Our Program

The RYLA NW Committee is comprised of representatives from Districts 5020 and 5030.  For 50 years, RYLA Northwest has provided the opportunity to experience a wide range of leaders and leadership styles while teaching the principles of Service Above Self. Our goal is to develop confident, empathetic leaders who are prepared to change their world, locally and globally.

Our Story

Learn more about the history of RYLA Northwest:  50 Years of Leadership.


Meet the Team

These Rotarians and RYLA Supporters work year-round to make this program the best it can be.

Josh Gerstman

RYLA Committee Chair

Rotary Club of Kent


Mike Madden

District 5030 Youth Service Chair

University Sunrise Rotary Club


Brent Williams-Ruth

Fremont Rotary Club


Jodi Robinson-Cody

Rotary Club of Federal Way

Stacia Marshall

RYLA Committee Secretary


Karissa Thompson

District 5020 Representative

Puyallup Rotary Club


Page Carter

Capital Centennial Rotary Club (Olympia)


Kate Matos

Rotary Club of Kent

Join the Committee

The RYLA NW Committee is comprised of representatives from Districts 5020 and 5030. Please contact us if you would like to get involved, have general questions, or comments about RYLA NW. We welcome additional Rotarians on the planning committee, as onsite volunteers, and to help promote RYLA throughout our districts.