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Asia Pacific Rotaract Leaders Summit 2021

Updated: Aug 2, 2021

The Asia Pacific Rotaract Multi-District Information Organization (MDIO) is organizing the first ever Asia Pacific Rotaract Leaders Summit to orient and train the Regional MDIO officers, National Representatives, and the District Rotaract Representatives on topics that will help them be effective on their respective roles.


Following GMT +8 Timezone

July 24 (Saturday)

8:00 am - Getting to Know Activity and Preliminaries

8:40 am - Asia Pacific Rotaract MDIO Orientation

10:05 am - Understanding Rotary Regional Structures

11:10 am - Navigating Rotary Online Tools and Resources

12:00 nn - Lunch Break

1:15 pm - Getting to Know You Breakout Rooms

1:45 pm - Rotary Communications and Public Relations

3:10 pm - The Rotary Foundation and Grants

5:00 pm - End of Day 1

July 25 (Sunday)

8:00 am - Interactive Synthesis and Recap

8:40 am - Leaders' Meeting

  • 18th Asia Pacific Regional Rotaract Conference Host Bidding

  • Updates on 19th Asia Pacific Regional Rotaract Conference

  • MDIO Website Walkthrough

10:50 am - Keynote Message from Rotary International Director

10:55 am - Panel Discussion with Rotary International Rotaract Committee

11:55 am - Closing Remarks

The Summit will be conducted in English.




  • 2020-22 Rotary International Director, Regions 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

  • Spent more than 45 years in the medical field, senior adviser and former president of Yee Zen General Hospital

  • A Rotarian since 1987, served Rotary as an RI training leader & Rotary coordinator

  • Member of the RYLA Committee and vice chair of the Permanent Fund Committee for Taiwan, Macau, and Hong Kong

  • Benefactor, Major Donor, Paul Harris and Arch Klumph Society member


Meet and Greet with the Rotary International Rotaract Committee

and Elevate Rotaract Discussion



  • Co-Chair, Rotary International Rotaract Committee

  • Recipient of Rotary International Service Above Self Award and The Rotary Foundation Citation for Meritorious Service and Distinguished Service Awards

  • Past District Governor, Rotary International District 3150

  • Past President, Rotary Club of Guntur

  • Past District Rotaract Representative



  • Co-Chair, Rotary International Rotaract Committee

  • Past District Rotaract Representative and District Rotaract Chair, Rotary International District 5050 (from Everett, Washington, USA to Hope, British Columbia, Canada)

  • Assistant Rotary Coordinator for Zone 28

  • Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Program Alumni

  • Recipient, RI Award of Honor



  • Member, Rotary International Rotaract Committee

  • Past District Rotaract Representative, Rotary International District 3292 (Nepal and Bhutan)

  • Former Secretary General, SEARIC MDIO

  • Past President, Rotaract Club of Patan South

  • Past President, Interact Club of St. Xavier's School, Jawalakhel



Topic: Understanding Rotary Regional Structures

  • RI Zones Structure

  • Regional Officers and Support Roles for Districts

  • How Rotaract Regional Leaders Can Collaborate with Rotary Regional Leaders


  • Has been with Rotary for the past six years

  • Worked in international education

  • Holds a master’s degree in Public Service Management


Topic: Navigating Rotary Online Tools and Resources

  • My Rotary

  • Rotary Learning Center and Courses Relevant for Rotaractors

  • Rotary Brand Center

  • Raise for Rotary


  • Has worked at Rotary International as the Supervisor of the Club and District Support team in the South Pacific and Philippines Office

  • Group Study Exchange alumni

  • Current member of the Rotary Club of Social Impact Network in RI District 9685 Australia


Topic: Rotary Communications and Public Relations

  • Rotary Messaging, Voice and Visual Identity (with emphasis for Rotaract)

  • Tips and Best Practices in Online and Social Media Rotary Communications


  • Rotary Regional Public Image Coordinator for Zones 10B & 10C (Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar) for Rotary Years 2020-2022

  • Rotary International Assembly Training Leader, 2020 & 2021

  • District Governor, Rotary International District 3310 (Brunei, Singapore, & part of Malaysia), Rotary Year 2014-15

  • District Trainer, Rotary International District 3310 for Rotary Years 2020-2022


Topic: Rotary Foundation and Grants

  • The Rotary Foundation and How it Works

  • Global and District Grants - Relevance to Rotaract

  • End Polio

  • Ways to Support and Rotaract Giving Certificate Recognition


  • Senior Coordinator, Fund Development for The Rotary Foundation at the RI South Pacific and Philippines Office in Parramatta, Australia

  • Rotarian for over 30 years

  • Interact, Rotaract, Rotary Youth Exchange, and Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Program Alumni

  • Paul Harris Society member and a Rotary Foundation Major Donor

More speakers to be revealed soon.


Note that the summit is for:

  1. Asia Pacific Rotaract MDIO Executive Committee Members

  2. Asia Pacific Rotaract MDIO National Representatives

  3. Asia Pacific Rotaract MDIO Advisory Board Members and Past Chairs

  4. Present and Future District Rotaract Representatives from the following countries/territories:

    1. American Samoa, Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, China, East Timor, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Macao Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Northern Mariana Islands, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam

  5. District Rotaract Chairs from the above countries/territories

  6. Future MDIO Chairs from Australia, Philippines, Taiwan and Oceania MDIOs


Watch this reminders video.

Download the virtual background here.

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