On Saturday, September 21, 2014 a train the trainers seminar was held for new faculty for the Rotary Leadership Institute, Pacific Northwest Division. The seminar was for new Discussion Leaders for District 5040.


The team of new trainers were joined by some members of the current District 5040 RLI Discussion Leaders.

The seminar was led by PDG Rebecca MacPherson, District RLI chair. The trainers included PDG Chris Offer and PDG Penny Offer.

Topics covered the history of RLI, the goals of RLI, adult learning styles, training techniques and a review of the updated RLI curriculum.  Two practice sessions were held and critiqued.

Attending the seminar were:

  • DG Ken Wilson
  • DGE John Anderson
  • DGN Lyn Stroshin
  • John Charbonneau, RC of Tsawwassen
  • Bev Haluschuk, RC of Quesnel
  • Linda Murray, RC of Vancouver Yaletown
  • Nancy Eidsvik, RC of Prince Rupert
  • Peter Clarke, RC of Vancouver
  • Lorne Calder. RC of Prince George
  • Dave Hamilton, RC of Tsawwassen
  • Tim Cawdell, RC of Quesnel
  •  Marnie Fraser, RC of West Vancouver Sunrise

The next RLI Part 1 course will be held in Burnaby on October 4, 2014. Due to demand a second Part 1 class has been added therefore there is still time to register.

For Information on the next RLI course and to registration click HERE

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