MAPETS Speaker Shares How to Transform a Club

Andrew M. Kerr, was the Saturday lunch keynote speaker at this year’s Mid America President Elect Training. He told the story of how during his year of being club president. The Research Triangle Park Rotary Club won one of the most prestigious awards in District 7710, that being awarded Club in the District. His talk detailed how the club was transformed. They went from considering folding the club, to having over a 100% increase in enrollment, become very involved in service projects and has become a lot more visible in the community.

12 Things that Transformed the RTP Club

Andrew Kerr shared what the main 12 things they focused on to transform the club. Those being:

  • Leadership
  • Think Differently
  • Reframed to “Reboot”
  • The Why or The Compelling Vision of the Future
  • Create a Strategic Plan
  • Constant Course Correction
  • Get Great Speakers
  • Membership Process – Attract & Recruit
  • Membership Tiers
  • Change Up the Meeting
  • Be Seen
  • Be Easy to Find