Last updated July 22, 2010








CLUB COMMITTEES
Individuals named are Committee Chairs for 2018-2019

I. AVENUE OF CLUB SERVICE
Board Directors:   Cissy Matthews & Al Miller
                                                                                                    
Archives                                    John Augelli
Attendance                               Ulli Budelmann    
Chili Supper                              Keith Bassett & Jim Byrom
Club Bulletin                             Sherry Rooks
Crawfish Boil                             Scott Livanec & Gina Spagnola
Door Prizes                               Billie Rinaldi
Family of Rotary                       Linda Ott-Thompson
Fellowship & Socials                Jennifer Jones
Food                                           Kathy Thomas
Head Table & Music                Judy Johnson
House                                         David Bowers & Gary Peters
Membership, Development, Bets Anderson, Don Davison & June Pulliam
    Retention & Orientation   
Program                                     Mike Guarino
Public Relations                        Robyn Bushong
Receiving Line / Greeter        Gwenn Scott
Remembrance                          Mike Guarino & Kathy VanDewalli
Roster                                        Ulli Budelmann
Social Media                             Brian Barnes
VIT Committee                          Linda Ott-Thompson           
Web Page                                  Al Miller

II. AVENUE OF VOCATIONAL SERVICE
Board Directors:  Gigi Heffernan & Kathy Thomas

Career Development               Myles Shelton
Vocational Awards                  Don Davison & Mike Guarino
Vocational Awareness            JessieAnn Bradshaw & Bill Leopold

III. AVENUE OF COMMUNITY SERVICE
Board Directors:  Judy Johnson & Jennifer Jones

Adopt-a-Beach                         John Augelli
Bell Ringers                               Ruth F. Suhler
Literacy                                      Jennifer Goodman & Ruth F. Suhler
Meals on Wheels                     Ray Pinard
Vulnerable Populations          Kay Sandor
Walk to End Alzheimer’s        Sally Byrom & Kathy VanDewalli

 

 

IV. AVENUE OF INTERNATIONAL SERVICE
Board Director:  Mary Lou Hollender & Don Nurdin

Global Grant Scholarship                       Rebecca Saavedra & Myles Shelton
Rotary Foundation                                   Mike Cowan, Randy Klibert
                                                                       & Neil Nathan
Rotary Recreational & Vocational         Fred Raschke & John Zendt
World Community Service                    Stephen Duncan
               

V. AVENUE OF YOUTH SERVICE
Board Directors:  Stefanie Balasubramanian & Mary Brechtel

International Youth Exchange       Ulli Budelmann
INTERACT                                           Sherry Rooks
ROTARACT                                         JessieAnn Bradshaw & Randy Klibert
RYLA                                                   Mary Beth Bassett & Ray Pinard
Students Guests                               Gwenn Scott & Kathy VanDewalli
Student Scholarships                      Mary Brechtel & Bert Sweetman

DUTIES OF ROTARY COMMITTEES

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

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.

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.

CLUB 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.

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

DOOR PRIZES:
To organize weekly door prizes.

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.

FOOD
To assist with weekly meal selections.

GLOBAL GRANT SCHOLARSHIP:
To nominate to the District a candidate for a Global Grant Scholarship, and to organize a visit of a Global Grant Scholar, who may currently visit the District, and/or a visit of a former Global Grant Scholar (or former Ambassadorial Scholar), to present a program at one of our club meetings.

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 with any general issues concerning the meeting location.

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 & ORIENTATION:
To propose 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.

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 / GREETER:
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. 

SOCIAL MEDIA
To maintain a social media representation of the Rotary Club of Galveston.

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

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

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 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.

WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S:
To organize a team to walk and raise funds for the annual Galveston/Bay Area Walk to end Alzheimer's.

 


 

 

 

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