By William B. Churchill
The position of Youth Programs (YP) Director was handed off by Mike Gholson so that he could focus on other duties. At the February 25, 2020 CMIRC Board meeting the YP position description was unanimously approved and is available on the club’s website. This Board position will be the Champion for the club’s sponsored youth clubs and related Rotary International (RI), youth programs and activities. In the near future a planned drop menu on the club’s website will allow easy access to YP activities.
On February 29, the YP Director attended the BEAM Foundation's 10th Anniversary Community Celebration along with other club members. (see report on BEAM for details).
ROTARACT CLUB OF PAYAP UNIVERSITY, William Churchill, Liaison
The Rotaract club held a brief meeting with Liaison William to discuss the way forward. The new Rotaract President noted the current state of mid-terms and illnesses among the membership as causes for delays in activities and projects. The club has a meeting home in the student office and plans a membership recruitment “party” soon upon the return of the President. During the meeting, the club President signed the amended club Bylaws that include the agreement to continue under the sponsorship of CMIRC.
CHIANG MAI INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, Mike Gholson, Advisor
The club continues to meet on campus but outside projects and activities are restricted due to COVID-19 precautions.
UNITY CONCORD INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, Advisor (open)
HELP! THERE IS AN IMMEDIATE OPENING FOR AN ADVISOR FOR THIS CLUB. PLEASE CONTACT THE YP DIRECT OR PRESIDENT JOHN/SECRETARY JERRY AND VOLUNTEER
YP Director visited the club during a luncheon meeting and was introduced to members and faculty advisors (photo, right). This club has also curtailed outside activities because of COVID-19 precautions. The club noted two ongoing projects: CONNIE’S HOME, and BAAN PAK DEK PHRAPORN, in Chiang Rai that they are eager to re-energize.
OTHER RI YOUTH PROGRAMS (future development):
ROTARY YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARDS (RYLA)
ROTARY YOUTH EXCHANGE (RYE)
NEW GENERATIONS SERVICE EXCHANGE (NGSE)