Staff

Erica Gordon, Chief Executive Officer

Originally from Alief, an area on the southwest side of Houston, Erica was the first person in her family to go to college. For the past decade, she has dedicated her career to causes that she herself was positively impacted by as a kid. Erica was most recently with the national non-profit, Marathon Kids, as their Chief Operations Officer, and helped scale the organization from programming in three to all fifty states. She graduated from Sam Houston State with a BA in Communication Studies and from Texas Christian University with a MS in Communications Studies in Human Relations. She is excited to help take Austin Sunshine Camps to the next level.

Jenny Stucky, Chief Operating Officer

Jenny relocated to Austin from Anchorage Alaska where she worked in Youth Development programs for 13 years, most recently with Campfire USA. She brings with her extensive knowledge in the design, development, management and oversight of after school programs, camps and the Summer Food Program. She also led two after school programs through the national after school association accreditation processes.

Yoliy Gamboa, Office Manager

Yoliy relocated to Austin from Albuquerque, New Mexico where she received a Bachelor’s in Health Education, Physical Education and Psychology from the University of New Mexico. She is currently pursuing a Master’s in Health Education and Community Counseling from Texas State University. Yoliy was raised in the low-income, rural community of Hatch, New Mexico where she participated in New Mexico’s MESA youth program, a non-profit organization, later becoming an employee there. She believes it is important to empower and motivate culturally diverse communities through education, community resources, and positive health behaviors.

Ramey Hees, Operations Manager

Ramey began her work with the Austin Sunshine Camps in September 2010. Prior to this, she held several positions within the field of Parks and Recreation. She has always enjoyed working with children and is excited about the opportunity to help make a difference in the lives of the those in Austin. Ramey has a BS in Recreation Administration from Southwest Texas State University, now Texas State, and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Old Dominion University in Virginia.

Alexander Jaen, Youth Services Coordinator

Alex has a passion for working with this population and providing children with opportunities they wouldn’t normally get. He recently became the Youth Services Coordinator and is excited to work with the alumni of our programs to continue their success. He began working with Austin Sunshine Camps in May of 2014 as a camp counselor, later becoming the Assistant Camp Director and Camp Director in subsequent years. He graduated from St. Edwards University with a BA in Psychology.

Sarah Crocker, Grants Manager

Sarah grew up in Austin and has worked in the nonprofit sector for the last 11 years. She has had many roles at various organizations including grants management, new program development, and service delivery. She spent the last three years developing, securing funding, and starting one of the first housing programs in Texas to serve young people aging out of foster care. She has followed Austin Sunshine Camps for many years and is thrilled to be part of the ASC family. She has a Masters of Social Work and Nonprofit Administration from UT-Austin and an BA in Sociology from the University of San Francisco in California.

Julia Holland, Community Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator

Julia is a local Austinite who is participating in her first year as an AmeriCorps VISTA member. She is thrilled to be a part of the Austin YMBL Sunshine Camps staff and believes in the good work that is being carried out here. She has experience in the education sector as a High School Science Teacher and graduated from Trinity University with a BS in Geosciences and BA in Anthropology.

Board

Position

Name

President Gordon Moore
Past President Daniel Becka
President-Elect A.J. Bingham
Secretary AJ Meditz
Treasurer Chris Miller
Vice President of Alumni Relations Dan McKinley
Alumni Liaison (Ex-Officio) Yann Curtis
Chair of Alumni Casey Kelley
Vice President of Facilities Kelly Cooper
Chair of Zilker Turner Kerr
Chair of Travis Eric Pampe
Vice President of Communications Michael Harman
Chair, Communication Systems Jace Cambell
Chair, Technology Travis Krause
Chair, Speaker Series Jake Raymond
Chair, Media and Content Will Love
Chair, External Communications Jona Williams
Chair, Internal Communications Weston Keenan
Vice President of Fundraising Bobby Rosales
Chair of Individual Ross Taylor
Chair of Corporate Development & In-Kind Patrick Sims
Vice President of Membership Sheldon Busch
Chair of Service Teams Taylor Brown
Chair of Recruiting Chris Gunn
Chair of New Members Ricky Joshi
Chair of Retention Drew Johnson
Vice President of Programs James Baker
Chair of Sunshine Afterschool Stephen Borrego
Chair of Programs Chris Carson
Chair of Programs Blake Feste
Chair of Programs Chris McMillan
Chair of Programs Burwell Thompson III
Vice President of Special Events Ryan Starks
Senior Race Director – Sunshine Run Jay Horn
Junior Race Director – Sunshine Run Nolan Woyner
Chair of AU40 Hal Williams
Chair of Golf Tournament Cole Moreland
Chair of Golf Tournament Sam LeFebre
Chair of Social Patrick Sims