Posted by Pat Myers
September 2021
Dear RI District 6630 Rotarians:
As announced on September 10, 2021, we are currently seeking applications for our 2024-2025 District 6630 Governor.  One of the most important decisions we make as a District is selecting our future leaders, and we are seeking the most qualified person for the position of District Governor.  
If you are willing to share your leadership skills, passion, talent, and love to work collaboratively as a team with other leaders, we hope you will seriously consider this opportunity.  
 Qualifications of a Governor-Nominee. - R.I. Bylaws Section 16.010
Unless excused by the board, the person selected as a governor-nominee shall at the time of selection:
(a) be a member in good standing of a functioning club in the district.
(b) have served as club president for a full term or as charter president for at least six months.
(c) demonstrate willingness, commitment, and ability to fulfill the duties and
responsibilities of a governor in section 16.030.
(d) demonstrate knowledge of the qualifications, duties, and responsibilities of governor as prescribed in the bylaws; and
(e) submit to RI a statement that the Rotarian understands those qualifications, duties, and responsibilities, is qualified for the office of governor, and is willing and able to assume and faithfully perform those duties and responsibilities.
Qualifications of a Governor- R. I. Bylaws Section 16.020
Unless excused by the board, a governor, when taking office, must have attended the International Assembly for its full duration, have been a Rotarian for at least seven years.
Duties of a Governor can be viewed in the RI Bylaws – Article 16.030
The members of the 2021-2022 Nominating Committee are as follows:
Chair/Immediate Past District Governor Patricia Myers (Hudson Clocktower)
Dr.Stephen Atkins (Willoughby)
Julie Brouhard (Cleveland)
Denise DiDonato (Conneaut)
Dr. Shail Jain (Medina Sunrise)
Todd Kiick (Lakewood-Rocky River Sunrise)
PDG John Reyes (Akron)
Randy Rininger (Port Summit)
Adam Sonnhalter (North Ridgeville)
Chelsea Talty (Geauga-West)
PDG Stephen Zabor Ph.D. (Mantua)
Our District 6630 Nominating Committee will comply with RI’s election guidelines as described in the R.I. By-Laws-Articles 12 and 13 and the Rotary Code of Policies – sections:17.030.3, 17,040, 19.030.
A fundamental principle of Rotary is that the best qualified candidate should be selected for service in elective offices. The RI Bylaws prohibit any effort by a candidate, a candidate’s supporter, or any Rotarian to influence the selection process in a positive or negative manner, including, but not limited to, campaigning or canvassing. The RI Board developed these guidelines to assist Rotarians in better understanding election procedures.
 The attached Governor-Nnominee Designate Form and the  DGND Candidate Additional Information Form need  to be completed by all candidates and postmarked no later than November 9, 2021, as follows:
  1. District Governor Candidate should complete and sign both forms.
  2. The Club Secretary should sign the Governor-nominee Designate form verifying the Club’s statement of Candidate’s Qualifications.
Please send both of these forms via U.S. mail to:
IPDG Patricia Myers
Chair District 6630 Nominating Committee
200 Laurel Lake Drive W310
Hudson, OH 44236