District Governor Curt Harris paid Commerce City Rotarians a visit.
District Governor Curt Harris paid Commerce City Rotarians a visit! 
Harris has been a member of the Rotary Club of Evergreen for nearly twenty years.  He served as the club’s President in 2000-01, and has been the club’s International Service Chair, Legacy Project Chair and the club foundation’s President.  For the past two years, Curt has served as the Area 8 Assistant Governor.
Harris has been involved with fundraising efforts that have raised over $400,000 to support medical facilities in northern Tanzania.  Most recently, Curt had the pleasure to lead another climb (his fourth) of Africa’s Mount Kilimanjaro which included five Tanzanian women in support of women’s education in Tanzania.  He is currently organizing another Kilimanjaro climb in early 2018 which will include four Tanzanian women. 

Curt’s other Rotary passion is RYLA, where in 2002, he helped develop the first Young RYLA program and served as the second Young RYLA Chair in 2003.  Since 2007, he has been involved with RYLA, serving as Chair three times and currently serves as the Treasurer of Rocky Mountain RYLA. 
In 1979, Curt began a career with the local FirstBank, during which time he held many different positions including Auditor, Chair of the Credit Administration Department, Chairman of the Loan Committee, Compliance Officer and Bank President.  He has also served on various non-profit boards including the Seniors’ Resource Center Yellow House Advisory Committee, the Mountain Area Land Trust and Arapahoe House.  Since his retirement in 2001, he has been an active climber, hiker and skier.  Curt and wife Barb have three children and five very entertaining grandchildren.