International Service Club President’s Summit
Each year the Rotary Rose Parade Float Committee hosts the International Service Club President’s Summit during the last week before the Tournament of Roses Parade. The next Summit will be held on Monday, December 30, 2019, at The Huntington Library, Art Galleries and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California. The site is about a mile south of Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena where the parade will be held on January 1.
December, 2019 Summit (2020 Float)
Mark Daniel Maloney
President, Rotary International, 2019-20
Rotary Club of Decatur
Adrian M. Elcock
Optimist International President 2019 – 2020
Optimist Clubs of Barbados, Bridgetown and Ocho, Rios, Jamaica
President of Kiwanis International 2019 – 2020
Kiwanis Club of Vielsalm, Howald, Luxembourg
Dr. Jung-Yul Choi
President of Lions Clubs International 2019 – 2020
Lions Club of Busan Jae-il, Republic of Korea
Mark Daniel Maloney, is a member of the Rotary Club of Decatur, Alabama, USA.
“The clubs are where Rotary happens,” says Maloney, an attorney. He aims to support and strengthen clubs at the community level, preserve Rotary’s culture as a service-oriented membership organization, and test new regional approaches for growth.
“With the eradication of polio, recognition for Rotary will be great and the opportunities will be many,” he says. “We have the potential to become the global powerhouse for doing good.”
Maloney is a principal in the law firm of Blackburn, Maloney, and Schuppert LLC, with a focus on taxation, estate planning, and agricultural law. He represents large farming operations in the Southeastern and Midwestern United States, and has chaired the American Bar Association’s Committee on Agriculture in the section of taxation. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Alabama State Bar Association, and the Alabama Law Institute.
He has been active in Decatur’s religious community, chairing his church’s finance council and a local Catholic school board. He has also served as president of the Community Foundation of Greater Decatur, chair of Morgan County Meals on Wheels, and director of the United Way of Morgan County and the Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce.
A Rotarian since 1980, Maloney has served as an RI director; Foundation trustee and vice chair; and aide to 2003-04 RI President Jonathan Majiyagbe. He also has participated in the Council on Legislation as chair, vice chair, parliamentarian, and trainer. He was an adviser to the 2004 Osaka Convention Committee and chaired the 2014 Sydney Convention Committee.
Prior to serving as a district governor, Maloney led a Group Study Exchange to Nigeria. He also served as Future Vision Committee vice chair; Foundation training institute moderator; Foundation permanent fund national adviser; member of the Peace Centers Committee; and adviser to the Foundation’s Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene in Schools Target Challenge Committee.
Maloney’s wife, Gay, is an attorney in the same law firm, and a member and past president of the Rotary Club of Decatur Daybreak, Alabama, USA. Both Mark and Gay are Paul Harris Fellows, Major Donors, and Bequest Society members.
Adrian Elcock is a businessman and Director of the Elcock Group of Companies in Barbados.
He graduated from Pace University in New York with a degree in accounting, majoring in public accounting. After graduating, Adrian worked a number of years with Arthur Andersen, one of the world’s largest auditing firms, before returning home to join his family business.
Adrian gives a significant amount of his free time to a number of social and civic organizations and is currently serving on a number of Boards, including:
St. George Anglican Church, Parochial Church Council; Optimist International, International President 2019 to 2020; Optimist Club of Barbados, Bridgetown, Treasurer; Optimist Club of Ocho Rios, Jamaica, Member; Barbados Gallery of Art Trust Trustee
In previous years he served his country by sitting on a number of Governmental organizations, including:
- Fair Trading Commission of Barbados, Deputy Chairman;
- Barbados Tourism Authority, Chairman;
- Child Care Board of Barbados, Director;
- Barbados Conference Services Ltd,
- Dear Trading Commission
He is married to Ann Wallace-Elcock, a Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers, and they have a 12-year old daughter, Sanaa, a high school student.
Adrian has been an Optimist since 1998 and he has served in the following offices:
- 1999-2000 Triple Distinguished Club President
- 2001-2002 Distinguished & Outstanding Lieutenant Governor (Caribbean District)
- 2005-2006 Distinguished & Outstanding Governor (Caribbean District)
- 2006-2007 Credentials Committee Member
- 2007-2009 Governance Committee Member
- 2010-2011 International Vice President (Southeast Region)
- 2012-2013 Membership Committee Member
- 2014-2015 Audit & Finance Committee Member
- 2015-2018 International Board of Directors
- 2018-2019 International President-Elect
- 2019-2020 International President
In addition, Adrian is a Certified Club Builder and a Certified District Trainer
Adrian has also served in numerous club and district committees and positions and he is a proud Caribbean District Life Member.
He is especially proud that he has been an integral part of every single new club building effort in Barbados, Trinidad, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts & Nevis and St. Lucia. In many of these instances, he has deferred the Builder of Excellence commendation to other members who were never BOEs, and as such, the records of OI only have him as the BOE for three (3) clubs.
To date, he has also sponsored 45 members into the Optimist Family.
Daniel Vigneron of Howald, Luxembourg, was elected to a one-year term as president of Kiwanis International in June 2019 at the 104th Annual Kiwanis International Convention in Orlando, Florida, USA.
Daniel has been a member of the Kiwanis Club of Vielsalm for 33 years and has served as club president twice. He served as Kiwanis International-European Federation president and is a former Kiwanis International trustee. He has also served as governor of the Belgium-Luxembourg District.
He is a George F. Hixon Fellow and a Walter Zeller Fellow.
Daniel is a technical manager for a real estate company. He holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Liege.
Daniel’s wife, Faby Gregoire, is a member of the D Kiwanis Club of Bastogne. They have three children and four grandchildren.
Dr. Jung-Yul Choi of Busan, Republic of Korea, was elected to serve as International President of Lions Clubs International at the association’s 102nd International Convention, held in Milan, Italy, July 5 through July 9, 2019.
A member of the Busan Jae-il Lions Club since 1977, International President Choi has held many offices within the association, including club president, cabinet secretary, district governor and international director. He also served numerous times as a DGE Group Leader and served on 11 committees as a member of the International Board of Directors. In addition, he was a chairperson of the 39th OSEAL Forum in 2000 and a host committee chairperson at the 95th Lions International Convention in Busan in 2012, the largest convention ever held in Lions history.
In recognition of his service to the association, International President Choi has received numerous awards, including the Humanitarian Partnership, Senior Master Key Award, 100% District Governor Award, International President’s Leadership Awards, International President’s Awards and an Ambassador of Good Will Award, the highest honor the association bestows upon its members. He is also a Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow.
In addition to his Lion activities, International President Choi is chief executive officer of Koala Company, Ltd., an international trading company, and is also a past director of the Busan Sports Association.
International President Choi and his wife, Seung-Bok, have one son, four daughters and two granddaughters.