DGE Dr. Nick Krayacich (DG 2024-2025)
As a family physician, Nick runs his own Medical Centre in LaSalle, Ontario, and Past Medical Director for a local Nursing Home. He has served as President and Honorary President of the Essex County Medical Society, on the board of directors for Hearts Together for Haiti, Essex Golf and Country Club, and HANWASH (Haiti National Water, Hygiene and Sanitation – a Rotary led initiative to bring clean water to the entire country of Haiti).
He proudly served as the President of the Rotary Club of LaSalle Centennial in 2012-2013, and 2015-2016.
Nick served District 6400 as the Paul Harris Society Co- Chair, chaired the District Conference golf tournament, sat on the District Membership and Foundation Committee, and chaired the District Promotion committee for the Taipei convention. He has been a featured speaker at the Zone 28/29 summer success seminar, as well as being the keynote speaker at District 5950’s Foundation dinner, District 6380’s Membership Summit, District 6400 Assembly, the International Assembly, and the International Convention.
Nick is very active in his community and has spearheaded dozens of events including golf tournaments that have raised hundred’s of thousands of dollars for local groups, scholarships and most recently a tournament that benefited a local cancer centre.
He is passionate about volunteer travel and has participated as a Rotary Foundation Alumni on missions to the Brazilian Amazon, Haiti and Tanzania. He led a Vocational Training Team to Ethiopia in 2017 and again in 2018 to train medical professionals in the six areas of focus.
Nick is the recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. He was also recently recognized with the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) – Spirit of Philanthropy Award and the LaSalle Citizens Award.
Nick and his wife, Immediate Past Rotary International President Jennifer Jones, share a love of travel, cycling, golf and time spent at their family cottage. They also share a thirst for adventure having scaled the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, Africa in 2009.
As champions of The Rotary Foundation, they are members of the Arch C. Klumph Society, the Paul Harris Society and are charter members of the Bequest Society.