Teresa joined Rotary in 2002 as a member of the Rotary Club of Delta-Waverly (just west of Lansing, Michigan), and served as 2006-2007 Club President. She is the daughter of a Rotarian, and enjoys the fellowship and service opportunities provided by her club.
She and her husband David are Paul Harris Fellows. Teresa is a member of the Paul Harris Society.
Teresa was born and raised in Michigan. She graduated from Central Michigan University in 1978 with a BA in Journalism. She worked for Itek Composition Systems in Massachusetts, McGraw-Hill in New Jersey, and NBI in Colorado before returning to Michigan and joining her family’s newspaper business. This business, of which she is co-owner, publishes community newspapers, websites, and other products here in Michigan.
Teresa is currently District 6360’s Rotary Foundation Committee Chair, and is a member of the District’s Board of Directors. She is also the president of the board of trustees for the Delta-Waverly Rotary Foundation.
She has served an Assistant Governor, and was a trustee of the Rotary District 6360 Foundation for six years. She has also served on the District Conference Committee and the District 6360 RYLA Committee.
Teresa is a member of the Michigan Press Association Board of Directors. She is on the Pastoral Council at her church, and also serves as a wedding sacristan and a Eucharistic Minister there. She has also been active in many other organizations in the community over the years.
Teresa and her husband David are parents of seven children, and have 10 (soon 11!) grandchildren. They also have two dogs, four cats, and two foster cats. She enjoys genealogy, Tim Horton’s hot chocolate, and “I Love Lucy.”