Director J. Ronald Ferrill
Born and raised a Texan, Ron earned BS and MS degrees in Civil Engineering at the University of Texas-Austin. Work experience included University of Texas, US Geological Survey, and E.I. duPont de Nemours. Ron retired after 33+ years with DuPont, working in a variety of engineering and management positions.
A member of the Rotary Club of Martinsville, VA in District 7570, he has been in Rotary for 50 years holding a variety of District, Zone, and RI positions, including District Governor, GSE Team Leader to South Korea, COL Delegage, RI President's Representative, and Zone 33 Regional Rotary Foundation Coordinator. Ron is a recipient of the Service Above Self, Citation for Meritorious Service, and Distinguished Service Award and is a Major Donor, Benefactor, Charter Skelton Fellow (D7570), and a Paul Harris Society member.
Ron continues a lifelong involvement in a variety of religious, civic, and community service activities. He is married to Elaine, and they have two married children and two grandchildren.