These committees promote and administer ongoing Rotary programs and/or specific district activities, projects, providing support and guidance to clubs. Districts often have a specific committee for each of the programs and activities offered. Some of the specific District 7030 Program Committees include:
  • Special Projects - Dyslexia
  • Special Projects - Autism
  • Caribbean Partnership
Other Rotary International recommended District Program Committees include:
A Rotarian Action Group is an autonomous group of Rotarians, family members, program participants and alumni who are experts in a particular field, such as micro-0credit or water and sanitation. Group members share their expertise by collaborating with clubs and districts on service projects.
Rotary Community Corps (RCC) are groups of non-Rotarians who support local service projects, help identify local needs, and take ownership of a project to increase its sustainability. As a member of the committee, you encourage clubs to sponsor new RCCs where needed. Learn more in the Rotary Community Corps Handbook.
Rotary Fellowships give members the opportunity to have fun, make new friends around the world, and enhance their Rotary experience. Objectives of this committee are to:
  • Connect members to existing Rotary Fellowships.
  • Invite fellowship members to speak to clubs in your district.
  • Encourage members to develop new fellowships around a shared interest.
  • Publicize fellowship events.
Through Rotary Friendship Exchanges, Rotary members learn about another culture by taking turns hosting and visiting one another. This committee encourages members to participate in exchanges. Specifically, it:
  • Identify exchange partners and work with them to plan exchanges.
  • Promote the program to clubs in your district.
  • Publicize stories about exchanges.
General Responsibilities for each of the District Programs Committees include:
  • Coordinate district-wide efforts related to the program.
  • Promote program participation through regular contact with assistant governors and clubs.
  • Promote successful programs at district meetings and during club visits by inviting participants to speak and encouraging clubs to get involved.
  • Promote publication of Rotary program goals and achievements in all appropriate Rotary and non-Rotary communication media in the district.
  • Consult with Rotary coordinators to identify program expertise in your region.
  • Assist club program committee chairs in carrying out their responsibilities.
  • Encourage clubs to determine whether the program can address local needs.
  • Identify potential areas of cooperation between district programs and local, non-Rotary service organizations.
  • Encourage participants in one program to participate in others offered in the district.
For a listing of committee chairs, please view District Organization List.