Club Committees

There are nine Club committees or teams:

1. Administration Committee

This committee keeps things happening

• Sets up and tears down club meetings
• Organizes club meetings (works with the sergeant-at-arms)
• Helps the Membership Team with social event logistics

Individual Opportunities (Team members)

• Programs (programs that educate, inspire – and are fun whenever possible)
• Meeting Set-Up / Tear-Down
• Communications
(Sergeant-at-arms, Secretary & Treasurer works closely with this team)

Conducts activities associated with the effective operation of the club

2. Membership Committee

Develops and implements the club’s membership development plan. Recruits, retains, and educates club members. Treating social events as a priority is also an essential membership responsibility.

• Achieves club membership goals for the coming year
• Educates and trains club members about the importance of recruiting and keeping members
• Conducts classification surveys to ensure that club member occupations and businesses reflect current business and community trends
• Develops a membership action plan for increased member engagement, that includes surveying members and initiating changes in response to member feedback
• Conducts club assessments to ensure membership development and retention efforts are effective and successful
• Develops an action plan for the club to act as a sponsor club for a potential new club in the community
• Organizes social events for club members to get to know each other better

Individual Team Member Opportunities

• Building
• On Boarding
• Sustaining
• Fellowship
• Alumni
• Training & Education
• Diversity

Develops and implement a comprehensive plan for the recruitment and retention of members.

3. Public Relations Committee

Develops and executes a plan to inform the public about Rotary and promote our club’s service projects and activities

• Achieves club public relations goals for the coming year
• Familiarizes themselves with RI public relations resources
• Creates awareness of club activities among club members, media, and the general public
• Enhances projects and activities to make them more appealing to the media
• Helps create a public image conducive to membership development

Individual Team Member Opportunities

• Club website
• Media Relations
• Advertising & Marketing
• Web & Social Media
• Special Events
• External Relations

Develops and implements plans to provide the public with information about Rotary and to promote the club’s service projects and activities

4. Community Service Projects Committee

Leads the service initiatives of our club. Ensure that the team address the needs of our community
Also coordinates working with clubs in other countries on international service projects
The service projects team has these responsibilities:

• Conducts a needs assessment of the community and the club
• Plans and manages service projects, both local and international, using club, district, and RI resources
• Works with the club public relations team to ensure that promotion of service projects is planned
• Carries out service projects that involve different members
• Evaluates all service projects; uses the findings to strengthen future service projects
• Reaches out to clubs in other countries to develop partnerships for international fellowship, service, and volunteer activities

Individual Team Member Opportunities

• Vocational
• Community (examples: pancakes, Corn Fest, Dictionaries, Kohl’s, Rotarians at work)
• International
• Youth
• Fundraising for club projects

Assists the club in identifying, implementing and managing projects and services that support the local communities.

5. Rotary Foundation Committee

Develops and implements a plan to support the Foundation through participation in grant projects and activities and through financial contributions
Individual Team Member Opportunities

• Develops team goals to achieve club Foundation goals for the coming year
• Educates club members about the Foundation
• Encourages and facilitate participation in Foundation grants and activities
• Ensures that our club and its members contribute to The Rotary Foundation
• Ensures that our club is qualified to receive Rotary Foundation grants and that it maintains a system for managing grant funds as outlined in the club memorandum of understanding
• Conducts inspirational Foundation-focused club programs at least four times a year.
• Works with the service projects committee to develop signature and sustainable projects

Responsibilities

• Administration
• Marketing
• Scholarships
• Fundraising
• District Grants
• PolioPlus

Develops and implements plans to support The Rotary Foundation through both financial contributions and program participation

6. International Service Committee

Serves as the focus for all aspects of club international activities
The International Service Committee is where our club either individually, or in concert and with local and international partners, engages in projects to support communities in countries outside the United States.
The International Service Committee supports meaningful and sustainable international aid projects such as our recent, remarkable, Mercy Hospital Project.

7. Vocational Service Committee

Assists the club in strengthening the emphasis on vocation and classification in new member recruitment and induction. Identifies means of emphasizing vocation in club activities. Focuses more attention on business networking with integrity as a means of attracting and mentoring the new generation. Emphasizes the connection between the Four Way Test and the Rotary Code of Conduct.

8. Youth Service

Assists the club in developing youth who participate in Interact and Rotaract.

Students and young adults looking to discover what Service Above Self means should look into one of our Youth Service opportunities.

Our Interact and Rotaract Clubs are taking action, building an international understanding and making great relationships around the world!

Each of our local high schools – Liberty High School, Heritage High School and Freedom High School have an Interact Club that brings youth ages 12-18 together to develop leadership skills and a better understanding of how to serve their community and world.

Our local Rotaract Club at Los Medanos College helps bring ages 18-30 together to exchange ideas with leaders in our community, in order to develop leadership and professional skills while having fun being of service.

9. Strategic Planning / Visioning Committee

Regularly monitors progress and recommends revisions to the plan as needed
Individual Team Member Opportunities:
To be determined by the team leader and the President

Assists the club in developing, tracking and implementing plans, goals and objectives that help guide the direction of the club.