Rotary president, Gary C.K. Huang , has appointed Jacque Andrew, past District Governor of District 6000 as his representative at the 2015 District 5550 conference
Rtn. Jacque has been a member of the Rotary Club of Jefferson since 1990 and served as its president in 1999-2000.
Jefferson is a small city of about 4400 about one hour Northwest of Des Moines Iowa.
Jacque has long been a proponent of youth in humanitarian service.   While club president she advocated for the participation of two senior Interactors in a polio immunization trip to India led by District 6000 Rotarians.  
Four members of the Interact club she helped form were the first youth to travel to Xicotepec, MX to work beside District 6000 Rotarians on a now 13 year project with partners in District 4180.    
During her presidency she led the club, Interactors and other service organizations in the resettlement of 17 Kosovar refugees to Jefferson.  For their efforts, the club was presented with the State of Iowa Governor's Volunteer Service award in 2000.
District 6000 Service
Andrew began service to District 6000 in 1994. Since then she has provided leadership on membership, Foundation, Interact, Polio Plus, literacy, Rotary youth exchange, nominating, club extension and other committees.  
She served four years as an Assistant Governor and three years as District Secretary.  
In 2013-14, she was honored to lead the District as its Governor as a member of RIP Ron Burton's "First Class" who "Engaged Rotary, Changed Lives."  During her year, the district reached its highest ever per capita annual fund giving to The Rotary Foundation.  
A dedicated warrior in the polio fight, she travelled to India on a National Immunization Day trip in 2013.  
She also participated for several years in projects led by District 6000, the Iowa Miles of Smiles Team (MOST) cleft lip and palate repair team mission in Huehuetenango, Guatemala and the Xicotepec, MX community improvement project team.
Zone 28-29 Service
As a special appointee of RI Directors in Zones 28-29, she serves on the Zone Communications Team and is Zone 28 Promotion Coordinator for the Seoul Rotary International Convention.  
She also has been selected by TRF Chair-Elect Ray Klinginsmith for service on a TRF Policies committee.  A current member of the North Central Presidents Elect Training Seminar (NCPETS) executive team, she will be general chair of the NCPETS multi-district event in 2017.
Steadfast in her support of The Rotary Foundation and its work, she is a member of the bequest society and Paul Harris Society and with her husband, Jim, also a Rotarian, are Level Two Major Donors.  Their three daughters, Jane, Julia and Jennifer, are also Paul Harris Fellows.  She has received the District’s Foundation Service Award and her club’s Rotarian of the Year Avenues of Service award.
Personal and Family Background
A proud native of Iowa, Jacque earned her bachelor's degree in journalism from Iowa State University in Ames and her master's degree from Drake University in Des Moines.
Her career in marketing, communications and human resources spanned three decades in education and healthcare fields.
For more than 20 years she served as a director for the Greene County Medical Center in Jefferson, a healthcare system providing care from birth to end of life.  In her “spare” time over the last two decades, she has been active in the management of the farm land she owns with her sister.
Dedicated to her community and state, her additional volunteer service has included organizer and founding president of the Greene County Community Foundation, boards of Iowa Public Television Foundation, Iowa Women's Foundation, Iowa 4-H Foundation, Arrowhead Area Education Agency, and Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation.  
As a graduate of the Leadership Iowa program, she has served as the chair of the Leadership Iowa Board of Governors and received the distinguished leadership award from the National Association of Community Leadership.  
Jacque and Jim Andrew have been married since 1978. They love to travel and find great joy in their growing family which now includes five grandchildren (and another on the way!)  
She enjoys ISU athletics, gardening, technology and photography.  
Jim, retired from agribusiness, is a University of Iowa graduate and avid reader of history, business and politics.