How to Nominate a Candidate for District Governor

By Peter C. Weiglin, PDG
District 6670 Nominating Committee Chair

We are beginning the search for the Rotarian who will be our District Governor for the Rotary Year 2016-2017.  This process ends with the announcement at the April 2014 District Conference of the nominated Rotarian.

Rotary International requires that the person nominated will follow a two-year process of training and preparation before assuming the role of District Governor.During the 2014-2015 Rotary year, the selected individual will be the District Governor Nominee.  This includes observation and training, and participation at District events.  It also includes participation at the two-day Zone training institute in September or October 2014, and at the All-Ohio Presidents-Elect Training Seminar in March 2015.

During the 2015-2016 Rotary year, the selected individual will be the District Governor-Elect.  The election will take place at the 2015 District Conference.  Training and observation activities continue, including participation at the Zone training institute in September or October 2015, and at the Rotary International Assembly (a convocation and training program for District Governors- Elect from all over the world) in San Diego in January 2016.  The DGE will also be the primary District participant for the All-Ohio Presidents-Elect Training Seminar in March 2016.

Reasonable travel and living expenses for these training activities by the selected individual and his/her spouse will be reimbursed by the District.

The selected individual will become District Governor on July 1, 2016. Continue reading