Zone Director, Johrita Solari shared with District 5340 leadership the decisions that were made at the April 22-26, 2020 Rotary International Board of Directors meeting.  The highlights are below:
  • A virtual Rotary Convention will be held June 20-26, 2020.  General sessions, breakout sessions and speakers will be available to all.  Information will be out shortly.
  • The following General Principles were adopted:
    • The Health and Safety of all participants in Rotary programs and meetings is of paramount importance.
    • No in-person meeting or event shall be made mandatory for any Rotary participants who may feel uncomfortable attending due to the pandemic.
    • RI Board of Directors will meet virtually and not in-person for the remainder of calendar year 2020.
    • The Rotary Zone Institute scheduled for November 2020 is being strongly encouraged to conduct trainings virtually.
    • Risk Assessment will be made regarding Youth Exchange Program for 2021 year.
    • A Pandemic Response Task Force will be selected to do a comprehensive study of how Rotary will use further virtual technology during this pandemic through October 2020.
    • Rotary will sunset the Global Rewards program on July 1, 2021.