In December, Bradford Rotarian Tina M. Martin, was named a Rotary District #7280 “Person of Action” for 2019-2020.
The award honors a Rotarian or participant in a Rotary program in the district who is making a difference in the world, either through Rotary or through their community or global service.
Rotary District #7280 includes 43 clubs with more than 1,300 members in Pennsylvania, which geographically includes Butler County then north to Erie and then east to McKean County, and an international eClub.
“I nominated Tina for this honor because she consistently demonstrates a commitment to making a difference in our community,” said William W. Chapman, Bradford Rotary Club president. “In addition, I truly value and respect her exceptional dedication and am grateful for her vital contributions to the Bradford Rotary Club and the many causes it supports.”
Martin is the executive director of CARE for Children and has been a Rotary Club member for more than fourteen years. She currently serves on the Rotary Club board of directors, as the chair of the community service committee and also supports the public relations committee.
As community services chair, Martin works with the club on the Operation Warm Coat Drive, the annual pancake breakfast to support Rotary Club initiatives, food drives, the Route 219 Clean Up, and other community projects.
Martin is past chair and a current trustee of the Bradford Area Public Library. She is the former chair and current member of the Pennsylvania Association of Non-profit Organizations (PANO) Standards for Excellence Committee. Martin will serve as the Bradford Rotary Club President for 2021-2022.
The Bradford Rotary Club meets the first and third Wednesdays each month, currently via Zoom. For more information visit the Bradford Rotary Club’s Facebook page.