Elections

ANNOUNCED CANDIDATES FOR KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL BOARD
To be elected during 2017–18, for terms beginning 2018–19
(as of November 16, 2017)

PRESIDENT: (one (1) one-year term to be elected)
Florencio C. “Poly” Lat, Metro Manila, Philippines


PRESIDENT-ELECT: (one (1) one-year term to be elected)
Daniel Vigneron, Howald, Luxembourg

 
VICE PRESIDENT: (one (1) one-year term to be elected)
John E. DeVilbiss, West Alexandria, Ohio, USA
Gary Levine, Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada
Arthur N. Riley, Westminster, Maryland, USA
Terry White, Evansville, Indiana, USA

 
TRUSTEES:  Six (6) trustee offices will be filled as follows:
UNITED STATES AND PACIFIC CANADA — Three (3) three-year terms to be elected at the 2018 Kiwanis International convention in Las Vegas, Nevada (June 28–July 1, 2018) by delegates from the United States and Pacific Canada Region. Announced candidates are:

Katrina J. Baranko, Albany, Georgia, USA
Leigh A. Chagnon, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
Tom Currier, Greenville, South Carolina, USA
George R. Delisle, Westfield, Massachusetts, USA
Steve Emhoff, Yakima, Washington, USA
Ronald E. Smith, Fountain Hills, Arizona, USA

ASIA-PACIFIC REGION —One (1) two-year term to be elected at the Kiwanis Asia-Pacific Convention in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (March 8–10, 2018) by delegates from Asia-Pacific. Announced candidate is:

Cheng Lian Teh, Perak, Malaysia
Ernesto V. Marcoso, Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines
Tony Gunn, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

CANADA AND CARIBBEAN REGION — One (1) three-year term was filled by Kulwant “Sam” Sekhon at the 2017 Western Canada District Convention in Winnipeg, MB, Canada (August 11–13, 2017) by delegates from the district.  


EUROPE REGION —One (1) three-year term to be elected at the Kiwanis International-European Federation Convention in Braveno, Italy (May 26–27, 2018) by delegates from Europe.

Elio Garozzo, Catania, Italy
Henk Oostdam, Boskoop, Netherlands

The At-Large seat does not have a guaranteed trustee seat open for the 2017–18 administrative year.
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CONTACT: Denise Parker: dparker@kiwanis.org, 1-800-549-2647 x245 or +1-317-217-6245.

Candidates will be announced as they are declared. Candidates' pages will be posted as information is received from the declared candidates.

Kiwanis clubs in good standing are allowed two representatives in the House of Delegates, along with two alternates. Download the certificate of election of club delegates and alternates to the Kiwanis International convention.

Delegate certification