I am pleased to formally announce, in accordance with Rotary International By-Laws, that Jack Welge (wife Ava) from Longview RC- is the District Governor Designee for District 5830. Jack will serve as District Governor for the 2020-2021 Rotary Year. No challenges were received, and we have waited the required number of days to make this official announcement. Jack is an excellent Rotarian and will provide strong leadership for our clubs.  I encourage everyone to congratulate Jack for his willingness to take on this responsibility, go through the training, and be the leader of our district in 2020-2021. 
Service Above Self,
DG Ted Huffhines 
Jack Welge joined Longview Rotary Club in November, 1978. Jack is a 38 consecutive year Perfect Attendance Rotarian, Past President of his club, Officer/Member of the International Fellowship of Flying Rotarians, and a Paul Harris +5 Rotarian.  Jack has chaired and served on many of the Longview RC Committees.  Jack continues to be involved in many Community Organizations.   
In Jack's Professional Life, he has been a Lawyer since 1977 and has had court admissions to the United States District Court for Eastern and Northern District of Texas, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, United Sates Supreme Court, Board Certified Family Law in the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Judge in the Municipal Court of Record, City of Longview, Texas.  Also, Panel Attorney Member AOPA Legal Services, and Past Chair of Aviation Law Section of State Bar of Texas. 
These are just highlights of Jack's professional and civic accomplishments. 
Jack's Law Office of Jack H. Welge, Jr. continues to serve the Longview Community.  He and his wife Ava celebrate 40 years of marriage, 2 successful adult daughters, and a Border Collie.