Committees

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

Name Chairs Description
Chatham Kiwanis Music Festival
Service, George
Organizes and operates the Music Festival for vocal and instrumental students, bands and choirs to perform and be adjudicated with the opportunity to be recommended for participation at the provincial level. This is the club's "Signature Project" (i.e. the project for which the club is best known in the community). The 2017 event will be the 72nd annual music festival.
Community Services
Halls, Kerry
Recommends and carries out service projects that address adult and/or family needs in the community.
Donations Committee
Stokes, Mary Ann
Part of Finance and Fund Raising. Will meet quarterly to review all requests for donations and make recommendations to the Board.
Finance/Fundraising
Summerfield, Marsha
Stokes, Mary Ann
Makes recommendations on financial matters of the club and recommends and carries out fundraising events for service projects.
Financial Review
Dorner, Liz
Ralston, Rob
Reviews all financial statements and records of the Administrative Fund, Service Fund, Bingo Fund and Excursions Fund and provides a report on their findings to the Board
Kiwanians Care
Roe, Dick
Carries out activities to support members and make them feel part of this Kiwanis family, especially in time of need, and promotes human and spiritual values that are inclusive of all faith groups.
Meetings & Programs
Marchand, Mary Alice
Arranges plans for meetings including programs, speakers or tours, coffee, meeting room set-up and take-down.
Membership, Growth and Retention
Service, George
Establishes effective ways to retain members and recruit new members. Accepts member applications and makes recommendations to the board re the applications. Arranges for induction ceremonies and conducts orientation sessions for new members. Plans interclubs to other Kiwanis clubs.
Safety/Risk Coordinator
Robinson, Jim
Reviews insurance policies and ensures proper coverage is maintained for club activities. Monitors all aspects of club events to ensure they are carried out in a safe environment..
Service Leadership Programs (SLP)
Roe, Dick
Serves as club advisor and makes recommendations to the Board as to how the club can support the SLP Club activities.
Visibility
Rutherford, Ian
Promotes the image of the club in the community through the media, social media and the website and keeps the membership informed of club activities, both future and past, through the website, bulletin and newsletter.
Young Children and Youth Services
Scott, Chuck
Young Children and Youth Services Projects/ Roles Chatham Kiwanis Music Festival - George Service CHIP Program (Child Identification Program) - Kerry Halls Chatham-Kent & Lambton Children's Water Festival- Mary Alice Marchand Books for Kids - Phyllis Lyon, Roberta Verobe, Jean Trudell Kiwanis Library Partnership - Cathy Telfer KLP Reading Buddies - Janet Braddon School Reading Buddies - Chuck Scott Matching Scholarships - Dennis Myers & Mary Beth Corcoran Sleeping Children Around the World (SCAW) - ($ Support) Kathie Jorden