Board roles and responsibilities

The management of a Rotary Club is the responsibility of the Board. The Board should ensure that the Club:

    • meets the requirements of Rotary International
    • is compliance with proper governance including:
      •  an up to date Constitution and Bylaws
      • requirements to ensure members are covered by insurance when undertaking Rotary functions (including risk assessment)
      • meeting the requirements of Child Protection guidelines
    • conducts meetings and relays information to members

4. Club committees

4.2. Membership

As the club membership committee chair, you create and follow an action plan to attract and engage members:

  • Attend your district membership seminar.
  • Use membership assessment tools to evaluate your club.
  • Assemble a motivated and active committee of 5 to 15 members.
  • Manage online membership leads on My Rotary.
  • Offer new member orientation.
  • Emphasise the importance of attracting and engaging members as part of your club's strategic plan.
  • Use the diversity and classification assessments to analyse how well your club represents your community (including age, gender and ethnicity).
  • Track your progress toward club membership goals in Rotary Club Central.
  • Work with the club board if you sponsor new clubs in the community.

Possible subcommittees

    • Attraction
    • Engagement
    • New member orientation
    • Diversity


Job description 

Learning centre 

Club membership: Committee Basics