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  • Optimist International1 Optimist International Leadership Development Lieutenant Governor- Elect Seminar
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  • Optimist International2 Team Building Exercise Spend 5 minutes in pairs getting to know as much as you can about one another.
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  • Optimist International3 Come to the front of the room. Have person to be introduced set down in a chair but say nothing. The person introducing stands behind the person and introduces the person in the chair as if he/she were that person. Have the two switch places (seated and standing in back) and introduction is repeated. Go around the room till all are introduced. Self introductions
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  • Optimist International4 Functions of Lieutenant Governor
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  • Optimist International5 The Lieutenant Governor is an administrative arm of the district. Your ability to do your job will result in a success zone! Remember, you are the Governor of your Zone! Functions of Lieutenant Governor
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  • Optimist International6 What are the things you will do and the roles you will serve during the coming year?
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  • Optimist International7 What are the things you will do and the roles you will serve during the coming year? Be supportive Listen Answer questions Encourage participation in awards program Promote service to youth Install new club officers Speak at club functions Conduct zone meetings Be a liaison between governor and clubs Do an Annual Club Planning Conference Promote growth Build a new club Be optimistic Give advice Submit reports Possible answers
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  • Optimist International8 What are the things you will do and the roles you will serve during the coming year? Be supportive Listen Answer questions Encourage participation in awards program Promote service to youth Install new club officers Speak at club functions Conduct zone meetings Be a liaison between governor and clubs Do an Annual Club Planning Conference Promote growth Build a new club Be optimistic Give advice Submit reports HELPHELP
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  • Optimist International9 What resources will you need during the coming year? District Governor District committees Optimist International staff District Leaders Handbook Awards Handbook Optimist International and Club Constitution and Bylaws Club Presidents Answer Book Materials on Membership, New Club Building, Programs, Youth Clubs, Service Projects, Fund Raising, and more.
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  • Optimist International10 Roundtable Discussions How will I get members of my clubs to adopt and work for goals of my District and Optimist International? How can I make friends and gain trust of my presidents and secretary-treasurers? How will I, as lieutenant governor, react if a president fails to live up to my expectations?
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  • Optimist International11 Annual Club Planning Conference (Next) Break
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  • Optimist International12 Annual Club Planning Conference Lieutenant Governor-Elect
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  • Optimist International13 What is an Annual Club Planning Conference?
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  • Optimist International14 What is an Annual Club Planning Conference? The Annual Club Planning Conference is a way for the Club Leadership and District Leadership to determine the Organization, Plans and Direction of the Club for the coming Optimist year. The Annual Club Planning Conference can be a key to your success as a Lieutenant Governor.
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  • Optimist International15 When should an Annual Club Planning Conference Be Held?
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  • Optimist International16 When should an Annual Club Planning Conference Be Held? Before October 1
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  • Optimist International17 Annual Club Planning Conference Who should attend?
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  • Optimist International18 Annual Club Planning Conference Who should attend? Lt. Governor President Secretary-Treasurer Vice Presidents Committee Chairs Other Board Members
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  • Optimist International19 What are the benefits of an ACPC?
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  • Optimist International20 What are the benefits of an ACPC? Helps Lt. Governor identify administrative problems Point out specific needs for remedial action Provide names of key club leaders Helps club understand the role of the lieutenant governor Stresses club organization model Calls attention to functions that might be overlooked Provides valuable information to the district Educates board members Creates good relationship between board and lieutenant governor Helps build consensus for the coming year
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  • Optimist International21 Club Information District __________Zone____ Club Number_____ Complete Club Name_______________________ Presidents Name _______Phone Number______ Sec-Treas Name________Phone Number______ Lt. Gov Name___________Phone Number______
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  • Optimist International22 Club Information Number of members?______________Club Incorporation number?________________ Day and Time of Meetings?_________ Frequency of Club bulletin?_________________ Annual Dues?____________________ Are club Bylaws available?_________________ New Member Initiation Fee?_________ When were Club policies last updated?______ Has Budget been approved?_________ US Clubs-When will IRS form 990 be filed?___
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  • Optimist International23 Club Organization Club Chair Names Community Service________________ Fellowship_________________________ Director of Personal Growth_________ Finance___________________________ Youth Activities___________________ Foundation (CFR)___________________ Publicity_________________________ Programs _________________________ New Club________________________ Membership_______________________ Youth Clubs______________________ Other ____________________________ Does your Club Participator in the Personal Growth and Involvement Program?___
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  • Optimist International24 Club Goals What Goals have been set by the Club for the coming year? Net Gain in Membership____________Friend of Youth Award___________________ Sponsor of new Club(s)____________ Community Service Involvement Award_____ Honor Club______________________ Partner in Education Award______________ Distinguished President____________ No. of CPA Entries (Honor Club requirement) _________ Sponsor of Jr Optimist/Octagon/Alpha Club_________________________________
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  • Optimist International25 Club Training and Development of Future Leaders Do you plan to present some Skills Development Modules at Club Meetings? (examples: Creative Problem Solving, Effective Time Management, Choosing Optimism as a Philosophy of Life, Public Speaking, etc.)______________________________________ Who will represent Club at District Meetings?___________________________________ Does your Club offer financial assistance to officers who attend District & Optimist International Meetings?____________________________________________________
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  • Optimist International26 Club Service in the Community What community/youth serving projects are planned for the year?_________________ What fund-raising projects are planned for the year?___________________________ What amount does the Club plan to raise from fund-raising projects? $_____________
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  • Optimist International27 Send in the Form! Have the club officers sign and date the form. The paperworks not over till the form is mailed!
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  • Optimist International28 Roundtable Discussion You call a club president to discuss his/her goals and setting up the ACPC. He says, the board members dont have time to meet, he is happy with the club as it is, and he doesnt need any outside help. What is your response? How do you deal with volunteers such as club president who have negative attitudes? Role play a typical Annual Club Planning Conference by actually going through the ACPC form and asking questions. The facilitator plays the role of the board by giving answers that typify a marginal club situation. The Lieutenant governors would each take a separate section of the form to complete.
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  • Optimist International29 Reports to Submit Annual Club Planning Conference Report (November 15) Zone Meeting Reports (Quarterly, report sent no later than 30 days after meeting) Club Visitation Report (Held April 1 to July 1, report sent no later than 30 days after meeting) Annual Club Reviews (October 10)
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  • Optimist International30 Zone Meetings Lieutenant Governor-Elect
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  • Optimist International31 Zone Meetings Conducted Quarterly Lieutenant governor arranges and conducts the meeting President and secretary-treasurer of each club are invited Other volunteers may be invited Conduct meeting 3 to 4 weeks before district conference Often conducted with an evening meal Make meeting convenient with the majority of clubs.
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  • Optimist International32 Purposes of Zone Meetings Promote Organizational Goals Build camaraderie Share ideas among club leaders
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  • Optimist International33 Objectives of Zone Meetings What do you want to accomplish?
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