Club Leadership Plan The purpose of the Club Leadership Plan is to strengthen Rotary at the club level by providing the administrative framework of an effective club.
Avenues of Service Club Service Vocational Service Community Service International Service
Effective Rotary Clubs Sustain or increase their membership base Implement successful projects that address the needs of their community and communities in other countries Support The Rotary Foundation through both program participation and financial contributions Develop leaders capable of serving in Rotary beyond the club level
Does the Thursday Morning Rotary club do enough to increase membership? 57% Does your club communicate with you to assure that you receive timely, relevant and meaningful information? 94% Does your club do enough to expand visibility, image and public awareness of Rotary? 40% Does your club develop and sustain programs, activities and functions that support and help build an effective club? 91% Does your club offer enough training for club leadership? 57% Does your club do enough in the Vocational area of service? 54% Does your club do enough in Community Service? 86% Does your club do enough in International Service? 80%
Why did you join Rotary? Fellowship 86% Service above Self 83% Opportunity to Hear Speakers of Interest every week 37%
How long have you been a Rotarian? 0-5 years 17 6-10 years 7 11-15 years 7 16-20 years 3 Over 20 years 1
What is your age group? Under 30 – 6 30-40 – 9 41-50 – 9 51-60 – 3 Over 60 - 8
Mission of Rotary International The mission of Rotary International is to support its member clubs in fulfilling the Object of Rotary by: · Fostering unity among member clubs · Strengthening and expanding Rotary around the world · Communicating worldwide the work of Rotary · Providing a system of international administration
Object of Rotary The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster: · The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service. · High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying of each Rotarian's occupation as an opportunity to serve society. · The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian's personal, business, and community life. · The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.
Mission Statement of Tuscaloosa Thursday Morning Rotary Club: The mission of the Tuscaloosa Thursday Morning Rotary Club is to provide the environment for building, growing and supporting our membership, fostering fellowship, and promoting the ideals, principles and purpose of Rotary International.
Membership Development Goal: Tuscaloosa Thursday Morning Rotary Club will achieve at least a net 2 member increase in membership each year. Strategies: Develop a specific 3-year plan of action to emphasize, train for and promote membership growth in our club. Plan should be sustainable, consistent, measurable and accountable. Communications Goal: Tuscaloosa Thursday Morning Rotary Club will implement an effective, accessible, timely and relevant support system through effective, consistent and sustained communications. Strategies: Develop a specific communications plan to insure that local clubs have timely, relevant and meaningful information that contributes to being an effective local Rotary club.
The Rotary Foundation Goal:Tuscaloosa Thursday Morning Rotary Club will be a supporter and contributor to The Rotary Foundation on an annual, sustained basis with 100% of members participating. Strategies: Set an annual goal of $100 per member of total giving by the club through all avenues of giving available through The Rotary Foundation. Public Relations & Marketing Goal: Tuscaloosa Thursday Morning Rotary Club will expand visibility, image and public awareness of Rotary International that enhances and supports the effectiveness, impact, growth and public relations of our club. Strategies: Develop specific plan of action and implementation strategies for a sustained 3-year public relations and marketing initiative for our club.
Programs & Functions Goal:Tuscaloosa Thursday Morning Rotary Club will develop and sustain programs, activities and functions that contribute to membership growth and participation, awareness of Rotary's purpose and objectives, and relevant service programs that support and build an effective club. Strategies: Assess and develop implementation plan for an effective and efficient club structure and delivery system that contributes to building an effective club and provides the support and resources for successful service projects. Administration Goal: Tuscaloosa Thursday Morning Rotary Club will provide an administrative and management structure that contributes to continuity of service, club support, communications, fiscal management and ongoing strategic planning. Strategies: Each year’s board will review the functional administrative offices we support to assure that the club provides continuity of management and support for volunteer leaders.
Thanks to my Committee: Griff Stanley Tom Morgan Katie Busby