Rural Community Builder Name:  William Newman

Community: Dunsmuir

Role: Volunteer in 7/8 classroom 3 days a week all day at Dunsmuir Elementary. Runs our informal Chess Club. Secretary of Rotary Club of Dunsmuir. Member of Dunsmuir Recreation Department. Member of the Board of Trustees at Dunsmuir Elementary

Recognized by:  Susan Keeler

What is one word or phrase that describes this person as an RCB: Change-maker

Tell us a bit about what you appreciate about them as an RCB: Will Newman is a person who talks the talk and walks the walk. He is passionate about all manner of education of our youth. He is involved in numerous community events/activities that build cohesion between people. Will has volunteered in the classroom at Dunsmuir Elementary School for over 20 years. He volunteers for events after school such as helping run the concession stand for our sporting events, tutoring students, and helping out with family events. The students have an immense amount of respect and admiration for Will. They listen and most importantly hear him when he talks with them about their behavior and actions. In short, Will inspires every person who comes in contact with him because of his wisdom, words, and respectful manner. He is truly a community builder!