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Committees and Working Groups


Many Ways to Participate in ESRAG!

In addition to your local and global projects, ESRAG is supported by member participation in Board-appointed committees, task forces, teams, and working groups. We need your help!  


Start a Club or District Environmental Committee.  

Here are Job Descriptions (in Microsoft Word, so you may edit for your purposes) for the Environmental Sustainability Officer for your Club or District to help you get started. Thanks to Pat Armstrong of District 9810. 

Club Environmental Sustainability Officer Job Description

District Environmental Sustainability Officer Job Description


Executive Committee*

Manages the day to day activities and affairs of ESRAG, broadly meaning the implementation of its Mission Statement and Strategic Plan as approved by the ESRAG Board.  The Executive Committee (Executive) reports to and operates under mandate of the ESRAG Board.  Decisions taken by the Executive are discussed and confirmed/rejected by the Board.  This may be done either at the next scheduled meeting of the Board, or for urgent action, by electronic vote.  When considered by electronic vote, a two-thirds majority is required for approval. 

The Executive ensures that ESRAG files its Annual Report as required by Rotary International (ESRAG's Bylaws/Administration Procedures, Section 11).  The Executive may enter into Memoranda of Understanding with other Rotarian Action Groups that contribute to the fullfilment of ESRAG's mission, subject to the Board's approval.   

Administration & Governance

The Administration & Governance Committee is responsible for the oversight of ESRAG’s Board Nominations process, Administrative Procedures changes, ESRAG's master plan and strategic direction, ESRAG's Operations Procedures and the cohesive working of the Board.

Nominating Committee*

Recommends and administers the process of soliciting and proposing candidates for the Director on the ESRAG Board of Directors. The Committee is chaired by a member of the Executive Committee and is comprised of the Executive Officers or their appointees. 

Finance Committee*

Generates the budget, supports financial decisions, generates monthly and annual budget reports.  Chaired by the Treasurer.

Membership Division*

Encourages, inspires and engages ESRAG membership; replies to membership correspondence and facilitates connections with other ESRAG committees, teams and working groups. See also Local and Regional Forums. Director:  Pat Armstrong.  

For more information, write to .

Communications Division

Proposes and implements editorial policy on content and tone; develops and posts to ESRAG social media (FacebookTwitter, ESRAG website, etc.); advises on content and presentation of resources;  advises and supports design of ESRAG publicity materials. ESRAG's Newsletter Reporter Ariel Miller collects photos, stories, and questions for ESRAG newsletters. Director: Karen Kendrick-Hands

Read ESRAG's Editorial Policy here.

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For more information and to volunteer, write to .

Projects Division

Fuels, facilitates and promotes projects supporting environmental sustainability across Rotary's Six Areas of Focus.  Serves as a gathering place for people to interact around issues affecting a region whether they are local or global.  Director: Peter Moralee.

For more information, write .

Information Technology Division

The Information Technology Directorate advises, researchs, recommends and implements on content and capacity associated with the website, document management, database management, teleconferencing, social media, administrative processes, and email communication platforms. Director: Lawrence Hands.

Click Here to to let us know your areas of interest. 

*Asterisked committees are established and defined in ESRAG's Bylaws.