Past Rotary District 5500 Governor Michael Drake provides an update on Rotary’s efforts to eradicate Polio.

Michael is a charter member of the Rotary Club of Tucson Sunset, chartered in 1983, and served as Club President in 1992-93. Michael has served Rotary District 5500 in many positions, including District Governor in 2011-12. He currently is Chair of the District Rotary Foundation Committee.

Michael was a member of D5500’s all Rotarian GSE team to the Russian Far East in 1998 and was team leader for the GSE team to Japan in 2007. He has participated in four Rotary Friendship Exchanges and traveled to India in 2005 to participate in a Polio National Immunization Day. He is a multiple Paul Harris Fellow, member of Paul Harris Society, Major Donor, and Member of the Bequest Society. Michael recently received the Service Above Self Award, Rotary International’s highest honor. Fewer than 150 Awards are presented worldwide each year.

Michael graduated from Stanford University and the University of Arizona College of Law. He is past-president of the Pima County Bar Association and served 12 years as a Hearing Officer for the Arizona Supreme Court Attorney Disciplinary Commission. He currently practices personal injury law and civil litigation in Tucson.

Michael Drake’s presentation will be rescheduled. Here are some pics from the March 17 meeting.