Committees

Board 2023-2024

Committee Description:

Matilda Bay Rotary Board meets on the fourth Monday of every month, 6 pm. It is responsible for:

  • Strategic Plan - Towards 2024

         The Strategic Plan - Towards 2018 which was developed in March 2013 was reviewed in 2017 and a revised version presented to club members. The Strategic Plan - Towards 2024 is the result of consultation, communication and input from members in 2019.

  • Finances

         Matilda Bay is in a strong financial position

 

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Community

Committee Description:

Director - Marion Thompson

Community Service projects include:

  • King Edward Hospital memorial Gardens. Over 30 years ago, Matilda Bay Rotary established a memorial garden on the hospital grounds where the ashes of stillborn babies can be interred. In recent years it was upgraded at a cost of $70,000 with the support of a LotteryWest grant. Members regularly maintain the garden so families can return to an attractive and tranquil setting. 

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International & Rotary Foundation

Committee Description:

Director - Larry Schneider

International Committee is responsible for overseas projects of the Club.

  • Provision of Shelterboxes for national and international disasters - 3-5 shelter boxes each year at a cost of $1,000 each
  • Polio eradication throughout the world
  • investigate opportunities to assist with new and ongoing development projects to establish relationshios and work with overseas Rotary clubs

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Membership

Committee Description:

Director - Mike Walter

Membership Committee is responsible for maintaining and increasing membership. 

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Youth

Committee Description:

Director - Ian Birch

Youth committee works with young people and is the link club for Dianella Secondary College. Responsibilites for Youth and Vocational include:

  • Rotary Youth Program of Enrichment (RYPEN) which offers a weekend camp for Year 10 students with aims of developing personal confidence and leadership qualities.
  • Rotary Youth Leadership Academy (RYLA). A week-long camp for young adults between 18-25 year olds. Extends leadership and personal confidence.
  • Rotary Youth Driver Awareness WA for Year 11 students at DSC.
  • Rotary Four Way Test public speaking competition for Year 10 students.

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