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Rat Committee

 

Pamela Wolfe
The Big Cheese
‘Nuff Said
IMG_9334-3Jonathon Gottschalk
Resident Web Rat
Your Occupation: Software Developer
How long have you been on the committee? Since 2013
What is your job on the committee? Website, Facebook and FWTC Liason
What do you enjoy most about volunteering with this event? It supports a great cause.
What is your most memorable experience with the event? Aside from running it, that would be maintaining the website you know and love!
CynthiaCynthia Cornwell
Your Occupation: surgical scrub and Executive Editor of The Waynedale News
How long have you been on the committee?
This Year
What is your job on the committee?
Committee Member
What do you enjoy most about volunteering with this event?
I enjoy the opportunity to work with some of the best people in the running community!
What is your most memorable experience with the event?
My most memorable experience was running in the River City Rat Race for the past several years. Last year, I just jumped in to assist in the setup before and tear down after the race.
 StephenStephen Hilker
Your Occupation:
Events Manager – Junior Achievement
How long have you been on the committee? 
Since 2000
What is your job on the committee?
Volunteer Coordinator, Course Marshall (other items as needed)
What do you enjoy most about volunteering with this event? 
Waving to the volunteers I recruited when running the race
What is your most memorable experience with the event?
I was surprised by Mayor Henry giving me an award for my service to the Rat Race. Also being able to work with my Dad on the committee.
 BrentBrent Harring
Your Occupation:
Senior Ticket Account Manager for the Fort Wayne TinCaps
How long have you been on the committee? 
This is my second year
What is your job on the committee? 
To assist with Rats in Training and help out at the finish line the day of the race.
What do you enjoy most about volunteering with this event? 
This is one of the most enjoyable runs I have ever experienced as a participant. I wanted to get involved behind the scenes in the hopes that I could help others enjoy this run as much as I did.
What is your most memorable experience with the event?
 I started running in 2009, and this was my first 10K. At that point that was the furthest I had ever run and I was thrilled that I made it that far!
 2012 RCRRMike Clendenen
How long have you been on the committee? As long as Pam has been in charge (4 years?).
What is your job on the committee? Awards
What do you enjoy most about volunteering with this event? 
I have a passion for running and enjoy working with the running community. It’s my way of giving back.
What is your most memorable experience with the event?
 The 2005 race was my first 10K and I became hooked on that distance.
 Larry Arnett
Your Occupation:
Estimator/Project Manager at Project Design & Piping, Inc
How long have you been on the committee?
 Since 2009
What is your job on the committee? Advertising, Rats in Training, and Race Day Signage
What do you enjoy most about volunteering with this event? Working with great people who are also fellow runners and working for a great cause for the YMCA Strong Kids  Program
What is your most memorable experience with the event? Seeing many of the “Rats in Training” finish their first race or achieve their running goals.