Zach Johnson (Summer/School Year)
Zach (he/him) runs the YVC school year program and is also one of the team leaders for summer. He graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelors of Science in Tourism, Recreation, and Adventure Leadership focusing on Outdoor Recreation Management in 2021. In his free time he enjoys camping, hiking, or anything outdoors.
Catie Welch (Summer)
Catie (she/her) is joining the team for her first summer session. She loves to volunteer with various youth programs and is currently working on getting her CTE license to become a future educator. In her free time, you can find her hiking with her pup, gardening, or reading a good book.
Robert Thornberg (Supervisor)
Robert (he/him) is a Recreation Coordinator in charge of many of the youth and adult sports leagues / classes and the YVC program. He has worked in the recreation industry for over 30 years. His hobbies are his family, doting on his eight grandchildren and watching sports.
Beau Rinker (Summer)
Beau (he/him) is coming back for his second year as a YVC Team Leader! He is from Corvallis and enjoys sports. He attends Portland Community College remotely and works on sports programs for Parks and Rec during the school year. He uses his previous childcare and leadership experience to provide youth with a volunteer experience that is both meaningful and memorable.
Brynnan Burns (Summer)
Brynnan (she/her) is a recent OSU graduate with a background working in education and leading youth volunteer teams; she is excited for her first summer with YVC! In her spare time, Brynnan enjoys baking, reading, and hiking.