Polio Eradication

Ann Lee Hussey has made the eradication of polio and the alleviation of suffering by polio survivors her life's work. Over the past several years she has actively participated in 28 volunteer NID (National Immunization Days) around the world.

She has shared her story and passion hundreds of times at numerous Zone Institutes, District Conferences, PETS and Foundation event, carrying the message of PolioPlus around Rotary world and beyond, raising money and creating new converts to the fight. She is determined that no child will needlessly have to suffer what she herself, a polio survivor, has been through.

Ann Lee is a member of the Rotary Club of Portland Sunrise in Maine and served District 7780 as Governor in 2010-2011. Currently she serves as Adviser to Rotary's International PolioPlus Committee and as Rotary's representative on the Global Polio Eradication Transition Management Group. She is CEO of the Polio Survivors Rotarian Action Group and also serves as Chair of the Fellowship of Rotarian PDGs.