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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
Board of Directors
Brown, Landon A (II)
Elected Officers and Board Members of Kiwanis. Youngstown appoints members to the board quarterly for a one year term.
Christmas Program
Samuel, Mark
Mid December holiday themed special music program
Community Services
Osborne, Jerry
Service is the heart of Kiwanis. And the community services committee helps spread that heart-felt service to our part of the world. Includes Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign, Thanksgiving baskets in collaboration with the Western Mahoning Club, Streetscape and other opportunities. Chair manages volunteer recruitment for service to community.
Downtown Kiwanis Radio Auction
Chordas, Ron
Plans and implements the club's annual radio auction raising funds for investments in service programs in the Mahoning Valley. A successful fundraiser educates the club or community about an issue, brings in enough donations to make an impact and brings people together for a common cause. It’s team-building for your club, community-building for your area, and support-building for your cause.
Meals on Wheels
Whitman, Charles
Deliver meals every Wednesday at 10:30 AM
Membership Growth The membership chair develops new member prospect lists and recruitment opportunities. The membership chair works closely with the president and secretary to plan membership drives and special club meetings for prospective members. The chair sets growth goals with input from the club president, secretary, lieutenant governor, and governor. The membership committee monitors all aspects of membership, including invitations, retention and education—bringing in new members, teaching them about Kiwanis and then ensuring that the member experience meets everyone’s expectations.
Nominating Committee Recruits officers and Board Members
Program Committee Club meetings and events are an important part of a member’s Kiwanis experience. Make your meetings productive and engaging. Start by asking club members what they expect from a meeting, then strive to meet those expectations. Use these meeting and event planning resources to wow your members and your community. Purpose of this committee is to ensure quality programming and to provide scheduled programs well in advance of meetings. Responsibility of all members, but finding programs will also reside in the Teams responsible by month.
Public Relations
Brown, Landon A (II)
The public relations committee contributes directly to the success and growth of your club projects and events—even the growth efforts. Use the resources here to develop media contacts, put together well-written and branded communications, and create a web presence that attracts attention. To inform internal and external communities about opportunities for membership, service activities and service provided by the Kiwanis Club of Youngstown
Radio Auction and Meeting Hospitality Committee - Blue Team: April / August / December Several times a year the team is responsible for the monthly meeting duties including set-up and takedown,scheduling invocation and pledge, prizes when possible, introducing guests and greeting attendees. Ensures we have obtained speakers and programs. January to April collects donations for the annual Radio Auction
Radio Auction and Meeting Hospitality Committee - Red Team: Jan. / May / September Several times a year the team is responsible for the monthly meeting duties including set-up and takedown,scheduling invocation and pledge, prizes when possible, introducing guests and greeting attendees. Ensures we have obtained speakers and programs. January to April collects donations for the annual Radio Auction
Radio Auction and Meeting Hospitality Committee - White Team - February / June / October Several times a year the team is responsible for the monthly meeting duties including set-up and takedown,scheduling invocation and pledge, prizes when possible, introducing guests and greeting attendees. Ensures we have obtained speakers and programs. January to April collects donations for the annual Radio Auction
Scholarship Committee
Eisenbraun, Tom
Providing scholarships to college students at YSU
Service Leadership Programs committee
Landers, Sabbrina
Through Kiwanis’ Service Leadership Programs, we bring the Kiwanis message to: Kiwanis Kids programs in elementary schools, Builders Clubs in junior high or middle school, Key Clubs in high schools, Circle K International clubs in universities and colleges, and Aktion Clubs for adults with disabilities.