ImageSince 1977, The World Affairs Seminar has touched the lives of High School Students around the world. This year, The Elmbrook Rotary Club has sponsored three area students to attend the event which is an initiative of Rotary District 6270.


Our Club is sponsoring Emily Lowerr of Brookfield Central High School and Appoorva Selvarja and Lisa Browne of Brookfield East High School. Lisa is a member of Interact and is an incoming officer for 2014-2015. Her brother was this year's Interact president.

They will attend the event which runs from June 21-27 at Carroll University in Waukesha. This years theme is World Health: Issues and Responsibilities.

This year's speakers represent an outstanding, diverse cross-section of experts in Global Health, including:

  • Dr. Magda Peck, Founding Dean of the Zilber School of Public Health, UW Milwaukee
  • Dr. Stephen Hargarten, Chair, Global Health, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Rear Admiral Forrest Saison, Deputy Surgeon General, US Navy
  • John Stillman, Rotary International Polio Plus
  • Eric Plantenberg, international philanthropist and motivational speaker
  • Dr. David Howell, Dean of Students & former Pieper Foundation Chair for Servant Leadership, MSOE 

Special features include a Health Careers Fair, the Youth Empowerment Series - skills training; and a wide variety of field trips, recreational sports and social events.  All meals, events and lodging are included in the fee of $650 per student.

For more information, visit, please visit: contact Executive Director and Milwaukee Rotary Club Member, Tom Plantenberg, Executive Director Office at  414-453-4984