Updates regarding new zone structure

At its June 2017 meeting, the Rotary International Board of Directors approved sections, a director nomination schedule, and zone pairings for the new zone structure it adopted in January 2017. In addition, the following minor changes were made to the January decision:

  • Zone numbers in the Americas were slightly modified
  • District 7750 was moved to new zone 33

These changes are reflected in the new zones and districts document.

As adopted in January 2017, the new zone implementation schedule is as follows:

Nominating Committee for RI President

Committee members selected: March-July 2017

Committee meeting: August 2017

President-nominee declared: October 2017

President elected at Convention: June 2018

Nominating Committee for RI Director

Committee members selected by districts 2017-18

Committees meet September 2018

Directors elected at Convention June 2019

Directors serve on RI Board 1 July 2020–30 June 2022

Rotary Institutes

Conveners selected by President-nominee

December 2017–January 2018

Institutes held with new zone structure August-December 2019

Director election rotation

The following new zones will be selecting representatives in the 2017-18 Rotary year for the RI Director nominating committees meeting in September 2018:

  • Zones 2, 9, 13A, 17B, 21B, 25B, 28, and 33

The following new zones will be selecting representatives in 2018-19 for the Committees meeting in September 2019:

  • Zones 5, 7, 8, 11, 16B, 20A, 23B, 27, and 31

The following new zones will be selecting representatives in 2019-20 for the Committees meeting in September 2020:

  • Zones 1B, 3, 14, 18, 22, 29, 32, and 34

The following new zones will be selecting representatives in 2020-21 for the Committees meeting in September 2021:

  • Zones 4, 6, 10C, 12, 15, 19, 24B, 26, and 30

If you have questions, please contact zones@rotary.org.

Download the new zone structure.

10-Jul-2017
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