Special Speaker Event - Peter Frueh, District Governor for Rotary 9800

The (Young) Rotary Club of Melbourne Park
The (Young) Rotary Club of Melbourne Park
Public group

The Olsen Hotel (Level 1)

637-641 Chapel Street, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia 3141 · Melbourne

How to find us

The entry to the hotel is on Daly Street, which is just off Chapel Street. Head to the elevators and press level 1. Once out of the elevator, turn right and we will have a Rotary banner outside of the meeting room.

Location image of event venue


Join us for a very exciting club meeting, as we welcome our District Governor Peter Frueh who will be presenting his plans for Rotary and what Rotary means to him. Phew, it's going to be a huge night!

About our Special Guests:

Peter was born in Melbourne and completed Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Master of Engineering Science and Master of Business Administration degrees from the University of Melbourne. He spent 30 years with Telstra in a wide range of positions, including Executive Director and Managing Director roles. He also spent three years with Hewlett Packard and has had extensive industry involvement, dealing with media, government and community groups.

After retiring from full time employment in 2006, Peter joined the Balwyn Rotary Club, where he was President in[masked]. He has been involved with DIK and many project areas. He was Rotary Counselor for Japanese Ambassadorial Scholar Mei Maryama. District roles include as a Club Vision facilitator, Assistant Governor for Beachside Cluster in[masked], Community Service Chair, DGN for[masked] and DGE for[masked]. Peter led the Group Study Exchange team to D6840 in USA Louisiana/Mississippi in 2015. Peter is a PHF and Paul Harris Society member.

Anne is a retired secondary school science teacher, having taught Y11 and Y12 Chemistry and Biology as well as junior science at several Secondary Colleges. They have three adult children (Emma, Mark and Kate) and one grandson Lachlan. In 2015, Anne joined the Balwyn Rotary Club and Mark joined our club, Melbourne Park. In 2017, Anne was involved in the organisation of Birthing Kits Assembly with our club. Anne and Peter have travelled extensively and enjoy the internationality of Rotary. In their off time they enjoy reading, swimming, kayaking and relaxing at their Rye holiday home.

About the Meeting:

The meeting is a 6:30pm arrival for a 7pm start. Please RSVP by midday Friday 15th September, if you would like to attend. If you are unable to attend, please let us know 24 hours prior to the meeting as we need to update numbers to our venue. Meeting fee is $12 and includes a drink on arrival and nibbles. This is payable by cash or credit card on the night.

If you have any questions, please email contact our Meetup admins.