for Directory Year: 2018-2019

District Director
Kate George (Bruce)

Rotary Club of Inverell

131 Foxs Lane, Inverell. NSW 2360

(H) 6723 2931
(W) 6722 5551
(M) 0408 086 271

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District Director Kate George Inverell 

Honeywell Engineering & Science Experience

The HESS program takes place in December each year and brings together 100 Year 11 students from NSW and the ACT who are interested in pursuing engineering as a career to a six-day living and studying at the campus of the University of Sydney. HESS is an initiative supported by Engineers Australia-Sydney Division. Honeywell, NSW Engineering Universities and participating Rotary districts. or phone Robyn Worthing 9410 5600

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Chairman David Steller Armidale Central 

Interact & Rotaract & Rotakids

This committee is responsible for the promotion of the interact program by encouraging Rotary clubs to become involved in the formation and operation of interact clubs. Interact is a Rotary sponsored international program for service minded young people between 15 and 18 years or in the final years of their secondary schooling.

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MUNA - Model United Nations Assembly

This committee organises and arranges and assembly which simulates the workings of the United Nations. The aim of MUNA is to build bridges of goodwill for world peace and understanding in the minds of youth as they research, debate and speak to a wide range of contemporary world issues.

MUNA web page

Chairman Kel Walls Gunnedah West 
Secretary Pat Walls Gunnedah 2380 

NYSF - National Youth Science Forum

This committee is responsible for the promotion, selection and briefing of talented year 11 students to attend the two-week national science programn during the summer vacation. The program provides a unique experience for approximately 420 of Australia's best students who are interested in science.

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Chairman Di Hall Tamworth 
  Sam Doyle Armidale AM 
  Joyce Durey Armidale North 
  PDG Harry Durey Armidale North 
  Jane Falkenmire Tamworth 
  PDG Ken Hall Tamworth 
  Katie Polain Uralla 
  Elizabeth Tollis Taree on Manning 
  Paul Tollis Taree on Manning 
 Julie Clendinning Inverell East 

Public Speaking

The aim of this competition is to broaden the year 11 student's public speaking experience. The speaking topic is of the competitor's own choice but must relate to one or more of the principles in the Rotary 4-way test

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  Julie Clendinning Inverell East 
  Bruce Moy Taree 

RANZE - Australia & New Zealand Exchange Program

This committee is responsible for matching exchange students with students from New Zealand. Each student spends 14 weeks living in the homer eg, and attending school with their exchange partner. The exchanges are 'direct exchanges' ( the family of the exchange student going overseas will host an exchange student from the other country)

RANZE - Rotary Australia & New Zealand Exchange Program web page

Chairman PDG Ken Hall Tamworth 

Risk Management/Child Protection

This committee will be responsible for assisting clubs with the smooth implementation of the Working With Children Checks (WWCC) and all matters relating to the compliance of clubs in this matter and the record keeping of compliance from each clubs notification of the New Working With Children Checks being implemented. This committee will also assist with interviews of students involved in youth programs when required, in particular those returning from exchange programs overseas. The committee will assist with risk management for clubs who are under taking youth programs in District 9650 if required and create a Child Protection and Risk management policy for D9650 which may be adopted by clubs for their use.

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Chairman PRID John Boag Rotary E-Club of District 9650 
  Deb Farquhar Coffs Harbour Daybreak 
  Peter Paff Sawtell 

Science & Engineering Challenge

Rotary has been a critical part of the Science and Engineering Challenge since its inception. The Challenge would not exist without the support of approximately 2500 Rotary volunteers across Australia. In most regions, local Rotary clubs take the lead role in organising the Challenge events. They bring together local communities, businesses, schools, professional organisations and universities to support the Challenge financially and organisationally. Challenge Days are held in Armidale, Inverell, Kempsey, Narrabri, Woolgoolga, Tamworth & Taree Discovery Days are held in Armidale, Kempsey, Narrabri, Tamworth & Taree

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Chairman David Steller Armidale Central 

Youth Exchange Program - Long Term

This committee manages the inbound and outbound program. It is responsible for the selection, preparation and placement of outbound students; the placement of inbound students and the continuous monitoring of both groups.

Rotary District 9650 Youth Exchange web page

Chairman Bev Bartlett Narrabri 
Secretary Allan Brown Wingham 
Treasurer Daryl Bartlett Narrabri 
  Stephanie Brown -Rotary Friends 
Advisor Peter Paff Sawtell 
  Diana Reynolds Wauchope 

Youth Insearch

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Chairman John Green Tamworth West 
  Mal MacPherson Tamworth West 
  Graeme Mills Tamworth West