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  • Kiwanis Kollege 2012Texas-Oklahoma DistrictKiwanis International

  • ForwardWithout a strong foundation a structure cannot stand. With this in mind, the Texas-Oklahoma District has developed Kiwanis Kollege, a program with a curriculum designed to give members a strong background in the Kiwanis organization from the localto the international level.

  • Part 1The Club

  • Basic Club OrganizationGoverned by the clubs bylawsEach club operates independently using a basic, informal structure similar to all clubsAll clubs are similar in structure Bylaws Board of Directors Officers Committees

  • BylawsStandard Form for Club Bylaws is available from KIAmendments and additions must be approved by KIBylaws must conform with the International Bylaws

  • Board of DirectorsGoverning body of clubDirects operation of clubNormally elected for alternating multi-year terms

  • PresidentElected position, normally for one-year termLeader of clubPresides at regular club meetingsPresides at board meetingsComplies with guidance provided by board

  • Vice PresidentElected position, to succeed president at end of termPresides over regular meetings in absence of presidentCompletes other duties assigned by presidentComplies with guidance provided by board

  • SecretaryElected by the officers and boardMaintains club records Submits information to district and Kiwanis InternationalComplies with guidance provided by board

  • TreasurerElected positionResponsible for clubs financial recordsMaintains General (Administrative) Fund, designed for club operationMaintains Special (Service) Funds, designated for service programs and projectsComplies with guidance provided by the board

  • CommitteesDuties of standing and special committees normally outlined by boardComprised of chairperson and members as outlined by bylaws

  • Membership CommitteeDevelops and implements procedures for recruiting new membersDevelops and implements procedures for retaining current members

  • Community Service CommitteeAnalyzes needs of communityImplements projects to improve community

  • Youth Services CommitteeDevelops and supports projects to help youthDevelops and supports other projects that make a difference in the community

  • Youth Leadership Programs

    Young Children: Priority One

  • Circle K InternationalPremiere university organization in the worldMore that 500 campuses globallyProgramming based upon tenets of service, leadership, and fellowship

  • Key Club260,000 high school leaders30 countriesComplete more than 12 million hours of service

  • Builders ClubNearly 45,000 middle and junior high students1,500 clubs in 18 nationsProvides service to school and community by developing leadership and people skills

  • K KidsStudent-led community service organizationElementary studentsTeaches values of helping others through participation in community service projects and club activities

  • Bringing Up GradesDesigned to recognize students who raise their grades into an acceptable range, and maintain or continue to raise them from one grading period to the next.

  • Terrific KidsStudent recognition program promoting character development, self-esteem, and perseverance Students work with teachers to establish goals to improve behavior, attendance and school work

  • Key LeaderLeadership program for todays youthFocuses on service leadershipTeaches leadership that comes from helping others succeed

  • Aktion ClubOver 400 clubs in seven nationsAllows adults with disabilities to develop initiative and leadership skills through hands-on service

  • Human and Spiritual Values CommitteeFocuses on clubs spiritual and ethical valuesLayperson of the Year

  • Administration CommitteeOversees club operationsMonitors Interclub meetingsProduces member handbook and newsletter

  • Optional CommitteesPrograms and Special ActivitiesPublic RelationsRisk ManagementHouse ArrangementsPresidents Advisory CommitteeNominating / Elections CommitteeSpecial Projects and Programs

  • Sample Club Meeting ProcedureOpening BellPledge(s) to Flag(s)SingingPrayer or Moment of SilenceIntroduction of GuestsKiwanis EducationAnnouncementsIntroduction of ProgramProgramClosing RemarksClosing Bell

  • Club Meetings

    Single clap for members introducedRegular applause for introduced guests Fines imposed for cell phones ringingHappy DollarsDont tell a joke donationSplit the pot drawingsAnything that is fun and/or profitable for the clubWhile there is a standard protocol for club meetings, each club is encouraged to develop its own format such as:

  • Club ProjectsActivities as diverse as individual clubsFund Raising:Peanut DaysPancake FestivalsChili Cook-offsWorking in concession standsService activities:Sponsored Leadership Program ActivitiesAssisting Food BanksReading at SchoolsYoung Children Priority One ProjectsBuilding ramps for community residents

  • Club FinancesGeneral (Administrative) FundMoney raised from duesKiwanis InternationalDistrictClub

    Special (Service) FundMoney from fund raising activitiesUsed only for charitable purposes such as Service Leadership Programs, community service, etc.

