The District is pleased to announce that the Nominating Committee, chaired by PDG Ed Jellen, has selected Savita Vaidhyanathan of the Rotary Club of Cupertino to serve as District Governor for the 2022-2023 Rotary year.
Savita has been a Rotarian since 2007, and served the Cupertino Rotary Club as its President in 2013-2014.  In addition to being President, Savita served as her club's World Community Service Chair, on the club's endowment fund board, club board of directors, and in many other positions.  She has also led teams on various World Community Service projects in India. 
During Savita's year as club President, the club passed the 200 membership mark for the first time.  In the following year, the club won the award for Outstanding Philanthropic Organization from the Silicon Valley Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Savita is a graduate of the District 5170 Leadership Academy, and currently serves as our District Community Service Chair.  She has served on the Cupertino City Council for four years, and also served as the city's Vice-Mayor and Mayor.
Savita has been married for over 30 years to R. Doc Vaidhyanathan, a tech entrepreneur.  They have a married daughter who lives and works in San Francisco.