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James P White

Rotary District 6290
Assistant Governor & Membership Chair
whitejamesp@comcast.net
Joined the Rotary Club of Toledo, Ohio, June of 1980
Transferred to the Rotary Club of Grand Rapids, Michigan, in July of 1985
Past President of the Rotary Club of Grand Rapids
Currently President of the Rotary Club of Grand Rapids Charities Foundation
Assistant Governor for the Grand River Region of Rotary District 6290
Serves as District 6290 Membership Chair for 60 Rotary Clubs
Regional Representative on the District 6290 Grants Committee
Treasurer of the District 6290 Rotary Foundation Committee
Serves on the board of WEHOP, Water and Environmental Humanitarian Outreach Projects, dedicated to support, promote and operate international health and humanitarian projects.
Member of WASRAG, Water & Sanitation Rotarian Action Group
He and wife Kathy are also major donors to The Rotary Foundation.

My passion is International Service, having been involved in many humanitarian projects:
Installed biosand water filters in the Puerto Plata Area of the Dominican Republic near Haiti Border.
Developed, organize and implement a clean water initiative project with biosand water filters in the Ga East, Ga West, and Ga South Districts in Ghana, Africa.
Independently, my wife and I organized and funded a water filter project in Verrettes Area of Haiti.
Helped organize and implement a 111 double water filter project to remove the arsenic and to purify the water for homes in the Northeastern area of Nicaragua,
Developed, organized and led a mission to send a container of medical supplies and equipment to an outlying medical clinic in Ga West District of Ghana, Africa.
Participated in a three-day Rotary NID (National Immunization Day) project to immunize all of the children throughout the country of Ghana.

The satisfaction one receives from providing two drops of polio vaccine to a child is an incredible experience and as a father helping those less fortunate children is beyond words, a lifesaving experience you will never forget. We really need the help of every Rotarian now to help conquer this disease."

My mission is to continues to do good in the world helping other Rotarians and Rotary club develop global lifesavings and life changing projects.




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