Posted by Don Sword on Jul 20, 2018
Clubs are invited to suggest eligible Rotarians for the position of District Governor Nominee Designate, “DGND” - the Rotarian who will advance through the District Governor chain of offices to become District Governor for 2021-22
The Nominee shall assume the title of Governor-Nominee-Designate upon selection and shall assume the title of District Governor-Nominee (DGN) on July 1, 2019. The selection shall be made by Nomination Committee procedure following RI By-Laws and our District Manual of Policies and Procedures, Section 8*.
 The suggested candidate must meet the qualifications specified in Rotary International By-law (“RIB”) 16.070*.   The District Governor’s duties are specified in Rotary International By-law 16.090*.  Further District Governor information specific to our District is found in the article Continuity, Consistency, Collaboration*.  A Club must forward its suggestion to the Nominating Committee using the 2018 District Governor-Nominee Designate Suggestion Form.
All of these documents are available from the district website. under the menu item "District Documents/DGN-D Nomination" .
 The Club must also submit the following four required documents with its District’s Suggestion Form:
  1.  A copy of the suggesting club’s resolution adopted at a regular meeting of the club naming the suggested candidate.  The resolution shall be certified by the Club Secretary per RIB 14.020.4.  The District’s Suggestion Form includes a template for this resolution but there is no fixed format for the resolution.
  2. A Rotary International Governor-nominee Form (page 1 of 2) and the Governor-nominee Data Form (page 2 of 2)* with the Candidate’s Statement and the Club’s Statement of Candidate’s Qualification completed.
  3. Two brief statements from the suggested candidate.  The first will state the candidate’s understanding of four characteristics of a great District Governor and how the candidate measures up to those ideals.  The second will state what the candidate would like to see the District and Clubs in the District improve on as well as why the improvements and innovations should be attempted.  There is no fixed format for these statements.
 Suggestions for DGN-D must be sent to Immediate Past District Governor Don Sword, Chair of the Nominating Committee, either by email to or by mail to 2 Webster Place, Conception Bay South NL A1W 5M7.
 These items and the RI District Election Guidelines are available from the District Website (District Documents/District Governor Nominee Nomination) or the District Secretary (
 Only fully completed suggestions received before Midnight Atlantic Daylight Time on Friday September 28, 2018 will be considered.
 If you have any questions please contact IPDG Don or District Secretary Garth.
 Thank you!