Greg MacDiarmid has been a practicing optometrist in Miramichi since 1988, and a member of the Rotary Club of Newcastle since 1998. He has been very involved with the club, serving as chair of the Fund Run for 2 years and chair of the Rotary Music Festival for 8 years, as well as supplying extensive public relations information for Pond Hockey and RibFest and fulfilling various roles on the Executive. Currently in his third year as club president, Greg enjoys the personal satisfaction of performing service work for the community and to Rotary International. He is especially fond of providing opportunities for young people, and is involved in both the Youth Exchange and Interact programs. Outside of Rotary, Greg has been involved with youth sports organizations, in both coaching and website roles. He is married to Elizabeth Walker, and has two sons Nathan and Colin.