We are currently hiring for a Childcare Site Director! The job description can be found below.

Childcare Site Director

**Apply in person at 421 S. 19th St. in Philomath**


Current Staff

Eddie Van Vlack

Executive Director

pyac@peak.org

A 1998 graduate of Western Oregon University, Eddie has been with PYAC since 1996! In his time at PYAC, Eddie has seen the organization grow from a small grass roots organization into the multi-faceted youth development organization that it is today. When asked what the organizations greatest asset was he quickly replied "the people involved. We have a very dedicated staff, and wonderful volunteers!"

 

Renee Mason (Childcare Site Director)

541-760-3563  reneefmason@hotmail.com

 A 1999 graduate of Christendom College in Front Royal, Virginia, Renee earned her Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature. She taught Kindergarten for two years before working for the childcare program at PYAC. She enjoys camping and spending time with her family. She lives in Philomath with her husband Kyle and their three children.

A 1999 graduate of Christendom College in Front Royal, Virginia, Renee earned her Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature. She taught Kindergarten for two years before working for the childcare program at PYAC. She enjoys camping and spending time with her family. She lives in Philomath with her husband Kyle and their three children.

 

Anna Park

STARS Teacher

Anna graduated from high school in Milwaukie, OR in 2015. She is currently studying Elementary Education at Oregon State University. She enjoys hiking, camping, and other outdoor activities, and cannot wait to become a teacher.

Sarah Woosley

Associate Director

swoosley@peak.org

Sarah is a 1999 graduate of Portland State University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Social Sciences. She began working with PYAC in 2001. Sarah enjoys gardening and camping with her family. Sarah and her husband Mark live in Philomath with their two boys Rustan and McCully.

 

Ashley Hendrix

STARS Teacher

Ashley graduated from Philomath High School in 2015. She enjoys spending time with her family. She is currently going to Western Oregon University to get her teaching degree.

 

James Golston

STARS Teacher

James graduated from Philomath High School in 2017 and started working at STARS that summer. James participated in PYAC programs as a youth, and volunteered at Fun in the Sun throughout high school. He is currently a student at Linn Benton Community College.

Adrienne Engle

Administrative Coord. / Sports Coord.

pyacadmin@peak.org / engle4@live.com

Adrienne joined PYAC as the Sports Coordinator in 2013 and took over as Administrative Coordinator in the fall of 2018. She graduated from Phoenix High School in 2011 and moved to the area for college. She grew up in the sports world and has enjoyed being part of youth athletics in Philomath.

 

Trey Ecker

Clubhouse Assistant

Trey graduated from Philomath High School in 2015. He currently attends Linn Benton Community College and is an assistant coach for boys basketball at Philomath High.

 

Brendan Diaz

STARS Aide

Brendan graduated from high school in 2017 in Fort Collins, Colorado before moving to Oregon later that year. He currently studies economics at Oregon State University and joined PYAC in 2018.

 
 
 
 
 
 

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