Glenwood Rotarian Lloyd Campbell was installed recently as the District Governor of District 5950, leading  Rotary clubs in southwestern and central Minnesota.  His installation took place at Rolling Forks Vineyard south of Glenwood and attracted many from all over Minnesota.

District 5950 of Rotary International is a group of 64 Rotary clubs representing 41 Minnesota communities ranging in size from Minneapolis to Glenwood. The District is one of 529 Districts in 166 countries throughout the world and totaling 1.2 million Rotarians. 

Lloyd Campbell is the first District Governor to come from the Glenwood Rotary Club, which was founded in 1965.  

Rotary’s motto is “Service Above Self” and that was Lloyd’s motto long before joining the Rotary Club of Glenwood in July of 2012.

Lloyd grew up on a small farm in Edmondson, Arkansas. After graduating from high school and moving away, Lloyd received his BS Degree from Oklahoma State University and an MBA from The University of Chicago in Marketing and Finance. Lloyd worked for Janssen Pharmaceutical, a Division of Johnson & Johnson, and later a small consultant firm. 

After joining Rotary in Glenwood, Lloyd took an active role in developing its website and bulletin, served as International Committee chair, re-established the Youth Exchange Program, and eventually became Club President. Lloyd received the “Service Above Self Award” two times, the Rotarian of the Year award, and the Outstanding Volunteer Award from the Glenwood Chamber of Commerce. 

On the District level, Lloyd served as a member of the International Grant Committee, the District Grants committee, a facilitator for NCPETS and District Membership Chair. On the Regional level, Lloyd served as a charter member of the Project Phoenix 223. 

Lloyd is married to Dr. Rwanda Campbell, and they have two sons. Dr. Campbell is a member of the Rotary Club of Minnesota Veterans’ Club, Lloyd III is a member of the Passport Club and Gent is a member of the Kaleidoscope Rotaract Club.