STAFF

As a lean organization, we utilize the strengths and capacity of a few individuals to manage our fundraising, events, camps, and programming.

  Tanya Krohn  Camp Director  Camp Nickname:  Cooper   Tanya manages our camp programs, including Camp Goodtimes and the Kayak Adventure Camp. This includes the hiring of staff, procurement of supplies and donations needed to run a memorable camp session, and acceptance of campers. As a former The Goodtimes Project volunteer and marketing and communications manager, Tanya brings both heart and knowledge to the position.

Tanya Krohn
Camp Director

Camp Nickname: Cooper

Tanya manages our camp programs, including Camp Goodtimes and the Kayak Adventure Camp. This includes the hiring of staff, procurement of supplies and donations needed to run a memorable camp session, and acceptance of campers. As a former The Goodtimes Project volunteer and marketing and communications manager, Tanya brings both heart and knowledge to the position.

  Tina Davis  Development Director & Interim Director of Operations Camp Nickname:  Tri   Tina manages our fundraising efforts, including our annual Goodtimes Gala and annual Drive-A-Thon. With over 10 years of experience in development for non-profit organizations, she also brings a diverse knowledge of event management, logistics, and additional fundraising experience to this role.

Tina Davis
Development Director &
Interim Director of Operations
Camp Nickname: Tri

Tina manages our fundraising efforts, including our annual Goodtimes Gala and annual Drive-A-Thon. With over 10 years of experience in development for non-profit organizations, she also brings a diverse knowledge of event management, logistics, and additional fundraising experience to this role.

  Becky Felak  Program Manager  Camp Nickname:  Backpack   Becky manages the organization’s new program development (pilot programs), as well as collaborates with the Camp Director on summer camp programming needs and assists the Development Director with fundraising events. Previously, Becky volunteered as the Activities Director for Camp Goodtimes, she brings knowledge and experience in creating and implementing youth-based programs.  

Becky Felak
Program Manager

Camp Nickname: Backpack

Becky manages the organization’s new program development (pilot programs), as well as collaborates with the Camp Director on summer camp programming needs and assists the Development Director with fundraising events. Previously, Becky volunteered as the Activities Director for Camp Goodtimes, she brings knowledge and experience in creating and implementing youth-based programs.
 

Board

Our Board governs the strategic vision of our charity and sees to the needs and support of its employees and constituents. The members of our Board represent a diverse group of community leaders throughout Western Washington and Alaska. Many members are long-time camp volunteers, while others bring business acumen and outside perspectives. Together they are united behind the mission. 

  Laura St. Germain  (Board President)   laura@thegoodtimesproject.org   Camp Nickname:  Fire   Practice Plan Administrator for Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.  Has worked and volunteered in oncology administration, fundraising and nonprofit management since 2002. Masters degree in health administration from the University of Washington. Honored to serve the Camp Goodtimes community.

Laura St. Germain
(Board President) 
laura@thegoodtimesproject.org

Camp Nickname: Fire

Practice Plan Administrator for Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.  Has worked and volunteered in oncology administration, fundraising and nonprofit management since 2002. Masters degree in health administration from the University of Washington. Honored to serve the Camp Goodtimes community.

  Martin Benning,  MHA, FACHE (Board Vice President)  martin@thegoodtimesproject.org   Camp Nickname:  Alpine   A Camp alumnus. Vice President of Operations and Market Integration for Kaiser Permanente. Martin has been on the board since 2015.

Martin Benning, MHA, FACHE
(Board Vice President)
martin@thegoodtimesproject.org

Camp Nickname: Alpine

A Camp alumnus. Vice President of Operations and Market Integration for Kaiser Permanente. Martin has been on the board since 2015.

  Dr. Kara Menzer  (Board Secretary)  kara@thegoodtimesproject.org   Camp Nickname:  Carrot   Naturopathic Doctor, graduate from Bastyr University. Survivor of bone cancer as a teenager. UC Davis alumni - Go Aggies! Participant in pediatric oncology camps, as a camper-turned-volunteer, since 2000. On Camp Goodtimes staff since 2012.

Dr. Kara Menzer
(Board Secretary)
kara@thegoodtimesproject.org

Camp Nickname: Carrot

Naturopathic Doctor, graduate from Bastyr University. Survivor of bone cancer as a teenager. UC Davis alumni - Go Aggies! Participant in pediatric oncology camps, as a camper-turned-volunteer, since 2000. On Camp Goodtimes staff since 2012.

  Richard Bradley   loop@thegoodtimesproject.org   Camp Nickname:  Loop   A camp alumnus, Richard has previously served as Camp Goodtimes' Director of Programming. He currently teaches Mathematics at a local Middle School. The Goodtimes Drive-a-Thon is dedicated in memory of his sister, "Panda."

Richard Bradley
loop@thegoodtimesproject.org

Camp Nickname: Loop

A camp alumnus, Richard has previously served as Camp Goodtimes' Director of Programming. He currently teaches Mathematics at a local Middle School. The Goodtimes Drive-a-Thon is dedicated in memory of his sister, "Panda."

  Zachary Buck   zachary@thegoodtimesproject.org   Camp Nickname:  Bleach   A Senior Consultant at Zillow Group, Zach's degree is in Crisis Communications/Integrated Marketing from the University of Washington. He has been with the Goodtimes Project since 2013 serving as a camp counselor and, most recently, a Unit Leader at Camp Goodtimes. Currently, Zach is serving as the 2018 Goodtimes Gala Chair.  

