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DISTRICT COMMITTEES 
2017-2018

DISTRICT FINANCE COMMITTEE

The Finance Committee is formed in accordance with the manual on Policies, Procedures and Resolutions, and performs the duties set out therein, including the preparation and recommendation to incoming Club Presidents, and directs the Treasurer in the implementation of the budget and other District finances.
Chair: Jim Schlatman (Hanover)
Members: Martin Ward (Grand Bend)
  Doug Burnard (London North)
  Henry Weickert (Southampton)
  Tony Sheard (Southampton)
  Nancy Ottewell (Hepworth-Shallow Lake)
  Michael Atkins (Thornbury-Clarksburg)
 
                     

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

This committee consists of the immediate Past District governor and 4 PDG’s who served in District 6330. This committee will interview candidates for District Governor and Council on Legislation representative.
Chair: Diane Chantler (St Thomas Railway City)
 
 

 

DISTRICT INSURANCE

The Insurance Committee is responsible for obtaining and maintaining a District-owned insurance policy containing specified liability coverage for all Rotarians in the District involved in Rotary activities.
Chair: Todd Farrell (Kincardine)
 
 

DISTRICT TRAINING COMMITTEE

The District Training Committee is responsible for providing Rotary leaders the knowledge and skills they need to lead their clubs and districts with passion and confidence.
Chair: Nancy Ottewell (Hepworth-Shallow Lake)
Members: Jim Schlatman (Hanover)
  Greg Schinkel (London)
  Tony Sheard (Southampton)
 
 
 
 
 
 

STRATEGIC PLANNING COMMITTEE

The activities and organization of Rotary District 6330 exist solely to help the individual clubs advance the object of Rotary. The purpose of the Strategic Planning Committee is to assist Rotary Clubs of District 6330 fulfill the mission of Rotary International through planning and ensuring that District 6330 policies and procedures are consistent with those prescribed by Rotary International.
Chair: Tony Sheard (Southampton)
Members: Martin Ward (Grand Bend)
  Diane Chantler (St Thomas Railway City)
  Jim Schlatman (Hanover)
  District Governor (2020-2021) - when named
  Pat Voegelin (Sarnia-Bluewaterland)
   
   
 

COUNCIL ON LEGISLATION

The Council on Legislation (COL) is the highest legislative body in Rotary.  It is composed of one delegate from each district. The triennial Rotary International Council on Legislation will next meet in the spring of 2019.
Representative: Dennis Dinsmore (Genesee Valley)
Alternate: Pat Voegelin (Sarnia Bluewaterland)
   

CLUB ADMINISTRATION

To promote club fellowship and overall club operating procedures within each club.  Club service has the opportunity to have many Subcommittees that help run a successful, vibrant Rotary  Club
Chair: Unassigned
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MEMBERSHIP DEVELOPMENT AND RETENTION

To encourage each club to develop an organized and professional way to increase membership through the entire process of recruiting, inducting and retaining. Including club extension to ascertain those communities that do not have a Rotary Club, but could feasibly support a Rotary Club; then to initiate the necessary steps to establish such Club.
Co-Chairs:
Diane Chantler (St Thomas Railway City)
David Elliott (London)
 
 

 

PUBLIC IMAGE AND PUBLIC RELATIONS

To increase public awareness of Rotary Clubs in their communities. To provide the Public Relations Chair in each Club with information and assistance in ways to promote Rotary and its activities.
Chair: Tony Sheard (Southampton)
Social Media Co-Chair: Ian Chantler (St. Thomas Railway City)
 
 
 

 

TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

To maintain the District website.
Chair: Unassigned
 
 
 
AWARDS COMMITTEE

To maintain the District website and assist the District Governor with communications to members within the District.

Chair: Martin Ward (Grand Bend)
 
 
DISTRICT NEWSLETTER

To assist the District Governor with periodic, regular, communications to members throughout the District.

Editor: Unassigned
 
 
DISTRICT 6330 CONFERENCE COMMITTEE

To assist the District Governor with periodic, regular, communications to members throughout the District.

Chair: Tom McCann (Grand Bend)
Registrar: Brian Hall (Grand Bend)
  
RYLA - Seminar for Tomorrow's Leaders

To have each Club in the District send youth between ages 14 to 18   to a leadership seminar that will enhance their skills through training sessions and quality workshops. Quality leaders and motivational speakers are attracted to this weekend in order to develop each student’s leadership qualities.

Chair: Steve Dietrich (London East)
   
 
 
 
 
 
INTERACT

To have each Club in the District send youth between ages 14 to 18   to a leadership seminar that will enhance their skills through training sessions and quality workshops. Quality leaders and motivational speakers are attracted to this weekend in order to develop each student’s leadership qualities.

