About

Bruce Summers. Personal Historian, Summoose Tales. Global Board Member, Regions/Chapters Director of the Association of Personal Historians. Stories are powerful: “Each time the plow hit a rock I would catapult out of my seat in front of the plow…” I record stories then help clients write and share their stories. Produce digital audio recordings of life stories. Write and edit Personal History – Life Story Books. Develop family, corporate, church or organizational histories. Prepare unique family records for online sharing. Everyone has a story that needs to be shared.

Premium Advisory Services Consultant, World Bank Group. Helped over 80 International Development teams, departments and global practices launch external facing communities of practices or online collaboration groups with members from around the globe working towards eliminating extreme poverty and building shared prosperity for 1.5 Billion people.

Nonprofit, NGO, and Civil Society Consultant, Summers Engagement Consulting. Over 30 years of demonstrated experience – engaged up to 1 million volunteers through 700 affiliates for the American Red Cross. Served as national volunteer engagement lead for American Red Cross, American Lung Association, and Membership Manager for the Smithsonian Institution – National Museum of the American Indian, District Director for the Boy Scouts of America, Returned U.S. Peace Corps volunteer – Tripled membership and field units for the Barbados Boy Scouts Association.

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19 Responses to “About”

  1. gpcox May 13, 2014 at 6:26 am #

    It is a pleasure to meet you.

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  2. gpcox May 13, 2014 at 6:29 am #

    OOPS – as I roamed around your site, I realize I knew you back when… It’s been awhile, hasn’t it!? (or is this ‘black-hole’ of a brain acting up on me again?)

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  3. Bob Karstens June 26, 2015 at 10:53 am #

    Love your blog, Bruce. I’m going to do something like this too. Great example. I’m an RCPV too from Tunisia and a Boy Scout from Philmont.
    All the best!

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  4. Bob Madonna January 31, 2016 at 6:29 am #

    Bruce, Could I have your email address? I am the new CEO for Surrey Services for Seniors, (www.surreyservices.org). Read about you in AARP.

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    • bwsummers February 3, 2016 at 10:17 pm #

      Thank Bob I just sent my contact to you in a separate email. Congratulation your appointment as President and CEO of Surrey Services for Seniors.

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