Committee Listings 2017 - 2018

Membership Growth and Education Committee - The committee serves to encourage growth, awards and -recognition, retention and education of members. Duties: New member election, transfer of membership, orientation of new members, membership honors and awards recognition, membership concerns, club assessment of members, sponsorship of new Kiwanis clubs, the public recognition of club members and club achievements, and such other duties as may be assigned by the Board.

  • Al Oliver
  • Richard Grimm
  • Nancy Ross
  • Sally Bias
  • Rick Morgan
  • Jeff Smith (Chair)
  • Wayne Thompson


Program Administration Committee - The committee serves to coordinate all club meetings and special events. Duties: Speakers, reception, interclub meetings, spiritual aims, music and singing, holiday events, meeting equipment and supplies necessary for members and such other duties as may be assigned by the Board. The President Elect shall serve on this committee.

  • Matt Hammer (Co-Chair)
  • David Harting
  • Jay Hash
  • Steve Cuff
  • Misti Simco
  • Wayne Thompson
  • Al Oliver (Spiritual Sub-Committee Chair)
  • Todd Medley (Co-Chair)
  • Richard Grimm
  • Bill Ogg


Community Services Committee - The committee serves to address community needs and requests, acts to promote Kiwanis values, develops serviceable citizenship and works within approved budget of funding. Duties: Reviews requests, determines need for Kiwanis services, public relations, coordinates playground maintenance, and responds to identified needs and such other duties as may be assigned by the Board.

  • Alisa Burnett (Publicity Coordinator)
  • Wayne Kempf
  • Matt Hammer (Co-Chair)
  • Sean Davis
  • Becky Marasek
  • Al Oliver (Co-Chair)
  • Roger Drake
  • Gary Albrecht
  • Wayne Thompson
  • Marilee Stephenson


Service Leadership Committee (Youth Services) - The committee coordinates all youth- centered activities including Sponsored Youth, Key Clubs, Young Children Priority One (YCPO), and Aktion club oversight and coordination. Insures structure, membership oversight, determines funding budget, reports activities to membership and embodies the Kiwanis values in all youth activities, and such other duties as may be assigned by the Board. Committee will observe the Kiwanis International Youth Protection Guidelines. Advisors of this committee shall have a clear background check completed every two years.

  • Misty Simco
  • Leslie Cunningham (Chair)
  • Todd Medley
  • Kara Tieman
  • Barb Schmidt
  • Ryan Salmons
  • Becky Marasek
  • Matt Hammer


Finance Ways and Means Committee - The committee acts to provide oversight and coordination of all financial planning and funding of club activities including current fundraisers and potential activities. Duties: Coordinates annual audit at direction of the club officers and Board. Identifies new fundraising activities, assists committee chairs and officers with administration and program budget preparation, and such other duties as may be assigned by the Board.

  • Kara Tieman
  • Todd Medley (Chair)
  • Lorra Fuller
  • Wayne Thompson
  • Lou Carter


Pancake Day Committee - Plans and coordinates Pancake Day.

  • Sean Davis (Chair)
  • Kara Tieman
  • Nancy Ross
  • John Johnson
  • Ryan Salmons
  • Donna Dryden


By Laws & Amendments Committee - Reviews and provides direction to maintain the Kiwanis International written structure and to define local club policy and practice. Review and make recommendations for By Law changes to remain current with club policy, practice and organizational alignment with Kiwanis International, and such other duties as may be assigned by the Board.

  • Wayne Kempf
  • Sharon Carver (Chair)
  • Roger Drake
  • Marilee Stephenson
  • Howard Harcha


Chopin Competition Committee - The committee serves to coordinate the annual community competition among student music enthusiasts. Duties: Planning, communication, promotion, execution and/or awards to students, teachers and parents. The committee will provide financial oversight as needed.

  • Steve Cuff
  • Marilee Stephenson (Chair)
  • Sean Davis
  • Rita Ramey


Kiwanis Scholarship Committee - The committee serves to coordinate the annual scholarship selections and awards. Duties: Planning, communication, promotion, execution and/or awards to students of SSU, teachers and parents The committee will provide financial oversight as needed.

  • Alisa Burnette
  • David Harting
  • Todd Medley
  • Becky Marasek
  • Lorra Fuller
  • Nancy Ross
  • Jeff Smith (Chair)
  • Sally Bias