Eric Denu's Personal Page

2017-2018 GOVERNOR


Eric joined the Rotary Club of Middlebury, Vermont in 1988. He has maintained perfect attendance for 29 years since joining Rotary. He has held most offices with in his club, and now serves on the club’s Board of Directors, and as chair of the club's Foundation Committee.

In 2012, the Middlebury club honored Eric, who had served as the club's 2009-2010 president, with the Richard C. Hubbard award for outstanding Rotary service. He was most recently instrumental in helping the Middlebury club be recognized through the district, for membership achievements, unique service projects, and being a well-balanced and vibrant Rotary club.

Eric has served at the district level as assistant governor for a three-year term, on the Executive Council for the past five years, and as District Conference chair in 2014-2015. He currently is chair of the District Finance Committee.

Eric is a Paul Harris Fellow +4, and a member of the Paul Harris Society.

Eric resides in Bridport, Vermont with his wife, Janice Denu. Outside of his Rotary service, he assists the Middlebury Union High School football team. As a result of his years of dedicated service, he was honored with the Seeley Reynolds award.

Eric and Janice own and operate Countryside Carpet and Paint, a full-service decorating store. Eric opened the store in 1988, and has grown it into one of the premier businesses of its kind. The Addison County Chamber of Commerce recognized him for his community service with the “Buster Brush” Citizen of the Year award - truly an honor, as Buster Brush was a long-time Rotarian and a mentor of Eric’s.

Eric has two sons, Christopher and Douglas, and one step-daughter, Emmy. They are all grown and making their marks on the world.
When Eric isn’t serving his community, he enjoys, gardening, home renovations, hiking and travel.
Contact information:
802-388-6054 office
802-989-3486 mobile