International Service
International Service, 2018-19 Director Jeanine Gangeness
International service exemplifies our global reach in promoting peace and understanding. We support this service avenue by sponsoring or volunteering on international projects, seeking partners abroad, and more.
 
  • Rotary Scholarships
    • Works with the combined Public Relations Rochester Rotary (PURR) Committee to inform members and the community about the availability of Peace Scholarships and Global Grant scholarships, available through District 5960. Three club representation.  
    • Chair:  Lori Carrell
    • Members:  Sam Beyers (PR), seeking additional support for this work. 
    • Historical support:  Karel Weigel, Alison Good
    • https://portal.clubrunner.ca/50121/page/global-grant-fellowship 
  • Group Study Exchange Team
  • Rotary International Foundation
    • Educates members regarding the work of the Foundation and encourage donations toward the club’s annual goal in giving and “Every Rotarian Every Year.” This role is the responsibility of the Rotary Past President. Recognizes Rotarians at the club meetings for eligible gifts to The Rotary International Foundation.
    • Chair:  Janice Domke
    • https://www.rotary.org/en/donate
  • Youth Exchange
    • Coordinates the youth exchange program in cooperation with Rotary Risers and Greater Rochester Rotary. This committee coordinates all aspects of the youth exchange program. International Service Director serves on this committee.
    • Chair:  Samantha Rother
    • Rochester Rotary Risers:  Briana Berg (counselor in training)
    • Greater Rochester Rotary:  Alan Hansen
    • The Rotary Club of Rochester:  Colin Aldis, Vicki Allen (counselor), Jennifer Dreisch, Samantha Rother, Melody Trimble
    • http://northstaryouthexchange.com/
  • Rotary Clubs of Rochester World Community Service
    • Rotarians from Rochester Rotary Risers, Greater Rotary Rochester, The Rotary Club of Rochester work jointly to establish spending plans for grants (District and Global). Grants may be generated within this committee or from other clubs requesting funding for their grants. Team meets monthly and as needed.
    • Chair:  Mike Neumann
    • Rochester Rotary Risers:  Mike Neumann*, Joanne Rosener
    • Greater Rotary Rochester: Don Fell, Melissa Schmid
    • The Rotary Club of Rochester: Peggy Elliott, Rick Lein, Judy O’Fallon, Ashok Patel