Rotary Public Image
People of Action
"Whatever Rotary may mean to us,
to the world it will be known by the results it achieves.
- Paul P. Harris, Founder of Rotary International
This website is dedicated to how the world SEES Rotary.
The District 5495 Public Image Committee’s mission is to assist you with all aspects of promoting your club and enhancing your club’s public image. Members of the Public Image and their specific expertise are listed below. Email the public image committee for questions or branding or public image assistance:
Bret McKeand, Chair
Rotary Club of Peoria North
Bret is the Immediate Past District Governor for District 5495 and a past chairman of the district's Public Image Committee. He spent nearly 40 years working for Independent Newsmedia Inc. USA, publisher of community newspapers here in the Phoenix metropolitan area. His positions included reporter, editor and publisher. He retired from the Independent in 2021 as president of the company's Arizona operations. He currently serves as a faculty member for Rotary Leadership Academy and teaches the Public Image/Branding.
Angel Aguirre
Valley of the Sun Passport Rotary Club
Angel has held a number of positions in Rotary, both at the Club and District level. She is a past President of the Glendale West Rotary Club (now the Valley of the Sun Passport Rotary Club) and past president of the Peoria Rotary Club. She has served as secretary, public image chair, membership chair, and service project chair. She was an assistant district governor for Rotary District 5490, as well as club visioning facilitator, PETS and RLI facilitator. Additionally, she has served on the education committee for District 5495, and was chief of staff for District Governor Bret McKeand (2021-22).
Education/Facilitation/ Public Speaking/Community Outreach/Social Media/ Websites/ClubRunner/Visioning/Event Logistics
Manny Chazan
Rotary Club of Anthem
Manny is a past president of the Rotary Club of Anthem and served as his club’s Youth Services Representative for the Interact Boulder Creek High School. He is the owner of Work Hard Play Hard Marketing, which specializes in helping clients increase visibility, generate leads and prosper through apparel and promotional products.

John Colucci
Four Peaks Rotary Club
District 5495 AV Coordinator
John is currently a member of the board of directors for the Four Peaks Rotary Club. He currently serves as District 5495 AV coordinator, overseeing audio-visual activities for PETS. Prior to moving to Arizona, he lived in Naperville, IL where he was a member of the Rotary Club of Naperville Sunrise since 1993 (24 years) and served as President and numerous other positions. He was active in District 6450, serving as Assistant Governor, Chair of two district conferences and on numerous district committees. He also served on the 2005 Rotary International Convention (Chicago) HOC as the Information Technology Chair.
Audio-Visual/Video/Event Planning
Michael Flores
Rotary Club of Gilbert
Michael is a past president of the Rotary Club of Gilbert. He is actively involved in their local projects, including Feed My Starving Children, Paz De Cristo, the GIlbert City Parade, their dictionary project, Trivia Night, and the Gilbert Barktoberfest event. He served as the club’s Membership Chair and is currently the President Elect for 2021.He has a long career in corporation relations, including public affairs officer and communications officer with the United States Postal Service, and has earned a number of awards for newsletters and video productions. He is the former Postmaster for Denver, Colo., and former USPS District Manager in Fort Worth, Texas.
Public Relations, Newsletters, Video Production
Dr. Honora Norton
Rotary Club of Sun Lakes
Dr. Norton is a former board member and Public Relations Chair for the Rotary Club of Scottsdale. She is past president of the Scottsdale Airpark Rotary Club, past District 5510 Assistant Governor and has served on a variety of club and district committees, including the Mexico on-site Polio Immunization Team. She served for four years as the chair of the City of Scottsdale Service Above Self Awards Dinner.
Public Relations/Writing/Promotion/Event Planning