- President oft Rotary International, 2011
- Citation for Meritorious Service and Distinguished Service Award by the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International.
- Rotary scholar at the University of Cape Town (UCT) in 1961. Has traveled in more than 40 countries. Five return visits to South Africa
- District governor
- Member of the RI board of directors
- Trustee of The Rotary Foundation
- Chair, 2008 Rotary International Convention Planning Committee