Partner's Name: Mike Merchant
Home Club: Woodbury Breakfast
Number of Members in Home Club: 34
Number of Clubs in District: 56
Number of Years in Rotary: 9
CarolAnn was first exposed to Rotary in 1959 when she was a scholarship camper to Camp Ro-Li in northern New Jersey thanks to the kindness and giving of Rotarians. As an adult she pledged to herself, that if ever given the opportunity to return the kindness, she would. She attended Morrisville College in New York State and has been involved in Accounting and Finance most of her adult life with a brief detour as travel agent and Innkeeper. She is the Controller for ADS-S.com in Swedesboro, New Jersey.
In 2000 she became a member of the Woodbury Breakfast Rotary Club. She served as treasurer, president-elect, Centennial President and membership chairman. She is a graduate of Rotary Leadership Institute, a charter member of the Paul Harris Society and second level Paul Harris Fellow. She has served as Special Representative for the Logan-Swedesboro-Woolwich Rotary Club, Assistant Governor and treasurer of District Conference 2008. She has perfect attendance.
She has worked with other organizations including United Way; Rebuilding Together Gloucester County, the Greater Woodbury Chamber of Commerce, and has worked as an Emergency Services volunteer for the Gloucester County Chapter of American Red Cross. She is also Past Northeast President of Navy Wives Clubs of America.
CarolAnn is married to Retired Navy Chief Mike Merchant. Mike also is a Rotarian of Woodbury Breakfast with perfect attendance. They reside in Logan Township with Chief, the dog. Her hobbies are traveling, camping, organizing and volunteering.