Succession planning is an important aspect of any organization to ensure ongoing success, and the Troy Rotary Club is no exception. Attorney Todd D. Severt has been nominated as the club’s vice president and will work with Rotary president Richard Bender and president-elect J. Andrew Wannemacher as they lead the organization over the next several years. Based on his succession from vice president to club president, Severt will serve as the organization’s leader during the 2018-19 term, the year Troy Rotary celebrates its 100th anniversary of being part of the community. In addition to working closely with Bender and Wannemacher, Severt will serve with fellow Rotary officers Rachelle Miller, Tom Giere and Howard Cheney.
A partner with Lopez, Severt & Pratt, L.P.A., located at 18 East Water Street in Troy, Severt has a strong history of civic leadership. In addition to his active involvement with Troy Rotary Club, he served on the Troy City Council from 1995-98, was on the Stouder Memorial Foundation and was a member of the board of directors for The Future Begins Today. He earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Dayton after completing a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of South Carolina. A member of Miami County and Ohio State Bar Associations, Severt is a Board Certified Family Relations Law Specialist with the State of Ohio. Locally, he focuses his practice on domestic relations law, estate planning, and probate cases. To learn more about Severt, visit www.lopezsevertpratt.com.
Troy Rotarians and the Troy Rotary Foundation support several community projects annually. During the 2015-16 Rotary year, over $23,000 in scholarships and community aid was distributed from the fund, including support for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program, Rotary’s annual Shoe Project, academic and community service scholarships, and sponsorships to summer camps at Brukner Nature Center and WACO Air Museum. The Troy Rotary Club is a member-involved, goal-oriented service club focused on socio/economic issues that have an impact both locally and internationally. Follow their activities on Facebook at Troy Rotary Club.
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