Jessie Harman is Zone 8 Rotary International Director for 2021-2023 and a member of the Rotary Club of Wendouree Breakfast in Ballarat, Australia. With an active interest in membership development, she is the immediate past chair of the Rotary International Membership Committee, a past Rotary Co-ordinator, and Project Lead for the Regional Membership Plan for Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. She is also a past International Assembly training leader and seminar trainer and member of the Honolulu Convention Committee, was Governor of District 9780 in 2010-2011, and is a proud past RYLArian.
Jessie and her husband Andrew, also a Rotarian, are keen supporters of The Rotary Foundation, as major donors and Bequest Society members. Jessie is also a current Director of The Australian Rotary Foundation Trust.
In her professional life, Jessie has held senior roles in the Australian University sector, most recently as Pro Vice-Chancellor (International and Partnerships). Having left full time employment, she now works as a consultant. She is also a non-executive director on several boards, including as President of the Ballarat Symphony Orchestra.