International Fellowship of Flying Rotarians
Americas Region, President George Chaffey

George E. Chaffey
IFFR World President 2020-2022

With a Rotary philosophy of “Have Fun”, George was ’97-98 Governor of District 5160, and Charter Member of Lamorinda Sunrise. As Wing Leader of the “Low & Slow Squadron”, George flies “Lady Bird”, a 1948 Luscombe (and 1983 Reserve Grand Champion Classic at the Oshkosh national Air Show) …“stick and rudder” tail dragger flying.  He and Carol have hosted exchange students from around the world, and she has traveled to India, Bangladesh, Panama, Ghana and Zambia for polio NID, wheelchair, dictionary, Prosthetic hand and Rotaplast projects. For the past two decades, George has taught at PETS and has been responsible for training District Governors in the western United States.  He attended U.C. Berkeley, marched in the Cal Band, and graduated from Boalt Hall.  As Peace Corps volunteers in Liberia, West Africa, George taught law (where he first experienced real bush pilot flying) and Carol taught elementary school.  Since returning, George directed a legal services program and is now a shareholder in Littler Mendelson, an international employment law firm representing employers.  Tail winds to ya’.


George & Lady Bird
WP George and Lady Bird.