Service Projects Director/Committees

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Service Projects, Director Ted Shelton

Community ServiceChair TBD

  • Members:  Russell Allen, Kiel Hoffman, George Miller, Barbara Nelson, Don Niewold, Mel Parish, Elaine Szalay, Andrew Taylor
  • This committee looks for opportunities to participate in projects to benefit the local community, and organizes the club's efforts. 

International Activities, Chair TBD

  • Members:  Fran Boldt, Larry Candelaria, Barry Fisher, Jim Maxon, Charles Townley
  • This committee invites international student guests to attend weekly Rotary meetings, meet club members, and inform the club about their backgrounds and interests.  It coordinates our club's participation in any Rotary NMSU International Student events, and in having programs featuring international topics.  It also leads our delegation to the Bi-District Conference. 

Literacy, Chair Mark Santiago

  • Members:  Don Dresp, Fran Kemp, Earl Phillips
  • The literacy committee works to increase awareness of opportunities to support and encourage literacy organizations in the area and to educate members concerning literacy issues, both among youth and adults. 

Taste of Las CrucesChair TBD

  • Members:  Bill Harty, Katelin Ponder, Richelle Ponder
  • The Taste of Las Cruces event raises funds to support designated charities by bringing the community together to sample the wares of many local restaurateurs.  Originally a project of the Rotary Club of Las Cruces, it has now grown to include the other two local clubs.  

Toys for Tots, Co-Chairs Patty Groth and Kristi Granados

  • Members:  Fran Boldt, Sue Groth, Fran Kemp, Ana Mangino, Mary Ellen McKay
  • This committee will provide leadership to the local Toys for Tots program as directed by the club president.  

(as of July 1, 2018)