  • Attendance100% attendance desired but members will occasionally miss a meetingMissed meetings may be made-up by attendingService Leadership Program meetingBoard meetingInterclubs

  • Part 2Texas-Oklahoma Divisions

  • Lt. GovernorsElected by individual divisions to serve a one or two-year termRepresents the division as a member of the TX-OK BoardServes as spokesman for the divisionIs key factor for an effective divisionPeriodic division meetings are held in order to share information from KI, the district and clubs within the division

  • Part 3The District

  • DistrictsKiwanis International is an global organization8,700 clubs 41 international districts80 countriesTexas-Oklahoma District covers the states of Texas and Oklahoma, with the exception of the El Paso area, which is part of the Southwest District.The Texas-Oklahoma District37 divisions341 clubs

  • District GovernanceThe Governor is the elected leader of the DistrictServes as Governor-Elect the year prior to serving as governorElected by majority vote of the House of Delegates at District ConventionServes a one-year term running from October 1 through September 30Serves as Immediate Past Governor following the year as Governor

  • BylawsThe Governors responsibilities and duties are outlined in the District Bylaws. A complete copy is available on the T-O Kiwanis website at Bylaws are reviewed by the governor and staff and updated, changed or modified as necessary at the district convention by majority vote of the attending delegates.

  • Governors StaffAppoints staff from general membership to assist in governing the districtAppointed executive positions consist of the:SecretaryTreasurerTechnology ChairConvention/Meetings Coordinator

  • District CommitteesThe Governor designates committees and appoints chairpersons to assist in the operation of the district

    A list of District Chairman can be obtained on the District website

  • Standing CommitteesClub AdministrationCommunity ServiceFinance & Fundraising (Budget)Human & Spiritual ValuesGrowth TeamPublic RelationsService Leadership ProgramsYoung Children: Priority One

    Long Range PlanningPast GovernorsPast Lt. GovernorsResolutionsCredentialsConventionsElectionsChildrens Miracle NetworkPolicy Review

  • Periodic MeetingsK Family Board meeting in OctoberMid-Winter Conference in FebruaryKI Convention in JulyDistrict Convention in AugustCKI District and International ConventionsKey Club District and International Conventions

  • TX-OK OfficersGovernor Susan Hennum Garland

    Governor-Elect Ann Wilkins Tahlequah

    Immediate Past Governor, Sam Curry Mineola

    District Secretary David Ross, Irving

  • District OfficeLocated in Pantego, Texas Maintains district records Site of executive board meetings Operated by an Administrative Supervisor Communicates information to divisions and clubs

  • Part 4Kiwanis International

  • Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time.Kiwanis International

  • Kiwanis International37 T-O Divisions 341 Clubs8,700 International Clubs 256,500 Members Internationally41 International Districts in 80 CountriesKiwanis International Est. Jan. 21, 1915 Detroit

  • KI OfficersPresident Alan Penn Medina, Ohio

    President-Elect Tom Dejulio, Fordam,Bronx, NY Vice President TBA

    Immediate PastSylvester Neal, Auburn Washington

    Don Canaday, Fishers, IndianaInterim CEO Stan Soderstrom, Indianapolis, Indiana

  • Who Is Kiwanis?Average club size 34Average length of membership 5 years65% leave within 5 yearsFemales represent 21% of membershipFemales represent 30% of new members

    32% of members are retired Average age of total membership is 5758 for males51 for femalesAverage age of new member 4793% do additional service outside Kiwanis

  • Why Join Kiwanis?To fulfill the human needTo form enduring friendshipsTo serve your community, nation, and worldTo meet the Kiwanis International goal of changing the world one child and one community at a time

  • Annual DuesKiwanis International - $62.00 Annually$42.00 dues$8 Kiwanis Magazine$12 liability insuranceTX-OK Annual District Dues - $26.50Club Dues set by