Six New Members Join Camp Fire’s National Board of Trustees to Kick Off 2024

KANSAS CITY, MO (Jan. 9, 2024)National inclusive youth development organization Camp Fire is proud to announce that it has added six new members to its National Board of Trustees from across the US: Christopher S. Moore, Terri Ferinde, Matthew Egan, Quincy Henry, Ann Sheets, and Jason Peterson.

“We are extremely excited about this dynamic group of individuals that span the worlds of youth development, HR, entrepreneurship, communications and marketing, and executive leadership, ” said Greg Zweber, Camp Fire National Headquarters CEO. “Coming through the impacts of COVID-19 and with recent investments from #startsmall, 3M, and AT&T, Camp Fire is at a pivotal time in its growth and development. Ann, Jason, Quincy, Matthew, Terri, and Christopher’s timing couldn’t be better: they will bring much-needed expertise and experience to the national board, which help us build on our momentum and prepare for future success.”

Meet this impressive group of leaders:

Christopher S. Moore is the Chief Executive Officer of FIRST, a global robotics community that prepares young people for careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Chris has been a leading voice, advocate, and positive youth development champion for more than 15 years. Before his role at FIRST, Chris served as CEO of Positive Coaching Alliance, a youth sports training and content development organization, and the CEO of United States Youth Soccer Association, the largest youth sports organization in the country.

Christopher S. Moore

At both organizations, Chris led efforts to train millions of youth and amateur coaches and increase youth participation in recreational and competitive soccer programs worldwide, while transforming the lives of millions of youth, high school, and collegiate athletes. Before those roles, he was President and CEO of GENYOUTH.

Chris holds a B.A. in International Relations from Lake Forest College in Illinois and earned his MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is originally from Chicago but currently resides in the suburbs of Dallas, TX, with his wife of 23 years. They have two sons, one of whom is a second-year college student at the University of Texas in Austin, and the other is a high school senior.

Terri Ferinde

Terri Ferinde is a partner of Collaborative Communications where she supports organizations and ecosystems that ensure youth learn and thrive. Known for her work in afterschool systems building, she manages the 50 State Afterschool Network funded by the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. Terri was named one of the 25 most influential people in the afterschool sector by the National AfterSchool Association in 2014 and continues to connect people and organizations devoted to afterschool and summer learning.

At Collaborative, Terri leads teams that develop innovative solutions with extraordinary results and lasting impact, offering deep expertise in education, out-of-school time learning, and youth development with exceptional skills in media and engagement, organizational learning, events, and digital solutions. 

Terri is a Doctorate of Education candidate at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College focused on organizational leadership and learning. She holds a master’s degree from George Mason University and a bachelor’s degree from American University. She grew up in the shadow of Pikes Peak and now strives to be outdoors exploring mountains and lakes with her dogs whenever possible.

Matthew Egan is the Managing Director of Strategy, at global brand consultancy Siegel+Gale. In his work, he partners closely with clients across a range of industries to help them define, design, and deploy world-class brand experiences. Matt received a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University. Father to Lila (age 18), Matt is a recent empty nester and lives in Chappaqua, New York.

Matthew Egan

Quincy Henry

Quincy Henry is the Co-Owner and CEO of Campfire Coffee in Tacoma, WA, an outdoor and coffee brand. He and his wife Whitni launched Campfire Coffee in March 2020. Before starting Campfire Coffee, he was once upon a time a Grammy-nominated musician and in his free time, executed marketing campaigns for everyone from Microsoft to REI and nonprofits around the Seattle area. His curiosity led him to a PhD in industrial and organizational psychology but everything led him back to the thing that he and Whitni enjoyed most: being in the outdoors with family and friends. They can often be found getting outside with their three kids who also love to camp, kayak, and hike.

Ann Sheets spent 43 years with Camp Fire First Texas, as camp director and Sr. Vice-President for Finance and Administration, then retiring after serving as President and CEO in 2020. She served as co-chair of Camp Fire’s Charter Task Force and currently serves as a member of the National Finance Committee. Her experience also includes numerous volunteer positions with the American Camp Association (ACA), including serving as national president and national treasurer. She is the author of The Business of Camp, ACA’s Guide to Staffing and ACA’s Guide to Financial Management and edited the 9th edition of Basic Camp Management.

Ann Sheets

Ann is a graduate of East Texas State University and George Williams College (GWC), now a part of Aurora University, where she is a member of the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee. She was recognized as a GWC Distinguished Alumna, was named the Non-profit CFO of the Year by the Fort Worth Business Press, and was honored with ACA’s Distinguished Service Award. She currently works with BT Consulting and is a member of the Fort Worth Rotary Club and an instructor in the TCU Silver Frogs program. She has two adult children and one grandson.

Jason Peterson

Jason Peterson leads a global team of 10 Talent Acquisition consultants and Talent Brand specialists for Entrust, a global leader in cybersecurity. In his role, he is responsible for team and individual development, organization onboarding of new hires, talent and workforce planning strategies, and perpetuating DEI efforts.

Jason lives outside of Minneapolis, Minnesota with his three children and wife of 26 years. He is passionate about youth development and has volunteered as a coach or player development leader for more than 10 years through local youth sports programs.

Welcome Matthew, Chris, Quincy, Ann, Terri, and Jason! We are excited to have your unique insights and leadership to guide Camp Fire in 2024 and beyond.



Growing up is hard. That’s why Camp Fire connects young people to the outdoors, to others, and to themselves. Founded in 1910, Camp Fire was the first nonsectarian, multiracial organization for girls but today is an inclusive national youth development nonprofit that serves all young people. By creating safe spaces where young people can have fun and be themselves, its 46 affiliates in 24 states provide affirming, year-round, youth-driven experiences—school day programs, afterschool programs, leadership programs, and camps and outdoor education—that enable youth to develop essential skills that have long-term benefits and make a positive social impact on the world. 

For more information please contact:

Erin K Risner, Director of Marketing & Communications, Camp Fire National Headquarters, 913.289.4773,

January 9, 2024

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