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Committees

In order to carry out all the projects that Kiwanis is involved with throughout the year, each member is asked to join one or more committees. 

Name Chairs Description
Birthdays and Anniversaries
Cicero, Jim
Birthday Cards; Announcements at meetings
Board of Directors Club officers and board members. All members are encouraged to attend.
Bulletin Editor
Wittliff, Jodi
Weekly Newsletter
Community Service
Haffner, Mike
The Community Service Committee has many sub-committees including: Ronald McDonald House; Lantern Light; Magnolia School Gala and other Events; Metairie Manor Bingo; Wheelchair Ramps; Angel's Place; Crescent City Classic; Boo at the Zoo; Forgotton Angles; Mardi Gras Stands; Trees of Hope
Conventions
Ayo, Lee
Organizes and makes arrangements for Conventions.
Cooking Team
Posner, Hugh
Cooking
Corporate Sponsors
Dussel, Melvin (Jr)
Maintain relationship with Corporate Sponsors; New Sponsors
Driftwood Mardi Gras Parade
Lashover, Marcel
Public relations built with participating Driftwood Mardi Gras Parade.
Fundraisers
Posner, Hugh
Strasburg, Trent
Haffner, Mike
Dussel, Melvin (Jr)
Ayo, Lee
Jazz Fest; Golf Tournament; Red Dress Run; Treasure Chest Crawfish Boil; Treasure Fest; Turkey Fry; Trail Run Series; River Shack Runs
Grants
Kruse, B. J.
Grants
Historian Compiling the year's events
Human & Spiritual Values
Digiovanni, Biaggio
Easter Prayer Service; Christmas Prayer Service; Member Needs
Interclubs
Mc Cormack, Lt. Dan
Organizes visits of our members to other Kiwanis clubs.
Inventory & Organization of Trailer and Container
Cicero, Jim
Keep Trailer and Container organized and inventory updated.
Kiwanian of the Year Kiwanian of the Year
Kiwanis Education
Cicero, Val
Training - Officers Training - Board of Directors Training - New Members
Member Involvment
Massey, Dave
Makes and implements strategies to help new and old members stay connected and involved with the club.
Membership Recruitment
Dussel, Melvin (Jr)
Recruit and connect with prospective members.
Membership Retention
Romero, HJ (III)
Keep members engaged and dues current.
Policies & Proceedures
Munch, Meladie
Policies & Proceedures
Programs & Meeting Set Up
Diaz, E
Rojas, George
Dussel, Melvin (Jr)
Thibodeaux, Claude
David, Barry
Guest Speakers; Prepare Coffee; Set up banners; Breakfast; Front desk; Weekly Calendar
Public Relations
LaRock, Sal
Events - Newspaper; Submit info to District; Brochures and Flyers
Rewards for Reading
Dussel, Melvin (Jr)
Reading program in 20 local schools
Risk Management
Rooney, Pat
Risk Management
Sad & Glad
Romero, HJ (III)
Report on members and families
Sargent-at-arms Maintain order at meetings
Satellite Meetings
Massey, Dave
Monthly lunch meetings
Scholarship
Cali, Sal
Scholarships
Social
Johnson, Catherine
Christmas Party; Crawfish Boil; Pelicans Games; Zephyrs Tailgate Party; Jazz Fest Thank You Social
Sponsored Youth
Ayo, Lee
Adams Builders Club; Ecole Classique Builders Club; Kenner Discover Builders Club; East Jefferson Key Club; Ecole Classique Key Club; Grace King Key Club; Kenner Discovery Key Club; Mount Carmel Key Club; Ridgeway Key Club; Magnolia Aktion Club
Technology / Website / Database
Massey, Dave
Database; Website; Social Media
Turkey Fry Committee
Ayo, Lee
World's Largest Turkey Fry!
Unsung Hero
Ayo, Lee
Acknowledges members that go above and beyond!
Young Children Priority One
Charlet, Dorothy
Pre-K Head Start Reading; B.U.G.S.; Terrific Kids