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Board of Directors

Executive Committee:


Bill Mitchell - Board President

Bill joined the RSVP Board of Directors November 2011. Bill became the Board Treasurer in 2012, then elected as board president in January 2015. Bill is active on our Nominating and Budget & Finance Committees.

Bill retired from 25 years in the Human Resource field. He holds a B.S. Degree in Industrial Relations and an MBA. He is currently a very active RSVP volunteer helping at St. Mary’s Hospital and KAFM Radio.

Rae Puderbaugh - Board Vice President

Rae Puderbaugh joined the RSVP Board of Directors in October 2010. Rae is on both the RSVP Marketing & Fundraising and Volunteer Relations Committees.  Rae has been the Board Secretary and is now the Board Vice President.

Rae is a retired teacher who is now an RSVP Senior Scholar volunteer tutor. She loves working with children. She is active in the League of Women Voters, Politics and Education.


Vi Crawford - Board Treasurer

Vi joined the Mesa County RSVP Board of Directors in March 2014.  She will be active on the RSVP Marketing & Fundraising and Budget & Finance Committees.  January 2015 Vi was elected as the Board Treasurer.

Vi is the Financial Services Director for the Mesa County School District 51.  She has held a board position at Habitat for Humanity and Marillac Clinic. 

Veronica Yonts – Board Secretary
Veronica joined the RSVP Board of Directors in January 2015.  She is the Human Resource Manager for Home Care of the Grand Valley.  She will be a member of the RSVP Volunteer Relations Committee helping to plan or improve volunteer recognition, recruitment and retention. 

Veronica is also a member of the Western Slope Nightingale Committee and has been a member of a United Way Allocations Panel.

 Board Members:

Theresa Potente - Board Member
Terri was employed as the Volunteer Manager for Mesa County RSVP from June 2000 until October 2006.  She joined the RSVP Board of Directors in November 2006.  She has held the offices of Board Vice President, President and Secretary.  Terri is the Chairperson of the Volunteer Relations Committee.
She is an active volunteer with AARP Colorado and was the State President of AARP Colorado for three years.  She is still the Western Slope representative for AARP.

Doug Speedie - Board Member
Doug joined Mesa County RSVP, Inc. in March 2013.
Doug is a medical doctor and is currently the Associate Medical Director for Rocky Mountain Health Plans. He held a position on the Orchard City Planning Commission and is working on a second graduate degree at CMU. Doug's Strengths are Administration and Financial Management. 


Jacqueline Pipe - Board Member

Jacque Pipe joined the RSVP Board January 2017. She is currently the Assistant Development Director for the Marillac Clinic.

Jacque is very interested in senior activities and services.  She is a former director of Foster Grandparents, Senior Companions and Gray Gourmet.                                              

Kay Fiegel - Board Member

Kay Fiegel first joined the RSVP Board of Directors in June 2003 where she has been both the Vice President and President of the board. She left the board for almost a year and returned October 6, 2015. Kay is active on the RSVP Marketing and Fundraising Committee.
For many years Kay was the Activity Director and Volunteer Manager for the Museum of Western Colorado. She became the Educational Director. She retired from the Museum in 2015.