Leadership Opportunities

One of the privileges of our organization is the opportunity to lead and help ensure our club succeeds.  Below is a list of roles members may fill.
Note:  Each President gets to decide what committees they form.

President *

As president, you lead and motivate your club, ensuring that club members feel valuable, inspired, and connected to each other.

What you do

  • Preside over club and board meetings
  • Appoint committee chairs and members
  • Conduct club assemblies
  • Create a budget and manage club finances, including an annual audit
  • Develop a safe environment for youth participants
  • Work with your district governor and assistant governor
  • Must attend weekend long President Elect Training in Spring

Treasurer *

As club treasurer you play an important role in your club’s ability to carry out service projects, fundraise, and support The Rotary Foundation.

What you do

  • Manage club funds
  • Collect and submit dues and fees
  • Report on the state of your club’s finances
  • Work with The Rotary Foundation
  • Pay or view your club invoice. Your club invoice is based on the number of members in Rotary’s database for your club as of 1 July and 1 January. Rotary International sends the club invoice by email and mail. Save paper by opting out of the paper (mailed) version.

Secretary *

As club secretary you help your club run smoothly and effectively. You also monitor club trends to help identify strengths and areas for improvement, and share this information with club and district leaders.

What you do

  • Maintain membership records: Update your club membership data. Your club invoice is based on the number of members in Rotary’s database for your club as of 1 July and 1 January. Rotary International sends the club invoice by email and mail. Save paper by opting out of the paper (mailed) version.
  • Maintain minutes of club, board, and committee meetings
  • Work with incoming secretary to ensure smooth transition

Sergeant-at-Arms

The function of the sergeant-at-arms is to help maintain an orderly and effective Rotary club meeting. As sergeant-at-arms, you play an important role in the overall success of each weekly meeting.

What you do

  • Handle the physical preparations for, and the mechanical part of, a meeting. (Set up and Take down)
  • Collect “Happy Dollars” and turn resulting money over to treasurer.

Club committee***

DVR has several other leadership opportunities in the form of committees.

Fundraising Lead, Community Service Organizer, Membership Lead, Foundation, Speaker Coordinator and Fellowship Coordinator

As a club committee member you help make your club a successful, thriving, and fun place. Whether you have been appointed as a committee chair or serve as a committee member, you can help your club improve your communities and develop leaders.

What you do

A club committee chair:

  • Oversees committee functions
  • Convenes regular committee meetings and activities
  • Supervises and coordinates the committee’s work
  • Reports activities to club board

See https://my.rotary.org/en/learning-reference to learn more about these roles and to find online training.

*Elected position

*** Appointed position
(Speak with the club president if you are interested in any committee membership opportunity.)

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