2013 District Training Assembly
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Lane Community College, Eugene
April 6th, 2013
The purpose of the district assembly is to prepare incoming club officers, committee chairs, and other club leaders for their year in office. This District also provides learning opportunities for club members in general and members new to Rotary to learn more about what is happening in our District and Rotary International. In addition, this is also an opportunity for club leaders to meet with district leaders (the district governor-elect, incoming assistant governors, and district committees) who will support club projects and activities.
|Registration||Opening Session||Session 2||Session 3||Lunch||Session 4||Club Qualification|
|7:45am - 8:30am||8:30am - 10:00am||10:10am - 11:00am||11:10am - noon||noon - 12:45pm||12:55pm - 1:45pm||2:00pm - 5:00pm|
|Sign in & PE Photos||General Plenary Session||President-Elects||President-Elects||Lunch all together||President-Elects and their boards||Grant Management Seminar*|
|Secretaries 1 of 2||Secretaries 2 of 2||Lunch||DaCdb for Secretaries|
|Treasurers 1 of 2||Treasurers 2 of 2||Lunch||Club Fundraising|
|Membership 1 of 2||Membership 2 of 2||Lunch||Effective Presentations|
|Public Image 1 of 2||Public Image 2 of 2||Lunch||New Generations|
|RYE 1 of 3||RYE 2 of 3||Lunch||RYE 3 of 3|
|Service Projects||Rotary 101||Lunch||TRF Chairs|
|DaCdb General Info||DaCdb for clubs with Clubrunner||Lunch|
|Global Grant Writing 1 of 2||Global Grant Writing 2 of 2||Lunch||District Grant Writing|
Secretaries - Presenter: Lori Fleck. This course is designed for club secretaries. Secretaries are the glue that keep the club and club executive leadership on track. Learn the critical elements of being an effective secretary and supporting your board and club members. Topics will include: reporting membership changes to district and RI, SAR reporting, maintaining member demographic information, good record keeping and use of RI resources. *2013 Secretary Training Powerpoint (pdf)
Treasurers - Presenter: Gil Achterhof. This course is for new club treasurers. Treasurers are all about the money! Learn systems to effectively manage member dues, develop good club record keeping, demonstrate good stewardship, and manage grant funds under the new grant model.
Membership - Presenters: John Bushnell, Mitch Allen, Kristi Govertsen. This course is for membership chairs and others interested in membership development. Learn how to generate an authentic connection when sharing Rotary to prospective members. Membership creation, development, and retention are THE important elements for successful clubs of the future. Participate in a discussion about the district membership plan, identify key elements of membership health, develop a written membership plan, hear best practices, learn new approaches for attracting new members, and learn resources available from District, Zone and RI.
Public Image - Presenter: Kelli Matthews. Suggested attendees: PR/PI chairs, Club officers, Club historians. Effective Public Relations efforts build strong relationships in your community. Learn how to share your stories effectively. Session will cover topics including: Role public perception plays in creating public image, key misperceptions of Rotary and Rotary clubs, a 7-Step plan for your club's PR efforts, PR resources available from RI, Zone, and District.
Rotary Youth Exchange (RYE) - Presentes: This is a team presentation by members of the District 5110 Youth Exchange Committee, all with first-hand experience in youth exchange. Trainers will include Charlie Kocher, Dale Bitterling, Jim Calvert, Penny Cole, Ginny Reich, Alexis Screen, and Micheal Screen. This is for club youth exchange chairs, committee members, and those interested in RYE. Club's programs for students change the lives of everyone that participates. This session will address all aspects of RYE and include participation in the mandatory Rotary Youth Exchange training curricula.
Service Projects - Presenter: Bill Grile. Suggested attendees: Community Service chairs and committee members, club officers, interested members. Good service projects are specific, meaningful, and involving. Learn how to identify goals, create action plans, and obtain required resources for service projects. Identify the value of a good service project stimulating the vitality of your club, enhancing the club's development, and fostering Rotary's image. Get new project ideas and concepts through group discussions.
Rotary 101 - Presenter: Jim Reel. For those who are new to Rotary or those seasoned Rotarians who are interested in learning more about Rotary. Take another step to engage and enhance your Rotary experience. Learn more about its history, the organizational relationships between clubs, districts, The Rotary Foundation, and Rotary International. Learn more about the guiding principles of Rotary and the 5 Avenues of Service. Practice your Rotary acronyms!
