Trustee Marybeth Growney Selene

Mary Beth is the founder and President of Ryan Signs, Inc., in Madison.  She is a non-lawyer Fee Arbitrator and a (past) non-lawyer member of the Client Security Fund of the State Bar of Wisconsin.  Mary Beth is a former member of the Board of Directors and ongoing supporter of the What If? Foundation, which works to feed and educate children in Haiti. 

Personal time is shared with her husband Alan Selene (PDG, District 5970) and daughter Bridget and son-in-law Sean Hart. 

 Mary Beth Growney Selene has been a member of the Rotary Club of Madison West Towne-Middleton, WI, USA since 1987 and she served her club as President in 1993-1994.  She has been a host parent to four Rotary Youth Exchange students. 

 In her District 6250 she served as Governor in 2000-2001; District Membership Chair and District Rotary Foundation Chair. 

 Mary Beth has had the opportunity to serve as the Rotary International President’s Representative to several District Conferences.  She served as a Training Leader at the International Assembly in San Diego in 2008 and 2009 and was the District 6250 Representative to the Council on Legislation in 2004, 2007 and 2010. 

 She served as the General Chair for the 2005 Zones 27 & 28 Institute and was a Regional Rotary Foundation Coordinator for Zone 27, the Public Image Resource Coordinator for Zone 28, and as Zone 28 Rotary Coordinator.   Mary Beth served as Rotary International Director in 2013-2015 and is currently serving on the Polio Plus Advocacy Committee, the Rotary Foundation Centennial Committee, the Rotary International Districting Committee and the Water & Sanitation Rotarian Action Group.

 She has received Rotary International’s Service Above Self Award and The Rotary Foundation’s Citation for Meritorious Service.

 Mary Beth and Alan are Major Donors to The Rotary Foundation.  They are currently Sustaining Members to the Annual Fund of The Rotary Foundation and Bequest Society members to The Rotary Foundation’s Endowment Fund.