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Encampment Schedule

2018

~ WELCOME ~

 

Robert Whipple

2018 President

Down the Trail

 

ENCAMPMENT!

November 4th-11th, 2018

 

General Meeting

After Encampment:

November 11, 2018 @ 1:00 pm

Marquez Room

Furnace Creek Inn, CA

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Our Current President

Robert Whipple

 

For twenty-three years, I worked and traveled with different companies building high-rises,  tunnels, and bridges with structural concrete crews.  In 2000, I went to work for the DOD and the Marine Corps as a mechanic on tanks, trucks, and assault vehicles. In 2004, I became an Industrial Specialist working the clerical end of the business.

One of my main passions is volunteer work; giving back to my community and devoting time to the organizations that mean the most to me.  Currently, I am very active with the Wounded Warriors Battalion West of the Marine Corps, and the youth football leagues here in the High Desert of Southern California.

I have been a member of the Death Valley ‘49ers since 2007.  Over the years, I have worked at the Encampment with the production and setup crews. Starting in 2012, I worked my way up through the executive board positions; first as 2nd Vice President, then 1st Vice President, and now, as President of this great organization. Every year I enjoy meeting all the folks who attend our Encampment, and spending time with the hard-working volunteers who make each event a success. It is a true honor and privilege to stand with the entire group of Presidents who have served before me.  In closing, for myself and the rest of my fellow ‘49er volunteers, we welcome you to the 69th Annual Death Valley ‘49ers Encampment, 2018.