July 17–20, 2014
Kiwanis International Convention Tokyo Chiba 2014
Jane Erickson

Jane Erickson

Kiwanis International vice president candidate

Club: Bellevue-Offutt, Nebraska

District: Nebraska-Iowa

The candidate in her own words...

Why did you decide to run for office? 

For Kiwanis to thrive in an ever-changing environment we need to adapt with creative vision and bold actions. I believe I can energize and inspire our organization and potential partners; together we can build a stronger and more vibrant system which will improve membership, service, image and fiscal responsibility.

What qualifies you to become an officer of Kiwanis International?

My education in personal/organizational health and leadership, profession as a leadership and organizational development consultant and my extensive Kiwanis background will assist in cultivating effective solutions. I have a proven ability to unite teams toward a common goal and am passionate about being part of a positive organizational transformation.

How will you leave your mark on Kiwanis? 

I want my passion for helping children and communities to help transform Kiwanis into a stronger, more viable organization which serves more children and enjoys a higher level of awareness worldwide with members and partners who are not afraid to tackle large projects to grow happy, healthy, safe and loved children.

Biographical information

As a 23-year Kiwanian, I have served in almost every leadership position from club committee chairman to president of the Kiwanis International Foundation. I have consulted, facilitated training sessions and volunteered worldwide. My husband, Past Governor Gus Erickson, and I have five grown children and seven grandchildren.


For more information about Jane, consult her campaign website. Contact her campaign coordinator, Marvel Dunaway, at marveldunaway@gmail.com. Connect with Jane on Facebook