Mondays @ 8:00 pm on Zoom


  • April 3, 2023: STEP (Short Term Exchange Program) with Elaine Baumann, STEP Coordinator, River Falls YEO
  • April 10, 2023: Marketing Youth Exchange with Jesse Steed, NSRYE Club Support Team Member, Northfield YEO

Past Topics:

  • March 27, 2023: Interact Club with Bill Schult, NSRYE Club Support Team Member, STEP Team Member, & Prior Lake YEO
  • March 20, 2023: The HUB with Rita Varner-Otness, NSRYE Club Support Team, and Sara Johnston, NSRYE Executive Assistant
  • March 13, 2023: Mental Health Issues Pertaining to Youth Exchange Students with Dorothee Ischler, NSRYE Mental Health Consultant
  • March 6, 2023: Rotary 4-way Test, Racism, and How It Relates To Youth Exchange with Jackie Johnston, NSRYE Chair

What is YEO Talk?

Support for Youth Exchange Officers, Club Counselors, Club Presidents, and all the valuable volunteers working to provide a fantastic experience for inbound and outbound high school students, host families, and community and global partners. Mondays at 8pm on Zoom for 30 minutes. 
Weekly accountability and encouragement for YEOs, Club Counselors, and Rotary club members on Zoom, featuring helpful tips and tricks on current topics affecting inbound and outbound high school students, host families, and Rotary volunteers.
Monthly reports, host family visits, volunteer recruitment, inbound presentations, budget concerns - the world of Rotary Youth Exchange! Find help and support with RYE from fellow YEOs, Club Counselors, Club Presidents, and Rotary members.


Want to learn more about Rotary? 

  • Be our guest at one of our weekly lunch meetings on Thursdays at noon at the Northfield United Methodist Church (1401 Maple Street S). If possible, please contact in advance so we can arrange a host for you.
  • Subscribe to our club newsletter, the College City Cogwheel.
Thank you for your interest in Northfield's vibrant Rotary club. We thank you for your support of our hands-on service community.