Paul Osimo
District Governor 2001-2002 

Paul Osimo became a member of the Rotary Club of Havertown in January 1991, with the classification Environmental Consultant. At the Havertown Rotary Club he served on the Board of Directors, was Secretary, Vice President and President. In 1998, Paul joined the Haverford Township Rotary Sunrisers, where he currently serves on the Board of Directors and is involved in the club's International Service Committee. 
On the District level, Paul has been a member of the World Community Service Committee and currently serves as the Chairman of that Committee. Paul has been active in International Service since joining Rotary. He served as Team Leader of the Group Study Exchange to Northern Sweden in 1996, and is a Paul Harris Fellow. Paul and his wife Pat have hosted GSE Team Members and served as mentors for an Ambassadorial Scholar from Italy.


Paul received his undergraduate degree in Biology from St. Joseph's University and continued his graduate studies in physiology and occupational health. He earned a Master of Science degree in International Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. In 1989, Paul was a team member on an environmental mission to the Soviet Union to study the effects of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster and other environmental problems in eastern Europe and the USSR. The following year, Paul was a delegate to the first US/USSR Emerging Leaders Conference, held in Moscow, sponsored by the American Center for International Leadership. Paul participated in the Moscow Carelift in 199 1, which was organized by Jeff and Linda Gloss in cooperation with Rotary Clubs in District 7500 in New Jersey and the Rotary Club of Moscow, Russia. Operation Carelift brought tons of critical medical equipment and supplies to Moscow hospitals during the final days of the Soviet Union. Paul has traveled extensively in Eastern Europe and the countries of the former Soviet Union as a consultant to numerous commercial and industrial clients on health and environmental issues.

Paul currently serves as a consultant on international medical education and Director of Environmental Programs for Carelift International, an international medical relief and educational organization headquartered in Bala Cynwyd. Paul and his wife also operate a weight management and nutritional counseling business.

Paul is an avid distance runner, and has completed marathons in the US and Europe.

Paul 's other activities include membership in the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce and the Hunger Project, a global, strategic organization committed to the sustainable end of hunger. The Osimos live in Broomall, PA.      www.paulosimo.org