Friday, January 15, 2010

Indy-Based Kiwanis Names New Executive Director

Stan D. Soderstrom (left) was named Executive Director of Kiwanis and the Kiwanis International Foundation today (15 January) by the Kiwanis International Board of Trustees.

Kiwanis is a worldwide service organization in more than 70 nations. As Kiwanis’ chief executive, Soderstrom is responsible for supporting the international board, and providing leadership and direction to staff and volunteers for the global organization of both adult and youth members totaling more than 600,000.

Soderstrom joined the Kiwanis staff in 1997, and recently held the positions of Interim Executive Director and Chief Impact Officer. In his previous role, he focused on the successful growth and development of the Kiwanis’ youth and adult leadership development programs around the world, as well as strategic planning and board governance for Kiwanis International and its two youth organizations, Key Club International and Circle K International.

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