"RI President John Germ chose “Rotary Serving Humanity” for his 2016-2017 Rotary theme. President Germ, a Rotarian from Chattanooga, Tennessee, announced his theme and goals January 2016 during the International Assembly, the annual training conference for incoming District Governors and spouses. President Germ challenges clubs to excel in attracting and engaging members, increasing Foundation giving, serving humanity, supporting new generations, enhancing public image, and utilizing My Rotary on the Rotary International web site. " -- Anne-Mae Kobbe, District 7620 Governor