District Governor Nominee Winton Schoneman, 2018-19
Winton (Win) Schoneman joined the Rotary Club of Honolulu Sunset in March of 1996 and was elected President of his club for the Rotary year 1998-1999. Over the years he has served District 5000 in a variety of capacities. He was a volunteer for the first Vocational Training Team from the District; which is working to create the first Pediatric Cranial-facial Reconstructive Surgery Unit in Iasi, Romania. He is a Major Donor, Paul Harris Society Member and Benefactor for The Rotary Foundation. He has been recognized as Club Rotarian of the Year and Rotary Avenues of Service Citation for Individual Rotarians.
Win is the President of Papyrus, Inc. which has been doing business as Bubbies Homemade Ice Cream and Desserts, in Honolulu, Hawaii for over 20 years. He started his business following his retirement after twenty-one years in the United States Navy where he served as chief of engineering on submarines. For his naval service Mr. Schoneman was awarded the Navy Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal (2 times), Navy Unit Commendation and Meritorious Unit Commendation. As president of Papyrus, Inc., Mr. Schoneman was presented the Small Business Hawaii 2011 Jean Fukuda Civic Leadership Award. He is President of the Maunalua Communities Foundation and served as Chair of the School Community Council for Kamiloiki Elementary School (5 years),
His wife, Sandy, works for the Hawaii State Department of Health, State Laboratories Division, as the quality control officer. Dedicated animal lovers, they have a full-time job taking care of their seven dogs and three cats.