Our Governors

Cliff BergDistrict Governor 2022-23

Clifford Berg

 

R. Clifford “Cliff” Berg has been an active Rotarian 52 years, having joined the Rotary Club of Steelton, PA in 1969 and later joining the Brandywine-Naamans Rotary Club when he moved to Wilmington, DE. Upon retiring in 2012 and moving to Ocean Pines, MD, he joined the Rotary Club of Ocean City-Berlin. Cliff has served as President of both the Brandywine-Naamans and Ocean City-Berlin Rotary Clubs. He has served as an Assistant District Governor and Finance Chairman for District 7630. Cliff serves as District Governor for Rotary District 7630 in 2022-2023.

Cliff is a graduate of Juniata College in Huntingdon, PA with a BS in Economics and received his Master of Science Degree in Financial Services from the American College in Bryn Mawr, PA. Cliff was a financial planner for 38 years and a principal with The Financial House in Centreville, DE. He was active in his professional associations, serving as National President of the Society of FSP in 2009-2010.

Cliff is an active volunteer. He is a Distinguished Eagle Scout. He served as President of the Del-Mar-Va Council, BSA and served on the Northeast Region Board of Directors. He has been awarded the Silver Beaver and Silver Antelope Awards. Cliff is an active volunteer with the American Cancer Society and served on the Society’s National Board. He has been awarded the Society’s National Volunteer Leadership Award and the St George Medal.

Cliff enjoys playing golf and platform tennis. He has been married to his wife, Donna for 52 years and they live in Ocean Pines, MD. Cliff and Donna have two children and four grandchildren

John MagerDistrict Governor 2023-24

John E. Mager

 

JOHN E. MAGER was born in Pottsville, Pennsylvania where he was the oldest of ten children. He later moved to Wilmington, Delaware to attend college in 1968. John enlisted in the Delaware National Guard in 1970 where he was a member through 1976 and during which time graduated from the Delaware National Guard Noncommissioned Officer School. In 1972 he married my high school sweetheart, Monica Deitrich. They have two children and now have two grandchildren.

John graduated from Nativity B.V.M. High School in 1968. He attended Goldey Beacom Junior College in Wilmington, DE where he graduated with an Associates of Arts Degree in Accounting.

John joined Bumpers and Company, Certified Public Accountants in January 1970. He passed the Uniform Certified Public Accountant exam in 1976 and was admitted as a partner of the firm in January 1978. In January 1999 he became the Managing Director of the firm and held that title until he retired from practice in 2015. John was a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the Delaware Society of Certified Public Accountants.

John is currently Treasurer and a Board Member of The Harry Cohen Foundation, a private foundation in Wilmington, Delaware. He is also a member of the Finance Council of The Church of the Holy Child in Wilmington and a member of the Investment Committee of The Del-Mar-Va Council of the Boy Scouts of America. He is the past Treasurer of the Delaware Division of the American Cancer Society where in 1995, John received the St. George’s Medal for service.

John joined the Brandywine Naamans Rotary Club in 1979 where he had the privilege and honor to serve in various positions within the Club and later with Rotary International District 7630. Rotary has given John the opportunity to make friends and family up and down the Delmarva Peninsula.

 

Randy SmithDistrict Governor 2024-25

Randolph Smith

 

Randy Smith is the Past President of Rehoboth Beach Sunrise Rotary Club, and presently in the District Leadership Chain as District Governor Nominee and District Governor for the year 2024-2025. He’s a retiree from P&G, and received his formal education, both a Bachelor’s and a Master’s Degree, from The University of Maryland. Randy’s background is that of logistics and communication.

Randy says that his experience insofar as becoming a Rotarian has been one of great enjoyment and excitement. Like many Rotarians, he has served and been President of several boards such as The Knights of Columbus and the Rehoboth Senior Center. He also received the 2020-2021 Rotary Citation Award for his year as President.

DGN Smith states, “My desire is to work within our communities to foster greater awareness of what Rotary is all about. I believe we have the capability to help achieve the desires of our communities and for the good of all humanity. My wishes and hopes are to be a trailer-blazer; to be the first in opening doors for others.”

He likes to be called Randy and is most active in his community of Rehoboth but is available to any other communities that would need his assistance!