Serving the Children Of the World



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
Haugner, Kathy
Community Service for young adults with special needs
Art Enrichment Interns
Brooks, Ginny
Manages Summer Art Scholarships
Bell Ringing
Shaw, James
Donations and financial assistance provide Christmas dinners, clothing, and toys for families in need, including families of prisoners.
Board of Directors
Dart, Steven
Conduct the business of the club and foundation
Brilliant Futures
Heiken, Rick
Proposes strategy for funding
Budget Committee
Dicke, Howard
Develop yearly budget
Christmas Luncheon
Dimon, Ted
Communications Manages Kiwanis of Carefree Communications.
Executive Committee
Dart, Steven
Prepare for Board meetings and handle critical issues between Board meetings.
Funds Request
Skarda, John
We receive, evaluate, and make recommendations to the Kiwanis Board on requests for funds from schools , organizations , clubs , and groups for money for new or existing programs and equipment .
Poppenwimer, Mike
Arranges for Social events. Manages Pancake Breakfast
House Set Up
Voss, John
Investment Committee
Dicke, Howard
Oversees Club and Foundation unrestricted funds and recommends investment options.
Key Club Service leadership organization for teens that teaches leadership through service to others.
Bell, David
Deals with Personnel, Operations and Property Management (through the Property Management sub-committee) issues at the Marketplace.
Morse, Steve
Recruitment of new members, acclimating new members to the club and it’s activities, and working to maximize retention of club membership.
Nominating Committee
Dicke, Howard
Each year select committee members by March 1st. Committee will propose a slate of Officer and Director candidates, for membership vote, for the next fiscal year.
Pancake Breakfast Committee
Poppenwimer, Mike
Moore, Michael
Coordinates Kiwanis of Carefree participation in local parades.
Court, David
programs, menus
Propety Management
DeVito, Joseph
Orrico, Geno
Manages Club properties
Risk Management
Pipp, Ralph
The scholarship committee awards scholarships to deserving high school seniors
Science and Technology Education Committee
Adrian, Elaine
Sponsors Science Fairs and other Science and Engineering related education activities.
Terrific Kids & BUG Program
Smetana, Katie
Wellness Supports spiritual wellness through a variety of resources and programs.
Youth Health
Moore, Michael
Sponsors programs to support youth health in the Foothills area.


Kiwanis Club of Carefree | P.O. Box 1498 Carefree, AZ 85377 | 480-488-8400