Co-Chair (Ontario): Pat Cavan, (Wiarton)
Co-Chair (Michigan): Mike Wallace (Flushing)
 
 
ROTARACT

To promote the development of school or community based service clubs for young adults between the ages of 18 and 30. Each Rotaract Club is dedicated to fellowship, community and international service projects.

Co-Chair (Ontario): Don Moore (Walkerton)
Co-Chair (Michigan): Rob Jewell (Flint)
 
 
 
 
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE
International service committees work with clubs and districts to identify resources to develop international projects and design global grants of higher quality and greater scale by leveraging local Rotarian and Rotary alumni expertise, establishing connections between clubs in your district and a host or international partner, and creating a network of local experts to help with planning projects and grants.
Chair: Robbi Howlett (St Thomas Railway City)
 
DISTRICT FOUNDATION COMMITTEE
The role of the committee is two-fold: to handle the administrative aspects of applications, i.e. to ensure that the forms are completed properly and secondly to recommend the appropriate action, i.e. access to District Grant monies, or assignment of District Designated Funds (DDF) monies to Global Grant application for forwarding to The Rotary Foundation (TRF).
 
The District Rotary Foundation Committee is responsible for coordinating support from District Clubs for the information and initiatives from the Foundation to Clubs and individuals, by assisting in the development and achievement of District financial goals, and by assisting in the recognition of program participants and contributions.
Chair: Doug Burnard (London North)
 

POLIO ERADICATION

To eliminate Polio from the world. To inform Rotarians about the status of the Eradicate Polio program and encourage support of the Program.
Chair: Margaret Trainor-Cook (London North)
 
 

GLOBAL SCHOLARSHIPS

To award outbound academic scholarships to individuals who live, work or go to school in District 6330 and to welcome the scholars coming to our District.
Chair: Hala Jawad (London Lambeth)
Counselor: Hala Jawad (London Lambeth)
 
 
 
 

FOUNDATION GRANTS / SPECIAL PROGRAMS

To keep Clubs informed of opportunities and assisting them on implementing the many Rotary Foundation Programs.
Chair: Robert W. Thomas (Lapeer)
 
 

DISTRICT GRANTS COMMITTEE

This committee will study and approve request for District Grants from the District Designated Funds for projects.
Chair: Robert W. Thomas (Lapeer)
 
 

FOUNDATION ANNUAL GIVING

To organize a comprehensive plan for Foundation giving throughout the year. To promote the District Foundation goals through individual contributions, Club projects, Paul Harris Fellowship recognition and benefactor giving as well as encouraging individuals to give to The Foundation on an annual basis.
Co-Chair (Ontario): Jim Thomas (London South)
Co-Chair (Michigan): Joe Reynolds (Genesee Valley)
 
 
 
 

ENDOWMENT FUND / MAJOR GIFTS

The Endowment Fund/Major Gifts Committee is responsible within the District for planned giving and Major Gifts to the Endowment Fund of the Rotary Foundation and the recognition of donors to the Endowment Fund as benefactors, members of the Bequest Society, and Major Donors. Contributions to the Endowment Fund are not spent, thus forming a permanent endowment to support Foundation programs.
Chair: Dennis Dinsmore (Genesee Valley)
 
 
 

FOUNDATION INFORMATION

To provide timely and useful information on the Foundation and its programs to all Rotary Clubs and individual Rotarians.
Chair: Doug Burnard (London North)
 
 

PAUL HARRIS SOCIETY

The Paul Harris Society is a District-administered recognition for those who elect to personally contribute US $1,000 or more each year to the Annual Programs Fund, Polio Plus, Polio Plus Partners, or the Humanitarian Grants Program. Individual districts handle all associated recognition for this program, and inquiries should be directed accordingly. Paul Harris Society contributions are eligible toward Rotary Foundation Sustaining Member (Annual Programs Fund contributions only), Paul Harris Fellow, Multiple Paul Harris Fellow, and Major Donor recognition.
Chair: Sheila Wilkes (London Lambeth)
 

ALUMNI LIAISON

To maintain and keep an updated list of all past Foundation alumni and to encourage their participation as resource people and speakers.
Chair: unassigned
 

VOCATIONAL TRAINING TEAMS

Clubs which are interested in vocational training teams (VTT) would submit an application for a global grant. Contact the District Governor or Foundation Chair for more information.
 

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH EXCHANGE

To provide a Rotary International Program for students of secondary school age to engage in study and travel abroad for one academic year for the purpose of advancing international understanding and goodwill.
Chair: Don Bork (London)
 
 

Child and Youth Protection

District 6330 Rotary Clubs place great emphasis on their work with people in the community, including children, youth, and other vulnerable persons, through Rotary’s many programs. This committee provides a framework to create and maintain a safe and respectful environment for all participants in Rotary programs or activities, and to protect the interests of everyone involved.
Chair: Claire Sherwin (St. Marys)