Dr John Blount started in Rotary at age 27, was President of the Sebastopol Club at age 32, and was the youngest Governor of District 513 at age 40. In 2009 he became the RI director and has had a long and interesting career in RI. As a seasoned Rotarian John has been involved in the changes to RI over the years
He has a long history of training incoming Rotary leaders. He was previously one of 36 Rotary world leaders selected to train over 500 incoming District Governors. John sits on the RI president Nominating Committee and is an energetic speaker.
John is currently Chair of the organising committee for the 2019 RI Convention in Hamburg and was active in the recent Toronto one as well.