Downtown Madison
Serving the Children of the World
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
ACE Massie, Leonard
Selects the awardees for the Agriculture award, and the Conservation / Environment award presented by the club each year. Sponsors/ organizes the FFA luncheon where outstanding students receive a "Sassman" certificate. Members search out opportunities to cooperate with local initiatives for youth and children.
Auction Wildermuth, Richard
Plans and promotes the annual fun fundraising auction. The committee also assists in the conduction of both a silent and live auction during a regular meeting normally in the month of May. The funds raised are used for budgeted service projects of the club.
Audit Hornig, Tom
Review prior years' finances
Board of Directors Young, Ed
Responsible for decision-making for the business of the club
Bowling Team Freymiller, Herm
Kiwanis Bowling Team in the Madison Civic League
Citizenship Heideman, Carroll
The Citizenship Committee has a number of monthly programs: conducting Oakwood Village Bingo for nursing home residents, cooking and serving a Saturday meal at the Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center, and volunteering with the Red Cross Bloodmobile. It also provides the Salvation Army with volunteer bell-ringers twice a year, does Highway 19 clean-up twice a year, volunteers at the Independent Living annual Ice Cream Social, and volunteers for Wisconsin Public Television pledge/membership drives twice
Club Satellite Banken, Scott
Leader, Rachel
Coming soon...
Golf Niemi, Kevin
The golf committee plans and executes our club's annual golf outing. The Downtown Madison Kiwanis Annual Golf Outing was started by long-time member, Herman Freymiller, in 1989. The goal of the annual outing is to have fun while raising money to fund local, hands-on service projects.
House Heideman, Carroll
Wittwer, Curtis
Managing setup for the weekly meetings
Human and Spiritual Values Hodge, Christine
Inter-Club Kussow, Wayne
Purpose is to exchange ideas for improving club vitality, to mutually support fund raising activities, and to take advantage of educational and recreational opportunities in the community visited. The committee has identified all Kiwanis clubs within a 50-mile radius of Madison and has used that list to schedule monthy inter-club visits for the remainder of 2012.
International Relations Caves, Douglas
Addresses international concerns for the club and members
Kiwanis Book Club Icke, John
Kiwanis Club of Madison Foundation Beestman, George
Board of Foundation is elected by club members to manage the investments of the foundation. Club members can participate in the foundation by making tax deductible contributions, birthday gifts and legacy gifts
Membership Boebel, Nathan
Weller, David
The Membership Committee acts as a catalyst for bringing new members into the Club, and ensuring that new members can fully participate in all the activities of the Club.
One A Week Club #173 Vering, Bernie
a committee to educate about and encourage blood donations
Program Fisher, Peter
The mission of the Program Committee is to provide a wide variety of weekly programs that inform, educate, and/or entertain our members. We draw from the resources of our local community and also invite presenters from outside our area when opportunities arise.
Public Relations & Marketing Harrington, Tim
Dollard, Paula R
The role of the committee is to inform the public about Kiwanis and promote the club's service projects and activities. .
Sponsored Youth Krzos, Joseph
Direct support of UW Madison Circle K club. Activities include: establish budget for Kiwanis financial support of Circle K, award scholarships, assist with strategic planning, provide logistical support, attend Circle K District Convention and other activities, encourage interaction between Circle K and Kiwanis, and mentor Circle K officers and members.
Web Site Committee Fosdick, Janet
The website committee is responsible for the development, administration and maintenance of a club specific web site. The committee establishes web related policy and content. It posts Kiwanis associated information to the public community at large, as well as a wide variety of member resources in the form of announcements, providing current news, photos and events.
YCPO/Youth Services Ledin, Dolly
Works to provide enriching and fun educational experiences for preschool through high school age children in the Madison area. Our priority is providing resources to low-income, minority and special needs children to help them to achieve their potential. We collaborate with other organizations with similar goals (The University, Madison School District, Children's Museum, etc.) to amplify their efforts and engage Kiwanians in hands-on meaningful service to children.