In order to carry out all the projects that our club is involved with throughout the year, each member is asked to join one or more committees. 

Name Chairs Description
Synnestvedt, Lisa
Club Management & Decision Making
Breakfast with Santa
Owen, Don
Free event for children of Glenview to get a free breakfast and visit with Santa Claus. Committee facilitates programming, volunteers, breakfast, and day of functioning of event. Committee is open to join for any Optimist Member.
Drawing Dinner Committee
Cassidy, Ron
Fundraising event
Finance Committee
Cole, Marguerite M
Administration of financial accounts
Golf Committee
Bechtold, Dan
McPeek, Maureen
Major fundraiser for the club. Committee facilitates programming, agenda, and managing volunteers for the day of golf and dinner. Committee is open to any Optimist Members interested in joining.
Media Committee
Pollock, Becky
Committee discusses how to best promote and market all fundraisers, events, and club meetings. Open to join from any Optimist members.
Membership Committee
Clausen, Bob
Committee managing paperwork for incoming memberships
NOW Event Committee
Clausen, Bob
Administration and Management of NOW (New Optimists Wanted) Event which encourages new membership.
Ralph Lynch Youth Appreciation
Fraser, Dan
Administration, setup for the luncheon to honor impressive youth in the Glenview community.
Scholarship Committee
Durment, Tom
Committee that reaches out to schools to identify worthy high school seniors in need for scholarships for college.