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1 Zonta Club Of _____________Presents “Get Hooked on Zonta!”

2 ZONTA CLUB ___________ Welcoming Remarks President

3 Today’s Program Welcoming Remarks Icebreaker International Organizational Structure Club Structure Local Club History Committee Structure Finance Ways and Means Status of Women/Service Evaluation and Closing Remarks Enhancing the Lives of Women

4 Icebreaker ZONTA CLUB OF ___________________

5 ZONTA CLUB OF _________________ Zonta Member Benefits and Responsibilities

6 Enhancing the Lives of Women Member Benefits Meet interesting, involved professionals who seek to help women reach their potential Work together towards common goals, i.e. Objectives of Zonta Socialize and network locally, nationally, and internationally Accept leadership roles that promote personal growth and self-confidence in a friendly supportive atmosphere Participate actively in committees, meetings and interesting discussions

7 Enhancing the Lives of Women Member Responsibilities Attend club and relevant committee meetings Pay all dues, fees and assessments promptly Be familiar with club bylaws and parliamentary procedures Participate actively in meetings and deliberations and accept majority decisions Accept leadership roles and give time, talent and enthusiasm to the organization Identify and suggest prospective new members Attend area meetings/workshops, district conferences and international conventions, if possible Support the programs of the Zonta International Foundation

8 Enhancing the Lives of Women Meeting Times and Dues The Zonta Club of ________ has meetings the ____________ at ______ at _________. The dues for yearly membership are $____. There is a one time membership fee of $___. New members can join at any time during the year. Members pay dues each year in April as the Zonta year begins in June.

9 Zonta International Organizational Structure ZONTA CLUB OF ____________________

10 Enhancing the Lives of Women Zonta International Founded 1919 in Buffalo, New York Today there are approximately 28,400 members in 1123 clubs in more than 65 countries The Zonta International Board:  Directs the affairs of Zonta International  Consists of four elected officers, who constitutes the executive committee, and seven elected directors  Elected at the biennial international conventions  Four elected officers are: President President-Elect Vice president Treasurer/Secretary

11 Enhancing the Lives of Women Zonta International Districts:  For administrative purposes, Zonta International divides the world into districts  Each district is supervised by an elected governor and elected district board  The elected officers of the district are: Governor Lieutenant Governor Area Directors Treasurer Secretary (appointed by the governor and has no vote) Areas:  Districts are divided into areas Clubs:  The basic organizational unit of Zonta International

12 Enhancing the Lives of Women Spheres of Activity Operations are concerned with how we operate and function Service is what we achieve for others

13 Enhancing the Lives of Women Zonta International Organization Chart - Operations Zonta International Convention Zonta International Board Districts Areas Clubs Club members

14 Enhancing the Lives of Women Zonta International Organization Chart - Service

15 Enhancing the Lives of Women Zonta International Foundation Founded in 1984 Administers the service programs and projects of Zonta International Receives, raises and invests funds for the service programs of Zonta International Foundation monies are for the main part donated by Zonta Clubs and individual members Recommended that each Zonta Club give 1/3 of service funds raised to the Foundation

16 Enhancing the Lives of Women Robert’s Rules of Order Parliamentary procedures form a consistent set of rules that govern voting assemblies that promote justice and order Rules are intended to protect the rights of the individual, the minority, the absentee and the organization

17 Enhancing the Lives of Women Robert’s Rules of Order Parliamentary authority for Zonta International is the current edition of Robert’s Rules of Order Newly Revised Zonta Club Manual covers members rights and responsibilities as well as parliamentary procedures Other governing documents include:  Club Bylaws – the organization’s constitution  Club Standing Rules – parliamentary (club) rules of order

18 ZONTA CLUB OF _____________________ Club Structure

19 Enhancing the Lives of Women Club Board President President-Elect Vice President Secretary Treasurer Parliamentarian (at President’s request) Directors

