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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
Barrier Free Park Karpierz, John
Mier, Luis
Improvement/Additions/ Activities that enhance this facility for the use of children with "Special Needs" .
Board of Directors Rivas, Elizabeth
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Community Service(Foundation) Wells, Debbie
This committee should implement projects on the arts, business affairs, citizenship, civic improvement, community beautification, conservation, education, health, international understanding, literacy, public affairs, safety or help for senior citizens and disabled persons. Popular projects include Achievement Institute of Scientific Studies Scholars, Probation Association-Tatoo Removal, Century High School Citizenship Day, Santa Ana Police Explorers, Wise Place, Western Service Worker Association, issues forums and others listed below: >A Quarter Blue - Art Therapy & Exhibit >Blind Children Learning Center >Casa de La Familia - Prevent Domestic Violence & Health Fairs >Career Beginnings Mentoring Program >Crime Survivors >Heritage Museum Charter Buses >Kiwanis official partnerships >Kiwanis One Day >Latino Health Access >Police Officers and Fire Fighters of the Year Awards >Santa Ana College Leadership Conference, Pageant of the Trees & Food Baskets for Needy >TKO Boxing Club
Finance and Investment Poole, Dave
House(Administration) Mier, Luis
Interclub(Administration) Cate, Steve
Membership Committee Michel, Herbert
1. The membership chair develops new member prospect lists and recruitment opportunities. 2.The membership chair works closely with the president and secretary to plan membership drives and special club meetings for prospective members. 3. The membership chair sets growth goals with input from the club president, secretary, lieutenant governor, and governor. New club information form Member information form:can be done online. New member application can also be done online
Programs(Administration) Parrett, Dennis
Selects and Schedules Weekly Program Speakers
Project Eliminate Stopher, "Mr. Big"
Public Relations Rivas, Elizabeth
This committee is responsible for helping to ensure that the public receives, through the media and other means, news about events, service projects, fundraisers, goals, programs and achievements of the club. This Committee is responsible for publishing the Club's newletter, and for seeking publicity for the Santa Ana Kiwanis Club. This is be acheive thru press releases, photos and notice of events to local papers. It also oversees the Club’s website by providing updates, adding appropriate in
Safety Task Force Debar, Jerry
To determine recommendations for physical safety of members and guests
Scholarship(Foundation) Bratcher, Lew
Mission and Vision Our Mission The mission of the Santa Ana Kiwanis Club’s Foundation Scholarships program is to assist students throughout their college career with financial resources to access Santa Ana College (SAC). Our mission is coordinated with meeting SAC enrollment goals and being in compliance with federal and state regulations. Our Vision The vision of Santa Ana Kiwanis Club’s Foundation Scholarships program is to provide the most effective and efficient financial aid and sch
Sees Candy Sales Fox, Charles
Special Events(Administration) Rivas, Elizabeth
Spiritual Aims(Administration) Bowman, Kathi
Strike Gold for Kids Rivas, Elizabeth
Mier, Luis
Annual Gala to honor an educator and community member who have made a difference in the lives of the children in our community. Event includes dinner, presentation of club activities, presentation of awards, silent auction, and entertainment. The event will be held on August 12, 2017 at the Marconi Automotive Museum.
Student Leadership Program(Foundation) Cleveland, Vince
This group shall devise ways and means to establish and support Kiwanis Kids programs in elementary schools, Builders Clubs in junior high or middle school, Key Clubs in high schools, Circle K International clubs in the universities and colleges and Aktion Clubs for adults with disabilities. It should encourage and promote the activities of all SLP clubs sponsored by the club. The committee should include the Kiwanis club advisors to sponsored SLP clubs. SLP Committee is made up of Kiwanis Ad
WEB SITE Mier, Luis
The Santa Ana Kiwanis Club use the Website to get their message out and attract attention ...
Young Children Priority One/Handicapped Youth(Foun Karpierz, John
Young Children: Priority One (YCPO), an ongoing service program of Kiwanis International, addresses the needs of young children. All clubs are encouraged to carry out at least two YCPO projects per calendar year, though many clubs are able to do more—helping children, families, and communities. The Santa Ana Kiwanis Club's YCPO's primary focus is to assist Children with "Special Needs". Annual Picnic at Kiwanis Barrier Free Park Provide Holiday Shopping Spree for low income families at Tar
Youth Services(Foundation) Wells, Debbie
Kiwanis International empowers people at every stage of life to become competent, capable, and compassionate leaders by helping them learn to help others. Through its Service Leadership Programs, Kiwanis enables its youngest leaders to serve their communities, opening doors for them to change the world.