BREAKING NEWS: Michelle Wildman of Boulder BBYO was elected Rocky Mountain Region BBYO Gizborit (Treasurer) at the 2009 RMR BBYO Convention. Elections took place on Monday, December 21.
Michelle is a junior at Boulder High and has served as Chapter President and as Ozeret on the last Regional board, responsible for outlying chapters including New Mexico. She has participated in numerous conclaves, retreats and conventions at the local level, the Chapter Leadership Training Conference at Beber Camp, Mukwonago, Wisconsin, Kallah at Perlman Camp, Lake Como, Pennsylvania (formerly called “Starlight, Pennsylvania”), and 2 BBYO International Conventions.
Michelle is the only Boulder leader to serve on the Regional Board this coming year. In her role as Gizborit, she’ll be responsible for planning the BBG budget for the region, including fundraisers and commitments to the International Service Fund, BBYO’s tzedakah project. Congratulations, Michelle!
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