I. AVENUE OF CLUB SERVICE
Board Directors: Jim Byrom & Eric Froeschner
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
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.
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.
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.
To keep the club apprised of “Make-Up” opportunities and to advise members whose attendance is not at the required level.
To assist in the annual Salvation Army fundraisers of bell ringers in Galveston.
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.
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.
To organize the Club’s annual Chili Supper fundraiser.
To assist the membership development committee in bringing to the attention of the Club those classifications that are open and available for membership.
To organize the Club’s annual Crawfish Boil fundraiser.
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.
To assist the staff with meal collections weekly.
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).
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.
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.
To prepare and arrange for quality programs for the regular weekly meetings, including the traditional “Family Day Luncheon” in December.
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.
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.
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.
To publish a Membership Roster for distribution to all members on or before July 1 of each year.
To support, and to be the Club’s liaison to, the local community-based ROTARACT Club and the ROTARACT Club at Galveston College.
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.
To select youth leaders within the community to attend the annual Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) camp.
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.
To select, quarterly during the Rotary year, a student to be recognized as “Student of the Year”.
To promote the Club’s VIT Association, including organizing social events for the VIT members.
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.
To arrange for classification talks by our members several times during the year. To develop the possible concept of workplace tours for membership awareness.
Sponsor or participate in addressing the problems (e.g., child abuse, domestic violence, etc.) occurring in vulnerable populations in the community.
To initiate and manage an on-line information site about the Club.
To mobilize resources of Club members and others in our community to participate in world community service projects.