Posted on Aug 28, 2019
It is that time of year where we are searching out enthusiastic and dedicated Rotarians to apply for the position of District Governor (DG) for the year 2022-23.  Have a look around your club for someone who might be interested and qualified to serve as District Governor.
Perhaps you are the one! The role of DG is demanding but the rewards are incredibly unique and fulfilling.
More information about the role may be found on this role description.
Each year in District 5040, RI Policy requires we choose a Rotarian to serve as District Governor approx. 2.5 years from now (Rotary Year 2022-23). The President of any Club in the District may submit the name of one of its members for consideration by the District Nominating Committee.
Interested?  More information is available on the request for nominations.
Additional guidelines for conducting your nomination may be found here.  The Manual of Procedure for Rotary International provides that a District Governor be nominated by his or her Club at a regular meeting. The President shall then file with the chair of the Nominating Committee a resolution naming the candidate and certifying that he or she meets the qualifications for D.G. as stated in the Manual of Procedure for Rotary International.
Nominations for 2022-23 must be submitted using the Governor-Nominee Form also called Data Form, They should be completed no later than Thursday October 31, 2019 and should be forwarded to, PDG Darcy Long, the Nomination Committee Chair at Such nominations shall be accompanied by:
  • the Club resolution naming the candidate and certifying that he or she meets the qualifications for D.G. A sample resolution is available here.
  • a current photograph of the candidate
  • a resume setting out both Rotary service and personal background.
Note that copies of the forms have been sent to each Club President and Secretary.

Please seriously consider this request. The leadership of our district depends on solid and committed Rotarians.  Questions regarding the nomination process should be addressed to PDG Darcy Long: