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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
100th Anniversary Celebration Wyatt, Heather
This committee will organize the club's 100th anniversary celebration.
50's-60's-70's Dance Griffin, Joan
The purpose of this committee is to raise funds for our club's service projects. This committee is using this opportunity to raise awareness in the community and showcase what we do and how we are having fun while we do it.
Aktion Club Murray, Joanne
Aktion Clubs draw members from various organizations that support individuals with disabilities, as well as other community programs. Aktion Clubs can also be established at churches, libraries, YMCAs, lodges, or similar facilities. A Kiwanis club, composed of like-minded, service-oriented people from the community, serves as the club's sponsor.
Awards Committee Lewis, Dave
The Awards Committee will be established annually. It will consist of the President, Immediate Past President, and a member of the club selected by the President, who is knowledgeable about the contributions made by the members as well as the volunteer contributions made by community leaders. (Reference the Award policy approved November 13, 2014)
Board of Directors Lillico, Judy
As presiding officer of the club and the board, the president works closely with the board of directors and committee chairs to establish and follow a strategic plan, set goals for improving the members' club experience and increase the impact of the club's service in the community by adding new members to the club.
Bulletin MacLean, Bob
Provide weekly meeting highlights and club news to club administrative secretary.
Camp Experience Wade, Bob
Provide funding for camping opportunites for children in the community
Children's Safety Village Vos, Leo
This committee acts as liaison between the Village and the Club to secure Kiwanis sponsorship of the Village, both financially and to keep the Club abreast of current activities and possible volunteer opportunities.
Christmas Campaign Saunders, Bob
This fundraising committee obtains and distributes Christmas food products to members for sale to friends, co-workers, customers, etc. Sales are tracked and tallied and net profit supports the club's service projects to children in the community.
Club Photographer MacLean, Bob
Photographs luncheon meetings & club events.
Community Awareness/Marketing Committee Boudreau, Darren
Fischer, Theresa
The purpose of this committee is to raise the awareness in the community about Kiwanis. It is also to assist other committees with the marketing ideas for the promotion of their projects and to bring uniformity into the marketing materials being used by all the committees.
Dinner for Two Anywhere in the World Griffin, Joan
This fundraising committee obtains a OLG licence to sell tickets to the community to raise funds for our club that are used to support children in need in our community.
Donation Requests Judah, Eardly
The purpose of this committee is to screen requests from the community for financial assistance and recommend to the Board every quarter whether or not to fulfill the request.
Education Committee Jones, Judith
Executive Committee Lillico, Judy
Members of this committee are: Past President, President, President Elect, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer. This committee meets every 90 days to review the progress of the club and to set goals and objectives for the next 90 days, 1 year, 2 years and 3 years. They will make recommendations to the Board of Directors and committees as necessary.The incoming Vice President will join this committee at the 1st meeting of the New Year. The President Elect should chair the 4th meeting for the New Year of 2017.
Fundraising This committee organizes fundraising events to raise monies for the club's service projects. This year we will be also looking to Grant requests to augment our funds.
House & Reception/Goodwill Peever, Bob
The task of this committee is to ensure that the meeting room is ready well before noon for the President to officially begin the weekly meeting. The committee schedules greeters for weekly luncheon meetings and welcomes attendees to the meeting. The committee acknowledges illnesses and deaths of members and their families and sends appropriate flowers and/or cards.
Interclub Mackenzie, Bruce F
Organize monthly interclubs and communicate them to our Membership.
Kiwanis Field Glaves, Crystal
Initially this committee will continue to act as a liaison to keep the Club abreast of the current fundraising position of the Kiwanis Field External Committee. As this is the first year that Kiwanis Field is operational, the Club is attempting to use it as a Service Project while gaining Community Awareness about the Field and Kiwanis. As our experience in how to use this asset develops, it could become a Service Project with fundraising activities relating to Sponsors and Donors to help support our Service efforts.
Laps for Literacy Glaves, Crystal
The purpose of this committee was to raise the awareness in the community of the importance of reading among our youth. The committee brought the community together on the Kiwanis Field by donating gently used and new books to lay on the track and see how many times we can lap the track! When the event is finished schools come and pick up their share of the books to take back to their classrooms.
Membership Murray, Joanne
Recruit and retain membership. The committee ensures that every member feels they belong and they are needed. The committee organizes membership round-ups and new member orientation meetings.
Mystery Dinner - Park of the Social Committee Makkreel, Len
This is a social/fundraising event in which a Kiwanian hosts a dinner for 2 mystery Kiwanian couples. The purpose of this event is to get to know each other better and to raise funds for club service projects.
One Day Service Project Hoekstra, Phil
The Club participates in Kiwanis International's day of service project. This committee organizes a one day service project that will benefit the community. Each year, Kiwanis clubs around the world join in a day of service. Starting in the 2016-17 administrative year, Kiwanis One Day will be held on the fourth Saturday of October. In 2016, Kiwanis One Day will be observed on October 22.
Ploughman's Lunch Vos, Leo
Each year the Kiwanis Club of Brantford holds a Ploughman's Lunch to obtain funds that we used for the grants distributed by Kiwanis to children in need in our community and around the world. This annual event is held at the Children's Safety Village.
Policy Steele, Jim
Program McClinchey, Nelson
The purpose of this committee is to organize interesting and diversified programs and speakers as well as arrange for funmasters at our weekly meetings.
Social Committee McNaughton, Ken
The purpose of this committee is to organize some social events for the club which will provide an informal setting for members to have fun and get to know each other better.
Trivia Challenge Vos, Leo
The purpose of this committee is to provide a fun filled evening that will raise some money for the club's service projects.
YCPO Service Project Lillico, Judy
Sahota, Pallo
The purpose of this committee is to find hands on service projects that will benefit children aged 5 and under to qualify for a YCPO project.