New officers and directors for 2017-18

The Wakefield Rotary Club recently announced the election of its new officers and directors at its Annual Meeting. The club elects new leadership annually in accordance with its by-laws. The Board of Directors includes Kathy Boyle, Anthony Guardia, Ed Harding, John Tramontozzi, Alicia Reddin, and Past President Judy Gordon. Frank Fiorentino was elected Sergeant-at-Arms, Suzanne Bowering will serve as Club Secretary and Bruce Donovan was elected Treasurer. Barbara Worley was selected as Vice President/President-Elect as Mario Portillo will serve as President for the 2017-2018 term. “This year has really set a high standard of service,” Portillo commented, “Our club certainly has a tradition of serving locally and across the globe. I’m so excited to lead the club and I am grateful for the support I’ve received already.”

The new leadership team will begin on July 1, 2017 and serve until June 30, 2018. For more information on how to join the Rotary Club of Wakefield, please visit or contact us at

About Rotary International & Wakefield Rotary Club

Rotary is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. There are 1.2 million Rotarians in 160 countries worldwide.  The first Rotary Club was founded in Chicago, Illinois in 1905 by an attorney named Paul Harris and several of his colleagues. The name “Rotary” was derived from the early practice of rotating meetings among each of the members’ offices. The Rotary motto is “Service above self”. The Wakefield Rotary Club meets each Tuesday at noon at Harrington’s Restaurant on Water Street. For more information on the club’s initiatives or to join the Wakefield Rotary Club, visit or contact us at