Posted on: July 14, 2011

The Rotary Foundation Cadre of Technical Advisers

Representing all Rotary districts and a wide spectrum of professional expertise, the cadre is a diverse group of volunteer Rotarians who monitor and evaluate Foundation grant projects all over the world by conducting paper reviews and traveling to project sites to evaluate technical feasibility and compliance with The Rotary Foundation’s missions and objectives.

In an effort to keep Rotarians informed of the cadre’s activities, The Rotary Foundation is now distributing Tech Talk, the cadre’s quarterly newsletter, to all district governors. The cadre is always seeking new members with professional expertise in all of the following technical sectors, but is especially in need of members with water and health backgrounds; French, Spanish, and Portuguese speakers; and members from Africa.

Technical Sectors Examples of Professions
Maternal and child health Obstetricians, doctors, nurses, midwives, public health professionals, epidemiologists, surgeons
Disease prevention and treatment
Water and sanitation Civil, environmental, mechanical, and biological engineers; city planners
Basic education and literacy Teachers, community educators, education advocates, administrators
Economic and community development Small-business owners, bankers, city planners, community organizers, real estate professionals, revitalization specialists, agronomists, micro credit experts
Financial Auditors Auditors, accountants, financial advisors
Peace and conflict prevention/resolution Lawyers, diplomats, teachers, social workers, mediators, arbitrators

If any Rotarians in District 3310 is interested to make great cadre members, please download the registration form, fill it up and email to Christian.Pepera@rotary.org the Senior coordinator for The Rotary Foundation Cadre of Technical Advisers (the cadre) with a copy to the District Governor.

Below are the documents for users to download which comprises of:

1.  Tech Talk – a newsletter of The Rotary Foundation Cadre of Technical Advisers

2.  Registration form for those who are interested to be Cadre of Technical Advisers

Christian Pepera’s address is as follows:

Christian Pepera
Sr. Cadre Coordinator
Rotary International & The Rotary Foundation
1560 Sherman Ave.
Evanston, IL. 60201
Phone: 847.866.3357
Fax: 847.556.2153
christian.pepera@rotary.org

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