Lincoln-Northeast
Serving the Children of the World

Committees

In order to carry out all the projects that our club is involved with throughout the year, each member is asked to join one or more committees. 

Name Chairs Description
Annual Financial Examination Schmidt, Ken
Set up annual audit consisting of three persons. Members who perform the audit cannot be current board members.
Awards Hanna, Andrew
Edwards, Don
Uhrmacher, Arlyn
Committee comprised of the three Past Presidents in deciding which members would qualify to receive the Kiwanian of the Year and the Rookie Kiwanian of the year award.
Bicycle Rodeo Wehling, Randy
Isom, Loren
Provide volunteers to help at the school bicycle rodeos.
Bike Path Clean-up Schinstock, Jack
Clean-up of John Dietrich bike path.
Board of Directors Gibb, Connie
Meets the 2nd Monday. All club members are welcome.
Boy Scouts of America Rihanek, Luke
Coordinator is the liaison between Cub Scout Pack at Kooser Elementary School and the Boy Scouts of America.
Bridges to Hope Schmidt, Ken
Schwerdtfeger, Dave W
Help with distribution and pickup of items for newly released prisoners.
Budget Scissors-Domgard, Tracey
Waldren, Rick
Treasurer and President Elect work together on preparing a budget for the board of directors each Kiwanis year.
Builders Club at St. John's Peregrine, Therese
Kiwanis Adviser.
Camp Olympia (Camp OK) Knudson, Caya M
Provide help at Camp OK and financially support a student to attend.
Child Advocacy Center (CAC) Phillips, Sharon M
Provide leadership in finding ways LNE can volunteer at the Center and provide financial support.
Club Administrator Gibb, Connie
The President - oversees the following committees: Executive Board, Board of Directors, Membership, Interclub, Programs, Public Relations, Leadership Development, Delegates, Social, Newsletter, Website, Awards, Nominating Committee, and History
Community Service Schinstock, Jack
Chairperson oversees Child Advocacy Center, Matt Talbot Kitchen, Bridges to Hope, Farm City Breakfast, Mini Parks, Bike Path Clean-up, Backpack Project at Belmont and Huntington, Senior Picnic, Kiwanis One Day, and New Projects.
Dawes Closet Handles Dawes Closet
Eliminate Project Hanna, Milford
Hanna, Lenora
Club coordinator - oversee our club pledge is met.
Embryology Project Waldren, Rick
Edwards, Don
Oversee transportation to Spencer IA 3-4 times (January-April) to get fertilized eggs for the embryology project for all 3rd graders in LPS and other schools.
Emergency Food Pantry Schinstock, Jack
Rihanek, Luke
Coordinate food distribution dates, times, and location with Food Bank and LPS
Farm City Breakfast Schinstock, Jack
Waldren, Rick
Provide leadership for the breakfast and invite FFA students from neighboring schools.
Finance and Fundraising Scissors-Domgard, Tracey
Waldren, Rick
Treasurer and the President Elect work together. President Elect is responsible for fundraising for their upcoming year. Overseeing the following: Budget, Annual Financial Examination, SCCA Fundraiser, Eliminate Project, Waffle Fundraiser, Silent Auction Fundraiser, Dining Out Fundraiser, Member Donations to Projects, Peanut Day, and Tax Fundraiser
History Hanna, Milford
Keep updated information on the club.
Interclub Schinstock, Jack
Interclub committee is responsible for lining up visits (interclub is at least 4 members) to other clubs in our division (Div 21) and clubs outside our division.
Key Club of Northeast Coordinators of the Key Club at Northeast High School
Key Leader Waldren, Sue
Secure student(s) to attend Key Leader which is held usually the first weekend in November
K-Kids at Saratoga Uhrmacher, Arlyn
Uhrmacher, Kathie
Advisors.
Leadership Development Gibb, Connie
Incoming President will provide a training for board members and officers.
Lincoln Children's Zoo Edwards, Don
Oversee members who wish to volunteer their time driving the train at the zoo and other duties as needed.
LNK Fest Patterson, Amber
Bolling, Matt
Bolling, Amy L
A fun day filled with music and activities for the whole family
LPS Food Backpack Project Rihanek, Luke
Help distribute food at least once a month at both Belmont and Huntington.
Matt Talbot Kitchen Schinstock, Jack
Oversee buying/preparing/serving on December 25 (evening meal).
Members Donation to Projects Scissors-Domgard, Tracey
President Elect accepts any donations from a club member who wants to donate if unable to help with fundraisers.
Membership Hanna, Milford
Uhrmacher, Kathie
Chair responsible for membership meeting on the 5th Wednesdays. Also holds orientation for new members.
Mini Parks Hanna, Milford
Bolling, Matt
Mowing, cleanup and maintaining three city mini parks.
Newsletter Johnson, Susan
Member who prepares and distributes the monthly newsletter electronically.
Nominating Committee Gibb, Connie
Committee comprised of the three Past Presidents in securing names for the annual election. Officers for the upcoming year - Vice President, President Elect, President, and Treasurer and two Board of Directors (3-year term). The position of Secretary is appointed by the BOD. Election held the third Wednesday in April.
Peanut Day Hanna, Lenora
Arrange for locations to hold Kiwanis Peanut Day and order peanuts.
Programs Muff, David A
Vice President is in charge of programs being secured for the year.
Public Relations Hanna, Lenora
Uhrmacher, Arlyn
The chair sends programs and events to the Neighborhood Extra and to Stephanie Dohner for weekly updates for Divisions 21 & 22.
Reading at EduCare Uhrmacher, Kathie
Responsible for the leadership. Read to children at Educare and provide a book each month.
RIF at Sacred Heart Dietze, Dwayne
Read to children at Sacred Heart and provide a book each month.
Ringing Bells for Salvation Army Hanna, Lenora
Chair secures locations and volunteers for ringing bells for the Salvation Army. Usually the first part of December.
Senior Picnic Schmidt, Ken
Schmidt, Gidge
Plan picnic, secure date and location, and contact nursing homes.
Service to Children Scissors-Domgard, Tracey
Chairperson overseeing Reading at EduCare, RIF at Sacred Heart, Embryology Project, Camp OK, Santa Cop, Bicycle Rodeo, Lincoln Children's Zoo and Special Events
Signature Project Patterson, Amber
Bolling, Matt
Bolling, Amy L
To determine LNE traditional and new signature projects.
Silent Auction fundraiser Hanna, Lenora
Uhrmacher, Arlyn
Responsibility for securing items for the annual silent auction - sending out letter of request. Also creating a committee to help visit the businesses following the letter of request. Helping at the event.
Social Keown, Jeff
Marshall, Bob
Member planning club socials.
Special Events Simpson, Tracie
To coordinate special events that may occur during the year.
Sponsored Youth Uhrmacher, Arlyn
Chair oversees programs SLP's - K-Kids, Builders Club, Key Club, Circle K and Key Leader.
Sports Car of America (SCCA) Fundraiser Waldren, Rick
Muff, David A
Coordinator secures members to cover gate security for 8 days during the SCCA event held at Air Park.
Tax Fundraiser Waldren, Sue
Chair secures members to help with the tax fundraiser.
Waffle FeedFfundraiser Scissors-Domgard, Tracey
President Elect responsible for purchasing any supplies needed, securing the Waffle Man and the location for the event. Responsible for lining up members to help at the event.
Website Bolling, Matt
Bolling, Amy L
Coordinator(s) provide updates (including pictures) for our club website.