Vail Valley woman nominated for El Pomar community leader award |

Vail Valley woman nominated for El Pomar community leader award

Vail Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado

VAIL, Colorado –Longtime Vail Valley resident and executive director of the Youth Foundation, Susie Davis, was recognized recently by El Pomar Foundation as a nominee for the 2009 Distinction in Community Leadership Award.

Awards for Excellence is an El Pomar Foundation community stewardship program established in 1989 to recognize and reward Colorado nonprofit organizations, businesses and individuals that serve their communities with distinction and excellence.

With a background in nursing, Davis has been actively involved in issues and concerns for families and children in Eagle County for nearly 30 years. Outside of her job with The Youth Foundation, she has participated in and supported various organizations including The Women’s Foundation of Colorado, The Public Education Foundation, Eagle River Youth Coalition, RSVP Advisory Board, CASA of the Continental Divide and Eagle County for Human Rights.

Davis has also been involved with the Salvation Army, Business Education Partnership, Child Protection Team, and Eagle County Schools. Davis initiated the Licensed Child Care Association in Eagle County and she received the Women’s Foundation of Colorado “Be Bold” Award in 2007 for her commitment to advocate on behalf of women and girls for more than 20 years.

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