First Meeting and Beginning of the Rotarian Year

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 18:30 - 19:30 , The Hamlet, Rue Etienne-Dumon 12, 1204 Genève, Switzerland

Rotaract Genève International is thrilled to invite all its members and prospects to the first meeting of the year 2021-2022. We will be joined by Gwenaël Fuchs, Rotaract advisor and Rotary Genève International member.

During the past months of virtual meetings, we have welcomed many new members and more than 11 prospects. This first meeting will allow us to get to know each other while presenting the Board's main focus points, projects and events under the presidency of Ari Stojanovski.


Time frame : 1h

  • Introduction of Board members and positions
  • Introduction of Gwenaël Fuchs and Rotary members
  • Introduction of members / guests /candidate members
  • Introduction of the Hamlet
  • Introduction to Rotaract: Rotary, vision, mission, club operation
  • Polaris presentation (usage)
  • Admission session and online voting

You know someone who could be interested by Rotaract? Do not hesitate to bring them along and give the gift of Rotary! Please RSVP your participation. In case of over-capacity (more than 15 people attending), we will be moving to another room or implement hybrid-format meetings (remote attendance).

Candidate member Gaia Minoli (center) with Vice President Georgette Mbong Ondoua (right)

President Ari Stojanovski with Past President of Rotaract Genève Ugo Grecuccio

Protocol and Coordination Officer Marie-Thérèse Bou Younes with Admission Manager Kalyssa Heinrich

Candidate member Gaia Minoli (center) with Vice President Georgette Mbong Ondoua (right)

Member Elisabeth Antunes (right) with Candidate member Kenga Waszkielewicz (center)

Candidate member Claire Föllings

Meeting minutes (taken by Marie-Thérèse Bou Younes, Protocol and Coordination officer)

  • The formal meeting started at around 6:45 and ended at 7:30

  • There was a presentation of the board members, Rotary members attending, club members and guests. 

  • A brief introduction to the new location, The Hamlet, in the old town. 

  • President Ari then presented how the club operates, what is its mission, and how it aims at both helping the community and developing ourselves on a professional level. 

  • An email will be sent for payment of fees as detailed in the agenda. 

  • Another email will be sent to members to vote on the acceptance of Boris Fernandez. 

  • Georgette presented the WorldCleanupDay project that will be held on September 18th, as well as the Bern rowing session with other Rotaract clubs on September 4th and a Madagascar Rotaract club action for International Day of Peace. 

  • There is an open invitation by Rotary to attend their regular meeting (places limited to 2) on Thursdays at Hotel Intercontinental at 6:30.


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