Thursday, April 19
Downtown Embassy Club - Ruan Building
11:45 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Bob Mitchell, SPHR, is owner and President of Bob Mitchell & Associates, a Human Resources consulting firm. He is a 34-year member and past president of the Downtown Kiwanis club, served two terms as Lt. Governor and is a Past Governor (Distinguished) of the Nebraska-Iowa District.
His wife, Jan Burch, SPHR, is a 13-year member and also a past President of the Downtown Kiwanis club, has served two terms as Lt. Governor (Distinguished) and is currently serving as Governor of the Nebraska-Iowa District. Professionally, Jan is the owner of Jan Burch & Associates, also a Human Resources consulting firm.
Bob and Jan have been heavily involved in the Kiwanis Miracle League at Principal Park since its inception. He is a past president and is serving as Treasurer, she is the current President. Together as members of the Ankeny Kiwanis club, they served on the Steering Committee of the Ankeny Miracle Park. They have both served on many boards and in addition to the Kiwanis Miracle League; Bob is currently in his seventh year on the University of Iowa’s Alumni Association Board, and Jan is a past president of the Des Moines Community Playhouse.
In 2009, Bob and Jan were named to the Iowa Volunteers of the Year Hall of Fame by Iowa Governor Culver for their role in leading the development of the Kiwanis Miracle League (KML).
They, along with the 17 members of the KML board of directors, truly believe “every child deserves a chance to play baseball.”
Kiwanis Miracle League Website