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1 { Rotary Leadership How To Become A Leader In Rotary

2 Effective Rotary clubs 1) Sustain or increase their membership base 2) Implement successful service projects in their own communities and communities in other countries 3) Support The Rotary Foundation, both financially and through program participation 4) Develop leaders capable of serving in Rotary beyond the club level It All Starts At The Club Level

3 What Does a Typical Club Look Like?

4  New Member graduates from Red to Blue Class  New Member/Member is assigned to committee or shadows a Board Member in their position  Member is appointed Committee Chair by President  Member is Elected to Board of Directors as Treasurer, Secretary, etc.  Member takes Leadership Academy, recommended but not required at this point to be President Elect  Member is either a) Tabbed by Nominating Committee as possible President Elect, b) Expresses interest in District service/assigned by DG, or c) Maintains position on Committee if deemed by President Elect/President Who Fills Club Leadership Roles & How?

5  Appoint Committee Chairs as he/she sees fit and determines that individuals are capable and willing to serve  Serves as Ex-Officio member of all club committees  Presides over every meeting, and should absence occur, the President Elect presides  Ensures that all members are active and engaged  Serve as Liaison with the District Leadership  Plus, many more… Role of the Club President as per RI President’s Manual

6  Each officer and director must be a regular member of the club. Board members should be Rotarians in current or immediate past leadership positions who are passionate and committed to making their clubs vibrant. vibrant.  The president must also, while serving as president-elect, attend the presidents elect training seminar and the district training assembly. (SRCC 10, 5) It is required to obtain District Governor Elect permission to attend a PETS other than Pacific Northwest PETS.  In addition, the club president elect/president should  1) Have the skills needed to lead the club and rally the support of its members  2) Be able to give the time and effort necessary to carry out the work of the club and lead its members  3) Have been a member of the club for at least one year prior to nomination (unless an exception is made by the governor) and have served as a board member, a member of a major committee, or club secretary  4) Have attended at least one district conference or international convention  5) Understand the club’s constitution and bylaws (RCP 10.020.) Qualifications of Club President Elect

7 District 5010 Organization The District operates on a 3 Year succession plan District Officers and Committee Chairs are appointed at the discretion of the District Governor, based on experience and recognized talents Typically, a Rotarian must serve on a committee for some time before possibly being tapped to serve as Committee Chair Many who serve at the District level are Past Presidents, or those who have a wealth of knowledge about Rotary To serve at the District level, it is encouraged that one be a graduate of the Leadership Academy In order to be involved in the District, it is recommended that one also attend the District Leadership planning seminar, typically held in Anchorage at the end of January every year. There is a call-in option.

8 Qualifications for District Governor In addition to the qualifications of governor-nominee, a governor, at the time of taking office, must have completed seven years of membership in one or more clubs and have attended the governors-elect training seminar and International Assembly. (RIB 15.080.) Qualifications of District Governor Nominee At the time of selection, a governor-nominee must be a member in good standing of a functioning club in the district (RIB 15.070.1.) Have full qualifications for membership in the strict application of the club membership provisions, and the integrity of the Rotarian’s classification must be without question (RIB 15.070.2.) Have served as president of a club for a full term or be a charter president of a club having served the full term from the date of the charter to 30 June, provided that this period is for at least six months (RIB 15.070.3.) Demonstrate willingness, commitment, and ability, physically and otherwise, to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of the office of governor as provided in RI Bylaws section 15.090. (RIB 15.070.4.) Demonstrate knowledge of the qualifications, duties, and responsibilities of governor as prescribed in the RI Bylaws, and submit to RI, through its general secretary, a signed statement acknowledging a clear understanding of them. This statement shall also confirm that the Rotarian is qualified for the office of governor and willing and able to assume the duties and responsibilities of the office and to perform them faithfully. (RIB15.070.5.)

9 Zones. What are Those?? Zones are the next step up from the District Level. They encompass large areas, and cover about 15 Districts. The Zone Director is a Member of the RI Board of Directors. DG, DGE, and DGN’s are expected to attend Zone assemblies annually.

10 The Big Kahuna. Rotary International President

11 Questions & Discussion Where do I find more information about getting involved? How do I sign up for Leadership Academy? What if I only want to serve here at the local club level? The typical Rotary Club has about 42 members, as First City Rotary transitions from being a small club of 27 to a larger club, do we need to make adjustments to our succession plan? Do our By Laws adequately illustrate our club’s goals? Other thoughts as needed.

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