District Board Committees
There are standing and special committees authorized by the Board of Trustees. At the same time of authorizing any committee, the Board of Trustees, upon the advice of the Governor, shall designate the duties of such a committee. The Governor assigns board members to committees.
Performs such administrative duties and exercises administrative power delegated to it by the Board of Trustees. Reports its actions to the next meeting of the Board of Trustees.
Committee Chair: Tessa Rhinehart
Secretary: Vamshi Voruganti
Members: Stephen Wheadon
Kiwanis Advisor: Robert Bagans and Kristina Badali
Membership and Club Development
Promotes, oversees, and assits Key Club by increasing membership, assuring dues get paid, and chartering new clubs.
Committee Chair: Drew Cooper
Secretary: Jessi Solley
Members: Trevor Ahouse, Rachel Mills, Alexis Puz, Andrew Van Buren, Cassandra Whitmoyer
Kiwanis Advisor: Timothy Hoffman
Theme and Design
Comes up with decorations, themes, etc. throughout the year. Specifically, designs/orders ICON shirts, comes up with ideas for ICON accessories, and decides on the theme/decorations for next year's DCLC.
Committee Chair: Jessica Swanson
Secretary: Rebecca Amsbaugh
Members: Michelle Li, Aerin McHugh, Katie Schulze, Alyssa Talacka
Kiwanis Advisor: Patricia Black
Youth Serving Youth (YSY) Project
Promotes new YSY project among clubs and ensures all information is updated about it. Comes up with ideas for a YSY project for next year.
Committee Chair: Sarah Dougherty
Secretary: Medha Sharma
Members: Kerry McCord, Meghan Pontz, Alexandra Raso, Ethan Wayda
Kiwanis Advisor: Bob Orlando
Reviews and revises district bylaws, policies, and report forms. Comes up with new ideas to promote KC Cash.
Committee Chair: Vamshi Voruganti
Secretary: Ethan Wayda
Members: Drew Cooper, Trevor Ahouse, Alexis Puz, Rachel Mills, Andrew Van Buren, Alyssa Talacka
Kiwanis Advisor: Ryan Hartman
Enhances the district website and web portal. Promotes and educates Key Club using technology and online resources.
Committee Chair: Stephen Wheadon
Secretary: Kerry McCord
Members: Becca Amsbaugh, Sarah Dougherty, Michelle Li, Katie Schulze, Jess Swanson, Cassie Whitmoyer
Kiwanis Advisor: Kristina Badali
Contests, Awards, Recognitions, and Scholarships Review and Promotion
Revises and promotes contest, award, recognition, and scholarship forms. Assists with the check-in of awards at the District Convention/Leadership Conference.
Committee Chair: Alexandra Raso
Secretary: Meghan Pontz
Members: Aerin McHugh, Medha Sharma, Jessi Solley
Kiwanis Advisor: Melody Wilson
District Convention/Leadership Conference Committees
This committee works with the keynote speaker to implement Leadership Breakouts during DC/LC that will develop leadership and cooperation skills between groups of Key Clubbers.
Committee Chair: Rachel Mills
Secretary: Michelle Li
Members: Meghan Pontz, Jess Solley, Jess Swanson
Kiwanis Advisor: : Kristina Badali
Meet and Greet
This committee is in charge of creating, promoting, and carrying out an event towards the beginning of DC/LC that will help Key Clubbers get to know each other and get “warmed up” for DC/LC.
Committee Chiar: Ethan Wayda
Secretary: Sarah Dougherty
Members: Rebecca Amsbaugh, Kaitlynne Schulze, Medha Sharma
Kiwanis Advisor: : Cathy Szymanski
This committee plans the service fair, including conducting registration, inviting a wide representation of Key Clubs/service-related organizations, finding a layout that uses given space efficiently, guiding set-up at DC/LC,and overall putting on an event that gives Key Clubbers new ideas about service.
Committee Chair: Andrew Van Buren
Co-Secretaries: Alex Raso and Cassandra Whitmoyer
Member: Aerin McHugh
Kiwanis Advisor: Mary Sue Hoffman
This committee is in charge of creating and finding facilitators for workshops that will help Key Clubbers develop skills essential to being an efficient person, leader, and servant.
Committee Chair: Alyssa Talacka
Secretary: Alexis Puz
Members: Trevor Ahouse, Drew Cooper, and Kerry McCord
Kiwanis Advisor: Patricia Black