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BoreeDavid presentationThe 106th president of the Rotary Club of Jacksonville is David D. Boree who has been a member of the club since March 31, 2008. He previously served as our club secretary in 2013 - 2016. David carries a classification of Mechanical Construction.

Prior joining our club he was a member of the West Jacksonville Rotary for 21 years.

Serving as President of W.W. Gay Mechanical Contractor Inc. with more than 35 years experience in engineering and construction, David began his mechanical career as a laborer working for W.W. Gay in the summers.

David is a Jacksonville native and attended local schools. Later he graduated from the University of Florida where he earned his Mechanical Engineering degree. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Florida, Georgia and Arkansas. He is also a Certified Mechanical, Plumbing, Solar and Pollutant Storage Contractor. His National Environmental Balancing Bureau (NEBB) certifications include air, hydraulics, sound, vibration and commissioning. He also serves as a supervisor and proctor for (NEBB) in the areas of Test and Balance.

David is past president of the Northeast Florida ASHRAE, NE Florida Engineering Society and State Chapter of (NEBB). He served as a Board member of the NE FL Association of General Contractors (ACG), JCCI, and PACE Center for Girls, Catholic Charities, JU Council and the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. His work experience includes Hospitals, Office Buildings, Retrofits, Industrial Projects, Steam Plants, Computer Facilities, Restaurants, Site Utilities, Parking Garages, Correction Facilities, Indoor Air Quality and Clean Room Testing.

In addition to his role as a veteran Rotarian David currently serves the on Florida Mechanical Engineering Advisory Board, Gator Bowl Sports Executive Committee, Boy Scouts of North Florida Executive Board , and UNF Engineering Advisory Council. He received the State of Florida "Young Engineer of the Year" Award, issued by the Florida Engineering Society and the National Association of Professional Engineers. 

David has one daughter, Danielle, and girlfriend Tracey Lee. His hobbies include boating, fishing, scuba diving, golf and snow skiing.

2017 - 2018 OFFICERS

David Boree, President

Kathy McIlvaine, Secretary

Michelle Grippi, Assistant Secretary

Julie Lamey, Treasurer

Howard Wannamaker, Sergeant-at-Arms

Bryan Cooksey, III, Immediate past President

Traci Jenks, President-elect (2018-2019)

Tom Bryan, President-elect Designate (2019-2020)



Term 2016 - 2018

Gnage, Marie

Grice, Russell

Kelley, Gerry

Lott, Tony

Sears, Jack

Term 2017 - 2019

Agee, James

Cornelius, Jackie

Hagenbeck, Buster

Knauer, Deborah

Shah, Atul “Doc”

Term 2018 - 2020

Carryl, Rob

Jimerson, Charles

Mason, Julie

Shelly, Madison

Taras, Jeanie