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District Governor 2021-22

Lindsay May (Tania)
Rotary Club of Lane Cove
0412 914 100
 
Lindsay’s introduction to Rotary was in 1977 on Group Study Exchange to Canada. He joined Lane Cove club in 1978 and has served in all club roles. He has been Assistant Governor for 3 terms, Club Service Advisor, District Training Chair, Membership Chair, Rotary Foundation Chair 2009-12 and appointed to the 2014 Sydney Host Organising Committee.
 
A Paul Harris Society member and Major Donor, Lindsay is committed to supporting The Rotary Foundation, recently appointed to the TRF Fund Development Committee 2018-21, committed to raise US$2.025 billion by 2025 for the Endowment Fund.
 
A 10-year Fundraising Institute Australia director, he is a Fellow and Certified Fundraising Executive and served as Director, Prostate Cancer Foundation Australia (founded by Lane Cove Rotary), receiving their inaugural PCFA Award for service to the organisation. He has numerous recognitions from community and vocational groups for his leadership roles.
 
Lindsay grew up in the idyllic surroundings of Wollongong surf and pool, competed successfully to national levels, attended Wollongong High, was then employed at ER&S copper refinery. In 1969 he moved to Sydney as a computer programmer to set up the first in-house computer system for an Australian mailing house. 
 
Lindsay and Jenny have 3 children who participated in Youth Exchange; Erica 42, Andrew 35 (Germany), David 40 (Indonesia). The family have hosted many YE and GSE participants. Jenny is Past President Lane Cove.
 
Best known for his yachting exploits, Lindsay has represented Australia at the Admirals and Clipper Cup, navigated 46 consecutive Sydney Hobart Yacht Races, winning 4; including as skipper in 2006 of Love & War. He has spoken to most clubs in D9685 and beyond, on yachting and his 2017 Kokoda Track crossing with sons David and Andrew, raising $28,000 for The Salvation Army.
 
In 2019 Lindsay and Tania married. Tania is also a Past President Lane Cove. Together, their blended family of 5 children and 6 grandchildren actively support Lane Cove Club activities.
 
Lindsay and Tania are well known as people of action and encourage Rotarians to each share their passion for service to lift Rotary’s profile in their communities.