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Rocky Mountain RYLA

RM RYLA is a life-changing leadership training program in Rotary Districts 5440 and 5450 for young men and women that emphasizes leadership, citizenship, and personal growth.

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Staff

Part Time Staff:
0
Full Time Staff:
0
Contract Staff:
1
Volunteers Annually:
350
Retention Rate:
100%

Marc Solnet, Asst Registrar
Start Date: 2012

Marc and his daughters have been heavily involved with RYLA for many years.

Marc has served as RYLA Rep for the Denver Southeast Rotary Club, an SC for many years, and a RYLA chair, in addition to serving as a member of the board.

Jeff Zalkind, Asst Registrar
Start Date: 2016

Jeff was recruited to assist with the computer and web portions of Rocky Mountain RYLA, but has also become a major Senior Counselor and Assistant to the chair, in addition to securing and modernizing the RYLA web pages and database.

Karen Trusler, Chair
Start Date: 2020

Karen has been heavily involved with RYLA in the Windsor Rotary Club as they grew from sponsoring 2 slots to 30 slots!

Having served as a RYLA Rep and a Senior Counselor, and serving on the board for several years, she is now the chair of the Rocky Mountain RYLA board.

David Rommelmann, Treasurer
Start Date: 2018

David has been involved with Rocky Mountain RYLA for over 5 years, and joined as Treasurer in 2018.

Dave Amen, Registrar
Start Date: 2005

Dave Amen has worked as the Rocky Mountain RYLA Registrar managing all applicants and Rotary Club sponsors since 2005.

Boards

Board Type:
Local
Meetings per Year:
4
Term Length:
3 years
Term Limit:
2 terms
Total # of Board Members:
20
Clients on Board:
No
# of Client Board Members:

Board Demographics:

Female:
9
Male:
11
Transgender Female:
0
Transgender Male:
0
Gender Other:
0

Black or African American:
1
Asian:
0
White:
15
Hispanic or Latino:
1
Multiracial:
0
American Indian or Alaska Native:
0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander:
0
Other Ethnicities:
3

Average Number of Years Current Board Members Have Served on Board

6

Attendance Percentage for Board Meetings

60%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute Dollars

100%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute In-Kind

100%

Percentage of Board Members that have Completeted the Colorado Secretary of State's Nonprofit Board Member Course:

15%

Nonprofit completed the Colorado Nonprofit Association's Excellence in Principles & Practices Recognition Program?

No

Committees

Board Development
Board Governance
Communications / Promotion / Publicity / PR
Development / Fund Development / Fund Raising / Grant Writing / Major Gifts
Executive
Finance
Governance
Program / Program Planning

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