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1 Like yourself on Facebook interact5180

2 District 5180 Welcome 2014-15 Interact Club Presidents and Officers Interact Club Presidents and Officers




6 A brief history…

7 History of Rotary “Whatever Rotary may mean to us, to the world it will be known by the results it achieves.” Paul P. Harris

8 History of Interact First Club Chartered in 1962 First Club Chartered in 1962 Involve youth: International Call to Action Developing Leadership Skills Meaningful Service Making Friends Having Fun.


10 End Homelessness End Hunger Safe Water Disaster Relief Disease Eradication Safe Blood Safe Blood Education Literacy and Numeracy Help The Elderly Children at Risk MicroLoans Health Preservation Recycling End Poverty End Poverty Nutrition Youth Mentoring Friendships Home Safety Peace Ethics

11 Support the efforts of Rotary Support the efforts of Rotary The Rotary Foundation Mission: to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty. Support to Clubs on Local & Global Projects through grants Rotary Project Partners, Officially Recognized Partnerships ShelterBox - disaster relief. Global FoodBanking Network – hunger Dollywood Foundation Imagination Library – literacy plus several others

12 A global effort for the greater good Rotary appoints representatives to: African Union Council of Europe Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia Economic Commission for Africa Economic Commission for Europe Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development Organisation interational de la Francophonie Organization of American States UNESCO United Nations Environmental Programme United Nations Headquarters UN-HABITAT United Nations Office at Geneva United Nations Office at Vienna World Bank World Food Programme

13 Interact Clubs around the globe Interact Club of Savani Vidhyabhaven, India donated books

14 Interact Clubs around the globe Interact Club of Khang Saddar, Pakistan Double Wicket Cricket Tournament Proceeds help feed malnourished local children

15 Interact Clubs around the globe Interact Club of Independence High Ga. USA Combined a canned food drive with an art competition

16 Interact Clubs around the globe Interact Club of Castlegar BC, Canada traveled to South Africa for a water project w/ their Rotary Club. The 4 th ‘travel included’ International project for their club

17 Interact Clubs = International Partners Partner with an Interact Club in a foreign country


19 Areas of Focus


21 Break Time… We will resume in 5 minutes

22 Interact Club Board of Directors (Officers) The “Board of Directors” is all the Officers: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer The “Board” must meet at least once a month Submit incoming Interact officer and Advisor contact information to Rotary International

23 Interact Club Meetings Must meet at least twice a month Fun and productive Have an agenda and stick to it! Begin meeting President introduces guests Introduce new club members Minutes/Treasurer’s Report Program Close and thank yous Adjourn Meeting

24 Club Officers “Executive Officers” Every club should have: President Vice President SecretaryTreasurer “General Officers” Every club could have: Web Master Public Image/ Media Class Officers Historian Volunteer Coordinator

25 Plan Services Projects Must plan a minimum of 2 each year  One that benefits the school or community  One that promotes international understanding Choose service projects that serve real needs  What services are needed at your school or community  What local or international organizations could use your club’s assistance?  Can you collaborate with your sponsor Rotary Club or another Rotary Club on their service projects?  Can you collaborate with another Interact Club?  What types of service projects fit with your club’s budget

26 PresidentSubmit agenda and run meetings with enthusiasm Provide ideas for projects Delegate responsibilities Ensure that the activities and projects are successfully promoted /carried out Communicate with the Rotarian or faculty advisor and district Interact chair Recruit other members Vice PresidentPreside in absence of president Accept responsibilities from president Contact volunteers for projects Recruit other members SecretaryMaintain minutes for meetings Record participation and attendance Maintain club records: Membership, Committees, Attendance, Dues (if applicable), Club Papers (Certificate of Organization) Inform Rotary International of successful projects TreasurerWrite receipts for income Count and deposit money from fundraisers Maintain account record and report status at meetings Money on hand at beginning of month, income and source, payments: for what and to whom Disperse funds as directed by membership Prepare an End of the Year Report

