The #1 Question: What are the Membership Criteria?
Answer: Those that Allow Us to Connect Your Leadership Abilities!
Bring Your Leadership and Passion to our Club!
The Rotary Club of St. Simons Island takes pride in the steps we have taken to continue to grow and enhance our club and its diverse membership. Current club members span across over 100 professional classifications and include the presidents of major educational institutions, senior level officers in the Golden Isles’ major businesses, partners in leading law firms, executives and directors of fine arts institutions, top officers of city and county governmental organizations, members of the judiciary, many business owners and public affairs senior staff members. We seek to include the following member profiles:
A person who has interest in performing community service, including at least one of the below:
- Engaged as a CEO, proprietor, partner, corporate officer or manager of any recognized business or profession. This includes younger executives being groomed for senior management in their firm.
- Those who may have retired from a recognized business or profession, including any branch of the armed forces of the United States.
- Community leaders who have demonstrated, through personal involvement in community affairs, a commitment to service.
- Not belong to any other Rotary Club
- Strive to meet a minimum of 50% attendance at our weekly meetings
- Active participation in at least one of our club committees
Who Should Consider Becoming a Member of the St. Simons Island Rotary?
A primary consideration on the part of someone considering membership in SSI Rotary is that he/she is a participating self-starter. In order to succeed in all we strive to accomplish, St. Simons Island Rotary seeks as members adults who adhere to strong ethical standards, have good reputations and are established professionals who have demonstrated leadership in business and community activities. Most are engaged as proprietors, partners, corporate officers, senior level or up and coming managers in a recognized business or profession.
Membership in St. Simons Island Rotary is by invitation only. However – that doesn’t mean you should ‘wait to be asked’. If you or a colleague are considering membership in St. Simons Island Rotary, please click here and fill out the online form. You’ll need a sponsor – but if you don’t know one yet and would like to visit – just explain that before submitting your form. If you were invited by a friend/sponsor – then you should Submit the form to your Rotary sponsor who will sign and send the form to our club. As is the case in every Rotary Club around the globe, the Membership Committee and the St. Simons Island Rotary Board review every new candidate application to assure a good Rotary fit. It is important that you submit three references who know you, your professional background and your community involvement – in case those reviewing your application don’t know you well.
We TRULY need and welcome new members and enriching perspectives which encourage our club and our members to grow – so we look forward to you joining the Rotary Club of St. Simons Island.