Kiwanis Children's Fund Leadership

 

MEET THE BOARD

Kiwanis International’s fundraising arm, the Kiwanis Children’s Fund, elects a Board of Trustees to oversee its administration. Among the board’s responsibilities:

  • Implement the Kiwanis International mission, which is to serve the children of the world.
  • Develop and implement a strategic plan for the Children’s Fund.
  • Ensure the stability and growth of Children’s Fund corpus funds by cultivating and soliciting financial gifts, as applicable, from individual Kiwanians and friends, businesses, and foundations.
  • Monitor and distribute funds from fundraising programs for grants worldwide.
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Robert M. "Bob" Garretson
President
Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
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Filip Delanote
President-elect
Alveringem, Belgium
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Norman A. "Norm" Velnes
Immediate Past President
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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Amy Zimmerman
Treasurer
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
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Katrina Baranko
Albany, Georgia, USA
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Matthew Cantrall
Lakeland, Florida, USA
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Juanita Edwards
Cherry Log, Georgia, USA
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Mark Esposito
Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA
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Lenora Hanna
Ashland, Nebraska, USA
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Robert S. Maxwell
Topeka, Kansas, USA
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Arthur N. Riley
Westminster, Maryland, USA
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Armand B. St. Raymond
Vestavia Hills, Alabama, USA
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Elizabeth Tezza
Sullivans Island, South Carolina, USA
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John Tyner
Rockville, Maryland, USA
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Francesco Valenti
Lentini, Italy
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Chien-Kung "C.K." Yang
Hsinchu City, Taiwan
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Stan Soderstrom
Executive Director
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
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Pam Norman
Chief Philanthropy Officer
Zionsville, Indiana, USA

KIWANIS CHILDREN'S FUND VOLUNTEERS

Area 2020-23
Ambassadors
Districts 2021-24
District Chairs
Asia Pacific Efi Taylor Nepal
Philippine Luzon
Philippine South
Raj Kumar Lama
Flordeliza “Baby” Ruiz
Cristy Sebastian
Asia Pacific Liu Chun-Kuai “Lynn” Japan
Malaysia
Taiwan
Teruhisa Yoshimura
Michael Chiew
Vivian Tsai
Asia Pacific Vacant Australia
Korea
New Zealand-South Pacific
Bob Sitters
Vacant
Pierre Macabies
Europe Bernard Altmann Belgium-Luxembourg
France-Monaco
Netherlands
Romania
Nathalie Frisch
Patrick Maurel
Frans van der Avert
Istvan Tribel
Europe Óskar Guðjónsson Iceland-Faroes
Italy-San Marino
Norden
Óskar Guðjónsson
Maurizio Di Profio
Carl-Erik Thielemann
Europe Ilonka-Christina Löhmer Austria
Germany
Switzerland-Liechtenstein
Günter Thurnher
Edgar Ebeling
Roland Franzi
Latin America Rodrigo Zuluaga Colombia
Ecuador
Panama
Omaira Castro
Martha Andrade Posso
Falleta Allen de Barerra
Central USA Chuck Schroder Kansas
Minnesota-Dakotas
Missouri-Arkansas
Nebraska-Iowa
Rocky Mountain
Texas-Oklahoma
Bill Donegan
Kathy Welle
Roger Jespersen
Jody Melcher
Cari Karns
Konrad Brandemuhl
Midwest USA, Eastern Canada & Caribbean Rick Poulton Eastern Canada & the Caribbean
Illinois-Eastern Iowa
Indiana
Michigan
Wisconsin-Upper Michigan
Bobby Moo Young
Tom Willis
John Lightle
Syrina Dawson
Vacant
Northeast USA Bart Stevens Capital
New England & Bermuda
New Jersey
New York
Ohio
Pennsylvania
Dennis Baugh
Rita Cornelio
Gordon Meth
Kimberly Davis
Jim Janosik
Janine Surmick
Southeast USA Cathy Simmons Alabama
Carolinas
Florida
Georgia
Kentucky-Tennessee
Louisiana-Mississippi-West Tennessee
Colean Black
Jon Hethcox
Allen Yergovich
John Holley
Sue Fleschner
Lenny Simmons
Western USA & Western Canada Gary Jespesen California-Nevada-Hawaii
Montana
Pacific Northwest
Southwest
Utah-Idaho
Western Canada
Herman Platzke
Vacant
Jerry Deas & Mike Frucci
Nilda Townsend
Vacant
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