- Rotary International President: John F. Germ, USA
- his motto is: Rotary serving humanity
- District governor (DG) of the D 1980: Franz-Xaver Stadler
- the governor elect (DGE) of the D 1980: Daniel K. Keuerleber-Burk
- motto of the D 1980: Friendship across boundaries
- Rotary International President: Ian H.S. Riseley, Australia
- his motto: Rotary: making a difference
- District Governor (DG) of the D 1980: Daniel K. Keuerleber-Burk
- His motto for the D 1980: Rotarian diversity:
challenging and enriching
The three objectives in the District 1980 for the Rotary-Year 2017/18 are:
- Each Club-member plants a tree.
- Each club posts almost one project on the homepage of the club and of the district.
- New potential Rotary members are found to create a new hybrid club in the region of Basel until June 2019.