Youth Service

The role of the District 9790 Youth Service Committee is to assist in the planning, organisation and co-ordination of District Rotary Clubs in implementing Youth Service programs. It will aim to be a resource which Clubs will want to call upon.

Chair

PP Robert Iles (Lesley)
Rotary Club of Sunbury
Email: 
youthservice@rotary9790.org.au

 

 

 

 

 


Debate - Ian Murphy Memorial Debating Competition

Clubs encourage secondary schools to form debating teams to compete with different schools in our District. Debates are normally conducted at the Club's meeting place. The final debate is held at the District Conference each year. The Ian Murphy Memorial debate was named after PP Ian Murphy of the Rotary Club of Corryong.
 

Co-ordinator & Chair

Ela Tually
Rotary Club of Bright
(P) (03) 5759 2664
(M) 0407 437 527
Email: debate@rotary9790.org.au

Committee

Bill Whitehead (Fay)
Rotary Club of Corryong
(H) (02) 6076 0536
Email: fayw@corryongcec.net.au


Interact

Interact is a club for young people dedicated to service and international understanding sponsored by a Rotary Club. Membership is open to students aged between 12 and 18.

Co-ordinator

Ron Howard (Lorna)
Rotary Club of Riddells Creek
(H) (03) 5427 0501
(M) 0409 161 579
Email: ronjhoward@hotmail.com


Model United Nations Assembly (MUNA)

This international youth project simulates the workings of the United Nations Assembly by having teams of two senior students from a number of secondary schools represent a particular UN country in debates on matters of world political, social and environmental issues.

Co-ordinator

Peter Kelton (Kerry)
Rotary Club of Mooroopna
(M) 0400 538 899
Email: muna@rotary9790.org.au


National Youth Science Forum

This committee will promote sponsorship by clubs and select suitable students from candidates nominated by clubs to attend this high achievers program.

The National Youth Science Forum provides a unique experience for some 500 of Australia's best Year 11 school students who are interested in science. Each student is exposed to the widest possible range of study and career opportunities in science, technology and engineering so that they can make an informed choice for further studies. Participants are chosen after a personal interview by the interview committee.

Chair

PP Nigel Liggins (Belinda)
Rotary Club of Shepparton South
(H) (03) 5823 1736
(M) 0400 694 618
Email: nigel.liggins@notredame.vic.edu.au


Rotaract

This is a service club for young adults aged between 18 and 30 for the purpose of developing leaders and service minded people and is sponsored by a Rotary Club.

District Rotaract Representative (DRR)

PP John Craven
Rotaract Club of Diamond Valley
M: 0400 539 717
Email: johncraven60@yahoo.com


Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA)

The RYLA programs are conducted to develop qualities of leadership, good citizenship, and personal development in young people by providing a training experience. They are tailored to youth aged between 18 and 30.

Chair & Co-ordinator


PP Linda Gidlund (Bernie Willett)
Rotary Club of Diamond Creek
(H) (03) 9437 0232
(M) 0418 173 179
Email: ryla@rotary9790.org.au

            lleegidlund@gmail.com

 

Secretary


Kerry Jones
Rotary Club of Diamond Creek
(H) (03) 9432 6570
(M) 0414 861 557
Email: kerry@jones.id.au

 

Treasurer


Greg Adams (Irene)
Rotary Club of Diamond Creek
(H) (03) 9438 5857
(M) 0419 355 842
Email: ferrarigreg@gmail.com

 

Program Director


Grant Godino
RYLA Program Director
Gateway Rotaract Club, D9800
(M) 0402 733 064
Email: grant.godino@rotaract9800.org.au


Rotary Youth Program for Enrichment (RYPEN)

RYPEN is a program of weekend seminars for young people between the ages of 14 and 17 years. Its principal aim is the communication of a series of ideas, problems and social experiences, which will assist the young participants in forming their own values and moral standards.
 

Co-ordinator

PP Malcolm Watt (Pamela)
Rotary Club of Shepparton Central
(H) (03) 5821 0161
(M) 0439 158 274
Email: rypen@rotary9790.org.au

Committee

David Brown (Louise)
Rotary Club of Shepparton Central
(H) (03) 5821 8333
(M) 0419 315 665
Email: doclou@bigfoot.com.au


The Science Experience

This committee will promote sponsorship by clubs and select suitable students from candidates nominated by clubs to attend this program. Almost 3,000 places are available Australia wide at selected universities and tertiary intitutions.

The Science Experience is a program that encourages students in years 9 and 10 to consider science, engineering and technology as an interesting and a worthwhile subject and career choice.

Co-ordinator

PP Nigel Liggins (Belinda)
Rotary Club of Shepparton South
(H) (03) 5823 1736
(M) 0400 694 618
Email: nigel.liggins@notredame.vic.edu.au


Youth Exchange

This committee co-ordinates and facilitates reciprocal 12 month secondary school exchanges between students sponsored by Rotary Clubs in the District and overseas Rotary Clubs with the objective of promoting international goodwill, peace and understanding.

Chair

Bruce McIntyre (Christine)
Rotary Club of Benalla
(H) (03) 5762 3142
(M) 0427 623 142
Email: bruce.mcintyre1@bigpond.com

 

Treasurer

Colin Foster (Lorraine)
Rotary Club of Rutherglen
(H) (02) 6032 9062
(M) 0417 535 730
Email: colaraine@netc.net.au

Secretary

Doug Smith (Kay)
Rotary Club of Benalla
(M) 0417 527 171
Email: youthexchange@rotary9790.org.au

 

Travel Partner

Tim Geerarts
Terra Australis Tours
P.O. Box 173
Newcastle NSW 2300
(BH) (02) 4022 8792
(F) (02) 4927 5141
Email: sd@terraaustralistours.com.au

Committee Advisors

PDG David Anderson
Rotary Club of Yea

(H) (03) 5797 3213
(M) 0418 533 959
Email: ando.in.yea@bigpond.com

Graeme Budd (Joy)

Rotary Club of Benalla

(M) 0429 624 202

Email: gbu83811@bigpond.net.au

 

Outbound Coordinators

Rod Bramich
Rotary Club of Albury Hume
(M) 0419 617 906
Email: info@bmrbookkeeping.com.au

Assistant

Kellie Kadaoui
(M) 0422 165 271
Email: kellie@wildlimemarketing.com.au

 

Inbound Coordinators

Bruce McIntyre

Rotary Club of Benalla

Doug Smith

Rotary Club of Benalla

 

Safari - (Mittagundi Centre) and other Events

Co-ordinator

Gary Williams (Glenys)
Rotary Club of Belvoir Wodonga
(H) (02) 6024 3001
(M) 0417 219 056 
Email: gary.glen.williams@gmail.com

Orientation Program

Co-ordinator

Lorraine Greenwood
Rotary Club of Numurkah
(M) 0434 867 663
Email: l.greenwood53@bigpond.com

Internet Technology, Database and Archives

Co-ordinator

John Martin (Leane)
Rotary Club of Kyabram
(H) (03) 5823 2805
(M) 0417 532 645
Email: jmartin@advancec.com.au

Assistant

Sarah Ford
Rotary Club of Benalla
(M) 0423 778 165
EMail: sarahfordbenalla@gmail.com


ROTEX

Rotex is an international organisation open only to Rotary "rebounds", or former Rotary International Youth Exchange students.
 

Co-ordinator

Rachael Feldtmann
(Benalla)
(H) 5763 3261
Email: rachaelfeldtmann@gmail.com