Presnell of the Rotary Club of Augusta
selected as new
District Governor 6920 for 2021-2022.
(AUGUSTA, GA) Rotary District 6920 is pleased to announce the
election of Ed Presnell of the Rotary Club of Augusta as the new
District Governor for 2021-2022. Presnell will oversee 61 clubs
in the central, south-central, southeast and coastal Georgia
Presnell has been a member of The Rotary Club of Augusta since
January 13, 2003. He served as the 2017-18 President, is a
multiple Paul Harris Fellow (+5), and a member of the Paul
Harris Bequest Society. He served as a Trustee for the Georgia
Rotary Student Program (GRSP) from 2018-2021.
the District Governor, Presnell will voluntarily strive to
engage and inspire 3000 Rotary members and promote Rotary values
in local communities throughout District 6920. The theme for the
2021-2022 Rotary year is "Serve to
Presnell shares Rotary's commitment to
service through changing lives, stating "It
is an extreme honor to be our District Governor for the next
Rotary Year. There is no better time than now to promote this
year's Rotary International theme
'Serve To Change Lives.'
The 60 plus clubs in East, Central and Southeast Georgia include
over 2,800 Rotarians who share the Rotary theme and vision, each
proudly serving our respective communities. I am truly excited
about fulfilling this opportunity."
a community servant, including his proudest role as President of
the Rotary Club of Augusta, he has held eighteen (18)
Chairman/President roles in various civic organizations in
Augusta. Among these organizations are The Augusta Sports
Council, The Imperial Theatre, The Ronald McDonald House of
Augusta, and The Augusta Clemson Club. From 2000-2003, he was a
member of the Clemson University Board of Visitors.
Among his honors, in 2003 he was an Inaugural Laureate in the
Junior Achievement CSRA Business Hall of Fame. He was the
recipient of the 17th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 2014
Unity Award from the Alpha Phi Alpha, Augusta Chapter. Receiving
his highest professional honor, he was inducted into the African
American Credit Union Coalition Hall of Fame (AACUC) on August
Presnell has been a Regional Business Executive for Peach State
Federal Credit Union since June 18, 2018. He is responsible for
business development and MSA market presence in the Augusta,
Georgia and Aiken, South Carolina areas. He has been an
executive within the credit union industry since 2005, having
served as Vice President/Chief Administrative Officer with his
previous credit union.
Prior to joining the credit union industry, he was the
President/CEO with the Augusta Chamber of Commerce for 3 years.
That role was preceded by 15 years in the telecommunications
industry in the Augusta area, including positions as General
Manager with CellularOne of Augusta and Regional Vice President
with KMC Telecom.
Presnell encourages everyone in District 6920 to consider
becoming involved with his or her local Rotary club. For more
information on Ed Presnell and Rotary District 6920, please
ABOUT ROTARY DISTRICT 6920
Rotary District 6920 consists of 61 clubs with a membership of
over 2800 Rotary members throughout southeast Georgia including
Macon, Augusta, Valdosta, Dublin, Statesboro, Brunswick, Camden
County/KingsBay, Tifton, and Savannah.
ABOUT ROTARY INTERNATIONAL
Today, over 1.2 million Rotarians belong to 35,000+ Rotary clubs
in more than 200 countries. The world's
first service club, the Rotary Club of Chicago, Illinois, USA,
was formed on 23 February 1905 by Paul P. Harris. The
organization's dedication to this
ideal is best expressed in its principal motto: Service Above
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