ELECTIONS

Delegates

Each Club is allowed two Delegates and two Alternates. An authorized Club representative should complete the Certification of Delegates Form prior to the April 1st deadline.

Candidate Timeline

MAR 13

COMPLETE THE DISTRICT BOARD APPLICATION FORM

 MAR 14

ATTEND THE PRE-CONVENTION ORIENTATION MEETING 

  APR  01

SUBMIT CANDIDATE PAPERWORK

 APR 11-17

ATTEND THE CANDIDATES’ MEETING, CAUCUSES, AND HOUSE OF DELEGATES

The application period for candidates for LT. GOVERNOR in select Divisions has been extended to April 1st. This extended period is ONLY open for students interested in running for Lt. Governor in the following Divisions:
•    Black Canyon
•    Caverns
•    Copper
•    Mogollon Rim
•    Mohave
•    Papago
•    Petroglyph
•    Rio Grande
•    San Pedro
•    Sangre de Cristo
•    Superstition

Elected Offices

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

   The lieutenant governor is the chief executive of a division and is responsible for supporting and connecting clubs. Lieutenant governors are tasked with hosting divisional functions (DCM, PCM, and DWF), training officers through training conferences, and distributing information through emails and newsletters.

DISTRICT BULLETIN EDITOR

   The District Bulletin Editor is in charge of all the social media platforms, publishing The Key to the Southwest, and serves as a District Executive. This role primarily focuses on the publicity and informational aspect of the District’s function. As a District Bulletin Editor, having a good eye for graphics and design and being creativity are good traits to have to fulfill this role.

DISTRICT SECRETARY-TREASURER

   The District Secretary-Treasurer is responsible for all financial and reporting aspects of the District. It is their purpose to ensure that minutes are taken and compiled, draft and submit the budget, review transactions, and send out financial reports each month. Additionally, the Secretary-Treasurer serves as an executive with the Governor. This role requires strong organizational and record-keeping skills.

DISTRICT GOVERNOR

   The District Governor is the chief executive of the District and responsible in ensuring that the District runs smoothly and properly. The role of Governor compasses supporting and training District board meetings, chairing board meetings, and representing the District at international and Kiwanis family functions. The governor can be viewed as the foundation, glue, and facilitator of the District.

INTERNATIONAL ENDORSEMENT

   International endorsement is pursued by an individual that is interested in either running for the international president, vice-president, or trustee office. In order to be considered a candidate, they must receive support from their home District prior to running at the International Convention.

       

Interested in running? Contact your lieutenant governor or elections chair, Eric Sommala: KeyClubGovernor@swdkiwanis.org

Paperwork

You will only be provided paperwork AFTER applying. These are simply previews.

LIEUTENANT

GOVERNOR

DISTRICT

SECRETARY-

TREASURER

DISTRICT

BULLETIN EDITOR

DISTRICT

GOVERNOR

INTERNATIONAL

ENDORSEMENT

PAPERWORK DUE

BY APRIL 1ST

Division Caucuses

Caucus rules/procedures

2021 House of Delegates

APRIL 15TH, 6 PM AZ // 7PM NM&TX, ZOOM

This document presents the 2021-2022 District Executive and International endorsement candidates and their campaigns.

2021 HOD Rules/Procedures