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 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 Recommends and carries out service projects that address adult and/or family needs in the community.
Donations Committee Part of Finance and Fund Raising. Will meet quarterly to review all requests for donations and make recommendations to the Board.
Finance/Fundraising Makes recommendations on financial matters of the club and recommends and carries out fundraising events for service projects.
Financial Review 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 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 Arranges plans for meetings including programs, speakers or tours, coffee, meeting room set-up and take-down.
Membership, Growth and Retention 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 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) Serves as club advisor and makes recommendations to the Board as to how the club can support the SLP Club activities.
Special Events Organizes special events such as the Christmas Luncheon and summer activities and programs
Visibility 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 Young Children and Youth Services Projects/ Roles Chatham Kiwanis Music Festival - George Service CHIP Program (Child Identification Program) - TBA Chatham-Kent & Lambton Children's Water Festival- Mary Alice Marchand Kiwanis Library Partnership - Cathy Telfer & Anne Goslin, KLP Reading Buddies - Janet Braddon Matching Scholarships - Dennis Myers & Lorne Little Sleeping Children Around the World (SCAW) - ($ Support) Kathie Jorden