On October 22nd Governor John Mitchell will be attending our Weekly Rotary Meeting.  At this annual  meeting The District Governor will personally deliver his and Rotary message and goals for Our DIstrict.  Your attendance is encouraged  so let's show The Governor a sign of your support for Rotary District 7490.  
ALL Board Members MUST be at the Black Bear for our Monthly Board Meeting at 11:15am at which time we will inform Governor John of the plans we have a s a Member Club and at which time he will deliver his DIstrict Goals to us.
It is John’s belief that in order for Rotary to grow and thrive, special emphasis must be placed on delivering the message of Rotary at every level and by modern means. John firmly believes in the Rotary MESSAGE of “Service Above Self” and has worked diligently at the Club, District and International levels to bolster the MESSAGING component of Rotary along with acting as a vocal MESSENGER to reach as many potential Rotarians and financial supporters as possible.  John welcomes the opportunity of selling a “top down” and “bottom up” branding initiative to make Rotary a household name, as it should be! 
 John has been an Assistant Governor under two District Governors.  He is an (ex-officio) Trustee on the Walter D. Head Foundation, is on the financial committee, and was Secretary, fundraising chair and liaison to the Military Family Assistance Council (MFAC).
John is the former Bergen County Freeholder Chairman and served two years as finance chairman. He is the former Board Chairman at Care Plus NJ and is now a Trustee for Care Plus Bergen (New Bridge Medical Center or the former Bergen Regional Medical Center).  
Con Edison employed John for 39 years, starting as a meter reader and retiring as a Vice President with their affiliate, Con Edison Solutions.  He holds a degree in business from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
John has received a long list of awards and other forms of recognition over the years including Humanitarian of the Year from the Lisker Congregation Synagogue and Man of the Year from the Community Resource Center. However, John is most proud of being a Paul Harris Fellow.