Committees

Club Service | Club Meetings

It takes teamwork to coordinate the logistics of our weekly meetings. From organizing the music we enjoy as we enter and eat, to who gets to read the good news of our club with “bell ringers” – no detail is left out as these committees work together to bring engaging and enlightening meetings every week.

Committees that fall under Club Meetings include:

  • Bell Ringers
  • Greeters
  • Invocations
  • Music
  • Traveling Mic

To find out more about this area of service, and how you can get involved, contact Richard Pine.

Club Service | Fellowship

When you join a group of fun, intelligent and caring individuals, it’s natural that you want to spend time with them. This area of club service focuses on organizing time together, and opportunities to engage with the community we love and serve.

Committees that fall under Club Fellowship include:

  • Social Events
  • Rotary Minute
  • We Care
  • Featured Rotarian
  • Fireside

To find out more about this area of service, and how you can get involved, contact Tammy Dennee.

Club Service | Membership

Engaging our membership base and attracting highly motivated, service-oriented individuals into our Rotary family is a vital part of our clubs’ success. This area of club service helps our members – both new and seasoned – stay connected to the developing roles of what it means to be a Rotarian.

Committees that fall under Membership include:

  • Membership
  • Orientation
  • Mentor Program

To find out more about this area of service, and how you can get involved, contact Membership Board Representative Steve Nass.

Club Service | Communications

Keeping members and the community up to date with the activities of our club is a cornerstone for us. The Communications group works to keep everyone connected between our weekly meetings, and helps to promote the good works in which our club is engaged.

Committees that fall under Communications include:

  • Internal Weekly E-Update
  • External Public Relations and Promotions
  • Website, Email and Social Media Maintenance and Social Media policy

To send the Communications Committee information you would like to be distributed, please click here to complete our Communication Template.

To find out more about this area of service, and how you can get involved, contact Barby Dressler.

Community Service | Community Needs

We are members of The Rotary Club of Salem because we love to live, work and play here. As such, it’s important that we keep our finger on the pulse of what our community needs. This area of service focuses on areas of opportunity where we can combine our time, talents and treasures in order to benefit the greater good.

Committees that fall under Community Needs include:

  • Food Drive
  • Holiday Giving
  • Blood Drive
  • Preserve Planet Earth
  • Good Works
  • Hands On

To find out more about this area of service, and how you can get involved, contact Mike Ferris.

Community Service | Fundraising

In order to support the many worthy projects in our community, fundraising is a vital mission of our club. This area of service is focused on educating our members as to the projects our club is currently focused on, and help to promote the success of raising funds for those projects.

Committees that fall under Fundraising include:

  • Raffle/Auction
  • Golf Tournament
  • Good Works Fundraising Campaign

To find out more about this area of service, and how you can get involved, contact Chane Griggs.

Community Service | New Generations

Engaging our youth is a key focus to our club’s mission. This area of service helps to bring youth of all ages into the Rotary fold by developing their leadership skills and celebrating the accomplishments of the talented youth in our community.

Committees that fall under New Generations include:

  • Youth Exchange
  • Interact
  • Student of the Month
  • RYLA
  • Rotaract
  • Literacy
  • Dictionary Project

To find out more about this area of service, and how you can get involved, contact Fara Etzel.

Community Service | Vocational Service

This area of service promotes greater awareness of vocations and vocational responsibilities to our membership. This can include vocational focused talks, worksite tours and workplace ethics recognition. For Youth Vocation, students are afforded the opportunity to job shadow and connect with mentors.

Committees that fall under Vocational Service include:

  • Adult Vocation
  • Youth Vocation

To find out more about this area of service, and how you can get involved, contact Claudia Vorse.

Community Service | International Service

Our club initiates, supports and connects with projects both locally and internationally. From water projects in Haiti, to hospitals in India, to Rotary International’s mission to end polio – this area of service keeps our club actively connected and making a difference around the world. We also sponsor Peace Scholars, international exchange students, and peace-building teens from ethnically-divided Cyprus. Finally, we enjoy travel through reciprocal friendship exchanges with Rotarians from other countries.

Committees that fall under International Service include:

  • Rotary International Foundation
  • International Service
  • Peace Builder Committee
  • Rotary Friendship Exchange

To find out more about this area of service, and how you can get involved, contact Shalisa Beck.

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