DISTRICT 5500 2011-2012 GOALS

During the 2011-2012 Rotary Year, District 5500 will help clubs achieve the four characteristics of effective Rotary clubs:


The Membership Committee will assist each club to understand and apply best practices for recruiting and retaining quality Rotarians.

Every club will realize a net increase of at least three new Rotarians.

One new Rotary club and one new community-based Rotaract club will be chartered.


Each club will participate in meaningful hands-on community and international service projects. Each club will apply for a District Simplified Grant to help in those projects.

Each club will participate in a community service project on April 28, 2012, Rotarians at Work Day, in District 5500.

Rotary Foundation

The District Rotary Foundation Committee, with representatives in each geographic area, will assist Rotarians in each club to understand the value of contributions to The Rotary Foundation and the programs of the Foundation.

Each club will participate in at least one Rotary Foundation educational or humanitarian program.

Our Rotarians and clubs will participate in Every Rotarian Every Year. Every Rotarian and every club will contribute to the Annual Program Fund, with an average per capita giving of $150.00.

Clubs will contribute at least $1,000.00 to Polio Plus to help meet the Gates Foundation $200 Million Challenge.

Rotarians and clubs will receive training and begin learning about the Future Vision Plan, a restructuring of the Foundation which begins 
July 1, 2013.


Club and District leaders will implement the R.I. Strategic Plan and the District 5500 Strategic Plan.

District 5500 will provide financial assistance to each club to support attendance at the Rotary Leadership Institute (RLI). Each club will enroll at least one member in RLI.

District 5500 will provide financial assistance to each club to support attendance at Presidents-elect Training Seminar (PETS). The President-Elect of each club will attend the Arizona Tri-Districts PETS March 2-3, 2012 in Mesa, Arizona.