DAVID “COOP” COOPER
Rotary Club of Tucker County, West Virginia, USA
A fully active Tucker County Rotarian since 2005, David is an Air Force brat coming to West Virginia when his Dad retired in 1981 and has been here ever since. Living on a farm in Tucker County with 30 Black Angus cows, among the wildlife and beauty of mountainous in Tucker County.
Prior to that time attended Marshall University ” WE ARE MARSHALL” getting his Bachelor’s Science degree in Criminal Justice in 1994, upon graduation landed his first job at YMCA Camp Horseshoe as a District Director. Moving up the ranks during the next 16 years to Camp Director. Then taking a position at Canaan Valley Resort as the Events/Benchmark Manager. Coop is currently Executive Director of the Ohio – West Virginia Youth Leadership Association main office at Camp Horseshoe Parsons, West Virginia.
David is no stranger to serve above self for his community, state, and world. Along with being the Team Leader of GSE team to Puerto Rico, Past President, Assistant District Governor, and now DGE. He serves on the Alpine Festival Board which puts on Governor’s Cup Ski Race, Leaf Peepers, and the Wheeling Symphony, he has served on the local school board, St Paul’s Methodist Church Board, Bolivia Mission trip, Leadership WV Class of 2008, and is the current President of the Board for the Tucker Community Foundation serving eight local counties. Around the 4th of July, you might even see him in his Uncle Sam’s suit raising money and awareness for the Foundation.