Jane M. Erickson of Bellevue, Nebraska, was elected to a three-year term as a trustee of Kiwanis International in July 2011 at the 96th Annual Kiwanis International Convention in Geneva, Switzerland.

A 22-year Kiwanian, Jane has been a member of the Bellevue-Offutt club the past 16 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 12 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; is a Key Leader facilitator and recipient of Circle K International’s McKitrick award; and is a Diamond-level 41George F. Hixson Fellow, Tablet of Honor recipient, Founders Circle, Heritage Society member of the foundation, 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 Mayor’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.