We are pleased to have District Governor Margie Kersey visiting our club today. Please be sure to give her a warm Bremen Rotary Welcome.

Margie joined Rotary as a charter member of the Rotary Club of Lake Spivey (then Clayton County Daybreak) on February 16, 1998 and served as President in 1999-2000. Margie served in every position in the club including serving as Program chair for 4 years. She was named Rotarian of the Year in 2004. She joined the Rotary Club of Stone Mountain July 2006 where she served as New Generations Chair and was named Rookie of the Year in 2007.

Margie is self employed with her husband, Ron Kersey, as financial and estate planners. They specialize in working with owners of timberland. Prior to heading out on her own, she spent 20 years in retail including 10 years at Toys R Us as an operations director. Training was a big part of her job and soon after leaving Toys R Us, shen went to work with Dale Carneige Training traveling most of south Georgia. She has also worked as a trainer for the Calvin Center in Hampton, Georgia providing leadership and teamwork challenges.

Margie has been very active in her community. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Clayton County Chamber of Commerce, Clayton County CASA, and Clayton Family Care. She has been active in Toastmasters having served as both an Assistant Governor and Division Governor. She is a Distinguished Toastmaster. She has been a recipient of several awards including Outstanding Leadership Award from Leadership Clayton and Volunteer of the Year 2004 from the Clayton County Chamber of Commerce.