Sherry Peckhoon Sim
Sherry Peckhoon Sim joined Rotary in 2005. Currently, Sherry is a member of the Rotary Club of Cayucos. Sherry helped start the club in 2008, served as Charter President, and twice as club president in 2008-2009 and in 2018-2019. She had also been the club’s Executive Secretary and Board Member since inception, and served in various positions: International Service Chair, Peace Chair, Public Image Chair, vocational Service Chair, 501c3 Club Foundation Treasurer and Web Administrator. During her 2nd term as club president in 2018-2019, Cayucos Rotary was awarded the ‘Best Overall Small Club’ in District 5240. Her club has held that title four years running since 2018-2019.
Since 2009, Sherry also served in various capacities at the district level: Group Representative, Foundation Area Representative, Membership Representative, Assistant Governor (two years in a row from 2018-2020) and Region 4 Executive Assistant Governor. She also chaired the Group 11 Global Community Services Committee, and District Community Services Committee twice. Sherry also participated in the ‘National Immunization Day’ to India in 2014.
A strong believer in The Rotary Foundation, Sherry is a Major Donor Level 2 donor, Multiple Paul Harris Fellow, Benefactor, and member of the Paul Harris Society, Bequest Society, District 5240 Triple Crown Donor Circle & Polio Plus Society. Sherry is also a PRLS & Master PRLS graduate.
Over the years, Sherry has received several awards, including the District Service Award in 2012-2013, and Rotary International’s Citation for All Avenues of Service in 2014-2015.
A native of Singapore, Sherry settled in California in 1988, and relocated to Cayucos in 2002. With over 20 years’ of experience in international business and tourism marketing, Sherry has been selling real estate for about 19 years. She has owned and operated her own real estate brokerage, Sim Real Estate Inc, in Cayucos since 2011. Named ‘Realtor of the Year 2010’, Sherry had presided and held various leadership positions at local and state levels, including the position of Regional Chair representing seven local REALTOR associations at the California Association of REALTORS in 2016. Sherry loved and embraced Rotary’s motto, “Service Above Self” as her own business motto and slogan.
Sherry loves everything Rotary : friendships, the 4-Way Test guiding principles, Object of Rotary, our Rotary family, training and unique experiences through working on projects locally and internationally and via Rotary International Conventions. It is Sherry’s hope and desire to share her love of Rotary with everyone, and that love will in turn be duplicated, triplicated and more, so that we can grow together to make a difference and change lives.