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 kit includes 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
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