20 Enhancing the Lives of Women Board of Zonta Club of ___________ President President-Elect Vice President Secretary Treasurer Parliamentarian Director ( ) Director ( )

21 ZONTA CLUB OF _____________________ Local Club History

22 Enhancing the Lives of Women Club History Club chartered in __________ Club has always sent a Delegate to the International Convention 1/3 of Service Funds given to ZI projects  Amelia Earhart Fund  Violence Against Women  Zonta International Service

23 Enhancing the Lives of Women Club History

24 Enhancing the Lives of Women Club Service Funds

25 Enhancing the Lives of Women Club Service Funds Other organizations that the Zonta Club of ___________ have donated funds to are 

26 ZONTA CLUB OF ______________________ Break

27 ZONTA CLUB OF ______________________ Committee Structure

28 Enhancing the Lives of Women Committee Structure Status of Women/Service  Amelia Earhart  Service – Local and International  Scholarship  Legislative Awareness and Advocacy  ZISVAW  Environmental

29 Enhancing the Lives of Women Committee Structure (Cont.) Organization, Membership, and Classification  Attendance and Fellowship  By-Laws and Resolutions Public Relations and Communications  Historian  Newsletter  Program and Intercity United Nations

30 Enhancing the Lives of Women Finance  Ways and Means Nominating Committee  Elected Committee Structure (Cont.)

31 ZONTA CLUB OF ____________________ Finance

32 Enhancing the Lives of Women Finance Service Account  Expenses and revenues from fundraising  Kept separate from other accounts Administration Account  Dues and in-house fundraising  Used for administrative costs/committee expenses Savings Account  Ten percent deposited from service fundraising  Used to fund delegate for conference/convention

33 ZONTA CLUB OF _______________________ Ways and Means

34 Enhancing the Lives of Women What is Ways and Means? Ways and means is the process of raising funds Funds raised go to local service projects and international service projects Remember we are a service organization, so this process is important to our mission statement

35 Enhancing the Lives of Women External and Internal Fundraising External Fundraising: Items sold to people who are not Zontians  All monies, minus 10% go toward local and international service projects Internal Fundraising: Items sold to Zontians only  All monies go to administrative types of expenses

36 Enhancing the Lives of Women ________________ Projects External and Internal External projects Internal projects

37 ZONTA CLUB OF ______________________ Status of Women/Service

38 Enhancing the Lives of Women To improve the status of women Recommend action and service projects that support Zonta’s objects, missions, and goals Coordinate programs which raise the awareness of status of women and provide education and development Purpose & Responsibilities

39 Enhancing the Lives of Women Sub-Committees of SOW Scholarship  Purpose: To provide educational opportunities to women in different fields  Chair: Amelia Earhart  Purpose: After Amelia’s disappearance, a fellowship was created to assist women seeking education in the aerospace industry  Chair:

40 Enhancing the Lives of Women Sub-Committees of SOW (Cont.) Service  Purpose: To develop and implement service projects that will benefit the community, globally and locally, within ZI parameters To seek qualified organizations to receive needed monies  Chair:

41 Enhancing the Lives of Women Sub-Committees of SOW (Cont.) ZISVAW (The Zonta International Strategies to Eradicate Violence Against Women)  Purpose: To support proposals and work to influence laws or attitudes that improve women’s lives To support the efforts of the United Nations and its member states to advance status of women through the adoption and implementation of international conventions and treaties  Chair:

42 Enhancing the Lives of Women Sub-Committees of SOW (Cont.) Legislative Awareness and Advocacy  Purpose: To support proposals and work to influence laws or attitudes that improve women’s lives  Chair: Environmental  Purpose: Community service project to keep our city clean  Chair:

43 Enhancing the Lives of Women Current Service Projects

44 Enhancing the Lives of Women ______________ Service Projects  

45 Enhancing the Lives of Women Status of Women Summary The work we perform within each of these committees is very important We improve the status of women, not only locally, but on a global level

46 ZONTA CLUB OF ______________________ Evaluation and Closing Remarks


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