotary Club.
As one of the founders of Rotaract at South Park High School, Aaron adopted the “Service above self” belief and carries it throughout the rest of his life. As a member of the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity at Saint Francis University, he and his fellow brothers supported many local and national humanitarian causes including Habitat for Humanity. He had the opportunity to travel to Mexico, Italy and Switzerland and saw firsthand each region’s challenges and hardships. He returned home with enthusiasm for humanitarian causes. Aaron graduated with a Master’s in Physical Therapy from Saint Francis University and received his Doctorate from Chatham University while living and working in Boardman, Ohio. While there, he and his wife supported Canfield and Boardman Rotary events and fundraisers. Aaron has served as ROW club president, treasurer, district conference chair and is currently serving as district assistant governor.
Aaron is the Physical Therapist and Office Manager at THE pt GROUP’s Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Rehab office in Greensburg and teaches related courses at Seton Hill University and Duquesne University’s John G. Rangos, Sr. School of Health Sciences Physical Therapy program.
Aaron encourages his 2 daughters to volunteer their time and talents at events and special projects held by ROW including Toys for Tots, the Miracle of Giving, the Giving Garden and more.
Kim joined Rotary in 2009 after moving to Westmoreland county from Boardman, Ohio. Her former employers were Rotarians and inspired her to join. Originally from the Altoona-area, Kim grew up involved with church and community charity events. She graduated from St Francis University (PA) with a Bachelor’s in Public Relations as well as in English-Communications. While there, she participated in many activities including the University’s annual Day of Reflection, Students for Life and volunteered at 2 orphanages in a study abroad program in Cuernavaca, Mexico.
Kim is married to fellow Rotarian Aaron Tuscan and together they have 2 daughters. Kim encourages them to participate in various Rotary events, so at a young age they learn to help others. Kim and daughter Sabrina were instrumental in organizing a coat drive to provide winter coats to children in Sabrina’s daycare. It grew into an annual project that has collected thousands of coats, jackets, hats and gloves for local children.
Doug Weimer is an educator in Norwin School District in North Huntingdon and local elected official in Westmoreland County. He joined Westmoreland Rotary to give back to the community and meet business leaders. Doug is a lifelong resident of Hempfield Twp with his wife Karen and 3 daughters. He is a 1988 graduate of Hempfield Area Senior High School and maintained local roots by attending Seton Hill College, where he received a BA degree in art education and pursued graduate studies at California University of Pennsylvania. Doug initially was elected to the Hempfield Township Board of Supervisors in 2001 and re-elected in 2013 to a third 6 year term. He has served as chairman, vice-chairman, secretary and treasurer on that board, overseeing all municipal government services for nearly 44,000 residents. He was elected in 2005 to Westmoreland County Repulican Committee and the Republican State Committee in 2006. In 2008, Doug expanded his public service working for the PA Senate Republican Caucus in the 39th Senate District Office. Doug is an active member of Otterbein United Methodist Church in Greensburg where he serves as a church trustee. He also is a member of the Westmoreland County Community College Board of Trustees, Masonic Lodge 518 F. & A.M., Lincoln Heights Community Center, Five Star Trail Board, WCRC executive board and life member of the National Rifle Association. Doug also has dedicated many years to the Boy Scouts of America where he attained the rank of Eagle in 1985 and has served as Assistant Scoutmaster and currently as a Merit Badge Counselor.
Carl has been a Rotarian since 2012, originally with the Rotary Club of Johnstown, before moving to the rotary of Westmoreland in early 2013. Like many people, Carl originally joined rotary as a way to network, but has quickly learned the true meaning of being a Rotarian and enjoys the opportunity to have a positive influence in the community in which he works and lives.
Originally from Oxford, England, Carl moved to the United States in 2010, and has been a resident of Greensburg since 2011. Carl is a graduate of the University of Brighton located on England’s South Coast, and holds a bachelor of arts degree in hospitality management. Since graduating, Carl has worked in a number of information technology sales roles and takes much pride in his dedicated and professional approach to account management.
Carl is a keen sportsman and played cricket in the Pittsburgh Cricket Association league and rugby in the area. Carl also enjoys good food and beer, especially when coupled with spending time with his wife Kimberly, children William and twins Lizzie and Alex and dog Marley.