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The Bulletin

July 23, 2018

Club Calendar

July is New Rotary Year Month

7/25 No Meeting Scheduled
8/1 Taifa Butler, Executive Director of the Georgia Budget & Policy Institute
8/8 Dr. Jordan Greenbaum, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
8/15 Regular Meeting

Our Rotary Family

7/6 Steven Smoak
7/8 Tony Shaffer
7/11 Keith Cox
7/16 Alfred Alli
7/24 Benjamin Ragin


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Capital City Country Club- Guest/Vis
53 West Brookhaven Drive, NE
Atlanta, GA 30319

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Atlanta, GA 30359

President Jon Roxland
President-Elect Tony Shaffer
Treasurer Michael O'Nan
Secretary Karen Kropp
Membership Chair Benjamin Ragin
Foundation Chair Bonnie Hardage
Foundation Chair Frank Jackson

2018 Service Above Self Check Presentation

Brookhaven Rotary was thrilled to present a check for $152,000 in support of Shepherd Center's SHARE Military Initiative to Shepherd Center Chairman and Co-Founder, James Shepherd!!

2017-2018 Brookhaven Rotarian of the Year

Congratulations to Mark Galvin, the 2018-2019 Brookhaven Rotarian of the Year!! Thanks so much for all that you continue to do for our Club!

August 1 - Taifa Butler

Taifa Smith Butler is executive director of the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute, where she leads and inspires the GBPI team to accomplish the organization’s mission and vision to improve economic opportunity for all Georgians. She is a problem solver, tireless champion for equity, working families and investing early in children — Georgia’s greatest asset.

Taifa brings more than 20 years of experience in strategic communications, public policy research and data analysis in the public, nonprofit and private sectors. Prior to joining the GBPI team as deputy director in 2011, she served as the policy and communications director for Georgia Family Connection Partnership where she co-managed the Georgia KIDS COUNT project and monitored public policy and its impact on children, families and communities.

She has served on various local, state and national committees and boards. She was a member of Leadership Georgia Class of 2016 and a Rockwood Leadership Institute Leading from the Inside Out Fellow, Class of 2017. Taifa currently serves on the Demos board of directors, as well as the Betty & Davis Fitzgerald Foundation board of trustees.

She is also a highly sought-after speaker. Recent engagements include the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, New Leaders Council, foundation events for Mary Reynolds Babcock, Annie E. Casey Foundation and Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, and many more.

Taifa graduated from Mount Holyoke College and holds a master’s in public management and policy from the Heinz School of Public Policy and Management at Carnegie Mellon University, with a concentration in economic development and financial management.

August 8 - Dr. Jordan Greenbaum

Jordan Greenbaum is a child abuse physician at the Stephanie V. Blank Center for Safe and Healthy Children, at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. She is the medical director of the Center’s Institute on Healthcare and Human Trafficking, as well as the medical director of the Global Health and Well-being Initiative with the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children.

Jordan co-chairs the Human Trafficking committee for the Ray Helfer Society, and the Education/Training committee for HEAL Trafficking. She conducts research on child sex trafficking and provides training for medical and non-medical professionals at the local, national and international levels.