Board & Staff

Our Team

AYF Leadership Team

Anna Kay Vorsteg

Heather Kiley
Vice President
Director, Merrowvista

Nancy Wittkamp
Finance Director

Dan Cassidy
Project Manager

Hayley Anson
Assistant to the President

Ben Applebaum-Bauch
Senior Project Manager


Heather Kiley

Kris Light
Director of Camp Programs

Joe Baty
Director of Community & School Programs, Director of NLC

Bailey Sheats
Assistant Director of Camp Programs

Jiin Cruz
Assistant Director of Community & School Programs

Sarah Geiwitz
Coordinator of School & Summer Programs

Kelcie Meyer
Coordinator of School Programs

Lisa Boucher
Registrar of Camp Programs

Terri Bennet
Office Coordinator

Patrick O’Hagin
Facilities & Maintenance Manager

Kim Novotny
Food Program Manager

Brigitte Falwell
Finance Manager

Karen Haymen
Food Program Coordinator

Scott Evans
Facilities & Maintenance Coordinator


Liz Marshall
Director of Girls Camp Programs & Alumni Relations

Adam Russell
Senior Program Director

Matt Loper
Director of Operations

Melvin Jenkins
Assistant Director of Boys Camp Programs

Hannah Patterson
Assistant Director of Girls Camp Programs

Chris Farrar
Four Trails Coordinator

Chelsea Bernthal
Program Coordinator

Paula Klotz
Registrar of Camp Programs

Dawn Hammersley
Finance Manager

Jodi Slager
Food Program Manager

Jan Strube
Alumni Liaison

Cassidy Cisneros
Office Coordinator

Steve Schrepper
Facilities & Maintenance Manager

Chad Warner
Facilities & Maintenance Coordinator

Lance Bernhardt
Facilities & Maintenance Coordinator

Max Leslie
Facilities & Maintenance Coordinator


Scott Myers
Director of Development

Gail Weller
Development Manager

Molly Mulcahy
Database Manager

Our Board of Directors

David Danforth

Christopher Danforth
Vice Chair

A. Neil Sweeny

Pamela R. Evans

DD Danforth-Burlin, Esq.

Donald Danforth III

William H. Danforth, MD

Glenn E. Davis, Esq.

Kevin J. Hunt

Jeffrey McDonnell, CFA

Daniel Miller

Elizabeth Mulcahy Telthorst

Jason Purnell

Deborah Seidel

Andrea Van Cleve

Patrick West

Advisory & Committee Members

Advisory Members

Kay Bell

Jean Booker

J. Patrick Mulcahy

 Marie Oetting

Committee Members

John Drew

Kathleen Welter

Astrid Wielens

Our Core Values

Best Self

We seek to develop excellence in people by motivating them to discover and develop their personal best.

Balanced Living

We believe that balanced living is an integral part of everyone’s life both personally and professionally. We encourage people to attain balance in mental, physical, social and religious/spiritual pursuits.


We commit to providing a safe environment in which people can take emotional and physical risks.


We seek to involve people from diverse cultures, values and perspectives, and to impart respect for others.


We strive to instill responsibility to act for the good of others and for a sustainable environment.


We recognize the interconnectedness of the world’s communities and will strive to be responsible in our use of environmental and human resources.