The District Advisory Committee has nominated Dr. Elaine Hernandez to be Governor of District 5930 for the Rotary Year 2025-2026. 
Dr. Elaine Hernandez joined Rotary in 1998 by invitation from the McAllen North Rotary Club.  She has served as President of the McAllen Centennial Rotary Club (2006-2007), the McAllen North Rotary Club (2016-2017), and the Mission Rotary Club (2000-2021), and at the District level on Health, International Service, and Alumni Committees as well as Assistant Governor. Elaine was a Youth Exchange Student to Mexico from Canada (1970-1971) and the GSE Team Leader to India (2002). She is a public health professional, educator, and international development specialist and was featured in the December 2020 Rotary Magazine as the Rotary Alumni Global Service Award recipient. Elaine earned her Master's Degree in Adult Education from the University of Toronto, a Master's Degree in Public Health from Texas A&M University, and a PhD in Leadership from Our Lady of the Lake University San Antonio. Her 2017 PhD dissertation focused on Rotary leadership with a study on "Psychological Capital," "Organizational Commitment," and "Authentic Leadership." She is a proud mother of three adult children and grandmother of five brilliant grandchildren. She looks forward to serving as DGN under DG Luis Cavazos.
14.020.8. Challenging Candidates
Any club in the district which has been in existence for at least one year as of the beginning of that year may also propose a challenging candidate for governor-nominee provided this club has previously suggested such candidate to the nominating committee. A club in existence for less than one year as of the beginning of that year may propose a challenging candidate provided such candidate is a member of that club and the challenging candidate must have been duly suggested to the nominating committee. The name of the challenging candidate shall be submitted pursuant to a resolution by the club adopted at a regular meeting. The club must file the resolution with the governor by the date determined by the governor. Such date shall be not more than 14 days after publication of the announcement of the selection for governor-nominee by the governor.
If you have any comment or question, please contact The District Advisory Committee-Chair Amando Chapa.