2018-2019 District Governor Elect
David Hare, Governor Elect 2017-2018
David has been a member of the Rotary Club of Charlotte Top-of-the-Week since 1980, where he has served in every capacity including 1986-1987 President. He has received his club’s Distinguished Rotarian Award in 1997, 2008 and 2015. David is currently working on his 33rd year of perfect attendance, and he has led his club in singing for over 30 years! David was awarded the Community Service Award of the Rotary Club of Debrecen, Hungary in 2013 for his leadership with an RI grant collaboration with 12 clubs, in 3 districts, purchasing two transportation vans for severely disabled children of the Immanuel Home in Debrecen. He is a Paul Harris Fellow, a Bequest Society Member and Paul Harris Sustaining Member.
David served as Assistant Governor in 2009-2012, the District Conference Committee from 2013 to present, and from 2013-2016 Chaired the District Grants sub-committee, overseeing the distribution of over $300,000 in grants for local and international projects.
Born in Birmingham, England, he moved to Charlotte in 1979 after working five years in Zambia and Liberia with Big 5 accounting firms. David is a member of the American Institute of CPA’s, the North Carolina Association of CPA’s, and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and the British American Business Council in Charlotte. He recently retired.
David and Kim have been married for 27 years, and have two daughters. They are members of Myers Park Presbyterian Church where he has sung in the choir for the past 27 years, is a Deacon and served on numerous committees. His hobbies include tennis, reading and travel when time permits. David also enjoys watchng sports-especially rugby (he once played for Liberia in an international match against Sierra Leone).