United Way of San Luis Obispo County recently honored outgoing Youth Board members who are graduating from high school, including Callum Bolger, 2016-2017 Youth Board President.
The Youth Board President provides leadership and oversight to meetings, and also acts as a liaison to the United Way Board of Directors. Bolger is a recent graduate of San Luis Obispo High School, and will attend Stanford University in the fall.
Additional exiting board members, and recent high school graduates, are Kendall Hamilton (2016-2017 Vice President), Matt White (2016-2017 Secretary), Kalena Cirone, Garron Knox, Carsen Lacey, Sydney Meertens, Andie Rupprecht, Erin Spillane, Callan Treur, and Keenan Wells. Wells has the esteemed honor of serving on the Youth Board for four years, the maximum term length for a Youth Board member.
Applications for twelve additional Board Members are now being accepted. Contact Rachel Cementina at (805) 541-1234 or download the application. The application period closes September 15, 2017.
Make A Difference Day
On October 22, 2016, over 750 volunteers lent a hand around SLO County on Make a Difference Day, a national day of service organized locally by Cal Poly and United Way.
"I called to just ask a question about one thing, but she gave me all kinds of references to different things I had no idea about. After I got off the phone with her I was just so blown away. I couldn’t believe it; all the things I had at my fingertips that I never knew about."