Office of the President

Elected for the 2018-19 term, Barry Rassin is a member of the Rotary Club of East Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas. Learn about his theme, his travels, and his goals for the year.

Support the president's initiatives

RI President Rassin is asking Rotary members to inspire change in the world and each other.

"I ask all of you to Be the Inspiration to help Rotary move from reaction to action — to take a hard look at the environmental issues that affect health and welfare around the world and do what we can to help."

Read more about the 2018-19 presidential theme and download the theme logo and materials

Follow the president

Rassin travels around the world visiting Rotary clubs that are making a positive difference in their communities.

Follow the president on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Rotary Days

Rotary Days events offer Rotarians the chance to have an impact in your community, build long-term partnerships, increase interest in membership, and improve Rotary’s image, President Rassin says.

Learn more

President's representatives

Each year, the president designates representatives to inspire and motivate participants at district conferences.

Find resources for president's representatives


The RI president and The Rotary Foundation trustee chair appoint club members to serve on committees that support our strategic priorities: to support and strengthen clubs, to focus and increase humanitarian service, and to enhance public image and awareness.

Apply for committee openings in 2019-20

See this year’s committees:

Rotary Citation

Earn recognition for your club by accomplishing goals that strengthen and raise awareness of Rotary and your club. See this year's Rotary Citation goals for Rotary, Rotaract, and Interact clubs.


Meet Mark Maloney, the 2019-20 Rotary president.