NEW MEMBERS

Get the most out of your membership by participating in club projects and activities.
 

Here are some ideas:

  • Serve on a club committee where you can use your skills

  • Identify a need in your community and suggest a hands-on project to address it

  • Work with a youth service program sponsored by your club, such as Rotaract or Interact

  • Host a Youth Exchange student

  • Help organize your district’s Rotary Youth Leadership Awards programs

  • Recommend a colleague or friend for membership in your club

PROSPECTIVE MEMBERS

THE CANDIDATE SHOULD ATTEND AT LEAST 3 (THREE) CONSECUTIVE MEETINGS (PHYSICAL OR VIRTUAL), AND ONE ACTIVITY (SERVICE PROJECT OR SOCIAL) WITH RCOBS. IN THE EVENT NO SOCIAL OR SERVICE ACTIVITY IS SCHEDULED AFTER THE CANDIDATE ATTENDS 3 CONSECUTIVE MEETINGS THE BOARD WILL REVIEW AND DETERMINE STATUS OF APPLICATION PER GUIDELINES IN ARTICLE 10. 

  • SECTION 4 — THE BOARD APPROVES OR REJECTS THE CANDIDATE’S MEMBERSHIP WITHIN 30 DAYS AND NOTIFIES THE PROPOSING MEMBER OF ITS DECISION. 

  • SECTION 5 — ONCE THE BOARD HAS APPROVED THE MEMBER, THE SECRETARY MUST ENSURE THAT THE MEMBER IS PROPOSED TO ALL CLUB MEMBERS AT THE NEXT CLUB MEETING, BEING VIA PRINTED NEWSLETTER, THE CLUB’S ELECTRONIC APPLICATION (RCOB SUNRISE), OR SOCIAL MEDIA FORUMS. IF NO OBJECTIONS ARE RECEIVED FROM MEMBERS, THE PROSPECTIVE MEMBER IS INVITED TO JOIN THE CLUB. 

  • SECTION 6 – IF AN OBJECTION IS BROUGHT BY A MEMBER, THE MEMBERSHIP CHAIR WILL REVIEW THE COMPLAINT OR OBJECTION AND PROPOSE TO THE BOARD ASSESS THE COMPLAINT OR OBJECTION AGAINST THE ROTARY 4-WAY TEST. THE BOARD SHALL VOTE TO EITHER ACCEPT OR DENY MEMBERSHIP OF THE PROSPECTIVE MEMBER TO THE CLUB.