Our Group Study Exchange team has been meeting throughout the late fall to prepare for their trip to Hong Kong and Macao, which begins the end of February. Led by Exeter Club member and physician Burt Dibble, the team of five young healthcare professionals will visit hospitals, clinics, and other medical facilities while in China. Then, in mid-April, a team from China will visit our District and learn more about healthcare in the United States. 


 (1) As GSE Team Leader: Frank Burton Dibble, M.D.

     Burt, as he is called, is a member of the Rotary Club of Exeter. He has been a Rotarian for 5 years and has served as his Club's Sargeant At Arms, Fundraising Chair, and is a member of the Club's Executive Committee and Community Service Committee.

  Burt worked as a family medicine practitioner for over 30 years. He is currently an Urgent Care Clinic Physician with the U.S. Veteran's Administration.Burt has served as President of the New Hampshire Academy of Family Physicians, as a Member of the Board of Trustees of the New Hampshire Hospital Association and as Chair of the Medical Records Committee and Credentials Committee at Exeter Hospital. He is delighted to have been selected as GSE Team Leader and looks forward to representing our District and preparing the team for the exchange with Hong Kong.
(2) As GSE Team Leader Alternate: Susan Shirley Christ, R.N.
     Sue is a member of the Rotary Club of Newburyport and has been in Rotary for 12 years. She is currently  Foundation Chair and Literacy Chair, as well as President-elect of her Rotary Club. She is also the Chairperson of the District's Friendhsip Exchange. She has served as Club
     Secretary, Sargeant at Arms and Vice-President and has chaired numerous Club Fundraising events. She has also spearheaded a District Simplified Grant for Safe Sleep and a Foundation Matching Grant for a Pacemaker project in Africa. Professionally, Sue has managed a
     cardiac physician practice in Newburyport, a hospital affiliated group practice and most recently a family practice in Exeter, NH and a psychiatric practice in Newburyport. Her community service outside of Rotary includes membership on the Salvation Army Community Board,
     President of the Swasy Fund, Inc. and Past President of the Newburyport/Bura Alliance. As the alternate, Sue will participate in the training and orientation sessions and will be prepared to step into the position on short notice if needed.