27 Web Master(Club ideas) Public Image/Media(Club ideas) Class Officers(Club ideas) HistorianOrganize Interact pictures and other items in album Create graphic displays for outreach Photograph events Label photos with dates, event and names Volunteer Coordinator(Club ideas) Membership Chairperson(Club ideas)

28 As an Interact Club Officer You are a role model Developing leadership skills & personal integrity in yourself and in others. Demonstrating helpfulness & respect to others. Understanding the value of hard work and individual responsibility. Advancing friendship, global peace and good will. Promoting the ideals of “Service Above Self” Having Fun as a member & leader of Interact

29 Adviser’s Responsibilities Board of Directors (Interact Club Officers) Leadership Training for new officers (IPOTS) Assist board members in understanding duties and reporting activities Meetings Help arrange date, time, place Attend all meetings Help with guest speaker and program arrangements Projects Maintain calendar Advise and attend activities outside of school or arrange for chaperones Determine if projects require special school approval Coordinate activities with Rotary Club Support Help maintain records and documentation, funds Oversee editing Interact activities and newsletters Guide efforts to recruit new members Work on Interact promotion Administration Verify members meet academic requirements Approve announcements and communications Act as liaison between sponsor Rotary Club and principal, faculty and staff Gain support from colleagues and parents Keep appraised of school policies that may affect the Interact Club

30 Rotary Advisors 1. Attend all board meetings and at least one Interact club meeting per month, 2. Provide counsel to Interact as they plan service projects or fundraising activities 3. Encourage participation in Rotary International’s Interact Presidential Citation award program. 4. Liaison between the Rotary club and Interact, and between the Rotary club and faculty adviser. 5. Oversee the Interact club elections (should be held by May 15), and report names and email addresses of incoming officers to the district Interact committee chair. 6. Promote and encourage participation in District Interact events 7. Introduce Interact members to opportunities available through Rotary, such as RYLA, Rotary Youth Exchange, District Speech Contest, and Scholarships. 8. Stay in touch with Interact Alumni, help them stay involved with Rotary through Rotaract, Rotary Educational Programs and joining a Rotary Club.

31 Congratulations, and Have a Great Year!! Contacts: Katie Palatinus: Bill Tobin:


33 Service Above Self What does it mean to you?


35 Vote for your District Theme 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

36 Rotary District 5180 Governor Fred Teichert 2014-2015 Rotary Club of Sacramento Rotary Club of Sacramento BUILD Rotary


38 Organizing a Service Project

39 Organized and Produced by the Interact Clubs of: Casa Robles H.S. Cordova H.S. Laguna Creek H.S. Oakmont H.S. Oak Ridge H.S.

40 Organizing a Service Project 1.Assessment of needs and resources 2.Choosing the right project 3.Make a plan 4.Take Action 5.Evaluate success 6.Give Thanks

41 Rotary District 5180 Governor Fred Teichert 2014-2015 Rotary Club of Sacramento Rotary Club of Sacramento BUILD Rotary

42 Panel Discussion ABBY CARSON- Interact Alumni (class of 2014) KATIE PALENTINUS- Faculty Advisor CHRIS CLARK- Rotary Advisor JUDY FOOTE- Rotary Advisor BRIAN GLADDEN- Interact Alumni (class of 1985) Rotary Advisor, District New Generations Chair

43 Key Note Speaker: Rotarian Tom Cicchini Rotary Club of Granite Bay District Chair- Polio Plus

44 DEADLINES: Projects- 3/31/15 Email- 3/31/15 TO: CC: Subject line= Interact Citation 14-15 citations are awarded at next year’s conference at next year’s conference

45 5180 Interact District Conference OCT 25 th 9:30 to 3pm CSUS Student Union Break out sessions Service Project Fair KeyNote Speakers 2013-14 Club Presidential Citations awarded Interact Idea Share and Activities Registration begins Sept 8 And the theme is… This is YOUR day… What do YOU want from the conference? Do you want to help plan the event? E-mail

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