Contact Directory

Please feel free to contact our staff at any time.

215 E Fulton Street, Mount Vernon, WA 98273
P 360 336 9622
F 360 336 9624

125 N 5th Street, Mount Vernon, WA 98273
P 360 419 9058
F 360 336 3451

204 N Skagit Street, Burlington, WA 98233
P 360 707 7733
F 360 899 1075

3301 E Fir Street, Mount Vernon, WA 98273
P 360 848 8880

725C S 1st Street, Mount Vernon, WA 98273 #236
P 360 899 1070

Dean Snider - Chief Executive Officer

Roosevelt Smith, Jr. - Branch Manager
Roosevelt oversees the day to day operations and staff at the Fulton Street Branch, Sports Center and Camp Anderson.  Roosevelt completed his Associate of Arts Degree from Highline Community College and then received his Bachelor’s Degree from Central Washington University.  He is a 2015 graduate of Leadership Skagit.  In his free time, Roosevelt enjoys watching various sports.

Ann Swanson - Finance Director

Jennifer Pitner - Development & Campaign Coordinator
Jennifer supports the capital campaign and marketing for the Y. Jennifer received her BS in Business Administration focusing on marketing and management from Central Washington University. She worked previously for the Skagit Valley Family YMCA for 5 years; her passion for the Y brought her back to be part of building a new Y for our community. Outside of work, Jennifer stays active and busy with her husband, two boys, daughter, two dogs and cat.

Kris Tully - Membership Director
Kris is responsible for all aspects of membership for the branch including recruitment of new members, retention of existing members and supervision of assigned staff.  Kris graduated from St. May’s High School in Bismarck North Dakota.  She is married and has 2 children with her husband Brad.  She is very involved in the community such as Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce, board member of Skagit Women in Business (SWIB), board member for Skagit Island Builders Association (SICBA) and has volunteered for many consecutive years for the Boys and Girls Club of Skagit County.  Her hobbies include spending time with family, cooking, and reading.

Justin Davies - Aquatics Director

Shirley Chu - Child Care Program Director
Shirley manages all of the Y Early Learning and Childcare Centers, Preschool and School Age Programs including Y'Kids Summer Camps.  Shirley has a degree in Early Childhood Education, and has worked in the field of early education for the past 25 years, the past eleven years with the Y. The Y programs serve children ages 1 year through 12 years of age. Shirley has a strong passion for developing and maintaining programs that lay a strong foundation which will serve the whole family.  "It takes a village"!  The mission of our Y and childcare programs is represented in the collaborative community work we do to meet the needs of children and families.  In her down time Shirley can be found bench warming with her family enjoying the many sports her seven grandchildren participate in.

Teresa Zumwalt - Child Care Program Assistant
Teresa oversees the before and after school programs and summer day camps which service children ages 5-12. She thoroughly enjoys her part in helping the Y meet the need of the community. The programs provide a safe, positive and caring environment where children can grow, have fun and be themselves.  She directed a site of her own for 7 years before she came to oversee all the programs. When she is not at work she enjoys, hiking, camping and watching sports, especially the Seahawks! She was raised in Michigan and moved to Washington after she graduated from Western Michigan University in 2005 and began her adventures with the Skagit Valley Family YMCA.

Darci Hart - Child Care Office Manager
Darci recently joined the Early Learning & School Age Programs as the Business Manager. She brings with her over 20 years of office/billing experience, after many years working in the medical field she decided she wanted a change and coming to a nonprofit organization would be rewarding. Darci is in charge of the billing and accounts for all of our 16 sites. She was born and raised in Skagit County, she has two girls of her own. She enjoys spending time with her granddaughter and looks forward to the birth of her grandson in the fall.  She is a HUGE Seattle Seahawks fan and takes pride in showing off  all of her Seahawk memorabilia in her office and her home.

Marty Reese - Camp Anderson Director
Marty is responsible for hiring camp staff, training staff, organizing field trips, camp daily scheduling, camp day to day operations, and keeping campers safe while they have a blast at Camp Anderson! The YMCA core values are a focus of his in all the parts above. Marty is a 1994 graduate of Burlington-Edison High School and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education from Central Washington University. Marty is a PE teacher/coach at Bay View elementary in the Burlington-Edison School district during the school year and YMCA Camp Anderson Director during the summer. When he is not doing his enjoyable full time work he spends it with his four wonderful kids: William, Peter, Anthony and Mary. They truly bring him so much joy. On the side, to keep healthy physically and mentally he likes to run and lift weights. Long runs out on the Skagit flats are a favorite of his.

Jacob Clem - Sports Director
Jacob organizes and schedules leagues, referees, and coaches for all YMCA youth and adult sports. He also manages and schedules all facility rentals, birthday parties and other events that take place at the YMCA Sports Center. He also leads Bitty sports practices and referees youth sports. He was born and raised in Skagit Valley and has a heavy sports background. He played baseball for the University of Washington and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. He loves all sports and believes everyone deserves an opportunity to play!

Justin Krupa - Oasis Teen Shelter & Daylight Center Director

Terry Karper - Facility Manager