Rotaplast International
Jul 16, 2019
Donna-Lee Young Rubin, Chief Executive Officer
Rotaplast International

Rotaplast International, Inc. is committed to helping children and families worldwide by eliminating the burden of cleft lip and/or palate, burn scarring, and other deformities. Working with local professionals, Rotarians, and other organizations, Rotaplast sends multidisciplinary medical teams to provide free reconstructive surgery, ancillary treatment, and training for the comprehensive care of these children. Rotaplast supports education and research towards prevention of cleft lip and/or palate. Our aim is to help local professionals build sustainable models for the care of these children, improving their lives and those of their families.

Donna-Lee Young Rubin, PDG
Chief Executive Officer, Rotaplast International, Inc. San Francisco, California
Donna-Lee Young Rubin is a Past District Governor from Boston, Massachusetts who came to San Francisco to be the Executive Director of Rotaplast International in September of 2013. As a former board member and passionate Rotarian, Ms. Rubin has a long and active history with Rotaplast. She has served as a Mission Director where she developed skills to help train other Ambassadors and Mission Directors, worked as a Country Coordinator and is a former Chair of the International Committee. She served two terms as a member of the Board of Directors. Additionally, she has helped coordinate and fund a total of ten successful missions.
Before starting her own antiques and fine arts business, Donna-Lee was a hospital administrator and was Vice President of Outpatient Services. As a long-time committed and energetic Rotarian, she is a Past District
Governor of Distinction and among the numerous awards granted to her, Ms. Rubin is the recipient of the Rotary International Four Avenues of Service Award and the Service Above Self Award. Donna-Lee was honored at the Rotary International Convention in Barcelona, Spain as one of four most Distinguished Governors out of 529 worldwide. She held Zone 31-32 positions in Foundation and Membership. She is a Major Donor of the Rotary Foundation and Multiple Paul Harris Fellow & Benefactor. Donna-Lee was honored to be an RI Representative for Past RI President Jonathan Majiyagbe. She represented him at a District Conference in Canada.
During free time, her hobbies include writing poetry, watercolor painting, sailing, travelling, and collecting antiques and fine art. As a golf lover, she was a member of an 18 Hole Ladies Golf Leaque.
Her passion for helping children in developing countries is truly infectious and Rotaplast is honored to have her join their organization.