JANE ERICKSON
KIWANIS CLUB OF BELLEVUE-OFFUTT, NEBRASKA
KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL VICE PRESIDENT

Jane M. Erickson of Bellevue, Nebraska, was elected as vice president of Kiwanis International in July 2014 at the 99th Annual Kiwanis International Convention in Tokyo-Chiba, Japan.  Jane also serves as a trustee of the Kiwanis International Foundation.

A 24-year Kiwanian, Jane has been a member of the Bellevue-Offutt club the past 18 years. Prior to that, she was a member of the Fort Dodge Noon Club in Iowa, serving as distinguished club president in 1994-95. She’s been a K-Kids advisor for 15 years and was a Kiwanian of the Year in 2007-08.

A trustee of the Kiwanis International Foundation from 2002-05, she was elected its 2007-08 president. She has served as chair or member of several Kiwanis International Foundation and Kiwanis International committees, including chair of the Women's 25th Anniversary Committee; is a Key Leader facilitator and recipient of Circle K International’s McKitrick award; and is a Diamond-level George F. Hixson Fellow, Tablet of Honor recipient, Founders Circle, Kiwanis International Foundation's Heritage Society member, Walter Zeller Fellow and Mother’s Day Fellow.

Outside of Kiwanis, Jane is owner of The Wellness & Training Works in Bellevue. She is a member of St. Mary’s Catholic parish, the Bellevue’s Drug and Alcohol Prevention and Education Commission and President of Bellevue TeamMates, a school mentoring program.

Jane and her husband, Gus, a past governor, have five children and seven grandchildren.