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Assistant Governor Area 1
Jack L. Neely
Club: Newark
Area 1 Clubs: Columbus, Columbus Short North, Olentangy, Worthington A.M.


Assistant Governor Area 2
Wolfgang A. Lant
Club: Dublin A.M.
Area 2 Clubs: Dublin-Worthington, Marysville (OH), Tri-Village Rotary Club, Upper Arlington


Assistant Governor Area 3
Diane Jean Conley
Club: Westerville Sunrise
Area 3 Clubs: Delaware, Mount Vernon, Sunbury-Galena, Westerville


Assistant Governor Area 4
Gary D. Baker
Club: Newark
Area 4 Clubs: Gahanna, Newark, Pataskala


Assistant Governor Area 5
Thomas J. Kleven
Club: Olentangy
Area 5 Clubs: Dublin A.M., Hilliard, New Albany, Westerville Sunrise


Assistant Governor Area 6
James D. Rogers
Club: Logan
Area 6 Clubs: Circleville, Circleville Sunrise, Lancaster, Lancaster-Sherman


Assistant Governor Area 7
Michelle R Davis
Club: New Albany
Area 7 Clubs: Clintonville, Granville, Newark-Heath


Assistant Governor Area 8
Timothy S. Shear
Club: Dublin-Worthington
Area 8 Clubs: Baltimore Ohio, Canal Winchester-Groveport Area, Reynoldsburg-Pickerington, Whitehall-Bexley


Assistant Governor Area 9
Gwen H. Wolford
Club: Circleville Sunrise
Area 9 Clubs: Chillicothe, Chillicothe, First Capital, Grove City, Pike County


Assistant Governor Area 10
Thomas Downard
Club: Wellston
Area 10 Clubs: Gallipolis, Ironton, Jackson, Portsmouth, Wellston


Assistant Governor Area 11
Edward M. Mowrer
Club: St. Clairsville
Area 11 Clubs: Barnesville, Bethesda-Belmont-Morristown, Bridgeport, St. Clairsville, St. Clairsville Sunrise


Assistant Governor Area 12
Joanne Sexton
Club: Cambridge
Area 12 Clubs: Coshocton, West Lafayette, Zanesville, Zanesville Daybreak


Assistant Governor Area 13
Mark Edwin Bisang
Club: Athens Sunrise
Area 13 Clubs: Athens, Athens Sunrise, Logan, Middleport Pomeroy, Nelsonville


Assistant Governor Area 14
Larry F. Arnold
Club: Belpre
Area 14 Clubs: Belpre, Malta-McConnelsville, Marietta, Marietta-Morning


Assistant Governor Area 15
Gary A. Moll
Club: Zanesville Daybreak
Area 15 Clubs: Byesville, Cambridge


June 3rd - August 3rd 2021 at 8:00 am
Rotary $100 Raffle - Fundraiser - Tickets on sale now
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June 17th - August 17th 2021 at 8:00 am
Rotary $100 Raffle - Fundraiser - Tickets on sale now
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July 1st - August 31st 2021 at 8:00 am
Rotary $100 Raffle - Fundraiser - Tickets on sale now
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July 10th - August 2nd 2021 at 7:30 am
Olentangy MLB Charity Raffle
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July 15th - September 14th 2021 at 8:00 am
Rotary $100 Raffle - Fundraiser - Tickets on sale now
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July 29th 2021 at 12:00 pm
DCO (District Communications Officer) quarterly meeting - Summer
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July 30th 2021 at 11:00 am
New Albany - 7th Annual Golf Outing
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July 31st 2021 at 9:00 am
Summer Leadership Seminar 2: Sharing Miracles
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July 31st 2021 at 7:30 pm
Clintonville (Columbus) Free Movie In The Park Community Event
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August 4th 2021 at 6:00 pm
Summer Leadership Seminar 3: Enhancing Member's Experience
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August 7th 2021 at 9:00 am
Summer Leadership Seminar 4: Innovative New Club Fair
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August 12th 2021 at 12:00 pm
Membership Roundtable
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August 15th 2021 at 2:00 pm
Polo, Polos and Polio
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August 21st 2021 at 10:30 am
Pataskala Street Fair Parade
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August 27th 2021 at 8:30 am
Westerville Sunrise Golf Outing in Memory of Mike Beres
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August 27th 2021 at 8:30 am
Sponsorships - Westerville Sunrise Golf Outing
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September 5th 2021 at 9:00 am
2nd Annual Dublin AM Rotary Classic Car Show
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September 11th 2021 at 9:00 am
District Fall Rotary Foundation Training
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September 20th 2021 at 10:00 am
Rotary Club of Westerville Foundation Golf Outing
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September 28th - October 3rd 2021 at 1:00 pm
Pathways to our Future Zones 30/31 Conference Chattanooga
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September 29th 2021 at 4:00 pm
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November 6th 2021 at 6:00 pm
District Awards Event for 2020-21
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Assistant governors are part of the district leadership team, which also includes the district governor and district committee members. Your primary role is to assist the governor with the administration of your assigned Rotary clubs.

