Rotary Year 2017-2018
Director: Al Chesser
Fund Development: Al Chesser
Programs: Specialists within the committee:
Irv Mindes: Permanent Fund and Designated backup to the Chair
Jo Anne Westerman: Foundation Grants
Jeff Derickson: Member at Large
Andy Kerr: Member at Large
Tom Robertson: Member at Large (if needed)
Pete Walsh Counsel to the President, as required
Committee Roles and Responsibilities
The Rotary Foundation is the charitable arm of Rotary International and is supported solely by voluntary contributions from Rotarians and friends of the Foundation. Through Foundation grants, Rotarians are able to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty.
The role of the club Rotary Foundation committee is to develop and implement a plan to support the Foundation through program participation and fi nancial contributions through community and international service.
The responsibilities of the club Rotary Foundation committee summarized below are explained further in this chapter:
- Develop committee goals to achieve club Foundation yearly goals.
- Educate and train club members about the Foundation.
- Encourage and facilitate participation in Foundation programs.
- Ensure that your club and its members contribute to The Rotary Foundation.
As you read more about these responsibilities below, think about your committee goals, what your action plan will be, and what resources you will need for your year.