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The Camp Ho Mita Koda Foundation, an Ohio non-profit, is pleased to announce that Ian Roberts has been named as Executive Director of the organization. Roberts is returning home to Ohio from Colorado, where he served most recently as Director of Overnight Camps for Avid4 Adventure in Boulder, Colorado.

Camp Ho Mita Koda

Camp Ho Mita Koda was founded in 1929 as the nation's first camp for children with juvenile diabetes

(NEWBURY, Ohio) -- NEWS: The Camp Ho Mita Koda Foundation is pleased to announce that Ian Roberts has been named as Executive Director of the organization. Roberts is returning home to Ohio from Colorado, where he served most recently as Director of Overnight Camps for Avid4 Adventure in Boulder, Colorado. Roberts has more than 20 years of experience working for and providing leadership to summer camp organizations. Ian began in the role on October 1, 2018.

"We are thrilled to have Ian step into our new Executive Director role," said Ted Rusinoff, Camp Ho Mita Koda Foundation Board Chair. "His non-profit leadership and management experience make him well positioned to lead us forward. His passion and commitment to our cause, along with his significant camp experience, will enable him to build our camp capacity, expand our reach, and offer even more impactful programming to our campers."

As Executive Director, Roberts will report to the Foundation's Board of Directors and be responsible for directing and managing strategic work, programs, and administrative operations of the Camp Ho Mita Koda Foundation in a manner consistent with the organization's mission: To help children living with Type One Diabetes to grow in mind, body and spirit through an outdoor camp experience that strengthens confidence and creates a community of children.

"I am very grateful and honored to be assuming this new role with Camp Ho Mita Koda," said Roberts. "This opportunity represents the culmination of my journey and the work I have accomplished throughout my career. I truly look forward to working with the Board, dedicated staff, and volunteers who have worked tirelessly to make Camp Ho Mita Koda the most special, magical, and life-changing 'home away from home' it can be."

About the Camp Ho Mita Koda Foundation:

The Camp Ho Mita Koda Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) organization that was formed in 2017 to save and operate Camp Ho Mita Koda in Newbury, Ohio. Camp Ho Mita Koda was founded in 1929 by Dr. Henry and Betty John as the nation's first camp for children with juvenile diabetes. Each summer, hundreds of campers come to our 72-acre camp to make friends, to have fun, and most importantly, to learn how to manage their disease. Campers receive around the clock medical care provided by our community's leading hospital systems including the Cleveland Clinic, MetroHealth, and University Hospitals.

For more information about Camp Ho Mita Koda, please visit https://www.camphomitakoda.org/.

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