Our Committees

Organization Chart


Annual Reports

2019-20                    2018-19


DIRECTOR: Lisa Wagner

  • Four-Way Test Speech Contest;  TBD
  • Dayton Public Schools Mentoring;  Lisa Holmes
  • Fall Coat Drive;  Alisa Zink
  • JA Success Skills;  Tom Maher
  • Rotary Reads;  Heather Martin
  • DECA (Dayton Early College Academy);  Kathleen Carlson

Dayton Public Schools Outreach – Provide Rotary members with opportunities to be of service to students in Dayton Public Schools through various opportunities such as providing books to students or other possible projects as they may arise.

Fall Coat Drive – Donate, organize and deliver coats and outerwear to needy students in the Dayton Public Schools in the fall.

JA Success Skills – Meets the needs of a diverse group of high school students by providing engaging, academically enriching, and experiential learning sessions in work-readiness education and career perspectives. Seven required, volunteer-led sessions will are designed to support the skills and competencies identified by the Partnership for 21st Century Skills. These programs also augment school-based, work-based, and connecting activities for communities with school-to-work initiatives.

Rotary Reads – Dayton Rotarians volunteer to read in the classroom with students at Dayton Public Schools

DECA (Dayton Early College Academy) – Recruit internship and job shadowing opportunities for DECA students help with a career fair at DECA.


DIRECTOR: Becky Benná

  • Restored Citizens;  Cindy Garner
  • Ethics In Business;  John Patterson
  • Marketing and Public Relations;  Julie Deacon
  • Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA);  Sarah Hippensteel Hall
  • Interact/Rotaract;  Tracey Tomme

Restored Citizens – This committee is focused on supporting the Montgomery County Office of Ex-Offender Reentry and other organizations, where appropriate, in providing volunteers to support the reintegration of ex-offenders and marginalized persons into the community as restored citizens, by providing an array of volunteer activities, including, but not limited to, conducting mock interviews, providing resume creation support, supporting the planning of reentry employment fairs for both veterans and non-veterans, and exploring opportunities for finding employers willing to hire returning citizens.

Ethics in Business – An opportunity to participate on an “as available” basis in roundtable discussions with University of Dayton business students and faculty. Meetings are held on campus five or six times a semester over lunch last about an hour and a half. Must attend once a semester.

Marketing and Public Relations – Through the use of Social Media, Media Releases and other means provide awareness of our Rotary Club and it’s programs and projects to the Greater Dayton area community.

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) – Identify leaders and potential leaders in their Junior year of High School by working with Dayton public and private schools. Those chosen will attend a two-day seminar presented by District 6670 at Camp Kern generally held in March/April timeframe.

Interact/Rotaract – Help to organize, lead, and support “Rotary Groups” at the High School and College Levels. In 2013-2014, the Rotaract group was rekindled at the University of Dayton.


DIRECTOR: Frank Scott

  • International Service Projects;  Diane Welborn
  • Youth Exchange ; Steve Naas
  • Rotary International Foundation;  Frank Scott

International Service Projects – Provide membership the opportunity to participate in service projects, financial and hands-on, outside of the United States in conjunction with Rotary Clubs in host country. Committee is currently researching for a new project.

Youth Exchange – Recruits outbound high school students for short term and long term (up to one academic year) home stays in other parts of the world; host foreign students who are spending a year here as part of a Rotary youth exchange. Interested in helping with incoming exchange student perhaps just hosting for a weekend or taking them on an excursion with your family so they can have a variety of experiences while in our country.

Rotary International Foundation – Promote interest in the projects of the Rotary International Foundation and promote member donations to help support the Foundation. Rotary International encourages every Rotarian to donate a minimum of $100 per year to the RI Foundation.


DIRECTOR: Brad Roediger

  • RED Ribbon;  Linda Groover
  • Social;  Nick Warrington
  • Sports;  Steve Naas, Jim Steen, Walt Hibner
  • Remembrance and Visitation;  Kelly Lehman

Red Ribbon – Provide new members with an opportunity to meet with fellow new members in an informal setting furthering their knowledge of Rotary and integration into the club. NOTE: All new members are automatically part of this committee.

Social – Organize and plan social events in which Rotarians can gather and become better acquainted including “Fireside Chats”.

Sports – Participate in the various Rotary sporting teams/events such as Bowling, Golf and Cycling to Serve.

Remembrance and Visitation and Life Celebrations – Send cards, visit members who are unable to attend meetings due to illness or in other situations help with rides for those who are unable to drive themselves to meetings.

SMILE – Volunteer to take the minutes of the Monday meetings (“This Happened Last Monday”) report that is featured in the SMILE weekly newsletter.


DIRECTOR: Diane Farrell

  • Membership Recruitment;  Diane Farrell
  • Membership Task Force; Shaun Yu
  • New Member Orientation;  Frank Scott

Membership Recruitment – Recruit targeted businesses and individuals for Rotary Membership and organize an annual membership drive.

Classifications – Identify and notify membership of open classification, properly classify individuals in an accurate and timely manner, maintain current classifications for all members

New Member Orientation – Educate potential members on what Rotary is and what is expected as a new member. Generally meets once a month. Currently meeting on 3rd Monday of the Month at 11 am prior to Rotary

FOCUS AREA: SECRETARY (Meeting Logistics/Volunteers)

SECRETARY: Kim Bramlage

  • Reception and Welcome Visitors;  Laura Erbaugh
  • Badge Board;  Red Ribbon
  • Invocation;  Bill Nance
  • Sargent-At-Arms;  TBD
  • Vocational Programs;  TBD

Secretary Duties – Each meeting will have a full complement of volunteers to handle all the required functions. Includes: Reception and Welcome Visitors (sign up sheet), Badge Board, Invocation, and Sgt-at-Arms.

Vocational Programs – Develop a vocational schedule that could dovetail with our program schedule to leverage interest. Develop other opportunities to leverage knowledge of community and networking desires of our members. Includes: vocational presentations, Rotary on the Road, Annual Vocational Fair.



  • Nominating Committee;  Jean Maychack
  • Clubhouse 39;  Jean Maychack

Nominating – Provide qualified nominees for Club election of Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary and open Directors and Foundation Trustee positions. This committee is appointed by the Board of Directors

Clubhouse 39 – Organize Holiday Sweepstakes and other Fund-raising events provide fellowship opportunities for the members of Clubhouse 39. (39 people comprised of members with longest tenure in the club, past presidents and current president)


PRESIDENT: Brian Martin

  • Program;  John Lyman

Programs – To provide high quality, relevant and important programs for the edification and entertainment of our Rotary members on a regular and continuing basis.