On the 7th June, Desmond van Jaarsveld was inducted as the new President of Swellendam Rotary 2019-2020. Des has been an active member of Rotary Swellendam since joining in 2016 and it is evident by his election as our 2019 -2020 President that he has already made an impact as a Rotarian. Des has in the past, operated at an executive level in a number of organizations including Rain Africa Holdings Company of which he is the current Group CEO. Des is married to Wilma and they have two children. Des and Wilma are also the proud owners of De Oude Pastorie guesthouse situated in Swellendam. Des’s passion and commitment for uplifting the community fully supports the objectives of Rotary, and will bring new opportunities of service to the club.
Des will be supported by an experienced team of Directors.