Rotary International Committees
Rotarians appointed to committees by the Rotary International president help ensure clubs and districts perform efficiently. All RI committees promote the priorities and goals of Rotary’s strategic plan.
Apply for committee openings in 2018-19 (deadline 11 August)
2018 International Assembly Committee
This committee assists the president-elect in planning the International Assembly and ensures effective and consistent training of incoming governors.
2018 Toronto Convention
This committee assists the 2017-18 president in planning the Rotary International Convention.
Gordon R. McInally
2018 Toronto Convention Promotion
This committee assists the 2017-18 president in promoting attendance at the Rotary International Convention in accordance with RI policies governing conventions.
2019 Hamburg Convention
This committee assists the 2018-19 president in planning the Rotary International Convention.
John T. Blount
This committee reviews and reports to the Board on RI and Rotary Foundation financial reports, the external audit, system of internal control, internal audit, and other related matters.
This committee guides and advises the Board on effective ways to communicate what Rotary is and what we do, to Rotarians, clubs and districts, and the public. Rotary’s communication tools include printed publications, websites and social media, and multimedia materials.
Bradford R. Howard
Constitution and Bylaws
This committee serves as counsel to the Board on all matters related to Rotary’s constitutional documents and legislative procedures.
Adrienne J. Bzura
This committee recommends any needed adjustments of district boundaries to the Board.
Karen K. Wentz
This committee reviews cases involving complaints or disputes over an election to any RI office, such as charges of canvassing, campaigning, or electioneering, and any related matters.
Peter L. Offer
This committee advises the Board on all RI finances. It recommends the annual budget and five-year financial forecast, reviews financial statement activity, monitors revenues and expenses, recommends investment policies, and monitors the performance of investment managers.
Steven A. Snyder
Global Networking Groups
This committee guides and advises the Board on Rotarian Action Groups, and Rotary Fellowships, and on strategies for promoting vocational service. It also assists Global Networking Groups with applications for official status.
Robert L. Hall
Joint Committee on Partnerships
This committee advises the Board and The Rotary Foundation Trustees on partnership and sponsorship matters.
John C. Matthews
Joint Young Leaders and Alumni Engagement
This committee advises the Board and The Rotary Foundation Trustees on building loyalty and encouraging ongoing connections to Rotary with our current Rotary program participants, Rotary alumni, and other youths and young professionals.
Leadership Development and Training
This committee guides and advises the Board on Rotary’s leadership training program for Rotary members, clubs, and districts, with special emphasis on district governor training.
Jennifer A. Scott
This committee assists in the implementation and promotion of the member benefits initiative, Rotary Global Rewards.
David J. Harilela
This committee guides and advises the Board on membership development, retention, and education. It considers developing programs to recruit members, educate and retain members, and encourage the formation of new Rotary clubs in countries that already have clubs.
Larry A. Lunsford
This committee advises the Board by reviewing the effectiveness and efficiency of operations, administrative procedures, standards of conduct, and other operational and financial matters.
Frank N. Goldberg
Rotaract and Interact
This committee advises the Board on the Rotaract and Interact programs, and reviews issues and suggestions related to these programs. Under the direction of the president, the committee plans and develops program content for the Rotaract Preconvention.
Laura Sophie Verdegaal
This committee develops, recommends, and updates a strategic plan for consideration by the Board and The Rotary Foundation Trustees.
Stephanie A. Urchick
This committee advises the Board on the Rotary Youth Exchange program. Under the president’s direction, the committee plans and develops program content for the Youth Exchange Officers Preconvention.
Bruce I. Goldsen