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National Board of Trustees

Danette Andley, Chair
Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, Health Care Business Group at 3M

Danette Andley is currently the Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for the Health Care Business Group at 3M. She is responsible for driving demand generation and building sales and marketing competency. Prior to this role she held roles in Strategy and Business Development, Lean Six Sigma, Global Marketing, International Operations and Marketing Excellence, and Global Business Management. She has served as the Chair of the 3M Marketing Senate and Chair of the 3M U.S. Women’s Leadership Forum. Prior to joining 3M, Danette held positions at St. Luke’s Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri and Fleishman-Hillard She has an undergraduate degree in Marketing and an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis. Danette lives in St. Paul, Minnesota with her husband Abhi and is a proud mom of three children Ian, Ashwin, and Reya.

Andrea Woods, Vice Chair
Regional Vice President of Operations, Compass Group NA/Morrison Living

Andrea Woods is an experienced vice president with a demonstrated history of results in the food & beverage industry. She is skilled in organizational strategy, operations management, sales & marketing, and research & design. Andrea has an M.B.A. in Global Business and a Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma. She is currently writing her dissertation to achieve a Doctoral in Business Administration. Andrea has been with the Compass Group for 17 years in various roles throughout the organization. Andrea resides in Georgia with her husband, Tony. She loves to spend her free time reading, cooking, playing competitive tennis and spoiling her grandkids.

Amber M. Grundy, Ph.D., Secretary
CEO, Camp Fire River Bend

Amber has been involved with Camp Fire and Camp Tannadoonah since 1985 as a camper, counselor, waterfront director, board member, and now full time staff member. She was the Camp Tannadoonah Director from 2006-2017, and has served as Chief Executive Officer for Camp Fire River Bend since 2011. Amber earned her doctorate in Developmental Psychology from the University of Notre Dame. Her research focus was on middle childhood and early adolescence. Amber and her husband, Chas are parents to four young campers – Avery (12), Elyse (10), Kieran (5), and Harrison (3).

Ann Sheets, Treasurer
Former CEO, Camp Fire First Texas

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/CEO. 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 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.

Ken Schoeneck, Board Member
Vice President, Engineering & Technology, Trane Technologies

Ken is vice president of engineering & technology for the Trane Commercial HVAC, NA & EMEA SBU at Ingersoll Rand. Ken works with the SBU leadership team to provide thought leadership, influence and hands-on engagement in order to develop, direct and implement the innovation agenda for Trane Commercial HVAC at Ingersoll Rand. He oversees the full spectrum of the engineering & technology agenda within Trane Commercial HVAC, from developing engineering talent, intellectual property, technologies, products and processes to achieve the SBU’s long-term business objectives and business growth aspirations. Ken is a past Industry Member of the C.C. Cameron Applied Research Center Advisory Board at the University of North Caroline at Charlotte. Ken holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University and a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Lehigh University.

Maggie Bailey, Board Member

Maggie Bailey is a junior at Carroll College in Helena, Montana. She will be graduating in May 2023 with a double major in biochemistry and molecular biology with a minor in sociology. Since she was three years old, Maggie has been involved in Camp Fire, starting in clubs and attending camp. She has been a camp counselor, a youth member for her local councils board of directors, a national youth advisory cabinet member and has obtained her work, health, love reward. Maggie is the secretary for her college’s Circle K club, a community service-based club, and a research intern for an analytical chemistry project through Carroll College funded by NASA. She enjoys skiing, hiking, swimming, and spending time with her dog, friends, and family in her free time.

Renee Meek, Board Member
Executive Director, Camp Fire Green Country

Renee Meek is the Director of Development and Annual Giving at Naropa University. Prior to her current role, she worked in the youth development space for 16 years, mostly recently serving as the Executive Director for Camp Fire Green Country in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She joined Camp Fire in 2015 after eight years with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma, serving in roles from event coordinator to Chief Development Officer for the statewide organization. Renee has extensive experience in nonprofit leadership with a proven track record in fundraising and donor development. Before starting her career in non-profit, she worked in corporate marketing, advertising, and sales.  She enjoys traveling, yoga, and flower gardening. Renee currently lives in Tulsa with her husband Dan of 19 years and their two rescue dogs, Mia and Mister.

