Earl Miller, Nyack College’s executive director of community relations, has been named 2012-2013 president of the Nyack Rotary Club. Miller, a five-year member of Rotary is also a board member of Leadership Rockland, the Nyack Center, the African American Historical Society, and Head Start of Rockland. As a Nyack Rotary member, he has delivered food for Meals On Wheels, read to elementary school children for the literacy reading program, participated in Junior Achievement programs and food drives, attended events for senior citizens, and acted as club representative at district meetings and conferences.
Joining Miller on the leadership roster for 2012-2013 are Chuck Maze, president-elect; Glen Keene, vice president; John O’Brien, treasurer; Ula Robertson, secretary; Brett Caminez, senior advisor; and directors, David Schart, Jane Del Regno, Nick Del Pizzo, and Charles Siemers. Mr. Miller’s wife Jonette and son Isaiah witnessed the swearing in ceremony conducted by former District Governor Carole Tjoa. In his acceptance remarks, Miller shared the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.:
“Let us rise up tonight with a greater readiness. Let us stand with a greater determination. And let us move on in these powerful days, these days of challenge to make America what it ought to be. We have an opportunity to make America a better nation.” Newly installed President Miller urged his fellow Rotarians that they have “an opportunity to make America a better nation and Nyack a better community.”