Leadership Team
Marilyn Stevens
District Governor
(2022 - 2023)


Marilyn grew up the youngest of four children in Lower Hutt and attended the local primary & secondary schools then married a local lad named Wayne.

She started her working life in administration which led onto management after studying for a Diploma in OffiManagement. For a good number of those years Marilyn
was Executive Officer of Lower Hutt Free Kindergarten Association administering 19 kindergartens. Later she worked with her husband Wayne in his Construction and Compressed Air Equipment business in Petone. The couple has owned motels in Palmerston North and more latterly Marilyn was the Field Officer for the Cancer Society.
Wayne and Marilyn married in 1976, have two daughters & a son who all live in the greater Wellington region with their four grandchildren.

Marilyn’s passion since 1993 has been Rotary; she was a charter member of Hutt Valley Breakfast Club & have transferred to Plimmerton, Otaki, Takaro, Levin & now Kapiti as jobs have dictated.

Marilyn has been on District Committees ever since s joined Rotary, has been Assistant Governor, was the fist woman to lead a Group Study Exchange team overseas in our District, team leader for 2 friendship exchanges, has been host to around 30 International students over time.

Marilyn has loved every opportunity I have been given. She feels very honoured and humbled to be offered the position of District Governor for 2022-23 and looks forward to the challenges ahead.