YMCA Camp Marston and Raintree ranch Full Time Staff
Tom has been Executive director of the San Diego YMCA camps since 1990, and has 28 years full-time experience. he is a graduate of Penn State University with a degree in Recreation Administration. Tom, his wife Kathi and two daughters reside at YMCA camp Marston
Associate Executive Director:
Darin has been working for the Resident Camping branch for over fourteen years. Originally from the small town of Ellsworth Kansas. He has been in the camping field for over 15 years. He earned his B.S. from Kansas State University and has been working with kids ever since.
summer and family camp Program
Simon has been around Camp since 1996. He now lives there with his lovely wife Kymm. He thinks camp is cool, camp is sweet and it can't be beat. Simon takes care of Year Round Groups and the Summer program at Camp Marston. His favorite things at Camp are hiking in the forest, canoeing on the lake and singing those crazy camp songs - I wish I was a buzzard!!
Groups Program Director
Starting in April 2010, Laura is the most recent addition to the full time staff. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, Laura has had the privilege to work at Y camps across the country including Washington, New York, Arizona, and now California. Laura heads up the weekend groups at Camp Marston during the school year and has the privileged to oversee the awesome campers, staff and horses at Raintree Ranch in the summer. She enjoys camp because of the fresh mountain air, wildlife watching, stars, friends, games, singing!
Terry has all the skills needed to provide you with a quality dining experience. She is committed to high quality food. Terry has been with us for over five years now and her attention to detail and helpful attitude are present wherever she goes.
Front Office Specialist:
Since 2010, Lynne has been in our front office bringing her vast experience of administration and customer service to Camp. She is active with registrations, groups, family camp and eBlasts support. A resident of Julian, she grew to love the mountain fresh air and seasons as a graduate of Northern Arizona University in Journalism. Lynne and her husband share their little piece of paradise with their beloved family of dogs, cats, donkeys and horse. When not at ‘home on the range’, they enjoy setting up camp in their RV near a scenic lake, river or Pacific Ocean.
Since her start in 2004, Amy's friendly personality and conscientious work ethic continues to elevate the level of customer service camp provides. She earned her BA from SDSU in sociology. When not in the office, she fancies spending time with her husband, being outdoors, helping the environment and traveling.
JC has over eighteen years with our branch. His hard work and dedication are reflected in the appearance of camp. JC was a member of the United States Navy for twenty years, achieving the rank of Senior Chief before he joined us here at Camp.
Paul LawrencePaul has been with our operation for over five years and continues to put quality first in his work. He pays attention to the little things to make sure your cabins are as clean, fresh and sanitary as possible when you move in.
outdoor Education Program
Ryan started as our Outdoor Education Director in 2013 but had previously worked for Camp Marston as Summer and Outdoor Education staff. He has also worked at YMCA Camp Orkila in Washington State, and most recently served as the Group Camping Director at YMCA Camp Greenville in South Carolina. Ryan oversees our Outdoor Education/6th grade camp programs at both Marston and Raintree which serve over 5,200 students from September to June each year.
Starting in March 2013, Jennifer comes to Camp with a wealth of knowledge in Customer Service and Human Resources.
She is currently working towards her certificate in Human Resources Management at SDSU. Her previous experiences include working in the veterinary field for over 10 years and she is still actively volunteering within the veterinary community.
In her spare time, Jennifer also loves traveling and exploring the great outdoors.