District 6600 05182013 BioSand Filter John Hill.mp4
BioSand Filter Project for Haiti, John Hill joined the Vermilion Rotary Club in July, 2011, and possesses a passion for the children and people of Haiti. In fact, this was the most compelling reason he joined Rotary - to champion a R.F. project for Haiti in 2013. John's other interests include hiking (he has hiked over 1,400 miles of the Appalachian Trail, and hopes to complete the remaining 700+ miles this summer), road cycling, officiating youth and high school soccer, snow skiing, and is developing an "Urban Forestry" tree initiative in Vermilion. John is a veteran of the US Air Force ('69-'73), and worked in the agricultural industry for 35 years. He is married to Carolyn, a Vermilion native, and is father to Hattie (member of the Peace Corps, Senegal, West Africa) and Andrew (Air Traffic Controller, Albuquerque Center).