Tom Cardwell, Psychologist, former Dean of Student Engagement at SCC and District Governor
September 29, 2017
Dr. Tom Cardwell, Psychologist, former Dean of Student Engagement at SCC, serves as this year's District Governor for Eastern Nebraska and Southwestern Iowa, covering 43 clubs.  Tom joined Lincoln South Rotary in 2004, and helped start a Youth Leadership camp for high school students in 2011.  The camp completed it's sixth year last April, and one of Tom's goals is to see the camp grow to over 100 students participating.  Tom and his wife Jenny, also a Rotarian, have a passion for international service.  Tom has written several grants with partners in the country of Georgia.  The first was to support an orphanage in Saguramo Georgia.  Two additional grants were written to develop, and then expand, a mentoring program for college students who had been displaced by war in the region.  Most recently he wrote a grant to provide training in Georgia for mental health professionals, teachers, NGO leaders, and parents on how to work with children with behavioral problems.  For our district, Tom's goals for 2017-2018 include having a district wide tree planting in the spring, focusing on how to prevent sexual trafficking in our district's area and empowering women.