Please join us for lunch!

For our meeting Monday, July 17th 2023, we welcome
Lou Mello, District Rotary Youth Exchange Chair and District Governor.

Lou Mello

Lou Mello is a graduate of the Ohio State University and taught high school and coached football and basketball prior to entering the Ocean Transportation Industry.

Lou and his wife Teresa live in Mount Pleasant. He has been an active Rotarian for more than 24 years.

Lou previously served as District Governor in 2013-2014 and has served as an Assistant Governor, Foundation Advocate, and District 7770 Paul Harris Society Chair. Lou has also served as Zone 33 PHS Coordinator. Lou has also served as District 7770 Foundation Chair 2014-2017 and District Council on Legislation Representative 2017-2020.

Lou is the District Rotary Youth Exchange Chair and has served on the District Committee from 2012-2013. Lou has also chaired the District 7770 Ambassadorial Global Scholar Committee for 6 years. Lou also served as the District Global Grants Chair in 2022-2023.

Lou is now also serving as the District Governor for the 2023-2024 Rotary year.
Lou has also served as Zone Institute Governor-Elects Trainer in 2015-16 and Governor Nominees Trainer in 2014-15.

Lou is a Foundation Major Donor Level 3 and Bequest Society Level 4 and a Paul Harris Society Charter Member in District 7770.

Lou received the Foundation’s Citation for Meritorious Service in 2007-2008 and was recognized as the 2010-2011 Rotarian of the Year in District 7770.

Lou attended his 14th Rotary International Convention in Melbourne, Australia in May 2023 and has booked the Singapore Convention for 2024.

Lou served as Vice Governor in the 2021-2022 year.

Lou and Teresa love to travel and they have done 36 ocean and river cruises. Travelling internationally gives one an amazing perspective on people around the world, everyone is pretty much the same and wants the same things in life.