DISTRICT GOVERNOR 2017-18
Shane 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.
DISTRICT GOVERNOR 2019-20
Gary Vaughan is married to Janet and they have been married for 47 years. They are blessed with two children and four grandchildren.
Gary has been responsible for the operation water/waste water utilities for 25 years and has been an Environmental Consultant for 20 years.
Gary has been a Rotarian for approximately 30 years, he is Paul Harris Fellow, as well as a member of the Paul Harris Society. He has been very active in District 6690 and has served 12 District Governors. He is currently serving as the District’s 6690 Chair of the International Service Committee and the Giving Chair.
Gary led a team to Kenya to work with the Rafiki Aids Orphanage and worked on a design and budget that resulting in a bore-hole (water well) for the Orphanage.
Gary, while serving 4 years with the Salvation Army medical brigade to Honduras recognized that most of the illnesess were water borne and the doctors were treating the symptom, not the root cause, polutted water. He has subseqnently led two Rotary teams to Honduras addressing water/sanitation issues.
Gary serves as the Foundation Chair for the Short North Rotary Club. He was recoginized by the Short North Rotary Club as Rotarian of the year 2006 – 2007 and was again recoginized by his club with the Service Above Self award for 2008 – 2009, and was instrumental in the club becoming 100% PHF
Gary has traveled across the District promoting Matching Grants and raising awareness of the need for clean water and basic sanitation. He has encouraged clubs to partner together with other Districts on matching grant projects.
Gary has served as presenter at the annual Foundation seminar, the District Assembly and other District functions. He was one of the founding members of the Water and Sanitation Rotarian Action Group (WASRAG). He was awarded the “Citation For Meritorious Service” from The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International, in April 2010.