Cayucos Rotarian Sherry Sim Named DGD

Sherry Sim, from the Rotary Club of Cayucos, has been selected by our 2021 nominating committee as our DGD. This means Sherry will be our 2024-2025 District Governor.

Sherry Peckhoon Sim joined Rotary in 2005.  Sherry helped start the Cayucos club in 2008, served as Charter President (2008-2009), and served again as President in 2018-2019. She had also been the club’s Executive Secretary and Board Member since inception, and served in various positions: International Service Chair, Peace Chair, Public Image Chair, Vocational Service Chair, 501c3 Club Foundation Treasurer, and Web Administrator.  During her second term as club president in 2018-2019, Cayucos Rotary was awarded the ‘Best Overall Small Club’ in District 5240. Her club has held that title three years running since 2018-2019.

Since 2009, Sherry also served in various capacities at the district level: Group Representative, Foundation Area Representative, Membership Representative, and Assistant Governor (two years in a row from 2018-2020).  She also chaired the Group 11 Global Community Services Committee, and District 5240 Community Services Committee twice.  This year, Sherry is serving as Region 4 Executive Assistant Governor.

A strong believer in The Rotary Foundation, Sherry is a major donor, Paul Harris Society member, District 5240 Triple Crown Donor Circle & Polio Plus Society. Sherry is also a Master PRLS graduate. Over the years, Sherry has received several awards, including the District Service Award in 2012-2013, and Rotary International’s Citation for All Avenues of Service in 2014-2015.

A native of Singapore, Sherry settled in California in 1988 and relocated to Cayucos in 2002.  With over 20 years of experience in international business and tourism marketing, Sherry has been selling real estate for about 18 years. She has owned and operated her own real estate brokerage, Sim Real Estate Inc, in Cayucos since 2011. Named ‘Realtor of the Year 2010’, Sherry had presided and held various leadership positions at local and state levels, including the position of Regional Chair representing seven local REALTOR associations at the California Association of REALTORS in 2016. Sherry loved and embraced Rotary’s motto, “Service Above Self” as her own business motto and slogan.

Sherry loves everything Rotary: friendships, the 4-Way Test guiding principles, Object of Rotary, our Rotary family, training and unique experiences through working on projects locally and internationally, and via Rotary International Conventions. It is Sherry’s hope and desire to share her love of Rotary with everyone so that we can grow together to make a difference and change lives. We wish Sherry the very best!