WELCOME LONE STAR ROTARY PRESIDENT-ELECT TRAINING SEMINAR 2008
INTRODUCTIONS OF ONE ANOTHER Presidents-elect, find a president-elect you don’t know. Spouses, find a spouse you don’t know. Take 2 minutes to find out the following, in order to introduce your partner: Name Home Town If a Rotarian: Club, Classification, Number of Years in Rotary If NOT a Rotarian: 3 Other Items of Interest
2008-2009Mr. & Mrs.D. K. Lee, President of Rotary International
Learning Objectives for PETS’ District Meetings: 2008-09 President’s theme Planning for your year – Planning Guide District calendar Resources to help you succeed Governor’s visits District officers District budget Effective communications Presidential Citation Foundation giving Council on Legislation District wide concerns Achieving your goals
Helps clubs establish goals for the year Suggests strategies to attain goals Utilized at PETS and the district assembly Facilitates club and district interaction at district training meetings Submitted to the district governor or assistant governor by 1 July Enables leaders to track club progress throughout they year Planning Guide for Effective Rotary Clubs:Key Information
District 5930 Calendar 2009 March 27-29 PETS April 23 - 26 District Conference May 16 District Assembly, Kingsville June 21 - 24 International Convention, Birmingham, England June 27 Governor’s Installation, Corpus Christi May 29 Scholarship applications due June 6 Scholarship Selections, Alice Country Club
District 5930 Calendar 2009 January 2-3 ASETS, Austin January 23-25 RYLA, Camp Zephyr March 27-29 PETS, Dallas April 23-26 District Conference: San Antonio May 16 District Assembly, Kingsville June 21-24 International Convention, Birmingham, England June 27 Governor’s Installation, Corpus Christi
District Conference April 23-26 District Conference: San Antonio
DISTRICT ASSEMBLY May 16, 2005 Texas A & M-Kingsville Student Union 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. ALL officers, directors, and service chairs of your clubs should attend New Rotarians strongly encouraged to attend!
Governor’s official visit Schedule of visits “Care & Keeping of Governor”
Club committees Club members Leaders and members of other clubs Spouses and family members of club members Past club leaders Community resources Club-level Resources Draw on your club’s own strengths and experience.
“A district … shall exist solely to help the individual Rotary club advance the Object of Rotary.” – Manual of Procedure The District: A Definition
District Leaders: District Governor Russell Cain D G-Elect Dennis Roberts Lt. Governor Gilbert Serna, Jr. District Committees Past District Governors Assistant Governors Rotary Leaders Whose Roles Exist to Serve You and Your Club All desire to collaborate with clubs whenever possible.
District Officers2008-2009 District Governor- Russell Cain, Port Lavaca Governor-Elect- Dennis Roberts, Rockport Governor-Nominee- Gilbert Serna Jr., Laredo Gateway Secretary-Nancy Ross, CC Sunrise Treasurer-Ann Cunningham, Port Lavaca Parliamentarian- Billy Settles, Victoria Northside
Monitor club progress– offer support as appropriate Encourage support of district goals Educate clubs about available resources Identify and recognize outstanding clubs and individuals Work closely with club leaders Can provide speakers for club meetings Are looking for club members to serve on committees District Committees:Working with Clubs
Assist presidents-elect in formulating effective club goals. Monitor clubs’ performance in respect to service. Develop club leaders for service at the district level. Hold regular meetings with club presidents and secretaries to discuss strategies to meet club goals. Identify clubs in need of special attention. Recognize outstanding projects and Rotarians. Assistant Governor Responsibilities to Clubs
Memo of Club Visit: Key information • An official record of a club’s progress for the year • Measures a club’s effectiveness • With the Planning Guide for Effective Rotary Clubs, ittracks progress towards club goals • Helps the assistant governor identify ways to best support each club • Encourages clubs to make practical changes to the strategies devised to achieve club goals • Final version due to district governor by May 15
Area 1 (Matagorda) Annette Alonzo Calhoun County, Edna, Ganado, Port Lavaca, North Side Victoria, Victoria, Victoria Sunrise Area 2 (Victoria) Joe Truman Goliad, Victoria, Victoria Northside, Victoria Sunrise Area 3 (Northshore) J. D. Simpson Port Aransas, Portland, Rockport, Sinton, Taft
Area 4 (Corpus Christi Bay) Dennis Roberts Aransas Pass, CC Sunrise, CC Evening, Ingleside Area 5 (Southside) Barry Lobel Corpus Christi, Padre Island CC Southside CC, WestCC Area 6 (Oil Field) Norman Jenkins Alice, Freer, San Diego, Three Rivers
Area 7 (Brush Country) Maxie Lynn Houser CC Northwest, Falfurrias, Kingsville, Kingsville Sunrise Area 8 (Lower Valley) Lionel Betancourt Harlingen, Harlingen Sunburst, North Harlingen, Raymondville, San Benito Area 9 (Brownsville) Bob White Brownsville, Historic Brownsville, Brownsville Sunrise, North Brownsville, Port Isabel
Area 10 (Middle Valley) Dolores Salinas Donna, Edcouch-Elsa, Edinburgh, Weslaco Area 11 (McAllen) Michael Forbes McAllen, McAllen Centennial, McAllen North, McAllen South
Area 12 (Upper Valley) Lauro Solis Mission, Pharr, Rio Grande City, West Hidalgo County Area 13 (Laredo) Javier Compean Laredo, Laredo Day Break Laredo Gateway, Laredo Under Seven Flags
District Directory District Web Page www.rotary5930.org Other District-level Resources
Official Directory RI Catalog Manual of Procedure THE ROTARIAN or regional Rotary Magazine Rotary World Rotary’s Web site at www.rotary.org District Web site at www.rotary5930.org Zone Web site at www.zones25-26.org RI Resources
Governor Model: Direct Communication with Clubs DistrictCommittees Assistant Governor Club * Be sure to copy other district leaders on correspondence, as appropriate.