Port Townsend
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.

To find out more about our Club's Committees, visit our Club Satellite, 2nd & 4th Tuesdays at 7:00 am, at the Hwy 20 Roadhouse. 


Name Chairs Description
Backpack project
Frame, Diane
YMCA/Kiwanis Backpack Program Task of committee – The packing of the food for kids in need to be used over the weekend. Takes place in the basement of the gym at Mt. View school at noon on each Tuesday. Volunteer Coordinator: Diane Frame
Bear Auction
Metzer, Bill
Monthly event to raise funds for the administrative budget
Board of Directors
Paoli, Lexi
2015-2016 General Board of Directors
Camp Beausite NW
Bozak, Steve
Port Townsend Kiwanis supports Camp Beausite NW, a summer camp opportunity for people living with disabilities.
Charitable Trust Board
Paoli, Lexi
2014-2015 Charitable Trust Board Members
Arroyo, Mary
Arroyo, Rowen
Maintenance and running of the Earl S Grambau Memorial Choo-Choo.
Christmas in July
Oien, Conrad
Classic Car Show Committee
Dodd, Tommy E.
Hollingsworth, Jason
The Port Townsend Kiwanis Annual Classic Car Show benefits Christmas for Children and promotes positive community through Classic Cars.
Club Satellite
Taylor, Steve
Kiwanis' morning planning meeting, focusing on particular projects and providing communication for committee chairs.
Community Service
Olsen, Don
Kiwanis is a service organization, supporting one community, one child at a time.
Dinner and a Murder
Dailey, Ramon
Fundraising event for Kiwanis Children's Programs and OlyCap
EliMiNaTe Project
Bozak, Melanie
Kiwanis International's President's Project
Finance Committee
Bozak, Melanie
Eldridge, Donna
Paoli, Lexi
Finance, budget and fundraising. Fundraisers to include: Classic Car Show, Fish Fest, Golf Tournament, Safeway Cards, Winemakers Dinner.
Foster Kids' Christmas / Christmas For Children / Toys for Tots
Olsen, Don
Liske, Kelly
Oien, Conrad
Seton, Cori P
Paoli, Lexi
Providing gifts, coats and more to children in the community during the holidays.
Golf Tournament Committee
Brink, Ken
Tonan, Gabe
Metzer, Bill
Governor's Project
Bozak, Melanie
Supporting the Kiwanis PNW District Governor's Project
Membership Committee
Brink, Ken
Crozier, David
Promoting membership in Kiwanis; Providing orientation of new members.
Public Relations (PR) & Website
Bozak, Melanie
Quayle, Liz
Providing information about Kiwanis to the greater Jefferson County community and beyond, electronically and through printed media. Chair: Club Satellite Committee Website: Liz Quayle Committee Members: All Committee Chairs
Rhody Festival
Carter, Jan
Spencer, Christy
Support for the Annual Rhododendron Festival: Kiddie Parade (Jan Carter / Kelly Liske / Liz Quayle) Choo-Choo/Junior Royalty (see separate committee)(Ken Przygocki/Rowen Arroyo) Fish Fry (see separate committee)(Sue Arthur) Rhody Run Water Station (Steve Taylor / Bob Carter)
Risk Management
Arthur, Sue
Bozak, Melanie
Risk Management
Sullivan, Lu
Maintenance and distribution of Kiwanis Scholarships.
Snow Sports
Brink, Helen
Organization for Youth Snow Sports program
Social Events
Carter, Jan
Creating Social events for the club members.
Spiritual Values
Olsen, Don
Supporting the human interest and care of our Kiwanis community.
Stars of Tomorrow
Crozier, Mary
Helander, Marge
Service and acknowledgement for those in our club through birthdays, illnesses and more.
Teen Leaders
Bozak, Melanie
This is an annual awards program for teens who are nominated for their outstanding leadership and community service excellence. Teens are nominated in January by community members and the awards ceremony is held the end of February. Members of the committee include Louise Raymond, Marge Helander, Ed & Barb Zinser and chairperson Melanie Bozak. More members are always welcome!
Young Children Priority One
Sullivan, Lu
Youth Services
Sullivan, Lu
Providing funds and services for local youth and youth activities.