Mentor of the Month: Rob Byam |

Mentor of the Month: Rob Byam

Special to the Daily Rob Byam (right) with John.

What is one of your favorite things to with the young person you are mentoring?We like basketball, skiing, baseball, swimming, rock climbing, skating and soccer. You name it, John loves to compete.Who has been the most influential person in your life?No single person, my closest friends would be most influential.Where is the most interesting place you have traveled and why?

The Gardens at Versailles have left a lasting image in my mind. Share an experience that made an impact on you.Being on the Grand Teton on my 50th birthday.What words of wisdom would you pass onto the community to help our kids become more involved in healthy activities?

No matter how busy you think you are, there is always some time you can set aside to give a little back to the community. For kids, I think it’s important to get outside and enjoy the outdoors. Leave the video games behind.Decade born: 1950sBorn & Raised: New EnglandMusic: “World Café” type of stuffFavorite Book: “Into Thin Air”

Hobbies: Guitar, songwritingPassionate about: Sports, work, travelFavorite outdoor activities: Skiing, softball, climbing, hikingLanguages speak: A little Spanish and FrenchHow did you find out about Mountain Mentors? Through friendsHow many hours do you give each week to the mentoring program? 3-5

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