TRF Chairs - Presenters: Hal Kibby, LeAnn Mobley. This is for TRF chairs and committee members. The role of your club's Rotary Foundation committee is to develop and implement a plan to support and participate in the Annual Fund, the Endowment Fund, PolioPlus, and Peace Fellows. Topics will focus on effective communications with District committee members, developing action plans to support your club's TRF committee in establishing goals and understanding responsibilities, and learning more about new District Rotary Foundation Committee structure and its policies and procedures. Attendees will have opportunity to participate in a robust group discussion and Q and A portion with presenters.
DaCdb, General Info - Means District and Club Database. This district is adopting a new database program to better facilitate reporting from clubs, Rotary International, and to archive data. Learn more about it.
DaCdb for clubs with Clubrunner - Learn how Clubrunner will interface with this new database or whether or not your club may want to change.
DaCdb for secretaries - How will this new database impact you as a club secretary? Come to this session to find out.
Club Fundraising - Presenter: Pat Fahey. This session is for Fundraising Chairs, committee members and members interested in club fundraising projects. Effective fundraising IS R-O-T-A-R-Y. Is this a perennial issue for your club? Learn fundraising basics, identify several purposes of fundraising, identify different fundraising ideas, discuss planning steps, challenges, and traditional versus new event topics.
Effective Presentations -Presenter Tim Mobley. Target audience: Chairs, Club leadership, general membership. Learn the basics of how to give an effective presentation including how to use notes, PowerPoint presentations, and other effective techniques.
New Generations - Presenter: Judi Beard-Strubing. Suggested target audience includes club NG chairs and committee members as well as chairs/members for Interact, Rotaract, RYLA, and any RYE people not attending the RYE sessions. Rotary Youth Programs affect every aspect of a vibrant club. The session's key topics will include Interact, Rotaract, RYLA, RYE, and how/why they work independently and collaboratively. Participate in group discussions to identify ways to promote NG in your club and community. Learn how to get your club more involved in NG programs--this is the very FUTURE of Rotary!
Global Grant Writing - Presenter: Cecelia Babkirk. Suggested attendees: Club grant-writers and interested members. 1 July is the launch of the new Global grant model. Attendees will learn how to perform a community needs assessment, develop measurable goals, write successful grant application, address sustainability needs, and complete progress and final reports. Understand and identify RI resources for effective global grant applications.
District Grant Writing Presenter: Eric Hodnett. 1 July also means changes in the District grant model. Attendees will learn how to write the new District Grant including how to reserve funds, the annual timeline, the new application process, partnering with other clubs, and stewardship and reporting requirements.
Lori Fleck - joined the Rotary Club of Scott Valley in July 2001. She served as Treasurer the following year, President Elect and WCS Chair (2003/2004) and was the Centennial President (2004/2005). That year the Rotary Club of Scott Valley was recognized as Centennial Club of the Year. Lori has served on the District 5110 Credentials Committee. She graduated from the District Leadership Academy in May 2007. Lori has been Assistant Governor for Northern California Area from July 2008-2013. Concurrently, Lori has served as District Secretary from 2011/2012 (DG Chuck Root), 2012/2013 (DG Dell Gray) and will serve DG Jim Lussier for 2013/2014.
Gil Achterhof - is currently the Central Oregon Assistant Governor and will be the 2013 – 2016 District Treasurer. His past Rotary District 5110 service includes District Secretary (2004 -2005). TRF Permanent Fund Chair (2006-2007), and District Treasurer (2007-2010). He is Past President of the RC of Galva, IL (1968-1969) and a 2003 Leadership Academy graduate.
