Hospital Leader Installed as Incoming President-Elect of the Belleville-Nutley Kiwanis Club
Belleville, NJ – Joseph Wojtecki, Assistant Director of Patient Experience at Clara Maass Medical Center, was installed as President-Elect of the Belleville-Nutley Kiwanis Club of at the club’s meeting. Wojtecki succeeds Mario Drozdz, who will becoming President of the Club board for the next year.
As presiding officer of the club and the board, the president works closely with the board of directors and committee chairmen to establish and follow a strategic plan, set goals for improving the members’ club experience and increase the impact of the club’s service in the community by adding new members to the club.
“All of us at Clara Maass Medical Center are very proud to congratulate Joe on being elected President of the local Kiwanis Club” said Mary Ellen Clyne, Ph.D, President and Chief Executive Officer of Clara Maass Medical Center. “Both Clara Maass and the Kiwanis share a love for community, which is why we are very proud to be supportive of our local club” Clyne said.
“Communities like Belleville and Nutley benefit greatly from organizations like the Kiwanis Club, who love young people and wish to provide them with opportunities in their local towns to help them to thrive, prosper and grow and I am beyond thrilled to have the opportunity to serve as President Elect” said Joseph Wojtecki.
Wojtecki, a resident of Hawthorne, New Jersey since 1992 is the father of three adult sons, Joseph (Veteran –USMC), L.Cpl. Alexander (USMC) and Christian, and is a twenty-five year member of the Hawthorne Fire Department. He is also a Life Member of the Glen Rock Ambulance and Fair Lawn Heavy Rescue Squad and was recently elected to a fifth term on the Hawthorne Borough Council. A parishioner of Saint Anthony’s Church, he serves as a member of the Committee, and in 2012, he was recognized by the New Jersey Healthcare Foundation with the Humanism in Healthcare award.
About Kiwanis International
Founded in 1915, Kiwanis International is a global organization of clubs and members dedicated to serving the children of the world. Kiwanis and its family of clubs, including Circle K International for university students, Key Club for students age 14–18, Builders Club for students age 11–14, K-Kids for students age 6–12 and Action Club for adults living with disabilities, annually dedicate more than 18.5 million service hours to strengthen communities and serve children. The Kiwanis International family comprises nearly 558,000 adult and youth members 82 nations and geographic areas. Visit www.kiwanis.org for more information.