Governor-elect

The Governor is chair and top officer of the district and shall preside at all conventions and at all meetings of the Board of Trustees. He or she shall be an ex-officio member of all standing and special committees. Under the direction and supervision of the Board of Trustees of Kiwanis International, the Governor shall have the duty of furthering the objects of Kiwanis International and of promoting the interests of the clubs within the district. It shall be the Governor’s duty to attend any convention of Kiwanis International and promote the programs and goals of Kiwanis International.  


2020-2021 Governor-elect Sarah Zulueta

Sarah currently works as the Executive Director of Database Services and Systems team at Drexel University and serves as the Faculty Advisor for the University’s Circle K club. Achievements include co-authoring a published paper on the “Lack of Project Management in Higher Education” and co-chairing the new Women In Technology group for Drexel faculty and staff. Sarah enjoys mentoring young women striving to enter the technology and engineering fields.

She is a dedicated and experienced information technology and project management professional with comprehensive knowledge and proven experience in business and financial management,  project management, and system implementations.  Skilled in developing and maintaining a broad vision, cultivating excellent internal and  external relationships, and communicating effectively across the organization to build focused and productive teams.

KIWANIS CAREER OVERVIEW

Joined Kiwanis in 2002
District Membership Chair, 2019-2020

  • Led District Boost Education and Workshops 
  • Created District Membership Committee comprised of Regional representives
  • Developed Membership Matters Talk series virtually to promote communication
  • Collaborated on District Special Projects including Midyear and District Convention committee

Region 7 Trustee
2016-2019

  • Created Regional Social and Service opportunities
  • Developed Regional financial policies for Regional Treasury
  • Served on District Finance Committee
  • Certified Education Leader
  • Club opener & Coach

Lieutenant Governor, Division 22
2014-2016

  • Revamped Lt. Governor Reports
  • Maintain consistent Division council meetings
  • Participated in new club openings in Philadelphia

CLUB POSITIONS HELD
President, University City 
Vice President Membership & Service, University City Secretary, The Main Line

KEY SKILLS

  • Strong leadership 
  • Creative problem solving with a result-focused attitude
  • Thrives in dynamic and challenging environments
  • Reputation for collaborative teamwork 
  • High-energy work ethic
  • Strong attention to detail 

EDUCATION

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA – MS Information Systems
Rutgers University, Camden, NJ – BS Business Management
Camden Catholic High, Cherry Hill, NJ – Graduated with Honors

PERSONAL

Status: Married to Ian Drain
Children: Isabel (15) and Leila (12)
Hometown: Berlin, NJ
Current Town: Ardmore, PA
Activities: Health and Fitness, Traveling

CONTACT INFORMATION

Email: zuluets@gmail.com
Facebook: facebook/szulueta
Instagram: @zuluets
LinkedIn: Linkedin.com/sarahzulueta

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