Jul 17, 2018
Bronwyn Stephens
The 2018-2019 year

Bronwyn’s club involvements since joining in 2008 include President in 2009-2010, Secretary, Treasurer and Chair of World of Difference (a District-managed project). She has served at District as Assistant Governor, Stonnington Cluster 2013-2016 and Community Service Chair 2016-2017.  She has been the Vocational Training Team Leader for two teams to Cambodia in January 2016 and January 2017, where they providing training workshops for teachers.

Mark is equally passionate about Rotary and is a member of RC Brighton North.  He  was District 9800 Secretary for PDG Julie Mason in 2015 and is currently District Foundation Grants Chair.  Bronwyn is a Royce Abbey Awardee and a Paul Harris Fellow recipient, as is Mark. They are both members of the Paul Harris Society.

Bronwyn’s parents were both Rotarians in the Melbourne South club. Bronwyn’s mum Esme died 10 years ago but she was a Paul Harris Fellow and highly respected in her club. Dad, Trevor, was twice President of Melbourne South and a Paul Harris Fellow. He continues to be a much loved and respected mentor for Bronwyn and Mark.

Bronwyn is a retired nurse. In her career she explored various specialties: Accident and Emergency, Cardiac Care, Remote Island Nursing and Day Surgery. During her career, she volunteered on two major peak bodies in healthcare, the Australian Council of Hospital Standards as a Surveyor and Australian Credentialed Gastroenterology Nurses reprocessing Educator, Surveyor and Board member.

Bronwyn and Mark have 3 adult children: Jane, a school teacher in Adelaide, Kate, a nurse in Queensland and Will, an environmental and chemical engineer. Will, though not a Rotarian, has led two World of Difference Schoolies alternative tours to Cambodia.