Last updated July 22, 2010








CLUB COMMITTEE
Individuals named are Chairmen for 2016-2017


I. AVENUE OF CLUB SERVICE
Board Directors:   Jim Byrom & Eric Froeschner
                                                                                                    
Administration
Archives                                   Ulli Budelmann & John Augelli
Attendance                               Harold Fattig        
Chili Supper                              Keith Bassett & Jim Byrom 
Classification                            Harold Fattig
Club Bulletin                            TBD
Crawfish Boil                           Scott Livanec, Gina Spagnola
                                               & Lauren Suderman Millo
Door Prizes                               Harold Fattig
Family of Rotary                        Gina Spagnola
Fellowship & Socials                   Sonny Vaiani
Head Table & Music                    Gaynelle Hayes
House                                       David Bowers & Gary Peters
Membership,                              VJ Tramonte
Retention & Orientation   
Program                                   Ruth Finkelstein Suhler
Public Relations                        Robyn Bushong
Receiving Line                          Jennifer Goodman
Remembrance                           Mike Guarino
Roster                                     Ulli Budelmann
VIT Committee                         Linda Ott-Thompson & Ruth Suhler 
Web Page                                Al Miller

II. AVENUE OF VOCATIONAL SERVICE
Board Directors:  Roland Bassett & Billie Rinaldi

Career Development              Gaynelle Hayes & Myles Shelton
Vocational Awards                 Tom LaRue & VJ Tramonte
Vocational Awareness            Cissy Matthews & Gary Peters

III. AVENUE OF COMMUNITY SERVICE
Board Directors:  Michelle Slaughter & Sonny Vaiani

Service Projects
Adopt-a-Beach                         John Augelli
Bell Ringers                             Ruth Suhler
Literacy                                   Jennifer Goodman, Ruth F. Suhler
                                              & Zoula Zein-Eldin
Meals on Wheels                      Ray Pinard
Vulnerable Populations              Kay Sandor

IV. AVENUE OF INTERNATIONAL SERVICE

Board Director:  Chris Brownlee & Jennifer Goodman

Ambassadorial Scholarship                   Rebecca Saavedra & Myles Shelton
Rotary Foundation                               Mike Cowan, Randy Klibert & Neil Nathan
Rotary Recreational & Vocational           Fred Raschke & John Zendt
World Community Service                     Tom LaRue
Group Study Exchange (GSE)                Kristen Carlson
               

V. AVENUE OF YOUTH SERVICE
Board Directors: Paula Glenn & Ray Pinard

International Youth Exchange        Ulli Budelmann & Billie Rinaldi
INTERACT                                   To be identified
ROTARACT                                  Randy Klibert
RYLA                                          Mary Beth Bassett & Ray Pinard
Students Guests                          Cookie Taylor
Student Scholarships                    Mary Beth Bassett & Bert Sweetman

 



DUTIES OF ROTARY COMMITTEES

ADOPT A BEACH:
To be “Captain of the Team” to assist in the city-wide program to clean Galveston’s beaches.

AMBASSADORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:
To nominate to the District a candidate for an Ambassadorial Scholarship, and to organize a visit of an Ambassadorial Scholar, who is currently visiting the District, and a visit of a former Ambassadorial Scholar, to present a program at one of our club meetings.

ARCHIVES:
To oversee the collection and organization of the historical records of the club. To write the “Highlights of the Rotary Year” for the membership roster.

ATTENDANCE:
To keep the club apprised of “Make-Up” opportunities and to advise members whose attendance is not at the required level.

BELL RINGERS:
To assist in the annual Salvation Army fundraisers of bell ringers in Galveston.

BULLETIN:
To publish the weekly newsletter The Pilot and to distribute it to all members and interested persons and organizations. To bring to the attention of the membership interesting articles published in “The Rotarian” and to generate interest in that magazine.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT:
To promote efforts by club members to help people prepare for and find useful work. To coordinate with public and private schools and local community colleges for vocational awareness during the school year.

CHILI SUPPER:
To organize the Club’s annual Chili Supper fundraiser.

CLASSIFICATION:
To assist the membership development committee in bringing to the attention of the Club those classifications that are open and available for membership.

CRAWFISH BOIL:
To organize the Club’s annual Crawfish Boil fundraiser.

