Meet the Kiwanis Children’s Fund board

Kiwanis International’s fundraising arm, the Kiwanis Children’s Fund, elects a Board of Trustees to oversee its administration. Among the board’s responsibilities:

  • Implement the Kiwanis International mission, which is to serve the children of the world.
  • Develop and implement a strategic plan for the Children’s Fund.
  • Ensure the stability and growth of Children’s Fund corpus funds by cultivating and soliciting financial gifts, as applicable, from individual Kiwanians and friends, businesses, and foundations.
  • Monitor and distribute funds from fundraising programs for grants worldwide.

Kiwanis Children’s Fund Board 2020-2021

Norman Velnes
President 
Norman A. "Norm" Velnes
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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Bob Garretson
President-elect
Robert M. "Bob" Garretson

Fort Collins, Colorado, USA 
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 Ann Wilkins, 2019-20 President Immediate Past President
Ann Wilkins

Tahlequah, Oklahoma, USA
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Filip Delanote
Treasurer
Filip Delanote
Alveringem, Belgium
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Trustees

Patti Barsotti
Patricia "Patti" Barsotti
Concord, California, USA
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Matthew Cantrall
Matthew Cantrall 
Lakeland, Florida, USA
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Juanita Edwards
Juanita Edwards
Cherry Log, Georgia, USA
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Mark Esposito
Mark Esposito
Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA
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Robert Maxwell
Robert S. Maxwell
Topeka, Kansas, USA
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Serena Quek
Serena Quek
Johor Bahru Johor, Malaysia 
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Armand B. St. Raymond
Vestavia Hills, Alabama, USA
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Elizabeth Tezza
Elizabeth Tezza
Sullivans Island, South Carolina, USA
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John Tyner
John Tyner
Rockville, Maryland, USA
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Daniel Vigneron
Daniel Vigneron
Howald, Luxembourg
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Bert West
Bert West
Divide, Colorado, USA
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CK Yang
Chien-Kung "C.K." Yang 
Hsinchu City, Taiwan
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Amy Zimmerman
Amy Zimmerman 
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
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Stan Soderstrom Executive Director 
Stan Soderstrom
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
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 Pam Norman, Chief Philanthropy Officer Chief Philanthropy Officer
Pam Norman

Zionsville, Indiana, USA
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