Bob Power


Executive Director

Bob has been the Executive Director of the Colonial Club since December of 2007. A native of Wiota, Iowa, Bob has spent the majority of his career in the nonprofit sector.

After graduating from Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri in 1980, he taught high school English, speech, drama and journalism in Shelby, NE and at St. Joseph Catholic High School in Omaha, NE. In 1988 he joined the Heartland Chapter of the American Red Cross in Omaha and after four years in Omaha, was hired by the National American Red Cross in Washington D.C.

After six years in our nation's capitol, he moved to Minneapolis to become the director of Agape Home, an HIV/AIDS home care facility. In May of 1999, he was hired to become the Executive Director of AIDS Network in Madison and spent nearly 9 years at the helm of that organization.

At the Colonial Club, he oversees the day-to-day operations, supervises staff, raises both financial and human resources and is responsible for communicating the Colonial Club's mission to communities throughout Dane County. He is a member of the Sun Prairie Optimist Club and the Sun Prairie Chamber of Commerce. He has been a member of the Wisconsin Association of Senior Centers since 2008, serving as President from 2015-2019. He is a member of the Elderly Services Network of Dane County, serving as president for five years and currently serves as treasurer.


Phone: 608-837-4611 ext. 110

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