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


Mike Madden

District 5030 Youth Service Chair


Jodi Robinson-Cody


Kade Platta

Stacia Marshall

RYLA Committee Secretary


Michele Doyle

District 5020 Youth Service Chair


Karissa Thompson

District 5020 Liaison – US


Ed Nicholson

District 5020 Liaison – Canada


Kate Matos

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.