Meet Our Staff

Year-Round Staff

Meet the Youth Haven staff! In addition to the team members listed here, we also have an amazing group of children's team leaders who work directly with the children.

Josh Lyon

Hiring Manager

Leadership & Support Team

Lars Carlson

President & CEO

Rick Isham

Director of Operations

Damon Bailey

Arizona Regional Director

Amy Carlson

Director of Marketing & Communications

Stefan Carlson

Digital Media & Tech Manager

Stephanie Carroll

Director of Program Scheduling & Volunteer Engagement

Josh Lyon

Hiring Manager

Katherine Lyon

Director of Program Development

Melissa Martin

Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

Bethany Peterson

Constituent Services Manager

Renae Veldhoven

Financial Manager

Michigan Year-Round Team

Dan Jayne

Campus Manager

Brian Haselius

Facilities & Grounds Manager

Norm Peterson

Facilities & Grounds Manager

Jennifer Good


Karol Garrison

Program Director

John Tipton

Assistant Program Director

Angela Montemayor

Food Service Manager

Arizona Year-Round Team

Dennis Flaherty

Facilities & Grounds Manager

Josh Yaden

Program Director

Christana Newkirk

Assistant to the Program Director

Position Available!

Food Service Manager

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Michigan Campus

PO Box 97, Rives Jct., MI 49277


Arizona Campus

PO Box 716, Eloy, AZ  85131


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