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(ARTICLE XII -- YOUTH EXCHANGE COMMITTEE deleted and subsequent Articles renumbered accordingly Per Resolution Number 2, May 2007 District Conference.)
ARTICLE XII -- WORLD COMMUNITY SERVICE COMMITTEE
- The World Community Service Committee is responsible for (1) promoting world community service activities by encouraging, educating and assisting Clubs to identify world community service projects, developing contacts with Rotary Clubs in other countries and assisting Clubs in obtaining matching grants for world community service projects; (2) allocating District Designated Funds (SHARE funds obtained from contributions to The Rotary Foundation) or humanitarian purposes as a match to Club contributions for world community service projects; and (3) working with the Club project sponsors in coordination with the Grants Subcommittee to review grant applications to verify that they are complete and comply with TRF rules before submission to TRF.
- The World Community Service Committee shall be a standing committee consisting of Executive Committee and representatives of all Clubs in the District. The Executive Committee will consist of a Chair, Secretary, Treasurer and four members from Clubs in the District. The Governor shall appoint the Chair, who will, in consultation with the Governor, appoint the remaining members of the Executive Committee. In the interest of continuity of managing the world community service programs, care shall be taken to ensure appropriate representation of District Clubs, that large, medium and small size clubs are all represented, and that there is overlap of the committee members.
- The executive committee is responsible for making interim decisions as necessary between Full Committee meetings. Full Committee meetings will be held quarterly in accordance with the schedule listed in the District Directory. Any Rotarian is welcome and encouraged to attend a WCS Committee meeting and any Rotary Club representative may present a proposed project to the Full Committee, however, on matters before the Full Committee, each Club is entitled to only one vote.
- Reappointment of Committee members is permitted, but no member should serve more than six consecutive years. (Per Resolution No. 1, adopted at the May 1987 District Conference and modified by Resolution No. 7, adopted at the May 2006 District Conference.)