Kristi Govertsen - is a speaker, teacher, and author from Portland, OR, and is currently a Rotarian in the East Portland Rotary Club. During her eight years in Rotary she has held a variety of leadership positions from Club Membership Chair, Club Membership Director, District 5100 Regional Membership Coordinator, Instructor on Membership for The Essentials of Rotary Knowledge, and District 5100 Membership Chair. Since her graduation from District Chair in the summer of 2012, she now wears the title of “Rotary Membership Nerd” with pride, and spends almost 100% of her time in Rotary speaking to clubs and giving workshops on various topics related to Building Membership Through Relationship. Outside of Rotary she is the author of the books "Awesomeness in Motion", "There is An ‘I’ in Team: Building Incredible Teams from the Inside Out", and "GO: Grounded Optimism--The Secret Formula for Creating Momentum, Finding the Meaning of Life, and Receiving Enlightenment from a Chocolate Chip Cookie"
Tim Mobley - joined Rotary in 1999 and has served as a board member, secretary, chair of several committees, club President, and was named Rotarian of the Year by his club. At the District level, Tim has served on the RYLA committee, as an Assistant Governor, and will be District Governor in 2014-15. Tim has been active in an International Service project sponsored by the RC of Bear Creek Valley called AmigoVision. The program started in 2000 in Mexico and has expanded into SE Asia and the Dominican Republic. He is a Benefactor, graduate of DLA, and a multiple Paul Harris Fellow.
LeAnn Mobley - is a retired practice administrator for a four-clinic private practice in the Rogue Valley. The practice was recognized as one of the 100 Best Companies in Oregon by Oregon Business magazine in 2011. An active Rotarian since 1997, she has served in multiple club positions, completed the District Leadership Academy in 2012, served as D5110 Attendance Chair, District Co-trainer, is current club PE, a member of the Peace Fellowship committee, a Benefactor and multiple PHF, and incoming District Fund Development chair on the Foundation Committee.
Bill Grile - is an AG for the Central Coast and State of Jefferson eclub. He is past president of Rotary clubs of Coos Bay, North Bend and Springfield. Bill is a graduate of the District Leadership Academy.
Eric Hodnett - joined the Rotary Club of Medford Rogue in 1995. His club involvement and activities include multiple club committee chairs and board positions, service as club president in 2011-12, and participation in the District Leadership Academy in 2011. Eric is the AG for Southern Oregon and has served on several District committees in the past. He will serve as chair of the District Grants Subcommittee beginning 1 July 2013.
Cecelia Babkirk - was born in Reno, Nevada and raised in the Bay Area. She joined the Rotary Club of San Jose West in 1994. In 2007, she moved to the Rotary Club of Cupertino, where she has served in various capacities. Her work at the District level began in the 2003-2004. She has served as Assistant Governor, International Service Chair, Vocational Service Chair and Lieutenant Governor. She is now the District Grants Subcommittee Chair, a position she will hold until July, 2014, overseeing 60 – 70 District and Global Grants within District 5170. At the Rotary International level, she serves on The Rotary Foundation Cadre of Technical Advisors in the area of Economic and Community Development and Audit.
Mitch Allen - As a Springfield-Twin Rivers Rotarian, Mitch served in various club positions then had the opportunity to serve back to the Club as its President. For several years, he worked with the eight Eugene-Springfield Rotary clubs coordinating ticket sales for the Great Rotary Duck race. When the District developed Rotary education through its Leadership Academy, he attended the first class. Further training included attending the Zone Institute twice. District offices held included Governor’s Representative, District Attendance Secretary, District Assembly Trainer, District Awards Chair, District Secretary, and currently serving as District Membership Director and Membership Chair for eClub for State of Jefferson.
Jim Reel -and his wife own their own business in Medford . He joined Rotary in 2004 and has held many club positions including a board position (2004- 2009) , Club President (2008-2009), club Foundation Chair (2009-2012), and his Club's Rotarian of the Year (2009). At the District level he has been on district simplified grant committee for 3 years, RYE committee and a communications officer for 5 years. He is the Assistant Governor for Greater Jackson County (2012-2015) and graduated from the District Leadership Academy in 2010. Jim is a multiple Paul Harris Fellow.
Judi Beard-Strubing - is active in the Eugene community, currently serving on the boards of Northwest Christian University and the University of Oregon Mentoring Board. Among her honors, she is recipient of the National Life Time Achievement in Community Service Award by Merrill Lynch. Judi served as District Governor for District 5110 during the Centennial Year. Her Rotary travels include projects in Honduras, Guatemala and twice to Bolivia. She is a member of the Paul Harris Society, Major Donor, and the Rotary Bequest Society. Judi has served as International Trainer, RI Membership Coordinator and Rotary Coordinator for Zone 25, and multiple times as RI President’s Representative.