Mary Beth Growney Selene
The Rotary Foundation Trustee, 2016-2019
Rotary International Director, 2013-2015
Mary Beth is the founder and President of Ryan Signs, Inc., in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. She is a non-lawyer Fee Arbitrator and a (past) non-lawyer member of the Client Security Fund of the State Bar of Wisconsin. Mary Beth is a supporter of the What If? Foundation, which works to feed and educate children in Haiti.
Personal time is shared with her husband Alan Selene (PDG, District 5970) and daughter, Bridget and son-in-law, Sean Hart.
Mary Beth Growney Selene has been a member of the Rotary Club of Madison West Towne-Middleton, WI, USA since 1987 and she served her club as President in 1993-1994. She has been a host parent to four Rotary Youth Exchange students.
In her District 6250 she served as Governor in 2000-2001; District Membership Chair and District Rotary Foundation Chair.
Mary Beth served as a Training Leader at the International Assembly in San Diego and was the District 6250 Representative to the Council on Legislation in 2004, 2007 and 2010.
She has served at the Zone level as an Institute General Chair, a Regional Rotary Foundation Coordinator, Public Image Resource Coordinator, and Rotary Coordinator.
Mary Beth served as a Rotary Foundation Trustee in 2016-2019 and, as a Rotary International Director in 2013-2015.
While a Trustee, she served on the Finance, Program, and Stewardship Committees of The Rotary Foundation, the RI-USAID Partnership Steering Committee, and the PolioPlus Advocacy Committee.
She continues to serve on the Rotary-USAID Partnership Steering Committee. She is also a member of the Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Action Group (formerly WASRAG) Operations Team.
She has received Rotary International’s Service Above Self Award, The Rotary Foundation’s Citation for Meritorious Service, and The Rotary’s Foundation’s Distinguished Service Award.
Mary Beth and Alan are Major Donors and Bequest Society members to The Rotary Foundation’s Endowment Fund and they are both Sustaining members to the Annual Fund.