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FOUNDERS 

RGHF BOARD
FOUNDER Jack M. B. Selway CARL CARDEY MATTS INGEMANSON DICK MCKAY PDG AMU SHAH
FLORENCE HUI FRANK DEAVER JOE KAGLE BARHIN ALTINOK PDG DENS SHAO
VIJAY MAKHIJA PRID JOHN EBERHARD BASIL LEWIS PDG DON MURPHY TOM SHANAHAN
PDG GERI APPEL PDG DAVE EWING EDWARD LOLLIS PDG JOHN ÷RTENGREN PDG KARI TALLBERG
O. GREG BARLOW JOSE FERNANDEZ-MESA FRANK LONGORIA PDG FRED OTTO CALUM THOMSON
PDG EDDIE BLENDER PRID TED GIFFORD CARL LOVEDAY MIKE RAULIN TIM TUCKER
PIETRO BRUNOLDI DAMIEN HARRIS WOLFGANG ZIEGLER PDG HELEN REISLER NORM WINTERBOTTOM
CARLOS GARCIA CALZADA VIMAL HEMANI MALEK MAHMASSANI PDG RON SEKKEL RICHARDS P. LYON
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PDG INGE ANDERSSON PDG JAMES ANGUS  Deceased RAY MACFARLANE PAUL MCLAIN

Historians who continue this project

CHINESE TRANSLATION CHAIR: PDG Dens W. L. Shao was born in Chingshui town, Taichung Hsien and raised in Chiayi, South Taiwan. He graduated in medicine from Chungshan Medical College in 1975 with distinction in dentistry. His internship and three years mandatory military service were followed by two years of general practice in Taipei Air Force General Hospital. After that in 1979 he went to Radcliff infirmary in Oxford, England to accept dental oral surgery training and then he came back Taipei to be a director of William Dental Clinic and President of Lon An Dental Laboratory until now.

Dr. Shao's personal statement of Rotary Philosophy (PDF) (In English and Chinese)

Dens graduated in medicine from Chungshan Medical College in 1975 with a degree in dentistry. His internship and three years mandatory military service were followed by two years of general practice in Taipei Air Force General Hospital. In 1979, he trained in oral surgery at Radcliff Infirmary in Oxford, England, and afterwards became director of William Dental Clinic in Taipei. Currently, Dens is President of Lon An Dental Laboratory.

            A Rotarian since 1984, Dens is a member of the Rotary Club of Taipei Swanshie, where he served as charter club president in 1991-92. He has served as district trainer in since 2002 and as moderator or facilitator at multiple PETS and Foundation seminars. Dens was Taiwan promoter of the 2003 Singapore Institute.

 

Recent Committees and Task Forces:

         Presidential Celebration Committee Member 2004-05

         RI Credential Committee for Osaka Convention Member 2003-04

         District Rotary Foundation Committee
Chair 2003-04

         World Community Service Programs Task Force Member 2001-02

 

In an effort to raise the quality and quantity of club members, Dens has been very active in education and training for the clubs and districts in his area, compiling numerous Chinese-language publications for district leadership training, which he sends free to every Rotary club in Taiwan.

            Dens is a Multiple Paul Harris Fellow, Foundation Benefactor, and Major Donor. He has maintained perfect attendance since 1984. 
[spouse: Becky]

 

1999-2000         RI Presidential Citation

1999-2000         RI Membership & Extension Award

2003-04             Certificate of Appreciation of Polio Eradication Fundraising Campaign

2005-06             RI Service Above Self Award

 

  Website address: www.rotary2000.org

 

Chinese Publications for District Leadership Training

1.       Rotary Family Value Series

2.       Rotary Friendship Exchange Guidelines

3.       Q&A Rotary Information

4.       Membership Development

5.       District Governorís Training Manual

6.       The Rotary Foundation Handbook

7.       District Leadership Plan and Assistant Governor Training Guide

8.       District Assembly Group Discussion Guide

9.       Presidents-Elect Training Seminar Manual

10.   District Conference Manual

11.   DRR Training Manual

12.   Effective Public Relations: A Guide for Rotary Clubs

13.   Resolving Conflict

14.   The Outline of Classifications

15.   GSE Training Manual

16.   Youth Exchange Handbook

17.   Extension Manual

18.   Rotary Community Corps

19.   History review of Rotary

20.   A Guide to Matching Grants for International Humanitarian Projects/A Guide to Applying for Rotary Foundation Humanitarian Grants

21.   Catalog

22.   Ambassador Scholarship Handbook

23.   District Trainerís Manual

24.   Assistant Governorís Training Manual

25.   District Committee Manual

26.   DTTS Leaders' Guide

27.   PETS Leadersí Guide

28.   District Assembly Leadersí Guide

29.   District Leadership Seminar Leaderís Guide

30.   Love to Serve, Willing to Take

31.   Vocational Service in Your Community

32.   2003 Rotary Information Q&A

33.   2003 DMS Leaders' Guide

34.   2004 Rotary Information Q&A

35.   2004 District Governor's Training

36.   2004 District Rotary Foundation Seminar Manual

37.   2005 Rotary International Taipei Presidential Celebration Proceedings