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Board of Directors

We are proud to introduce you to our dedicated Board of Directors. Our board members are passionate about serving the youth in our community and work tirelessly to ensure that our programs and services meet the needs of our young people. Get to know our board members and their commitment to our mission on our website.

Message from the
Board President

I am honored to serve as the Board Chair of this incredible organization. Our mission is to provide a safe and supportive environment for young people in our community to learn, grow, and thrive. Thank you for your continued support of the Valley Youth Centers and our important work.

Eric Montgomery
Board President, Valley Youth Centers

Eric Montgomery, Valley Youth Centers Board President

Board of Directors

Erin Maniak

"A place for kids where they are the highest priority. All kids need a place to call their own outside thehome.”

Vice President

Erin Maniak, Valley Youth Centers Vice President

Donna

“I see the potential in kids. I grew up coming here myself. I know some of the rough paths these kids have to go down because I have too. They are like my family. Some kids don’t have anyone at home for them. I like being there for them. I care a lot about this place.”

Secretary

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Anna Montgomery

“I work here because I enjoy building meaningful relationships with the kids. I also enjoy being a part ofa safe and fun space for kids to spend some with friends.”

Board Member

Anna Montgomery, Valley Youth Centers Board Member

Jarrod Walker

“I work here because I enjoy building meaningful relationships with the kids. I also enjoy being a part ofa safe and fun space for kids to spend some with friends.”

Board Member

Jarrod Walker, Valley Youth Centers Board Member

Melisa Meierhoff

“I work here because I enjoy building meaningful relationships with the kids. I also enjoy being a part ofa safe and fun space for kids to spend some with friends.”

Board Member

Melisa Meierhoff, Valley Youth Centers Board Member

Pat Anscomb

“I work here because I enjoy building meaningful relationships with the kids. I also enjoy being a part ofa safe and fun space for kids to spend some with friends.”

Board Member

Pat Anscomb, Valley Youth Centers Board Member

Tim Folstad

“I work here because I enjoy building meaningful relationships with the kids. I also enjoy being a part ofa safe and fun space for kids to spend some with friends.”

Board Member

Tim Folstad, Valley Youth Centers Board Member

Mike Hughes

“The VYC was there for me as a kid, and the staff took care of me and made me feel good about myself.  Growing up poor was hard, and the Center was my outlet. It helped me grow without meeven knowing it. If not for the mentoring from the staff, I’m not sure where I would be." 

Treasurer

Mike Hughes, Valley Youth Centers Treasurer

Russ Salgy

“I work here because I enjoy building meaningful relationships with the kids. I also enjoy being a part ofa safe and fun space for kids to spend some with friends.”

Agency Director

Russ Salgy, Valley Youth Centers Agency Director

Beth Schmidt

“I work here because I enjoy building meaningful relationships with the kids. I also enjoy being a part ofa safe and fun space for kids to spend some with friends.”

Board Member

Beth Schmidt, Valley Youth Centers Board Member

Jackson Wrazidlo

“I work here because I enjoy building meaningful relationships with the kids. I also enjoy being a part ofa safe and fun space for kids to spend some with friends.”

Board Member

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Mindy Sonneman

“I work here because I enjoy building meaningful relationships with the kids. I also enjoy being a part ofa safe and fun space for kids to spend some with friends.”

Board Member

Mindy Sonneman, Valley Youth Centers Board Member

Sharon Hughes

“I work here because I enjoy building meaningful relationships with the kids. I also enjoy being a part ofa safe and fun space for kids to spend some with friends.”

Board Member

Sharon Hughes, Valley Youth Centers Board Member
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