Posted by Rotary International staff on Jul 31, 2017

Application for Appointment to a Rotary International Committee: (deadline 11 August)

Would you like to contribute further to Rotary by serving or recommending someone to serve on a Rotary International committee? 

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Rotarians appointed to committees by the Rotary International president help ensure clubs and districts perform efficiently. All RI committees promote the priorities and goals of Rotary’s strategic plan.

Would you like to contribute further to Rotary by serving on a committee? Each of Rotary's committees, comprising Rotarians and Rotaractors from around the world, works with the organization's leadership to ensure efficiency and promote the goals and priorities of the strategic plan.

The following committees are searching for qualified candidates for openings in 2018-19. All committees correspond via email, teleconference, and webinars as needed, and some involve at least one mandatory in-person meeting per year. Most committee business is conducted in English.

To be considered for committee membership or recommend someone for an appointment, visit on.rotary.org/committeeapplication2017.

Applicants must be registered on My Rotary at www.rotary.org/myrotary and ensure that their My Rotary profile includes current contact details.

The application deadline is 11 August.

Audit committee
Function: Advises the Board on financial reports, auditing, and the system of internal control
Prerequisites: Independence, appropriate business experience, and demonstrated literacy in auditing, accounting, banking, risk management, or compliance
Commitment: One six-year term; multiple meetings in Evanston

Communications committee
Function: Advises the Board on communication with key audiences
Prerequisites: Professional background and experience in a communication-related field
Commitment: One three-year term; annual meeting in Evanston

Constitution and bylaws committee
Function: Counsels the Board on constitutional documents and legislative procedures, including the Council on Legislation and the Council on Resolutions
Prerequisites: Must be comfortable reviewing legal and governance documents; legal, legislative, or Council experience preferred
Commitment: One three-year term; at least one meeting a year in Evanston; annual teleconference; and one Council on Legislation meeting in Chicago

Election review committee
Function: Reviews complaints and disputes related to RI officer elections
Prerequisites: Must be a past district governor with strong knowledge of RI bylaws
Commitment: One three-year term; meets via correspondence as needed

Finance committee
Function: Advises the Board on Rotary's finances, including budgets, investment policy, and sustainability measures
Prerequisites: Professional background in a finance-related field; nonprofit experience preferred
Commitment: One three-year term; two meetings a year in Evanston

Global networking groups committee
Function: Oversees action groups, fellowships, and vocational service, including operations, program enhancements, proposals
Prerequisites: Strong candidates have led action groups, fellowships, or club- or district-level vocational service initiatives, and are familiar with their policies
Commitment: One three-year term

Joint committee on partnerships
Function: Advises the Board and Trustees on partnership and sponsorship matters
Prerequisites: Extensive knowledge of international development issues; experience in developing and working with partner organizations; ability to network and to identify and cultivate significant partners for Rotary; and willingness to commit time and effort to Rotary, including participation in committee meetings
Commitment: One three-year term; two meetings a year in Evanston

Joint young leaders and alumni engagement committee
Function: Advises the Board and Trustees on engaging program participants, alumni, and other youth and young professionals
PrerequisitesRotarians: Experience working with youth and alumni; district committee leadership; prior Rotary program participation
Prerequisites: Rotaractors/alumni: Leadership at the club, district, and international level
CommitmentRotarians: One three-year term; annual meeting in Evanston
Commitment: Rotaractors/alumni: One one-year term; one meeting in Evanston

Leadership development and training committee
Function: Advises the Board on Rotary's leadership training program for Rotarians, clubs, and districts, with a special emphasis on training for district governors
Prerequisites: Must have significant training or education experience with a preference for leadership development
Commitment: One three-year term; annual meeting in Evanston

Membership committee
Function: Advises the Board on matters related to membership development, retention, and engagement
Prerequisites: Must have significant knowledge of and commitment to membership attraction and engagement activities; members of clubs that have diversified preferred
Commitment: One three-year term; two meetings a year in Evanston

Operations review committee
Function: Monitors the effectiveness, efficiency, and implementation of all internal systems; serves as an advisory group to the Executive Committee on compensation matters; and performs other oversight functions as requested by the Board
Prerequisites: Experience in management, leadership development, or financial management, with a thorough knowledge of Rotary's operations
Commitment: One six-year term; typically meets in Evanston twice a year

Rotaract and Interact committee
Function: Advises the Board on Interact and Rotaract; develops the Rotaract Preconvention Meeting program
Prerequisites: Rotarians: Experience working with youth; direct experience as a mentor or Rotaract/Interact adviser or district chair. Youth program alumni are strong candidates.
Prerequisites: Rotaractors: Leadership at the club, district, and international levels. Strong candidates have served as a district Rotaract representative, organized projects, or attended a Rotaract Preconvention. Age restrictions may apply.
Commitment: Rotarians: One three-year term; annual meeting in Evanston
Commitment: Rotaractors: One one-year term; one meeting in Evanston

Strategic planning committee
Function: Reviews Rotary's strategic plan and associated measures; advises leadership on other matters of long-term significance
Prerequisites: 10+ years of experience in strategy development, monitoring, and implementation, and strong understanding of RI and Foundation programs and services
Commitment: One four-year term; up to four meetings in Evanston

Rotary International staff

22-Jun-2017