YEO 2012_Update from RI Staff

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YEO 2012_Update from RI Staff

  1. 1. Update from RI Staff Kate Hoeppel, Senior SupervisorYouth Exchange Section, RI Programs
  2. 2. RI Secretariat StaffJohn Hewko, General Secretary, RITheresa Nissen, General Manager, RI Member ServicesSharon Cyr, Manager, RI ProgramsAdam Doty, Manager, New Generations ProgramsKate Hoeppel, Senior Supervisor, Youth ExchangeTom Woods, Senior Coordinator, Youth ExchangeJessica Borrego, Service Coordinator, Youth Exchange
  3. 3. Role of Secretariat Staff• Provide resources and support to Rotarians• Implement Board policy• Support Youth Exchange Committee and preconvention meetings• Serve as a general program contact
  4. 4. 2010-11 Program Activity
  5. 5. 2010-11 Long-term Exchanges
  6. 6. 2010-11 Short-term Exchanges
  7. 7. Certification Update• 88% districts certified in 100+ countries• Annual renewals, recertification every 5 yrs • Forms just emailed to incoming district officers!• Program evaluations• Newly certified! • Kyrgyzstan, Zimbabwe • Outbound – Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, D9110 (Nigeria), D9220 (Mauritius, Seychelles, etc.)
  8. 8. Resources & Support• YEO Directory• Youth Exchange Workgroup• E-newsletter (English-only)• Webinars• Publications • Abuse and Harassment Prevention Manual being revised
  9. 9. Rotary Miles ContestUnited Charity Miles – Rotary awarded 2.5million miles!Airfare awarded to 4 Youth Exchange students,district/multidistrict chairs notified this week • Nominations by 15 May; winners announced 4 June • 1 nomination per district • Awards must be fully-ticketed; no open-ended trips • We will follow the students and share their stories
  10. 10. Service in New Generations Programs“The Object of Rotary is based on the idea of serviceand should be incorporated into New Generationsactivities. Clubs and districts are encouraged toinclude a service dimension in all New Generationsprograms where appropriate in the development ofleadership skills, team-building skills, tolerance, andcommitment to social responsibility, and to instill alifelong dedication to service in young people.” – RCOP 40.060.4
  11. 11. Rotary ShowcaseVisit secretariatservices booth inHouse of Friendship!
  12. 12. Contact us Rotary International (PD110) 1560 Sherman Avenue Evanston, IL 60201 USA +1 (847) 866-3421 youthexchange@rotary.org www.rotary.org/youthexchange

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