Membership Chair Tory Irgang introduced Randy Sweeney, sponsor of two new members of the Club.

Randy first presented Kirk Young who moved to Jamestown in August 2014 to become the Vice President of Enrollment, Marketing, and Institutional Advancement. Kirk holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Utah Valley University; a master’s degree in sociology from Brigham Young University; and a PhD in leadership studies from Gonzaga University. Kirk is married to Katie, who was recently named the executive director of Chautauqua Leadership Network. The couple has three children.

Randy next welcomed Peter Morgante, the Interim Executive Director of Chautauqua Striders, to the Club. Peter earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a Masters in reading from SUNY Fredonia. He earned a second master's degree in educational administration from St. Bonaventure University. After teaching, Peter served as principal at Panama Central School and as Superintendent at Alexandria and Pine Valley Central Schools. He also served as Interim Jr./Sr. Principal at Salamanca Central School. Pete is married to Maura, a Randolph kindergarten teacher. The couple has four grown children, including former Rotarian Pete Morgante, and two grandchildren.

President Mike Moots and Tory assisted in initiating the two new members.

Photo: From left are President Mike Moots, Rotarian and Membership Committee chair Tory Irgang, new members Peter Morgante and Kirk Young, and Rotarian Randy Sweeney.