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  • Board policy and Rotary constitutional documents
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  • Please read the letter below for contact information at Rotary for specific items not covered by CDS
Andrez Perez, Associate Officer
P: +1.847.424.5368
Letter from Andrez Perez in February, 2022 - about contacts for Rotary Questions:
From: "Andrez Perez"
To: ""
Sent: Thursday March 3 2022 11:56:31AM
Subject: Rotary: Thank you for your email
This Is An Automated Response
Thank you for your email. I appreciate your patience in waiting for my response.

Please see the list below, as your question may need to be directed to a different Rotary team. Please save this list of contacts and areas of expertise for future reference:

or dial +1-866-9-ROTARY / +1-866-976-8279 / +1-847-866-3000
  • The Rotary Foundation (donations, points, pins, PHF, recognition, etc.)
  • Connections to any other teams at Rotary
  • My Rotary
CITATION for all citation questions (for Rotary, Rotaract, Interact)
CLUB AND DISTRICT SUPPORT (CDS) for policy, procedure, interpretation of governance documents, governor training/finances/issues, DEI, adult harassment, Rotaract, incorporations, club operations (new clubs, mergers, name changes, resignations), and IRS questions.
DATA SERVICES to add, edit, or remove club or district officers/members, or change magazine preferences.
FINANCE (CDS does not handle club invoices at all. Find out more here.)
YOUTH PROGRAMS Please use the corresponding inbox:

Thank you for your cooperation.
Best regards,
Andrez Perez 
Associate Officer | Club and District Support, Americas
Tel  1.847.424.5368
ROTARY INTERNATIONAL | One Rotary Center | 1560 Sherman Ave. | Evanston, IL 60201 USA
Letter from John Hannes 11 October, 2021:
From: "John Hannes"
To: "John Hannes"
Sent: Monday October 11 2021 3:11:26PM
Subject: ROTARY: Club and District Support Staff Change Effective 18 October 2021
Dear District Governors, Governors-elect, Governors-nominee, Immediate Past District Governors, and District Executive Secretaries:
Greetings from Evanston - I hope that this message finds you well! I’m writing to let you know that, after nearly 11 years as a Club and District Support Officer, I have accepted a new position.
I’m not leaving Rotary – I’m not even leaving CDS! But beginning on Monday, 18 October 2021, I’ll be starting in my new role as CDS Global Initiatives Supervisor and will begin interacting with you, our Rotarians, and Rotaractors in a different way.
I’ll be spending the next few days wrapping up open items and transitioning newer ones to my teammate Andrez Perez ( Just to ensure that there aren’t any bounce-backs, please make sure you have his name and email address spelled correctly in your contacts. He’ll be taking the lead as we hire and train my replacement, and he’ll be updating you when they’re in position.
In the interim, if you could help direct questions related to The Rotary Foundation and/or My Rotary accounts on to our colleagues in the Rotary Support Center (, it would be a big help!
While I would like to be able to notify everyone directly, I worry that I’d be leaving someone out! If you could kindly share this update with your district teams (as you see fit), it would be greatly appreciated.
It has been an absolute pleasure working with you as a CDS officer for, well, my entire career and I’m so thankful for the relationships we’ve created in that time. I’m looking forward to calling upon each of our experiences from the past decade as I continue supporting our remarkable organization in this new role!
Many thanks and best regards,
John M. Hannes
Senior Officer | Club and District Support, Americas
Tel +1.847.866.3275
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