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The District 7070 Leadership Team is currently seeking five applicants for the District 7070 Rotary Foundation Committee.
The committee consists of experienced, dedicated Rotarians who work together to help the governor educate, motivate, and inspire Rotarians to participate in our Rotary Foundation. The Foundation committee is the connection between The Rotary Foundation and club members. The governor is a voting member of the committee.  
 
The Rotary Foundation committee will operate under the direction of the District Executives.
 
Membership will be a minimum of 5 and maximum of 10 members, with each member serving for up to 3 years, in renewable one-year terms, beginning on July 1, 2020.
Application Process:
The request for applicants will be emailed to all Rotarians and to Rotaract Club Presidents within District 7070
Applicants for the Foundation committee will be asked to respond by email to Terry Caputo, Director, District Governance Committee, by August 15, 2020, at terrycaputo@outlook.com.
 
The email should outline applicants background the eligibility of the applicant to serve as a committee member.
All applications will be considered, and those to be interviewed will be notified by the Chair of The Rotary Foundation Committee as soon as possible.
 
The committee consists of experienced, dedicated Rotarians who work together to help the governor educate, motivate, and inspire Rotarians to participate in our Foundation. The Foundation committee is the connection between The Rotary Foundation and club members.
 
The mandate of the Rotary Foundation Committee is to:
  • advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty
  • contribute to the implementation of the Rotary International mission and the relevant goals of the Rotary District 7070 Strategic Plan  
  • enable District 7070 and Clubs to grow the club and individual contributions to the Rotary Foundation
  • develop policies and best practices to make our District and Clubs more involved in the work of the Foundation
  • provide opportunities to foster greater understanding and awareness of the work of the Foundation around the world and locally
  • initiate activities to publicly celebrate our District’s Foundations projects with an understanding that we are open to all.
  • Plan and facilitate the District Foundation Rotary Walk
  • Plan and facilitate opportunities for the Foundation throughout the year in particular Foundation Month November
  • Facilitate the celebration of World Polio day in October
The Rotary Foundation Committee will work in consultation with the District Training, Public Image, and Membership Committees to achieve its mandate. The committee liaises with and reports to Executives of the District Board.
 
Who is eligible?
Any Rotarian or Rotaractor within District 7070 is invited to apply to be a member of the committee.
Preference will be given to those who have:
  • Experience with District and Global Grants application and/or implementation
  • experience with and passion for the humanity work of the Rotary Foundation
  • Experience with fund Raising
  • demonstrated commitment as a contributor to the Rotary Foundation
  • experience working in teams, committees, boards, or organizations
The committee will have a minimum of 5 and maximum of 10 members, with each member serving for up to 3 years, in renewable one-year terms, beginning on July 1, 2020. The plan will be to have bi-monthly meetings or as necessary. These meeting will be online for the most part so limited travel needed. The chair of the committee is selected by the Chair of the District 7070 Governance Committee.
 
 
 
 

District 7070 currently has 16 Assistant Governor Positions. Each Assistant Governor is responsible for 4 or 5 Rotary and Rotaract Clubs.  The Assistant Governor (AG) role is a 3-year commitment. Yearly, some AGs come to the end of their 3- year term and the District is looking for Candidates to take over to keep the roster full.  Assistant Governors are selected each year in advance of the start of their term in order to receive training, familiarize themselves with their duties, connect with the incoming Presidents of the  Rotary and Rotaract clubs they are responsible for.  

For the 2021-2022 Rotary Year there are 5 positions available.  

Applications for the Assistant Governor must be received by the District Governor by October 1st, 2020. 

If you are interested or know of someone in your club who is interested, District Governor Elect Mark Chipman  can be reached at chipburt@hotmail.com

As an Assistant Governor, you are the connection between your clubs and the district. The relationships you build with club leaders make Rotary stronger. This is an important and rewarding role.

 

What you do? District 7070 Assistant Governor Job Description 

  • Visit your clubs regularly: Meet with each club at least once a quarter either in person, by phone, or by web conference. Listening to them enables you to discuss their concerns and needs, and provide information, resources, and advice that will allow them to be more successful.

  • Attend at least one Board meeting of each Rotary /Rotaract Club that you are responsible for.

  • Coordinate with the other AG’s of your region to hold and host a minimum of two Regional President’s Meeting.

  • Facilitate with the other AG’s of your region at least one cluster meeting (i.e. joint club meeting or District Governor official visit.)

  • Coordinate within the AG team to hold at least 5 meetings annually with two or more clubs from across the District to share best practises (i.e. membership development, fund raising.)

  • Provide coordination and follow up of the Rotary International Membership Leads.

  • Keep the governor up to date on each club’s progress and identify areas that may need attention

  • Help club leaders prepare for the governor’s official visit

  • Monitor the progress of your clubs toward their goals: After a club visit, report your assessment and feedback through Rotary Club Central. Use this online tool to make sure your clubs are on track with their goals and achievements in areas such as: The President’s Citation, membership, service initiatives, and giving to The Rotary Foundation.

 

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Be an active member in good standing in a District 7070 Club for at least 3 years.

  • Has served as Club President.

  • Has served at the district level, or has served in a significant manner at the Club level.

  • Has the enthusiasm to assist & support Clubs in attaining their goals.

 

Preferred Skills

  • Good communicator,

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Strong motivational skills

  • And a fun get it done attitude

 

 How to prepare

  • Take the online RI training (https://my.rotary.org/en/learning-reference/learn-role/assistant-governor)

  • Help incoming club presidents assess their clubs and develop club goals

  • Participate in the presidents-elect (PETS) training seminar

  • Participate in the District Assembly

 

Resources & reference

  • Lead Your District: Assistant Governor

  • Be a Vibrant Club: Your Club Leadership Plan

 

Tools

  • Track each club’s goals and progress in Rotary Club Central

  • Take a course in the Learning Center

  • Enroll in a webinar

Rotary support

  • District governor, District Governor (DG) Team and other district leaders

  • Regional coordinator