Cheryl Kreindler, Board Member
President & Strategic Environmental Consultant, WSP USA, Inc.

Cheryl Kreindler is a vice president and strategic environmental consultant at WSP USA Inc. with more than 30-years experience. She works with clients to create performance-based programs and optimize business processes using systematic approaches. In addition to her client work, Cheryl has held business development and operations roles to drive growth and deliver against the company business plan. When not working, Cheryl spends her time hiking, reading and cooking. She has completed the 1,400+ mile Buckeye Trail and has turned her attention to hiking the North Country National Scenic Trail, a 4,800+ mile trail the runs between North Dakota and Vermont. Cheryl resides in Ohio with her husband, Mark.

Madison Green, Board Member

Madison Green is currently serving in the US Air Force as a Hydraulics Technician on F15s, F16s, and A10. When she is not keeping pilots in the sky, she is working diligently to complete her Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Sciences at Embry-Aeronautical University where she will be graduating in December. Madison has been involved with Camp Fire since middle school, volunteering at various outreach programs. In high school, she had the opportunity to serve as a youth member of the local board, where she was able to gain first-hand experience planning and executing various fundraising initiatives. Currently living in North Carolina, Madison enjoys exploring the mountains with her close friends.

Terri Ferinde, Board Member
Partner, Collaborative Communications

Terri Ferinde is a partner with 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 currently an Ed.D. 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.

Quincy Henry, Board Member
Co Owner and CEO, Campfire Coffee

Quincy Henry, Co Owner and CEO of Campfire Coffee in Tacoma, WA – an outdoor & coffee brand my wife Whitni and I launched in March of 2020. Before starting Campfire, I was once upon a time a Grammy nominated musician And in my free time, was executing marketing campaigns for everyone from Microsoft to REI and non-profits around the seattle area. My curiosity led me to a PhD in industrial and organizational psychology but everything led me back to the thing that Whitni and I enjoyed most: Being in the outdoors with family and friends. Our 3 kids also love to camp, kayak and hike.

Christopher S. Moore, Board Member
CEO, FIRST

For 15 years, Chris has been a leading voice, advocate and champion for positive youth development. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of FIRST, a global robotics community that prepares young people for careers in STEM. Prior to that, Chris served as Chief Executive Officer of Positive Coaching Alliance, a youth sports training and content development organization, and the CEO of United States Youth Soccer Association, the largest youth sport organization in the country. At both organizations, Chris led efforts to train millions of youth and amateur coaches, increase youth participation in recreational and competitive soccer programs worldwide, while transforming the lives of millions of youth, high school and collegiate athletes.

Before that, Chris was President and Chief Operating Officer of GENYOUTH, a youth empowerment organization founded by the National Dairy Council and National Football League (NFL), to create healthier school communities nationwide, while inspiring a generation of kids to “Fuel Up to Play 60” by exercising for 60 minutes per day and consuming healthier, nutrient-rich food options.

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 a native Chicagoan, but currently resides in the suburbs of Dallas, TX with his wife of 23 years. They have two teenage sons, one of whom, a second-year college student at the University of Texas at Austin, and the other is a high school senior.

Jason Peterson, Board Member
Sr. Manager Global Talent Acquisition, Entrust

Jason Peterson’s career in HR-Talent Acquisition has given him the opportunity to partner, learn, and lead across a variety of companies and industries. Having spent time in both the public and private sectors with global organizations, he has seen the value and importance of workplace culture, diversity, and personal development.

Peterson currently 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 our focus on DEI efforts.

