A permanent standing committee is typically defined in organizational by-laws or charter. It is not like a task forces which is a short term work group created on an "as-needed" basis to work on a single defined task or activity for a specified short period of time.

Committee Member:

As a club committee member you help make your club a successful, thriving, and fun place. Whether you have been appointed as a committee chair or serve as a committee member, you can help your club improve your communities and develop leaders.

Committee Chair:

Oversee committee functions; Convene regular committee meetings and activities; Supervise and coordinates the committee’s work; Report activities to club board

Example Committees

Administration: Conduct and monitor activities associated with the effective operation of the club – particularly club meetings and club facilities; Ensure that every club meeting is properly planned and arranged in advance

Membership: To develop and implement a comprehensive plan for the recruitment, retention, development, engagement

and welfare of members.

Fundraising: Coordinate all fundraising projects within the club; Develop a club plan directing fundraising profits to appropriate club Committees and projects; Monitor shortfalls in funding in relation to club commitments; Continually generate and investigate possible new fundraising ideas

Public Relations: Develop and implement plans to provide the local public with information about Rotary and to

promote the club’s service projects and activities; Promote and encourage members to be active promoting the club on Social media outlets; Monitor the upkeep and effectiveness of the club’s website (our face to the world)

Rotary Foundation: Develop and implement plans to support The Rotary Foundation through both financial contributions and

program participation

Service Committees 4 Areas:

Community Service: Develop and implement projects that benefit the local and district community; Provide services to the local community as requested

International Service: Develop, implement and monitor service programs with an International focus; Educate club members about the range of Rotary’s International Programs.

Vocational Service: Develop projects that promote and improve the general standards of practice in vocations in the local and

wider communities; Promote ethical business practices in the community

Youth Service: Develop and implement educational and support projects that address the needs of young people in the local and wider communities.

Resrouces & Reference

Lead Your Club: Administration Committee

Lead Your Club: Membership Committee

Lead Your Club: Public Relations Committee

Lead Your Club: Service Projects Committee

Lead Your Club: Rotary Foundation Committee

Club committee structure

Rotary Support

Outgoing committee chairs and members; Assistant governor; District committees; Regional coordinators