Board & Staff

Our Team

American Youth Foundation Team

Anna Kay Vorsteg

Liz Marshall
Vice President

Andy Mulcahy
Senior Director of Infrastructure

Romuald Dugue
Information Technology Manager

Carrie Hargreaves Smith
Lead Health Officer

Nancy Wittkamp
Finance Director

Dawn Hammersley
Finance Manager



Matt Loper 
Director of Programs

Jamie O’Hagin
Program Coordinator

Dayna Vuksinick
Lead Programmer

Nicole Gerome
Recruitment and Retention Manager

Julie Stengele
Office Coordinator/Board Liaison 

Amy Simmons
Director of Operations

Adam Smetana
Facilities Infrastructure Manager

Patrick O’Hagin
Facilities Manager

Kim Novotny
Food Program Manager


Michael Harter
Director of Programs

Emily Knuth
Girls Camp Director

Regan Gibson Wiesler
Assistant Director, Girls Camp

Bridgette McKeown
Program Coodinator

Paul Kerchberger
Recruitment and Retention Manager

Jennifer Sebolt
Office Coordinator

Griffin Vogler
Director of Operations

Mike Jones
Facilities Infrastructure Manager

Chad Warner
Facilities Manager

Nick Blair
Facilities Staff

Jan Strube
Alumni Liaison


Molly Mulcahy
Alumni and Community Relations Director

Annie D. Oliverio
Advancement Manager

Catherine Klene
Communications Manager

Ambrean Ford, LLMSW
Director of Community Life, Diversity, and Inclusion

Holley Young
Adult Programs Lead

Alice Volkov
Advancement Manager and Board Liaison

Board of Directors

DD Danforth-Burlin, Esq.

Patrick West

Andrea Van Cleve

Gretchen Butler Clayton

Christopher Danforth

Donald Danforth III

Glenn E. Davis, Esq.

Pat C. Jones

Katie Lemaire

Jeffrey McDonnell, CFA

Daniel Miller

Deborah Seidel

Kelly Tyson

Board Advisory Committee Members

Directors Emeritus

Kay Bell

J. Patrick Mulcahy

A. Neil Sweeny

Chandlee Dickey

John Drew

Shannon O’Toole


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.