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, Tri-Village Rotary Club, Union County, Upper Arlington


Assistant Governor Area 3
George A. Small Jr.
Club: Mount Vernon
Area 3 Clubs: Delaware, Mount Vernon, Sunbury-Galena, Westerville


Assistant Governor Area 4
David A. Uhl
Club: Lancaster
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
Connie S Hendren
Club: Dublin-Worthington
Area 6 Clubs: Circleville, Circleville Sunrise, Lancaster, Lancaster-Sherman


Assistant Governor Area 7
Sandra L. Knoesel
Club: Columbus
Area 7 Clubs: Clintonville, Granville, Newark-Heath, Zanesville Daybreak


Assistant Governor Area 8
Catherine Roebuck
Club: Canal Winchester-Groveport Area
Area 8 Clubs: Baltimore Ohio, Canal Winchester-Groveport Area, Reynoldsburg-Pickerington, Whitehall-Bexley


Assistant Governor Area 9
Jerry Douglas
Club: Olentangy
Area 9 Clubs: Chillicothe, Chillicothe, First Capital, Grove City, Pike County


Assistant Governor Area 10
Gregory A Ervin
Club: Jackson
Area 10 Clubs: Gallipolis, Ironton, Jackson, Portsmouth, Wellston


Assistant Governor Area 11
Jennifer Lynne Gerevics
Club: Bridgeport
Area 11 Clubs: Barnesville, Bethesda-Belmont-Morristown, Bridgeport, St. Clairsville, St. Clairsville Sunrise


Assistant Governor Area 12
Maryjane Shackelford
Club: Zanesville Daybreak
Area 12 Clubs: Byesville, Cambridge, Coshocton, West Lafayette, Zanesville


Assistant Governor Area 13
Jenny Rebekah Stotts
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


Delaware Rotary Official District Governor Club Visit
October 21st 2019
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Pints For a Purpose
October 21st 2019
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New Albany Polio Fundraiser
October 22nd 2019
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Reynoldsburg-Pickerington District Governor Official Club Visit
October 22nd 2019
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Rotary Club of West Lafayette District Governor Official Visit
October 23rd 2019
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District Membership Facilitator Training
October 26th 2019
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Byesville Rotary and Cambridge Rotary Pennies for Polio
November 1st 2019
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Westerville Rotary Honors Veterans 5K Walk/Run
November 2nd 2019
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Rotary Club of Zanesville Daybreak DG Official Club Visit
November 7th 2019
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Pins for P.I.N.
November 9th 2019
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Sunbury/Galena Official District Governor Club Visit
November 12th 2019
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Lancaster and Sherman District Governor Club Official Visit
November 13th 2019
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Annual IRS Form 990 Filing Due
November 15th 2019
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Cambridge Club 100th Anniversary
November 16th - September 4th 2019
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Barnesville District Governor Official Club Visit
November 19th 2019
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Great Debate Rivalry Roast
November 22nd 2019
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Mount Vernon District Governor Official Visit
November 26th 2019
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Belpre Club District Governor Official Visit
December 5th 2019
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Zaneville Noon District Governon Club Official Visit
December 10th 2019
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Rotary Club of New Albany District Governor Official Visit
December 10th 2019
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Byesville Rotary Breakfast with Santa
December 14th 2019
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Short North District Governor Official Club Visit
December 17th 2019
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Byesville Rotary District Governor Official Visit
December 20th 2019
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Byesville Rotary Christmast Food Basket distribution
December 21st 2019
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Clintonville District Governor Official Board Meeting visit
January 14th 2020
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Clintonville District Governor Official Club Visit
January 17th 2020
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Tri Village - Upper Arlington
February 11th 2020
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Tri Village - Upper Arlington
February 12th 2020
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Ironton Rotary Club Centennial Gala
March 7th 2020
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Gahanna District Governor Official Visit
March 25th 2020
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Newark District Governor Official Club Visit
March 31st 2020
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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.