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Contact the Staff of the YMCA of Marion and Polk Counties

Leadership Team

Tim Sinatra, CEO

Tim Sinatra, CEO
Email
503.363.0417

Tim Sinatra is a highly experienced non-profit CEO noted for innovation in programs to support youth, family, and community development; collaborating with community organizations to meet local, regional, and statewide needs; and bringing strategic focus, financial stability, and growth to organizations. Sinatra served as the director of organizational development for the Oregon Department of Human Services. Before that, he was the CEO of Eliada Homes in Asheville, NC, which provides a range of services to children and families. Sinatra spent 23 years with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, serving as CEO of organizations in California, Virginia, and Salem. During his time as the CEO of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Salem, Marion, and Polk Counties, Sinatra was named the Boys and Girls Clubs of America Western Region Professional of the Year. He served as the president of the Oregon State Alliance, which conducted state and federal lobbying efforts. Sinatra holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology and a master’s degree in business administration. He lives in Salem with his wife, Christy.

Brandon Lemon, Chief Operations Officer

Brandon Lemon, Chief Operations Officer
Email
503.581.9622

Brandon Lemon joined the Y in November of 2013 as Sports Director for the Silver Falls YMCA in Silverton. Brandon competed in football, basketball, and track at Linfield College, then transferred to Willamette University where he played football and basketball. He worked for Willamette from 2009-2018 as the Defensive Backs Coach for the football team. Brandon served as Sports Director, Branch Director, and VP of Sports and Programs before his current appointment as Chief Operations Officer. If Lemon's last name sounds familiar, it’s because his late grandfather was known as the “Clown Prince” of the Harlem Globetrotters. Brandon lives in Keizer with his wife, Amanda.

Kenny Bondelie, Chief Financial Officer

Kenny Bondelie, Chief Financial Officer
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Kenny Bondelie has over a decade of non-profit financial experience, most recently as the Director of Finance and Quality Assurance at New Avenues for Youth in Portland and previously as the Finance Manager at Oregon Food Bank. Kenny is thrilled to apply his experience implementing and building financial and data processes with the Y’s community-centered mission. In his free-time you will find Kenny exploring Oregon with his wife Emily and two-year-old daughter Corinne.

Jessica Otjen, Resource Development Director

Jessica Otjen, Resource Development Director
Email
971.388.0896

Jessica was born and raised in Salem where she graduated from North Salem High School and Chemeketa Community College before moving on to Boise State University. She spent 12 years with the Boys & Girls Club and most recently was on the Grants Team at Travel Oregon. She lives with her husband and two kids. Her hobbies include gardening, photography, fishing, and road trips to Eastern Oregon.

Jordan Blake, Salem Branch Director

Jordan Blake, Salem Branch Director
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Jordan Blake is an accomplished nonprofit director with a heart to serve our community. Growing up in Keizer on a fourth generation farm, graduating from McNary and working for his parents’ separate businesses, Jordan honed a strong work ethic that he took with him as he joined the Navy and saw the world at a young age while serving our country.

Always challenging the status quo, Jordan has built a reputation as a doer with a good heart. With a mind for and degree in public policy and administration, entrepreneurship, and social sciences, together with 30 years of work experience has led Jordan to his dream job. Our Branch Director of our new Salem Family YMCA is a person who is attentive and at the ready to bring a new dawn with our new Y shining as beacon of light, embracing the challenge to overcome obstacles to live as the whole, mindful, and fit humans that we are and have the capability of being. 

Cloe Wells, Membership Director

Cloe Wells, Membership Director
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Cloe Wells was born and raised in Salem and comes to the YMCA with several years of experience in nonprofit administration, with a focus on therapeutic residential support services. Cloe is excited to bring her background in community program development and heart for advocacy to this organization. She lives in Keizer with her husband Alex, daughter Isabel, and their doodle Podrick. Cloe's hobbies include chasing after her toddler, painting, gardening, and baking.  


Youth Development Team

Felicia Fisher, Youth Development Multi-Site Coordinator

Felicia Fisher, Youth Development Multi-Site Coordinator
Email
503.399.2788

Felicia has been serving YMCA families since 2017 as a point of contact for parents and guardians seeking child care. Felicia brings a wealth of experience in early childhood education and youth development, making her a valuable resource for families navigating their program options.

America Flores, Youth Development Multi-Site Coordinator

America Flores, Youth Development Multi-Site Coordinator
Email
503.581.9622

America Flores has worked for the Family YMCA of Marion and Polk counties for since 2017. She began as a preschool teacher's aide, moved up to headteacher, then director within her first year. She is now one of the Youth Development Program Directors.

 

Mariah Fairman, Youth Development Multi-Site Coordinator

Mariah Fairman, Youth Development Multi-Site Coordinator
Email
971.388.0523

Mariah has been working for the YMCA on and off since 2012, primarily at our residential camp, Camp Silver Creek, where the campers know her as “Nemo”. Mariah played volleyball and lacrosse in high school and college and values the role that sports can play in a child’s life. Mariah graduated from Oregon State University with a double major in Education and Human Development and Family Sciences. Her focus for education is Health as well as Family and Consumer Sciences. She is passionate about helping children develop life skills so that they can be successful.


Camping Services Team

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Salem Family YMCA Team

Barb Lemon, Administrative Assistant

Barb Lemon, Administrative Assistant
Email
503.581.9622

Bobbi brings extensive administrative experience and a passion for service to her work for the Y. Prior to 2020, she logged 15 years in customer service, served as the administrative assistant for a property management company, and transcribed for several non-profit ministries. She is most proud to be a wife, a mother of 4 boys, and a grandmother to five rising stars. In her free time, she is a volunteer in her church.

Anna Marquez, Youth Sports Coordinator

Anna Marquez, Youth Sports Coordinator 
Email
503.878.1712

Anna Marquez, Salem's Youth Sports Coordinator, has been involved in many aspects of the YMCA over the years. From volunteering as a coach and referee in basketball and soccer to working at the front desk in Salem's old building. Anna is from the Salem area and played basketball at West Salem High School as well as at Chemeketa Community College. Anna ran track and cross country and has a passion for all team sports.

The YMCA's core values include Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility. Anna aligns herself with these qualities and hopes to lead everyone involved in the Youth Sports Programs to strive for these characteristics as they play, volunteer, work, or spectate within the department.


Monmouth-Independence Family YMCA Team

Andrea Van Heeswyk, Monmouth-Independence Branch Director

Andrea Van Heeswyk, Monmouth-Independence Branch Director
Email
503.838.4042

Andrea started working for the YMCA part-time in May of 2015 and rapidly rose through the ranks to become the branch director of the Monmouth-Independence Family YMCA. Andrea specializes in health and wellness, holding certifications through the American Council of Exercise in personal training, group fitness, weight management, fitness nutrition, and as a health coach.

 

Suzannah Floyd, Monmouth Independence Sports Coordinator

Suzannah Folyd, Monmouth Independence Sports Coordinator
503.838.4042

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Silver Falls Family YMCA Team

Kristi Horner, Interim Silver Falls Branch Director

Kristi Horner, Silver Falls Branch Director
Email
503.873.6456

Madison Walker, Silver Falls Youth Sports Coordinator

Madison Walker, Silver Falls Youth Sports Coordinator


Woodburn Family YMCA Team

Daniel Castaneda, Woodburn Sports Coordinator

Daniel Castaneda, Woodburn Sports Coordinator