Rotary Club of Waterford welcomes its first female president

It’s all change at the top as Kathleen Fitzgerald takes up the reigns as president of Waterford Rotary club.

Kathleen was welcomed as the new president of Rotary Club of Waterford on Friday July 8th by outgoing President Derek O’Byrne.

Kathleen has been a Rotarian for six years and her commitment to the club has earned the respect of fellow members who were only too pleased to vote her in as their new president for the forthcoming year.

Kathleen said: “I am delighted to become the president of Waterford Rotary Club, It’s going to be a very exciting year. This year, we are planning to continue the great annual activities the club in Waterford is known for while introducing some new ideas. I am looking forward to meeting and working with local groups and really getting people involved with Rotary. There is so much to do and enjoy.”

Kathleen Fitzgerald is a well known business woman and director of Georges Court Shopping Centre in the city centre, along with a number of other business interests. She is also a Past President of Waterford Chamber. Kathleen has two children (Bill and Lisa) who are keeping the family tradition going as they are also in business in the city.