Club committees

In order to carry out all the projects that Kiwanis is involved with throughout the year, each member is asked to join one or more committees.


Name Chairs Description
Anniversary Committee Newkirk, Dave
Committee is charged with planning and implementation of a 100th Anniversary Party in October 2016
Athletic Awards Harwood, Boyd
Coordinate Awards Presentations and Annual Luncheon
Birthday Greetings Zappia, Sarah
Announce and remind of member's birthday
Board of Directors Newkirk, Dave
8 active regular members of the club plus President, President Elect, Vice-President, Treasurer and Secretary.
Camperships Case, Pat
Recieve, analize and recomend expenditures to area youth camps
Circle K Advisors Sumerix, Craig
Monitor and assist Circle K organizations started by South Bend Club
Dictionary Project O'Brien, Chris
Coordinates school contacts, info and volunteers
Electronic Communications Tryniecki, Katie
Administer and contripute to Newsletters and Web Site content
Eliminate Project Szymanski, Paul
International Fundraising effort to eliminate Maternal/Neonatal Tetanus
Finance Schmidt, Angie
Annual Audit of our Treasuer's Books
Finemasters Smith, Jane E
Members who are responsible for raising funds during the weekly meeting through happy dollars and fun trivia.
Food Bank Szymanski, Paul
Coordinates monthly volunteers on location
Fundraising Pendarvis, John
Over site committee that recommends, administers and reports on fundraising activities
Golf Outing Case, Pat
Committee that plans and runs the annual summer golf outing that raises funds for children's priorities like Summer Camp scholarships, Eliminate Project and Riley Hospital.
Greeter Szymanski, Paul
Sells 50/50 Tickets Collects Happy $ Collects Fines Updates Super 50/50 ledger
Habitat Build Coordinates with local Habitat for Humanity for build project volunteers
Highway Pickup Koch, Al
Group that volunteers to clean up Hwy 2
InterClubs Kapsa, James
Organize members for joining area clubs meetings and reporting which members attended meetings to club secretary.
Invocations Fiechtner, Greg
Coordinates who provides our weekly invocation
Kiwanis Education Szymanski, Paul
Membership Growth
Membership Retention O'Brien, Chris
Committee makes sure that current members are happy with the club and connects with members who have not been coming to meetings to check on their status.
New Member Installation Induction of New Members.
Nominations Stancati, Maria
Find members interesting in serving in officer and board positions before elections. Make nominations and run elections.
Old 2 Gold Vail, Billy
Register club for event at ND and encourage participation
Public Relations Tryniecki, Katie
Should be the face of South Bend Kiwanis...prepare news releases, provide public relations materials to media when needed.
Reception Wagner, Larry
In charge of taking monies for weekly lunches. Record visitors and announce them to the club at the beginning of the meeting.
Retention This Group help keep members in the club, find past members, get feedback from members on club meetings and activities.