2016-17 DGND Rick RivkinThe 2016-17 District Governor Nominating Committee has selected Richard (Rick) Rivkin as its nominee designate, announced Past District Governor and committee chair Mike Yesner.
 
Richard (Rick) Rivkin joined the Rotary Club of Northbrook in 1999 and served as President during the 2009-2010 Rotary year.  During his tenure in the club, he served as International Service Chair and continues as Webmaster. 
 
Rick participated in the first district mission to Guatemala in 2007 and returned to Guatemala a few years later.  In 2012 Rick organized and led a PolioPlus NID trip to India followed by a PolioPlus NID trip to Nigeria in 2013.
 
At the district level, Rick is an AG serving the Arlington Heights Sunset, Park Ridge, and Winnetka-Northfield clubs.
 
Professionally Rick is President and CEO of Saf-T-Gard International, a 4th generation family business based In Northbrook.  Saf-T-Gard is a global supplier of industrial safety products and personal protective equipment. 
 
Rick and his wife Helen have lived in Deerfield since 1973.  They have 3 children and 3 grand-children (soon to be 4).
 
Congratulations Rick!
 
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