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Ted DeDee is the President and CEO of Overture Center for the Arts. Ted comes to Madison from New Albany, Ohio, near Columbus, where he oversaw the building and opening of the Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts, which opened in 2008. Prior to that, he oversaw the design, building and opening of the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville, Tenn. He has managed a number of performing arts facilities in Tennesee, Dallas and New York State in a career that spans nearly 35 years.

Ted earned a degree in music education from the State University of New York, College at Fredonia. He managed the Eastman Theatre in Rochester from 1978-88; opened and ran the newly-built Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas from 1988-94; served as executive vice president and general manager of the Tennessee Performing Arts Center in Nashville from 1995-2002; helped design and construct the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, also in Nashville, from 2002 until it opened in 2006, and stayed on as executive director until 2007, when he moved on to the McCoy Center, where he has served as executive director for the past five years. He is one of only about a dozen peforming arts venue managers in the country to hold the title of Certified Facility Executive (CFE) from the International Association of Venue Managers.

Ted DeDee
Jan 25, 2018
Club Assembly and Classification talk by ??
Feb 01, 2018
Kory Ryan
Feb 08, 2018

Dave Ross was appointed by Gov. Scott Walker to serve as Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) beginning in January 2017. WisDOT is one of the largest state agencies, with about 3,500 employees and an annual budget of more than $3.5 billion. The department supports all modes of transportation.

Secretary Ross first joined Governor Walker’s cabinet in January 2011 as Secretary of the Department of Safety and Professional Services. 

Born and raised in Superior, Secretary Ross graduated from Superior Senior High School in 1970 and received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Superior. 

Dave Ross, DOT Secretary
Feb 08, 2018

How trouble dogs can help prevent poaching in Africa of rhinos and elephants

Michael Edlinger
Feb 15, 2018
McKenna Collins
Feb 22, 2018
Lodi Rotary Smelt Fry & Chicken Dinner
Lake WI Country Club
Mar 21, 2018
5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Madison Chapter
Apr 12, 2018
The 3 Rotary districts in Wisconsin will join together for 1 big conference.  Over 600 Rotarians are expected to attend. Plan to attend for the whole weekend or even just one day.  Join leaders & exchange ideas to take your Rotary experience to a whole new level.  Visit  for event and registration information. 
May 04, 2018 – May 06, 2018