Petterson lives outside of Minneapolis, Minnesota with his 3 children and wife of 26 years. His involvement with the local Youth Sports programs demonstrates his passion for youth development. With over 10 years volunteering as a Coach or Player Development Leader, he has met and worked with hundreds of other volunteers and active youth, focused on teamwork, sportsmanship, and teaching.

Matthew Egan, Board Member
Managing Director, Strategy, Siegel+Gale

Matthew Egan is managing director, 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 BS degree from Cornell University. Father to Lila (18), Matt is a recent empty nester and lives in Chappaqua, New York.

Senior Leadership Team

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Shawna Rosenzweig, she/her
President

For more than a decade, Shawna has worked in Positive Youth Development, bringing expertise in program innovation in out-of-school-time settings, organizational strategy, civic engagement, and scaling national partnerships. Shawna joined Camp Fire in June 2013; during her tenure, she has led culture change efforts and leadership transitions at the national office, as well as designed and launched diversity, equity, inclusion, and access (DEIA) efforts across the network, including creating an equity task force to address and end cultural appropriation in the organization. Previously, she worked at Thrive Foundation for Youth and Global Kids in New York City. Shawna also spent time in the Middle East, developing and facilitating educational material for various organizations promoting conflict resolution among teens in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, including Seeds of Peace, Just Vision, and Parents Circle-Families Forum. Shawna earned a master’s degree in Curriculum & Instruction at University of Wisconsin-Madison. She holds a B.A. in Sociology and a minor in Education and Applied Psychology from University of California Santa Barbara. She lives in Seattle with her wife, Stef, their two children, Raffi and Crosby, and their two dogs.

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Greg Zweber, he/him
CEO

Greg has more than 25 years of experience in both the nonprofit and corporate sectors and has been the CEO at Camp Fire National since April 2019. Greg previously held the position of Chief Affiliate Officer at Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of America. Over the course of four transformative years at BBBS he worked closely with 256 local affiliates through four pivotal leadership positions, each with augmented responsibility. Previously, he spent seven years as the Executive Director with an affiliate, BBBS of Southern Minnesota, and 11 years before that growing professionally in the insurance and financial services industry. He brings experience in board recruitment, fundraising, financial management, youth development, and organizational stabilization and growth. Greg earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Communications from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, and served in the Peace Corps in Ecuador for two years following his graduation from St. Thomas. Greg and his wife Nicole have been married for 25 years and have three children.

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Erin Risner, she/her
Senior Director, Marketing & Communications

Erin brings 15+ years of strategic communications, digital marketing, and leadership experience across the nonprofit, tech, social entrepreneurship, and philanthropy sectors. She excels in helping brands cut through the fluff so they can share their work in clear ways that everyone can understand. This has contributed to her successful track record in brand building and digital campaigns for global and national brands. She has also secured and managed high-level strategic partnerships (Warner Bros., Disney Studios/20th Century, Amazon Studios, AOL, Levi’s, Gates Foundation, and ONE Campaign), spearheaded PR and agency relationships, leveraged social media and influencers, managed diverse teams, and led multi-faceted digital campaigns that have reached more than 36 million+ people. Her career travels have taken her all over the world and have contributed greatly to the person she is today. She’s always been passionate about young people: for over a decade she has proudly served on the board for Girls to School, and in 2018 became a CASA volunteer. Erin graduated from Drury University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Integrated Media and Global Studies. She joined Camp Fire in May 2017 and resides in Kansas City with her two vivacious kiddos.

