Outstanding board member 2017
Mark Kaplan: Outstanding Board Member 2017
Mark Kaplan is the proud recipient of the Outstanding Board Member for 2017! We interviewed Mark to find out more about what he loves so much about Swift!
Q: How long have you been involved with Swift?
Mark: 22 years
Q: What is your favorite Camp Swift activity?
Q: What is your favorite thing to eat at Camp Swift?
Mark: Whatever I make for snacks
Q: What is your greatest/most memorable experience with Swift?
Mark: Too many to count in my 22 years. Many years, many tears (of laughter and joy) But two are lasting memories :1) The road from near disbandment to where we are today. 2) Watching my kids grow up with Swift from coming up as pre-teens with me to volunteer, to being counselors and now support staff.
Q: What has Swift given you that makes giving back to the organization worth your while?
Mark: The pride of accomplishment and achievement in our goals and expanding programs - a dream being fulfilled. And, of course, being able to be a part of the Happiest Place on Earth. Peace, Love, Happiness!
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