Terms that are in use on this site that relate to KiwanisThere are 57 entries in this glossary.
The basic kind of Kiwanis membership involving full participation and regular attendance.
Aktion Club is a community-service group for adult citizens who live with a disability.
|Annual Club Report||
A report of the club’s activities for an administrative year.
|Board of Directors||
The club officers and the elected directors. This is the group who are responsible for the management of the club.
A sponsored youth organization for middle and junior high school students age 12 to 15. This co-educational program offers young people the opportunity to participate in service projects for their school and community and to learn organization, administration, and group functioning.
The official franchise by which Kiwanis International grants membership to a club.
A member of a Kiwanis Club at the time that the club’s charter is issued.
The time (usually a celebration) at which the charter of a Kiwanis Club is presented.
|Charter Suspended Status||
A club whose charter has been suspended because of violations.
A sponsored youth organization for college students. It is the largest collegiate organization in North America with nearly 700 clubs. Sponsored by a local Kiwanis Club, Circle K provides the means of responsible student involvement on the college campus.
|Club in Good Standing||
A Kiwanis Club, which is maintaining the requirements of Kiwanis International and/or the NE/IA District of minimum membership, payment of financial obligations and the like. A club not in good standing may not function as a Kiwanis Club.
|Club Officer Training||
A training meeting organized by the Lt. Governor and conducted by certified trainers primarily for club presidents & secretaries but open to any member.
Each club is entitled to three official delegates at district conventions and to two at international conventions.
(as in “President Designate”) An officer or director during the period after being elected to office but before being installed.
|Diamond Level Hixson Fellow||
A Hixson Fellow for whom an additional donation(s) has been made. The level or number of diamonds indicates the amount of the donation (i.e. a Diamond Level of 2 indicates a total donation of $3000).