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HomePresident Elect

PREPARING FOR YOUR YEAR AS PRESIDENT


IMPORTANT DATES
& REGISTRATION LINKS

Governor Pedro Cevallos-Candau Club Visits

Calling all 2019-2020 Club Presidents
Attend one of three 
PETS Orientation - 10/20/2018
PETS Orientation - 10/29/2018
PETS Orientation - 1/12/2019

Get ready for PETS, President Elect Training
March 1-3, 2019 in Itasca
Registration opens January 1, 2019

District Conference and Annual Meeting, 2019
Annual District Conference - 4/12 to 4/14, 2019
Union League Club of Chicago
Friday is bonus night, come early for a night on the town.

Going to the International Convention
June 1-5, 2019
Hamburg, Germany
Rotary International Convention - Hamburg

      ANNOUNCEMENTS / NEWSVideos - That you might use for club meetings

      Club Secretaries & Treasurers Page & Club Invoices Due

       

      Midwest PETS 2018

      Videos of the Plenary Session Speakers are now available on the Midwest PETS website

      If you would like to view the videos, go to :https://midwestpets.org/?page_id=36101


      FORMS TO COMPLETE

                                                                                                                                                               
      You have 2 forms that need to be completed by PETS - District Conference Registration & Youth Compliance Statement. In addition 2 form inputs by March 15 please complete the Club Officer Information at Rotary International's website (Login to www.rotary.org; My Rotary; select "Manage" / "Club Administration" / "Add/edit/remove club officers - Club level").  The Planning Guide for Effective Rotary Clubs is a tool for you to use and does not need to be turned in.  Other tools and reference guides are available below in the Club Officers' Kit.

      Download, complete and email the District Office

      Election & Reporting of Club Officers
      Officer Roster - Rotary International - My Rotary
      Login to Rotary International and verify/edit your club officers for Fiscal Year 2019-2020.

      Elect your 2020-2021 officers and get your club headed in the right direction for the next Rotary year. 31 December 2017 is the deadline for election of officers and 1 February 2019 is the deadline for reporting the officers to Rotary International. Current club officers (2018-2019) can submit this information via the Club Administration section of My Rotary, or by sending the information to data@rotary.org.


      NEWS YOU CAN USE


      Club Tax Return - Requirement

      The IRS requires that all clubs/districts in the U.S. and its territories file an annual information return. If your club/district’s tax year follows the Rotary year, the deadline to file is 15 November. More information is available on irs.gov and in our FAQ at www.rotary.org.
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      Club Insurance

      An informational live webinar on the U.S. Club & District Liability Insurance Program is on 5 December 2017.  Click here https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2020509132718856961 to learn more of what it will entail and to register. This is open to all U.S. Rotarians!

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      The Charitable Foundation of Rotary 6450, Inc.

      The District Board of Directors have established a new district foundation.  Clubs may apply to register with the foundation to seek advance approval of club service projects which can then manage the finances, including donations, through the foundation, thus qualifying for donor IRS deductions.

      Full information and the application is online at the district website: www.rotary6450.org
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      PETS MATERIALS

       

      My Rotary-Rotary Club Central Training - instructions

      Scroll in folder below for all PETS (2018) handouts and forms





      Club Officers’ Kit

      Each manual guides the respective club leader while they are in office. The manuals describe the role and responsibilities for each position and provide relevant resources that will be helpful throughout the year.

      The manuals in the kit include:

        Other noteworthy sections in the manuals, include:

          *The Club President’s Manual and Club Secretary’s Manual each include an addendum on the inside cover with policy changes from the 2016 Council on Legislation and decisions from the RI Board and the Foundation Trustees.                                                                           

           

          Policy for President-Elect relative to eligibility to serve as President


          To support the success of our clubs, it is essential that the President-Elect receive support and training in advance (as well as during) their year as President.

          It is therefore a district mandatory requirement for the PE to attend a Pre-PETS workshop provided by the district.


          It is also a mandatory requirement by Rotary International (ADOPTED ENACTMENT 07-46*) as well as the district for each President-Elect to attend the President-Elect Training Seminar (PETS) prior to their becoming President.
          The Club Officers’ Kit was mailed to governors-elect in November and is also available at www.rotary.org. The kitincludes the following manuals:

          As stated in the RI requirement, failure to comply with this ruling, will make the PE ineligible to assume the Presidency of their club.
                                                                                                                                

          PETS TRAINING DOCUMENTS AND MATERIALS

          The following documents are available for download and review for PEs before attending Midwest PETS.  These materials are available for to help prepare you with background and information you should receive in Pre-PETS and during Midwest PETS.  Many of the Club Manuals have been updated recently by Rotary International, and have been linked here for your convenience.


          Please click on each item to open and save and/or print it for your preparation.  Adobe Reader is required to view and print these documents.


          If you do not have Adobe Reader, PLEASE CLICK HERE. to install on your computer.


          Resources from RI

          RI Training Materials and Resources

          RI Membership Resources

          Rotary Foundation Training Materials and 

          TRF Contribution Form

          Resources

          Club Officer Kit (2016-2019 Edition, with COL Updates)