Club and Member Outreach & Marketing

This committee shall:

  • organize representation at regional events to provide updates of the Foundation
  • develop standard Foundation presentations
  • review ways to provide outreach to clubs and members
  • develop and execute a plan to review and update all marketing materials of the Foundation including brochures, website and social media
  • develop and publish Annual Report of the Foundation
  • develop and publish quarterly newsletter for the Foundation
  • Jill Martin-Rend – Chair
  • Ellen Arnold -Development Advisor
  • Brian Root
  • Jennifer Grab
  • Jackie Flynn

Executive

This committee shall:

  • oversee operations of the board including committee initiatives and activities
  • Jeff Rose – (President)
  • Janine Surmick – (Vice President)
  • Jill Martin Rend – (Secretary)
  • Rick Arnold – (Treasurer)

Finance and Investment

This committee shall:

  • ensure accurate tracking, monitoring, and accountability for funds
  • ensure adequate financial controls
  • collaborate with the investment broker
  • Sonia Gross – Chair
  • Don Snaker
  • Joseph Maresco
  • Rick Arnold
  • Robert Smith

Fundraising & Rose Sale

This committee shall:

  • develop and execute a plan to identify and solicit funds from external sources of support
  • organize the basket room and silent auctions at the annual Kiwanis Mid-Year event and District Convention
  • organize the annual mailing to clubs and members including planning and distribution of materials
  • develop and execute a plan to promote and advocate for the Legacy Society
  • develop and execute a plan for the annual Rose Sale including planning, distribution of materials, sales and delivery
  • provide a detailed final report to the Board of Directors upon conclusion of the Rose Sale
  • Emily Reed – Chair
  • Ellen Arnold – Development Advisor
  • Brian Root
  • Jennifer Grab
  • Jackie Flynn
  • Terry Shaffer

General Operations

This committee shall:

  • ensure the Google Drive and Google Groups tools are being utilized effectively and efficiently with the Board
  • work with Pennsylvania Kiwanis Board to secure unclaimed property status from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Janine Surmick – Chair
  • Jeff Rose
  • Robert Smith
  • Sonia Gross
  • Phil Weber – ex officio

Governance and Board Development

This committee shall:

  • ensure effective board processes, structures and roles, committee development and board education
  • work to review the bylaws and create a board policy code for approval
  • work with the Kiwanis District Board to form the nominations committee of directors for the Kiwanis District Convention
  • Janine Surmick – Chair
  • Joseph Maresco
  • Rick Arnold
  • Suzette Meyer
  • Phil Weber -Ex Officio

Grants and Scholarships

This committee shall:

  • administer the grant application process and distribution of funding
  • develop and execute a plan to seek ways to increase outreach with the Kiwanis Family for future grants and opportunities
  • develop and execute a plan for the annual Scholarship process including planning, distribution of materials, selection, communication, and distribution of funding
  • provide a detailed final report to the Board of Directors upon conclusion of the scholarship selection process
  • Emily Reed – Chair
  • Brian Root
  • Maureen Gallo
  • Rick Relyea
  • Robert Smith
  • Suzette Meyer

Strategic Planning

This committee shall:

  • develop and execute a plan to develop a Strategic Plan for the Foundation
  • manage the plan’s execution
  • Terry Shaffer – Chair
  • Don Sanker
  • Ellen Arnold
  • Jackie Flynn
  • Janine Surmick
  • Jill Martin-Rend