Vail Valley: Gallegos joins River Valley Ranch board |

Vail Valley: Gallegos joins River Valley Ranch board

Daily Staff Report
Vail, CO, Colorado

Gerald Gallegos joins Roundup River Ranch board

EDWARDS ” Gerald Gallegos, CEO of The Gallegos Corporation, has joined the Roundup River Ranch Board of Directors.

“We are thrilled to

have Gerald join the organization,” Board chairwoman Alison Knapp said. “He is a long-standing community leader. His desire to help children, combined with professional expertise, will bring invaluable strengths to our already diverse group of board members.”

The Roundup River Ranch board also includes Pam Bard, Jeri and Charlie Campisi, Ida and Wiley Daniel, Kathy Ferguson, Craig Foley, John Forester, John and Linda Galvin, John Gates, Georgia Gogel, Lia Gore, Jane Healy, Rick Hermes, Merv Lapin, Sandy and Charles Lloyd, Robert Mandell, Bernie and Suzanne Scharf, Beth Slifer, Susan Washing, Carole Watters, Karin and Bob Weber and Kim and Steve Winesett.

Gallegos is the founder and CEO of The Gallegos Corporation. He graduated from Battle Mountain High School and continued his education at Mesa State College in Grand Junction.

“I am delighted to join the board of Roundup River Ranch,” Gallegos. “Working to help children is my passion and the mission of this camp spoke to me. I look forward to enabling children who have a serious illness to enjoy the simple joy of going to camp here in our valley.”

The ranch is located on 85 acres along the Colorado River just north of Dotsero. It’s expected to break ground later this year. The camp will provide children who may not otherwise have the opportunity to experience camp with a fun, memorable, safe and empowering experience, all free of charge. The Children’s Hospital of Denver is the founding partner hospital, ensuring that the children will have on-site the medical services necessary to their conditions.

The camp will serve children from Colorado as well as Wyoming, Montana, New Mexico, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah and Texas. As a provisional member of The Hole in the Wall Camps, Roundup River Ranch continues Paul Newman’s dream of opening camps for children with serious illnesses. For more information, go to or call 970-926-2448.

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