Volunteerism & organizations

Contributing to his community and taking an active role in volunteerism is important to Mike Donner. Following are organizations to which he contributes his time and efforts.


YMCA of Metropolitan Denver

Guided by our four core values, caring, honesty, respect and responsibility, the YMCA of Metropolitan Denver offers a host of programs and services to our local community: Health and fitness courses at our gyms, preventative substance-abuse curriculums at high-risk schools, and safe summer activities for children and teens are just a sample of the offerings that enrich our neighborhoods.

— Source: YMCA of Metropolitan Denver

  • Board of Trustees
  • Chairman of the Golf Tournament Committee


911 Authority Board

  • Michael Donner (Mike Donner) was appointed by the Jefferson County Commissioners to serve on the 911 Authorityi Board for a four-year term. The 911 Authority Board oversees the funds collected on residents' phone bill for 911 services.


Previous affiliations

American Ambulance Association (AAA)

Mission Statement of the AAA

Founded in 1979, the AAA's Mission is: "To promote health care policies that ensure excellence in the ambulance services industry and provide research, education and communications programs to enable its members to effectively address the needs of the communities they serve." The American Ambulance Association represents ambulance services across the United States that participate in serving more than 75% of the U.S. population with emergency and nonemergency care and medical transportation services. The AAA was formed in response to the need for improvements in medical transportation and emergency medical services. The Association services as a voice and clearinghouse for ambulance services across the nation. The Association views prehospital care not only as a public service, but also as an essential part of the total public health care system.

— Source: American Ambulance Association


  • As a member of AAA, Donner has successfully lobbied congress for Medicare rate increases for the ambulance industry.
  • Michael Donner (Mike Donner) lobbied for more homeland-security funding for private EMS that would benefit the industry by providing funds for radios and other equipment critical to expedient responses to national disasters.


Vistage International

With more than 14,500 members, Vistage International is the world’s foremost chief executive leadership organization, providing unparalleled access to new ideas and fresh thinking through monthly peer workshops, one-on-one business coaching, speaker presentations from hundreds of top industry experts, social networking and an extensive online content library of articles, best practices, podcasts and webinars.

— Source: Vistage International

  • As a member, Michael Donner (Mike Donner) and other Denver-area CEOs discuss business issues important to this region.


Arvada-Jefferson Kiwanis Club

Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world, one child and one community at a time. The Arvada-Jefferson Kiwanis Club is a service organization of 90+ women and men that serves Arvada and surrounding communities in the Denver area.

— Source: Arvada-Jefferson Kiwanis Club


Arvada Chamber of Commerce

Mission Statement of the Arvada Chamber of Commerce

To represent and serve the interests of member businesses while cooperatively working to create an environment and economic climate for success in the Arvada business community.

The Arvada Chamber of Commerce is the voice of local businesses — both large and small — to the City, County, and State. The Chamber monitors legislative positions that impact the business community. We promote business interests in the legislature, and sponsor the monthly legislative forum that brings together local businesses, community members, and elected officials at an open breakfast meeting. Through Chamber-sponsored Focus and Lead Groups and our vast network of resources, the Chamber is helping business and community work together.

— Source: Arvada Chamber of Commerce

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