Rotary Club Honors Ed Anderson and Jon Lyons

RCSL Club President Stephen Phair awarding July 2022 RCSL Rotarian of the Month award plaque to Ed Anderson

Left to right: Jon Lyon, RCSL Past President and June 2022 Rotarian of the Month, with 2021-22 Rotary International District Governor Bret McKeand

Dr. Honora Norton, RCSL Public Image Director

The Rotary Club of Sun Lakes (RCSL) named Ed Anderson its July 2022 Rotarian of the Month. It was in 2015, while playing golf at Oakwood Country Club, that Ed was asked to an RCSL breakfast. Ed served as 2018-19 RCSL club president, and for many years has served on the RCSL Golf Committee, various other committees, and community service projects, including managing two Sun Lakes Splash newspaper delivery routes. Since 2020, Ed has served as Rotary International District 5495 Assistant Governor and advises 5 of the 65 Rotary clubs in the district. Ed is a U.S. Army veteran and Sun Lakes resident. Ed is now semi-retired with many years in real estate and currently is an award-winning sales agent with West USA Realty.

In June, RCSL named Jon Lyons June 2022 Rotarian of the Month. Jon served two terms (2020-22) as RCSL club president, currently serves on the RCSL Board as past president and sergeant of arms, and serves on RI District 5495 committees. Jon joined RCSL in 2016 and immediately took on responsibilities including membership chair and other roles. Jon is an ASU graduate with a BS in accounting and has worked in many disciplines, including finance, sourcing, quality, lean manufacturing, and operations. He retired in April of 2016. The Chandler Chamber of Commerce honored Jon at its 33rd Annual Chandler Chamber Community Awards Dinner with the Community Cup Award for his outstanding contributions to the community.

The RCSL members are excited to honor Ed and Jon as the RCSL’s outstanding Rotarians of the Month.