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Nikki Roe Cropp, she/her
Senior Director, Program Effectiveness

Nikki Roe Cropp has over 20 years of experience in the social sector, including roles in administration and leadership. She currently serves as the Senior Director of Program Effectiveness at Camp Fire National Headquarters. Nikki leads and manages the program team to increase program capacity and improve program quality at the affiliate level. Her areas of concentration include youth protection/abuse prevention, staff development, program assessment, curriculum implementation, and program framework application. Nikki represents Camp Fire on the National Alliance of Youth Serving Organizations for Child Protection. Nikki is passionate about creating conditions where ALL youth can reach their full potential through safe, positive, equitable youth development experiences. Nikki holds a BA in Psychology from Kansas State University and a master’s certificate in Non-profit Management from the University of Texas, Arlington.  She is an alumna of the American Express Leadership Academy, a global community of high potential social purpose leaders, and a Certified Nonprofit Professional. 

Nikki lives in Fort Collins, Colorado with her spouse of over 20 years; she is raising two feisty teenagers and two ill-mannered dogs.  In her free time, Nikki loves to hike, read, nap, and practice yoga.

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Connie Dresie, she/her
Director, Affiliate Support

Connie serves as the staff lead in monitoring affiliates’ support needs to ensure they maintain organizational effectiveness and adhere to national headquarters’ corporate standards. She has a long history with the organization in a variety of roles and is a Camp Fire alumna. She holds an Associate’s Degree from Longview Community College, Lee’s Summit, Mo.

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Chris Wagner, he/him
Director, Office Technology & Administration

Chris serves as staff lead for all IT systems at Camp Fire National Headquarters. He has a background in programming and systems/application support and has worked in the field for 16 years. Prior to Camp Fire, Chris worked as a programmer and IT Manager. He has worked both for-profit and nonprofit and has led initiatives including a community network project in his hometown of Atchison, KS. Chris holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Missouri Western State University.

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Zach Wheatley, he/him
Director of Development

Zach brings a decade of non-profit development experience, working for organizations from the local to national level, with a focus on youth development. Most recently, he served as Senior Development Manager at National 4-H Council, where he worked to build public-private partnerships in support of 4-H’s national Healthy Living and Agriculture programs. Prior to 4-H, Zach worked at the YMCA of the USA National office, where he supported national partnerships as well as provided resources and support for local development efforts. 

Zach’s roll has a dual focus of building upon Camp Fire’s national fundraising efforts to create lasting national partnerships, as well as striving to build a culture of philanthropy across the Camp Fire movement in which councils across the country are supporting one another, sharing best practices, and maximizing the giving potential of their local communities. 

Zach lives in Asheville, North Carolina with his wife, Alexa, and dog, Willow. In his off time, you can find the trio hiking the Smokey Mountains, hosting dinner with friends, or teaching themselves how to DIY home projects. 

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Nav Deol-Johnson, she/her
Director, Strategic Initiatives

Nav Deol-Johnson (she/her) has worked with non-profit and youth development organizations for more than 20 years.  Nav began her career as a summer camp counselor at UCLA UniCamp.  Most recently, she was the National Program Operations Manager with Imagine Science, a national STEM collaboration of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Girls Inc., National 4-H Council and the YMCA of the USA.  During her tenure at Imagine Science, Nav led national network expansion from 4 to 23 communities.

Nav has a master’s degree in Social Work (Administration & Planning) from the University of Texas at Austin.  She earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in English and Sociology from the University of California Los Angeles. 

She lives in Long Beach, CA with her husband, Jeff, and their son, Jeevan.  In their free time they enjoy spending time outdoors, traveling and watching movies.

Camp Fire National Staff

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LaSheé Thomas, she/her

Manager, Executive Operations

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Ben Matthews, they/them

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Access Manager

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Julia Fleenor Bejarano, she/her

Marketing Manager | Youth Voice Coordinator

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Hannah Howard, she/her

Evaluation Manager | Youth Voice Coordinator

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Joyce Kennedy, she/her

Project Coordinator, Affiliate Effectiveness

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Valerie Kilpatrick, she/her

Accounting Specialist

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HK Gilbert, they/them

Training and Development Manager

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Catherine Koons Hubbard, she/her

Manager of Nature and Outdoor Programming

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Alexis Oyediran, she/her

Short-Form Video Content Creator

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