At the business session, delegates help shape the future of Kiwanis

Have a vote—and a voice


Be a delegate in Vancouver. Help shape the future of Kiwanis by voting for officers who will lead the organization in upcoming years, and express your opinion on proposed amendments. Kiwanis clubs in good standing are allowed two representatives in the House of Delegates, along with two alternates. Download the certificate of election of club delegates and alternates to the Kiwanis International convention and fill it out (providing copies as indicated on the form). 

Consult the candidates' bio sketches. This booklet will be available in each registrant's package.

Announced candidates for Kiwanis International Board positions 

To be elected during 2012–13, for terms beginning 2013–14

PRESIDENT—one to be elected:
Gunter Gasser, Austria District ELECTED

PRESIDENT-ELECT—one to be elected:
John R. Button, Eastern Canada and the Caribbean District ELECTED

VICE PRESIDENT—one to be elected:
Susan A. Petrisin, Michigan District ELECTED
Sjoerd Timmermans, Netherlands District

TRUSTEES: Five (5) Trustee offices will be filled as follows:

• UNITED STATES AND PACIFIC CANADA — Three (3) three-year terms to be elected at the 2013 Kiwanis International convention in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, (June 27–30) by delegates from the United States and Pacific Canada region only. Announced candidates are:

Patricia “Patti” Barsotti, California-Nevada-Hawaii District ELECTED
Kevin Dean, West Virginia District ELECTED
Patrick R. Ewing, Pacific Northwest District ELECTED
Arthur N. Riley, Capital District

Note: Candidates for vice president and USA/Pacific Canada trustee pages posted as information is received from the candidate.

• ASIA-PACIFIC REGION — One (1) three-year term was filled by Florencio “Poly” Lat, Philippine Luzon District, at the 2013 Asia-Pacific convention in Hiroshima, Japan (March 79, 2013) by delegates from Asia-Pacific.

ASIA-PACIFIC REGION —One (1) three-year term was filled by Florencio “Poly” Lat, Philippine 



Luzon District, at the 2013 Asia-Pacific Convention in Hiroshima, Japan (March 7-9, 2013) by 



delegates from Asia-Pacific.
ASIA-PACIFIC REGION —One (1) three-year term was filled by Florencio “Poly” Lat, Philippine 



Luzon District, at the 2013 Asia-Pacific Convention in Hiroshima, Japan (March 7-9, 2013) by 



delegates from Asia-Pacific.


ASIA-PACIFIC REGION —One (1) three-year term was filled by Florencio “Poly” Lat, Philippine 



Luzon District, at the 2013 Asia-Pacific Convention in Hiroshima, Japan (March 7-9, 2013) by 



delegates from Asia-Pacific.


• EUROPE REGION — One (1) three-year term was filled by Marcel Kreienbühl, Switzerland-Liechtenstein District, at the 2013 Kiwanis International-European Federation convention in Berlin, Germany (May 30June 2, 2013) by delegates from Europe.


Amendments and resolutions to be announced 30 days prior to the convention.