Kevin Merrill, District Governor 2021-2022
Kevin and his wife, Lisa, are members of the Rotary Club of Harrison, AR. He has been in Rotary for 17 years and served as President of his club in 2016-2017. Under his leadership, and with over 80 members in the club, they became a 100% Paul Harris Fellow club. Kevin has personally sponsored 18 people into his club and was selected as Rotarian of the Year in 1999. Kevin and Lisa both were selected as Rotarians of the Year in 2014. They are Paul Harris Fellows, Paul Harris Society members, Level 1 Major Donors, Bequest Society Members, and Leadership Academy Graduates. Kevin served as an Assistant Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and served the district as the Paul Harris Society Coordinator and raised an additional $33,000.00 per year for the Rotary Foundation. Kevin was selected as Assistant Governor of the Year in 2017-2018.
They have been on two Rotary International mission trips and look forward to many more in the future.
Kevin and Lisa were high school sweethearts and have been married for 35 years. They are the proud parents of one daughter, Jessica, and her husband, Landen. They greatly enjoy three grandchildren, Jasen, Madelyn, and Westyn, who live in Victorville, CA.
Kevin is a U.S. Navy Veteran and served aboard the U.S.S. Carl Vinson. They have owned a vehicle repair shop in Harrison for the last 32 years. Kevin & Lisa recently sold their home and are now enjoying full-time travel in their RV with their four dachshunds.