At the recent Kiwanis District convention in Portland, the Methow Valley’s Roy Reiber was presented the Jack Delf Award. He was nominated by members of the Winthrop Kiwanis Club for the prestigious community service award to recognize his many years of service to the Kiwanis Club and the Methow Valley community as a whole.
The award is presented annually at the Pacific Northwest District Kiwanis Convention in August. The district serves northern California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska and British Columbia.
Reiber has been a member of the Winthrop Kiwanis club since 1995. For most of his membership, he has served as the club secretary. He has received many awards for his work, which involved taking care of numerous tasks as secretary including producing a weekly bulletin. His commitment to the community includes many years as a volunteer firefighter with Okanogan County Fire District 6 and many years as a fire commissioner. He also volunteers with Aero Methow Rescue Service.
Reiber was a science teacher at Liberty Bell High School for many years. He was instrumental in starting the Key Club at the high school and the Builders Club at the junior high school.