The following standing committees may be appointed by the club president,
with the exception of the chairperson positions that serve on the Board of
Directors, which would require election. Additional committees may be
established as determined by the club's Board of Directors.
- GLOBAL ACTION TEAM is chaired by the club president and includes
the club leadership chairperson (club first vice president), the club
membership chairperson, and the club service chairperson (club second
vice president). With the support of the board of directors, develops
and inititates a coorinated plan to expand humanitarian service,
achieve membership growth, and develop future leaders. Meets regularly
with club members to discuss progress of the plan and initiates that
may support the plan. Collaborates with members of the district
Global Action Team to learn about initiatives and best practices.
Shares activities, achievements and challenges with members of the
Global Action Team. Attends the District Governor's Advisory committee
meeting and other zone, region, district or multiple district meetings
that feature service, membership or leadership initiatives to exchange
ideas and gain knowledge that may be applied to club practices.
- CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS COMMITTEE interprets the club constitution
and by-laws and may be charged with facilitating change in accordance
with amendment procedures.
- FINANCE COMMITTEE is chaired by the club treasurer to establish
a detailed budget for the approval of the club's board of directors,
ensures proper documentation and authorization of funds, arranges for
the annual audit of the club accounts, and ensures the delivery of
all financial information to the successor committee.
- MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE is chaired by the membership chairperson to
ensure membership growth by reaching new markets, actively recruiting
members and ensuring member satisfaction. This committee also verifies
the qualification of potential members who are considered by the club's
Board of Directors and noted in item Article III. section 2, ot the Club
Constitution. The membership committee should include last year's
membership chairperson, vice membership chairperson and any club members
interested in new member recruitment and/or membership satisfaction.
- MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE is chaired by the marketing
and communications chairperson to ensure effective internal and external
communications, reshape public opinion and improve visibility of the club
activities in the community.
- SERVICE COMMITTEE is chaired by the club service chairperson. Assists
in developing service goals and action plans, identifying potential projects,
guiding project planning and implementing and involving club members in
meaningful service. Coordinates and ensures the effective leadership of
service projects relating to the global service framework by supporting
chairpersons assigned to each club service initiative. This committee
may also be reponsible for applying for relevant LCIF grants and
developing community partnerships as approved by the club's board of
- INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE assists members by providing access
and/or support to online tools and communications as needed. This
committee also serves as the club webmaster.
- LEADERSHIP COMMITTEE is chaired by the club first vice president.
Notifies club members of training opportunities offered by the district,
multiple district and Lions Clubs International as well as non-Lion
programs that could benefit club members.