Hadi Mortada

DG Hadi Mortada - 2020-2021

Born and raised in Beirut Lebanon. Received early education at St Joseph school.
Completed diploma in Electronics Technology at the Beirut Technical College. In 1985 moved to the United States where he completed English studies and pre-engineering at the University of Georgia. In 1986 moved to Colorado where he completed Electronics Engineering Technology at the University of Southern Colorado. Hadi is also a Microsoft Certified Professional MCP (1998).
 In late 1989 Hadi moved to Canada and completed Sales & Marketing Certificates at Algonquin College. At the same time, he was part of a team that started a daily news paper in Ottawa, "The Ottawa Sun" where he worked with the company for 27 years.
Rotary involvement
  • Member of the Rotary Club of West Ottawa since 2003
  • Club President 2013-14
  • Years as AG 2014-2019, 5 years
  • District Legislative Committee
  • Completed all levels of Rotary Leadership Institute (RLI)
  • Paul Harris X 2
  • Bequest Society
  • Lloyd Loynes Volunteer award recipient (Rotary Club of West Ottawa)
District Conference committee 14-15, 15-16, 16-17 PR & Sponsorship
Titles in club PR committee chair, Calendar Committee, Mums Committee, Membership committee, Club President, Music for Humanity committee, Club Co-Treasurer, Chair Social & Recreational Committee. Also played an instrumental role in developing the club's website. Social Media liaison for West Ottawa and the Ottawa area clubs.
Conventions Attended Montreal, Lisbon, Atlanta, Toronto, Hamburg, and many District Conferences
Landlord of rental properties. Renovator, builder, gardener.
Hobbies, Travel, cycling, rowing with Dragon Boat Team, classic cars enthusiast and restoration.