skip to Main Content
Alumni of the Plains
Award Recipients
Rol Hudler 2010 Alumni of the Plains


Rol Hudler, Burlington High School Class of 1957
Community Volunteer
Economic Development Director, City of Burlington

Rol has been married to his wife Joy (also a BHS Class of ’57 graduate) for 50 years.  They have two sons; John and Ad.  Rol’s accomplishments include being a member of Burlington city council for two years and serving as the Mayor of Burlington for twenty-six years.

Rol was the Publisher for the Burlington Record for 46 years.  He was named Publisher Emeritus of the Burlington Record in January 2010 and received the honor of Colorado’s Newspaper Person of the Year in 2004.

Rol has been involved in civic organizations throughout the community.  He is a past president of the Burlington Chamber of Commerce and the Burlington Lions Club.  Rol is a past board member of Colorado Economic Development and International Trade; he also received the Economic Developer’s Council of Colorado Award for Outstanding Contributor.

Back To Top