The Governor is chair and top officer of the District and shall preside at all conventions and at all meetings of the Board of Trustees. He or she shall be an ex-officio member of all standing and special committees. Under the direction and supervision of the Board of Trustees of Kiwanis International, the Governor shall have the duty of furthering the objects of Kiwanis International and of promoting the interests of the clubs within the district. It shall be the Governor’s duty to attend any convention of Kiwanis International and promote the programs and goals of Kiwanis International.

2020-2021 District Governor Don Smith

Kiwanis Background:

  • Distinguished Club President
  • Distinguished Club Secretary
  • Distinguished Lt. Governor Division 16
  • Trustee Region 5 (First year as trustee each division built a new club)
  • Various District chairs including Membership growth
  • Partnership Coordinator (2017-2019)
  • Distinguished Kiwanian 24 years
  • New Club Builder for Lititz, ELCO, Manheim, Palmyra and Lancaster
  • Assisted in building and rebuilding many other clubs in the PA District
  • Recipient of the KIWANIS HERO Award

Work History

Lebanon Steel Foundry (1973-1984)
Industrial Engineer
Systems and Scheduling Coordinator
Assistant Manager of HR
Employee Participation Team trainer and Coordinator

Magellan Health Services  (1984-Present) (TCC, First Financial, First Data, First Health, Coventry)
Administrative Service Supervisor
Business Services Manager
Manager Finance (Company Administers the PACE Program 34 years)
Retired- December 31, 2018


Wife – Nancy – 41 yrs. (President of the Palmyra Area Club)
 Son – Joshua M- Kiwanian
Daughter – Emily – Kiwanian
Six grandchildren- AJ, Chris, Maddie, Joslyn, Michael and Joshua D


Model Railroading & Stamp Collecting


York College of Pennsylvania BS
Penn State University

Veteran – U S Coast Guard