Rotary District 9980 Governor Nominee, Dylan Murray says he is ‘really excited by the challenge the role presents’.
Dylan was born in Timaru, attending Timaru Boys High School and Otago University, where he obtained a degree in Economics. He furthered his tertiary education by gaining diplomas in both accounting and business studies.
He has been a member of the New Zealand Police for twenty –five years, including overseas service in the Solomon Islands in 2005. He worked for thirteen years as a detective and is now a Senior Sergeant- a role, he says, he has been working towards his entire career.
Dylan’s interests, outside his job, include playing basketball and also golf He is currently Treasurer of the Maungati Golf Club. He has also just completed a very satisfying year as President of the Rotary Club of Waimate (2017/2018). His Rotary membership of seven years has seen him lead a team of Rotarians to Turkey in a “Peace is Possible’ initiative in 2016.
Alongside his sporting and Rotary interests, he is also the part owner and a brewer at Hunter Hills Brewery in Waimate.
Dylan’s family include fiancée Rebecca Aitchison, who is a police constable in Waimate and currently Waimate Rotary Club’s Secretary and his children: Aidan (20), Serena (15), Caitlin (4), Niamh (3) and Fionn (1).