Key Club International

What is Key Club, exactly? We are the largest international student-led organization. That means that you can find Key Club in over 30 countries!

General Information

Mission Statement:
Key Club is an international student-led organization which provides its members with opportunities to build service, build character, and develop leadership.



Caring-Our Way of Life

To develop competent, capable, and caring leaders through the vehicle of service.

Core Values:
The core values of Key Club International are leadership, character building, caring, and inclusiveness. 


To develop initiative and leadership.

To provide experience in living and working together.

To serve the school and community.

To cooperate with the school principal.

To prepare for useful citizenship.

To accept and promote the following ideals:

  • To give primacy to the human and spiritual, rather than to the material values of life.

  • To encourage the daily living of the Golden Rule in all human relationships.

  • To promote the adoption and application of higher standards in scholarship, sportsmanship and social contacts.

  • To develop, by precept and example, a more intelligent, aggressive, and serviceable citizenship.

  • To provide a practical means to form enduring friendships, to render unselfish service and to build better communities.

  • To cooperate in creating and maintaining that sound public opinion and high idealism which makes possible the increase of righteousness, justice, patriotism and good will.


Major Emphasis:

"Children: Their Future, Our Focus."


Blue for Unwavering Character, Gold for Service, and White for Purity

For more general information on Key Club, visit the 
Key Club International website.


Find more information about how to get involved with KCI to the right

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Key Club International (KCI) is comprised of 33 organized districts and includes clubs in countries that are not within specific districts. KCI is led by the International Board of Trustees which includes the International President, International Vice President, and 11 International Trustees. At the International Convention (ICON), three delegates are sent by each district to nominate the candidates for the International Board of Trustees. The nominated candidates are then presented to the House of Delegates which is comprised of International Board members, Governors, and Immediate-Past Governors. Once the International Board of Trustees has been elected, they are accompanied by the 33 District Governors to make up the International Council. 

Each District of Key Club International is led by a District Board which is comprised of elected and appointed students. District Boards are headed by the Executive Board members- this typically includes the Governor, Secretary, Treasurer, and Editor. Executive Board members are elected annually by their peers through delegation at District Conventions (DCONs). Following a District Convention, District Committee Chairs are appointed through an application by the Executive District Board to assist with their term. The District Board also includes Lieutenant Governors that act as a liaison between the district and divisions.

Lieutenant Governors (Lt.G or Lt. Gov.) oversee the activities of all clubs within their division. A division covers smaller areas of a district and may include 5-10 clubs. Lieutenant Governors must assist club officers with dues, projects, and management.
All officers are elected by their home clubs. 

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Structure of International




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Please note that the Pacific Northwest District of Key Club International has both a Facebook group and page.

Pacific Northwest District of Key Club International Inc. 501(c)(3)