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Sunday, November 25, 2012

Developing & Continuing Activities and Programs addressing Membership is supposed to be Rotary International's Highest Priority. Is it?

2012 Code of Policies Section 26.120. Membership Statistics  The development and continuation of activities and programs addressing membership must remain the association’s highest priority. The association and its clubs must remain focused on all aspects of membership.  (May 2003 Mtg., Bd. Dec. 324) Source: February 2003 Mtg., Bd. Dec. 261

     Since 2003, has membership really been the association's highest priority?
    Since 2003, has the association remained focused on all aspects of membership?
    Since 2003, has anyone been assigned the responsibility to make sure this Board decision was being carried out?
    Since 2003, have district membership chairs been invited to the International Assembly to receive specialized training in all aspects of membership like district TRF chairs have been to receive specialized training in all aspects of TRF's Future Vision?


  1. It would be interesting to see the membership chart for all districts...

    PP Ron
    Ron Nethercutt
    RC Mabalacat D 3790

  2. To get the full impact, one has to also know how many were inducted in the clubs in each district. All these charts show is the net gain or loss, not the total loss. On the right sidebar, consider reading Who Knew How Many Rotarians were walking out. Past RI Director's landmark speech on this issue is here: