Pennsylvania District of Kiwanis International

2017-18 District Chairs

Audit/Finance
The committee shall annually review the districts financial records and reports to insure compliance with generally accepted accounting practices and principals.
Administrative Chairperson

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Bylaws and Policies
The committee shall examine the District Bylaws and shall submit any recommendations concerning revisions thereof to the District Board, shall cooperate with the Board in drafting proposed amendments authorized by the Board, and shall make a report on all properly proposed amendments to the District Bylaws to be acted upon by any convention. The committee shall also cooperate with the Board in interpreting the spirit of the District's Bylaws and in securing the proper observance of obligations, standards, and practices arising there under, including the adjustment of any grievances. The committee also will encourage club boards and the District Board to submit resolutions for consideration by the District Committee and the International Committee on Resolutions. The committee has the authority to create resolutions and to modify, combine, and edit all resolutions submitted by it. The membership of this committee shall include at least two (2) past District Officers, one of who shall be a Past District Governor.
Laws, Regulations & Resolutions
Jennifer Crowell
H: 856-627-7090
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Children and Youth Services/Young Children Priority One
The committee shall help clubs and Divisions create service projects helping children prenatal through age five. The committee will do this by educating club leaders on specific needs and projects, developing or maintaining relationships with other organizations that serve young children and their families, linking clubs to these organizations so that they can collaborate, and awarding or recognizing effective projects.

Young Children Priority One
Emily Reed
C: 717-991-6400
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District Convention
The committee shall assist in the promoting attendance and participation in the annual Pennsylvania District Convention.

Keith Smith
H: 412-787-0993
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Eliminate Coordinator
The committee shall give advice on fundraising initiatives and insight on ways for Kiwanis Clubs and service leadership programs to support the Eliminate Campaign.
Eliminate Coordinator

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Formula
The committee shall study the opportunities for introducing Kiwanis into new communities located within the district and shall stimulate and cooperate with chartered clubs of the district in their efforts to enlarge the field of Kiwanis service by the building of new clubs and assist clubs to recruit and retain members, orient and induct new members, and involve all members in service and club activities.
Growth/New Club Building Chair

Cathy Szymanski
H: 814-739-2517
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Foundations Liaison
The committee shall encourage Kiwanis clubs to support the purposes and objectives of and contributions to the Pennsylvania District and Kiwanis International Foundations.
Foundation Chairperson
Kristina Badali
H:412-953-7776
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Human and Spiritual Values
Human and Spiritual Values
Human and Spiritual Values Chair
Ann Graves
H: 814-867-3322
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Keystone Kiwanian
The committee shall edit and publish the Keystone Kiwanian, conduct bulletin education, and bulletin utilization at the Division and on the Club level.
Editor Keystone Kiwanian
Linda Eberly
H: 717-653-5444
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Leadership Education
Leadership Education
Leadership Education Chair
Jennifer Vare
C: 215-350-0454
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Partnership Coordinator
Partnership Coordinator
Donald Smith
H: 717-273-9184
B: 717-651-6101
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Public Relations Coordinator
Public Relations Coordinator
Robert Raub
H: 717-492-9171
C: 717-917-2807
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Past Governors Association
The committee shall consider and report to the District Board its conclusions on all matter referred to it. It shall initiate subjects for consideration and report to said Board its conclusions. A summary of its proceedings shall be provided to each member of the committee and to the District Governor and District Secretary. The committee shall meet at the time of the District Convention and may hold other meetings at the call of the chair. The Committee of Past District Governors shall be composed of Past District Governors who are active, senior or privileged members of clubs within the District and a quorum of the committee shall be a majority thereof. This committee shall determine the method of selecting its chairman, who shall serve at the pleasure of the committee. The committee shall submit the name of the chairman so selected to the Governor-elect prior to October 1st.
Jennifer Vare
C: 215-350-0454
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Past Lt. Governors Association
Past Lt. Governors Association
Kelly Kinkaid
H: 610-693-6415
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Risk Management
The committee shall learn and understand the contents of the Liability Risk Management Packet and serve as a resource for the clubs; provide answers to basic questions and instruct the clubs on how to utilize the risk management materials provided; conduct workshops and training for the District (developed by Kiwanis International); regularly communicate with Kiwanis International Risk Management Representative regarding club activities and issues that arise; and attend the District Risk Manager Training provided by Kiwanis International. The Risk Manager is a three (3) year position and should have a background in property/casualty insurance, or experience as an insurance agent, insurance company employee, or attorney familiar with negligence and liability law, or be a person with a good business background (possibly a business owner or manager). Note: The Risk Manager may have an informal committee to assist him/her, but the Risk Manager is responsible to Kiwanis International in their duties.
Risk Management Chairperson
W. Michael Smith
C: 215-479-5900
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Webmaster
The committee shall develop and upkeep of the District website, Internet technology education, and Internet integration at the Division and Club level.
Web Master Chairperson
Elizabeth Smolinski
H: 610-417-6197
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Youth Protection Manager
The committee shall serve as a resource for the clubs; provide answers to basic questions and instruct the clubs as to how to utilize the materials provided; conduct workshops and training at district events using materials provided by Kiwanis International; ensure Kiwanis district Staff and Leadership receive annual training on the Youth Protection Guidelines; submit youth protection articles for the district bulletin.
Youth Protection Manager
David Smith
H: 717-432-2503
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