DOOR PRIZES:
To provide a door prize weekly.

FAMILY OF ROTARY:
To assist with Club projects and activities in support of Club members and non-Rotarian members of the extended Rotary family.

FELLOWSHIP & SOCIALS:
To assist the chair of the “House Committee” with duties relative to social events occurring on regular club meeting dates and to plan outside socials when appropriate.

GROUP STUDY EXCHANGE (GSE):
To nominate to the District a candidate for leader and/or member of the outbound Group Study Exchange (GSE) Team (now: Vocational Team), and to organize the visit of the inbound GSE team in case they are coming to Galveston while visiting the District.

HEAD TABLE & MUSIC:
To advise the staff on a weekly basis who will (1) ask the invocation; (2) lead the music and pledge; and (3) introduce visitors and guests.

HOUSE:
To assist the staff with meal collections weekly.

INTERACT:
To support, and to be the Club’s liaison to, the local INTERACT Club at O’Connell High School.

 

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH EXCHANGE:
To assist the District Youth Exchange Committee and the Club with hosting an international exchange student (inbound) and to nominate at least one local student to the District Youth Exchange Committee as candidate for exchange (outbound).

LITERACY:
An opportunity to work closely with community organizations to foster literacy.

MEALS ON WHEELS:
To arrange with the Program Committee a suitable time in December to solicit contributions for this program.

MEMBERSHIP, DEVELOPMENT & RETENTION:
To approve applications for membership of proposed members and report to the Board of Directors regarding such. To continually review the Club’s classification roster to take positive action towards proposing suitable persons for membership. To work on ways to retain members including assisting all members in committee and program placement, and finding new and innovative ways to maintain members’ interest.

ORIENTATION:
To orient new Club members about the history and ideals of Rotary International, the organization and activities of the Rotary Club of Galveston, and their responsibilities as Rotarians.

PROGRAM:
To prepare and arrange for quality programs for the regular weekly meetings, including the traditional “Family Day Luncheon” in December.

PUBLIC RELATIONS:
To be responsible for all publicity relating to the Club’s activities in newspapers, on radio and television. Also, to arrange for the annual insert in the local newspaper.

RECEIVING LINE:
To have newly introduced members and their sponsors be a part of the receiving line shortly after their introduction, or to have other club members form a three to four person receiving line weekly.

REMEMBRANCE:
To keep the Club advised of hospitalizations and any illness of any member and to be responsible for resolutions of the death of a member.

ROSTER:
To publish a Membership Roster for distribution to all members on or before July 1 of each year.

ROTARACT:
To support, and to be the Club’s liaison to, the local community-based ROTARACT Club and the ROTARACT Club at Galveston College.

ROTARY FOUNDATION:
To publicize the work of the Rotary Foundation and to seek ways of funding additional Paul Harris Fellows. To assist the District with receiving and sending New Generation and Group Study Exchange (GSE) teams worldwide.

ROTARY RECREATIONAL & VOCATIONAL FELLOWSHIPS:
Promote and educate the Club regarding the recreational and Vocational Fellowships that are available through Rotary International.

RYLA:
To select youth leaders within the community to attend the annual Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) camp.

STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS:
To select a student from Ball High School, O’Connell High School, and Communities in Schools to receive a scholarship and to seek additional funding to increase these awards.

STUDENT GUESTS:
To select, quarterly during the Rotary year, a student to be recognized as “Student of the Year”.

VIT COMMITTEE:
To promote the Club’s VIT Association, including organizing social events for the VIT members.

VOCATIONAL AWARDS:
To develop ways for our Club to recognize vocational excellence and the practice of high ethical standards in the workplace. Select annual “Officer of the Year”, “Teacher of the Year”, and other vocational awards to be given as deemed appropriate.

VOCATIONAL AWARENESS:
To arrange for classification talks by our members several times during the year. To develop the possible concept of workplace tours for membership awareness.

VULNERABLE POPULATIONS:
Sponsor or participate in addressing the problems (e.g., child abuse, domestic violence, etc.) occurring in vulnerable populations in the community.

WEB PAGE:
To initiate and manage an on-line information site about the Club.

WORLD COMMUNITY:
To mobilize resources of Club members and others in our community to participate in world community service projects.

 

 

 

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