Mary Ligon joined the Rotary Club of Dougherty County (Albany, GA) in 2002 serving in several capacities before becoming President in 2009-2010. At the district level, Mary has served as an Assistant Governor, AG Trainer/Coordinator, multi-district PETS facilitator and District Grants chair. She has been recognized as District Rotarian of the Year in 2017, with the Rotary Foundation Citation for Meritorious Service in 2018 and is a Rotary Foundation major donor.
Having served on numerous community boards and with over 20 years of experience participating in, volunteering in, and leading community leadership programs, Mary understands the opportunity and benefits of focus and scale in achieving impactful results. She is an alumnus of several community and regional leadership programs and served as the director of Leadership Albany for 17 years. In 2016 the national Association of Leadership Programs recognized Mary with their Preceptor Award and she is currently serving as Resources Director for the organization.
Mary has a BBA degree from Georgia Southern University in Management/Information Systems and began her career with IBM. Established in 1994, she maintains a consulting business - Mary Ligon, etc. Mary and her husband Jim have two grown daughters.