Effective clubs are able to:

  • Sustain and increase their membership base
  • Implement successful service projects that address the needs of their community and communities in other countries
  • Support The Rotary Foundation through both program participation and financial contributions
  • Develop leaders capable of serving Rotary beyond the club level

Your responsibilities before your year in office begins on 1 July include:

  • Providing input to the governor-elect on what the district wants to achieve and the resources necessary to reach district goals
  • Advising the governor-elect on district committee selections
  • Attending the district team training seminar to

– Learn about your role and responsibilities
– Finalize your district’s communication plan
– Establish district goals and objectives for the coming year

  • Meeting with the presidents-elect of your assigned clubs at the presidents elect training seminar (PETS) to implement and review the Club Leadership Plan and begin establishing goals using the Planning Guide for Effective Rotary Clubs
  • Working with the leadership teams of your assigned clubs at the district assembly to further develop club goals and implementation plans
  • Consulting with the outgoing assistant governor to discuss what you can expect when working with club leaders
  • Reviewing RI and Rotary club constitutional documents in the Manual of Procedure (035-EN) and familiarizing yourself with RI policy for clubs and districts

Your responsibilities during your year in office include:

  • Visiting each of your assigned clubs either monthly or quarterly to discuss the business of the club, available resources, and effective management of funds with the club president and other leaders
  • Assisting club leaders in scheduling and planning for the governor’s official visit
  • Attending each club assembly after the district assembly and during the governor’s official visit
  • Keeping the governor updated on clubs and suggesting ways to enhance their development
  • Encouraging clubs to follow through on the governor’s requests and recommendations
  • Monitoring each club’s progress toward its goals for membership, service projects, The Rotary Foundation, club administration, and public relations
  • Coordinating training at the club level with the appropriate district committee
  • Identifying and encouraging the development of future district leaders
  • Attending and promoting attendance at the district conference and other district meetings
  • Participating in Rotary Foundation programs, annual and special giving events, and other assignments as necessary

Rotary’s Constitutional Documents

The Rotary International constitutional documents provide club and districts the foundation for RI’s policies and procedures.

  • Constitution of Rotary International (PDF)
  • Bylaws of Rotary International (PDF)
  • Standard Rotary Club Constitution (PDF) (Word)

All clubs admitted to Rotary membership must adopt this constitution.

  • Recommended Rotary Club Bylaws (Word)

Clubs can tailor these bylaws, as long as their changes align with Rotary’s constitutional documents and the Rotary Code of Policies.

2019 COL Report of Action

The Manual of Procedure offers a concise version of Rotary’s policies and procedures. The manual is geared to Rotary club and district leaders and features information that’s most relevant to their roles. It is published every three years to reflect adopted legislation and decisions of the RI conventions, the Council on Legislation, the Rotary International Board of Directors, and the Trustees of The Rotary Foundation.