Secretary: Carey Beamesderfer
Carey is originally from Pennsylvania. He relocated to the El Paso area in June 2006 after retiring from a successful career in technical support services & engineering management with The Hershey ‘Chocolate’ Company. He and his wife, Donna have 5 children and 13 grandchildren, and enjoy traveling around the world, camping in their RV, and managing their rental properties. They participated in the 2008, 2009 and 2010 Rotary Friendship Exchanges to Alberta, Canada; Lincoln, England;and Cornwall, Ontario, Canada and completed two Rotary Club missions to San Jose Villaneuva, El Salvador in Nov. 2010 & 2011 to build homes for people in the village. This was done in conjunction with the Rotary Club of North Renfrew, Ontario, Canada. Carey is a past President of this Club, and is currently the District 5520 RYLA Chair. He has been a RYLA Camp Counselor for 5 years and also serves as Webmaster for the Club. Carey recently completed a 10 day adventure to Bolivia to participate in the Bridges to Prosperity task force with the Alamorgordo Rotary Club, and Carey & Donna have traveled with Rotary’s ITHF (International Travel & Hosting Fellowship) to several locations in Cambodia, Laos, northern Thailand and Phuket. In March 2014, Carey & Donna spent some time in South Africa. Carey is a Paul Harris fellow, an Eagle Scout and has been a Scoutmaster, baseball and soccer coach. Both Carey & Donna helped build three homes with Casas por Cristo in Juarez, Mexico.