BERT WEST
KIWANIS CLUB OF UTE PASS-WOODLAND PARK
KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL VICE PRESIDENT
KIWANIS CHILDREN’S FUND TRUSTEE


Bert West of Divide, Colorado, USA, was elected to a one-year term as Vice President of Kiwanis International in June 2020 at the 105th Annual Kiwanis International Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.

Bert is a third generation Kiwanian. He joined in 1988 and has had 32 years of perfect attendance. He is currently a member of the Kiwanis Club of Ute Pass-Woodland Park. He previously belonged to the Kiwanis Club of Woodlake and the Sequoia-Visalia Kiwanis Club. He holds Life Member status.

Bert was inducted into his club’s Ute Pass Hall of Fame. He is also a Lusche Fellow in his district. In addition to club and district honors, Bert has been recognized as a Kiwanis International Legacy Member and Legion of Honor member. He also received a Tablet of Honor for his service to the Kiwanis International Foundation. Additionally, Bert is a Charter Walter Zeller Fellow and a George F. Hixson Fellow.

Bert served as Rocky Mountain District governor in the 2010-11 administrative year. He was lieutenant governor of Division 18 in the California-Nevada-Hawaii District from 1991-92 and lieutenant governor of Division 4 in Rocky Mountain from 2008-09. He is a past president of the Woodlake and the Ute Pass-Woodland Park clubs.

A roofer by trade, Bert prefers the great outdoors. When he’s not working or participating in Kiwanis activities, he enjoys boating and hunting.

Bert and his wife, Sandy, have been married for 35 years. They have two adult children, Megan and Lauren, plus Ace “The Wonder Dog.”