Our Staff

Katia Martin joined our YMCA Camp Eberhart family in January of 2018 as our Camp Director. Katia was born and raised in West Branch, Michigan, where she spent summers camping with her family. She earned her Master’s Degree from the University of Illinois in 2003. Afterward, she went to work for the YMCA serving as a camp director for two different YMCA Camps in Pennsylvania, most recently as the Director of Community Programs at Frost Valley YMCA in New York. Katia, her husband Jason, and their children Aidan and Emmalee-Jo, are excited to call YMCA Camp Eberhart home. Feel free to contact Katia at katia@ymcacampeberhart.org.

As our Senior Program DirectorSarah Whaley helps provide amazing outdoor experiences to thousands of local students each year, allowing them to experience school in a whole new environment. She also leads our Conferencing and Team Building programs at Camp, making YMCA Camp Eberhart a year-round destination for groups of all ages, sizes, and goals. Feel free to contact Sarah at swhaley@ymcacampeberhart.org.

Lisa Vaillancourt is a wife, mother of three, a volunteer at Riverside Church, and a graduate from Wentworth Military Academy. As the Office Manager, she provides service and information to campers and visitors in a manner that is responsive, accurate, and respectful.  Lisa’s support helps Camp function at a high level and creates an environment where our Core Values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility are followed. Feel free to contact Lisa at lvaillancourt@ymcacampeberhart.org.

Heather Wilcox is our Food Service Manager at YMCA Camp Eberhart. Heather has worked in food service for 25+ years, and she and her staff understand and implement menu choices which reflect the special dietary preferences of groups including; children, religious and ethnic groups, health challenges, and the occasional picky eater.  Heather is a Certified Food Manager who takes the current food safety laws seriously to maintain a healthy and safe dining experience for our guests. Heather can be reached at hwilcox@michianaymca.org.

Betty is a wife, mother of two sons and one daughter, and blessed with four grandchildren. Betty joined the YMCA Camp Eberhart family in September of 2016. She finds pleasure in what she does and strives for progress and not perfection. She loves the Camp atmosphere and the interaction with our campers. Watching them enjoying themselves and making memories makes her work very rewarding. Feel free to contact Betty at bconner@michianaymca.org.