On Friday, the resolutions for the 2022 Council on Resolutions were published. The full text of each is available to read by clicking here. Rotarians wishing to comment on a proposal should contact their District’s Council on Resolutions representative (comments may only be submitted by Council representatives, the Council Operations Committee, the RI president, the RI president-elect, members of the RI Board, and one member of The Rotary Foundation Trustees). When suggesting comments, explain why you are supporting, opposing, or wishing to make a general comment in the submission.
Resolution topics include: encouraging more involvement by senior club members; listing club vice presidents in the official directory; lowering the minimum number of members to charter a new club; including “retired” in classifications; changing the name of RYLA; improving readability of RI Board meeting minutes; eliminating RI’s annual themes; reducing minimum qualifications for Assistant Governors; adopting a primary goal of RI to follow Polio eradication; endorsing the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons; asking clubs to contribute $10/member to fight Covid-19; charging some beneficiaries of our service projects; adding an eighth Area of Focus (“development of culture”); considering the environment when conducting Rotary events; changing the timing of election of Council on Legislation representatives; and including the Rotaract Club Constitution as one of Rotary’s constitutional documents.
Deadline for comments is October 9th, so don’t delay reading the proposals and making your voice heard.