Administrating a Rotary Club effectively is very important. Effective administration means you will have more time for the fun side of being a Rotarian! What are the goals your club wants to achieve in the next year and in 3 to 5 years? Develop a plan, set achievable goals and decide how they will be achieved. The year ahead then takes on a purpose and members gain a sense of achievement and 'doing good' in their communities. 'Doing good' is why we become Rotarians.  The second part of this resource will give you some information on how to conduct effective club meetings. Hope you find it useful!

2. Strategic planning

2.7. Developing your club

There are a number of areas that you may concentrate on in developing your club during your year as president:

    • growing membership
    • diversifying your club 
    • becoming more visible in your local area
Also keeping members should be a priority:
    • the reason most people stay in Rotary is the valuable friendships and connections they make
    • it is important to keep your members engaged
    • motivated members put in extra effort.
Ask yourself the following questions:
What does your Club do to engage both current and new members?
What could your Club do better?
Ask Club members what is working or not working.

But don't forget to celebrate the great things your Club has achieved!