OUR GOVERNORS

DISTRICT GOVERNOR 2016-17

Steve and Jill 600Steve D. Sandbo has been a member of the Upper Arlington Rotary Club since 2000. His understanding of what being a Rotarian means started at an early age as his father was a charter member of the Upper Arlington Rotary Club in 1972 and club President in 1990.  Steve has served on the Upper Arlington Rotary board of Directors twice, serving as Secretary, Vice President and President of the club in 2012. In 2010 Steve received Rotarian of The Year Award. During his involvement with the Upper Arlington Rotary Club he has been Chairman of the Membership Committee, the World Service Committee, the Fundraising Committee and Special Projects Committee.

As Chairman of the World Service Committee, Steve was instrumental in establishing The Upper Arlington World Service International project in Guatemala resulting in the opening of a Rotary middle school in the remote village of Tierra Linda, the completion of several water projects and the opening of a Rotary trade school in Panajachel, Guatemala. Steve and his wife Jill have traveled 13 times to the Western Highlands region in Guatemala, leading Rotarians on mission trips since 2010.  Always up for a Rotary adventure, in October 2013, Steve along with several other Rotary club members, navigated 2,400 miles along historic Route 66 in his restored Pontiac GTO adjourned with Rotary logos to increase support and generation over $20,000 in donations for the Rotary Foundation. September 2014 Steve drove the historic Lincoln Highway, coast to coast in his GTO with Rotarians raising over $21,000 for the Rotary Foundation.

Steve has served as Co Chair for District 6690 Membership Committee, been active in developing the new Rotary Membership Engagement Touch Point Program and assisted other District 6690 clubs in developing their own World Service projects and Fundraisers.

Steve graduated from Wittenberg University receiving majors in business and communications. At Wittenberg he played four years of collegiate tennis and has served on the Wittenberg University School of Alumni Business Advisory Board. Steve has been active in the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization mentoring three little brothers.  He has served on the Board of Governors for A Special Wish Foundation and been a board officer in the Upper Arlington Civic Association.

Steve is the President of Sanco LCC, an organizational management consulting firm. Prior to that, Steve served as President of The Sandbo Company and later Senior Vice President and Board member of Acosta Sales Company. Steve has sat on advisory boards for companies including Tropicana, Land O Lakes, Cadbury, The Solo Cup Company and Chinet serving as Board Chair in several instances.
 
Steve and his wife Jill have been married 32 years and Jill is the Director of Human Resources for Premier Athletic Club and also a Rotarian. Together they have raised 3 wonderful children and in addition to always having collies have one grandson and expecting 2 more grandchildren this year.  Jill and Steve enjoy exploring the Southwest, fly fishing, adventuresome family vacations and traveling in their restored Pontiac Firebird and GTO.

DISTRICT GOVERNOR 2017-18

Shane and Angie 600Shane Pyle is a third generation Rotarian from a very large Rotary family. Shane was born on October 12th, 1964 which was the same year his grandfather Dr. James J Pyle was president of the Coshocton Rotary Club. His mother, Sandy Pyle was club president in 2002-2003 and his father, Dr Kevin J Pyle was president-elect when he passed away in October, 2005. Shane was club president in 2003-2004. Shane’s step-father is PDG Roger Viers, who was district governor of District 6690 in 2000-2001. All of Shane’s family, including his wife, two adult children James and Jennifer, and his nieces Cassie, Natasha and Katie, are Paul Harris Fellows.

Shane joined the Coshocton Rotary Club in 1998, 25 years after his first attendance as a guest in 1973. Shane became very involved in district level activities in Rotary having served as Assistant District Governor in 2007-2010, Rotary Youth Exchange, RYLA and District Legislation. At the club level Shane is involved with Youth Exchange, Foundation, Group Study Exchange, Kick Cancer, African Water Well projects and mosquito netting projects, RYLA and newsletter/social media editor.

During the 1970’s and 80’s, Shane’s father’s work took them away from Ohio to live in Kentucky, Vermont, Nebraska, Iran and Northern Ireland. Shane never attended the same school for more than 2 years until finally settling down in Nebraska. Shane later went on to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to earn his Pre-Medicine degree. In the 1990’s the family returned to Coshocton, Ohio to operate their financial planning practice with Raymond James Financial Services. Shane is currently the branch manager and holds the designation of Chartered Market Technician.

In his community, Shane is actively involved with the Coshocton Footlight Players community theater, The Coshocton Airport Amphitheater, The Free and Accepted Masons of West Lafayette, Ohio, Scottish and York Rite Masons, Knight Masons of Ireland, Habitat for Humanity, Chairman of the Coshocton Civil Service Commission, Plainfield United Methodist Church and Leadership Coshocton County.

Shane is married to Angie Pyle and have 4 children, James, Jennifer, Hannah and Sophia. They were married in Ireland on the Cliffs of Moher. They enjoy attending theater together, having met one another onstage in “The Wizard of Oz”. Angie and Shane work together at Raymond James where she is in charge of marketing and client communications.

DISTRICT GOVERNOR 2018-19

Craig Maxey  has been a proud Rotarian since 2009.  He is a member of the Rotary Club of Reynoldsburg-Pickerington. Craig was the first two-time President for the club, serving in 2012-2013 and again 2013-2014.  Craig has served on the Board of Directors since he joined in 2009 and was named Rotarian of the year in 2010.  He is a multiple Paul Harris Fellow and Paul Harris Society Member.  

Craig’s District involvement includes serving on four District Conference Committees, the District Budget Committee, Assistant District Governor, Assistant District Governor Coordinator, All Ohio P.E.T.S. Committee Member, District Strategic Plan Committee Member, North American Youth Exchange Network Conference Committee and RYLA Chairman.  

Craig is very involved in his hometown community of Pickerington, Ohio.  He has served as City Councilman, Planning and Zoning Board Member, Pickerington Education Foundation Board Member, Pickerington Parks and Recreation Board Member, Chairman of the Tyler’s Light Executive Board (an organization formed to educate the community on drug abuse and prevention), Pickerington Lions Club Member and Sons of the American Legion.  An avid fundraiser, Craig has raised thousands of dollars for several community organizations.  He was named “Hometown Hero” in 2012 for his contributions to the Pickerington Community.

Craig is a Political Consultant and owns Target Business Services – a printing, direct mail, promotional products and graphic design company in Pickerington, Ohio.  

Craig has been married to the lovely and enchanting Renate Maxey for 14 years.  They enjoy entertaining, gardening, traveling and not taking life too seriously.