Zachary Buck
zachary@thegoodtimesproject.org

Camp Nickname: Bleach

A Senior Consultant at Zillow Group, Zach's degree is in Crisis Communications/Integrated Marketing from the University of Washington. He has been with the Goodtimes Project since 2013 serving as a camp counselor and, most recently, a Unit Leader at Camp Goodtimes. Currently, Zach is serving as the 2018 Goodtimes Gala Chair.
 

  Bridget Dolan,  MNPL  bridget@thegoodtimesproject.org   Camp Nickname:  Sweeper   Woodland Park Zoo’s Fundraising Events Coordinator, Bridget is also the Grant Manager at Cedarmere Foundation. She has a Master’s degree in Nonprofit Leadership from Seattle University and a B.S. in Environmental Science from Gannon University. Bridget has been volunteering for The Goodtimes Project since 2010 including at camp and on the Gala planning committee.

Bridget Dolan, MNPL
bridget@thegoodtimesproject.org

Camp Nickname: Sweeper

Woodland Park Zoo’s Fundraising Events Coordinator, Bridget is also the Grant Manager at Cedarmere Foundation. She has a Master’s degree in Nonprofit Leadership from Seattle University and a B.S. in Environmental Science from Gannon University. Bridget has been volunteering for The Goodtimes Project since 2010 including at camp and on the Gala planning committee.

  Cory Hoeppner,  ARNP  corrine@thegoodtimesproject.org   Camp Nickname:  Puck   Oncology Nurse and Nurse Practitioner since 1988. On staff in the Oncology Clinic at Seattle Children's Hospital. Participant in oncology camping since 1991, a member of the medical staff at Camp Goodtimes since 2001 and our current Medical Director.

Cory Hoeppner, ARNP
corrine@thegoodtimesproject.org

Camp Nickname: Puck

Oncology Nurse and Nurse Practitioner since 1988. On staff in the Oncology Clinic at Seattle Children's Hospital. Participant in oncology camping since 1991, a member of the medical staff at Camp Goodtimes since 2001 and our current Medical Director.

  Luke Madsen,  CFP, CLU  luke@thegoodtimesproject.org    Camp Nickname:   Skywalker    Managing Director with Northwestern Mutual and a Wealth Management Advisor, Luke is a proud supporter of The Goodtimes Project and has been a member of the board since 2015. 

Luke Madsen, CFP, CLU
luke@thegoodtimesproject.org

Camp Nickname: Skywalker

Managing Director with Northwestern Mutual and a Wealth Management Advisor, Luke is a proud supporter of The Goodtimes Project and has been a member of the board since 2015. 

  Brick Spangler   brick@thegoodtimesproject.org   Camp Nickname:  Bacon   A former Camp staff and one of our Founders, Brick is a Senior Environmental Program manager at the Port of Seattle, Maritime division.  He has been with Camp Goodtimes since 2006 and The Goodtimes Project since its inception.

Brick Spangler
brick@thegoodtimesproject.org

Camp Nickname: Bacon

A former Camp staff and one of our Founders, Brick is a Senior Environmental Program manager at the Port of Seattle, Maritime division.  He has been with Camp Goodtimes since 2006 and The Goodtimes Project since its inception.

  Thailan Springstead   thailan@thegoodtimesproject.org   Camp Nickname:  Jedi   Corporate Giving Coordinator for Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington, Thailan is an up and coming non-profit professional, and a veteran camp counselor who has been involved with Camp Goodtimes since 2012. He is committed to the kids and families that The Goodtimes Project serves. 

Thailan Springstead
thailan@thegoodtimesproject.org

Camp Nickname: Jedi

Corporate Giving Coordinator for Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington, Thailan is an up and coming non-profit professional, and a veteran camp counselor who has been involved with Camp Goodtimes since 2012. He is committed to the kids and families that The Goodtimes Project serves. 

  Allison Ellis Friedrich   allison@thegoodtimesproject.org   Camp Nickname:  Algae   Daughter of Camp Goodtimes founder Charlotte “Lion Tamer” Ellis, Allison has been involved with camp since 1986 as a volunteer staff member, program planner, and board member for Children’s Oncology Camps of America (COCA). Inspired by her experiences at camp, Allison launched several award-winning online projects for kids and teens in the 1990s and early aughts and is now out on her own as a freelance writer. She joined the board in 2018 and is thrilled to be a part of the next Goodtimes generation.

Allison Ellis Friedrich
allison@thegoodtimesproject.org

Camp Nickname: Algae

Daughter of Camp Goodtimes founder Charlotte “Lion Tamer” Ellis, Allison has been involved with camp since 1986 as a volunteer staff member, program planner, and board member for Children’s Oncology Camps of America (COCA). Inspired by her experiences at camp, Allison launched several award-winning online projects for kids and teens in the 1990s and early aughts and is now out on her own as a freelance writer. She joined the board in 2018 and is thrilled to be a part of the next Goodtimes generation.

  Sarah Swanberg   sarah@thegoodtimesproject.org   Camp Nickname:  Swannie   Sarah works in Corporate Communications. She has been a Camp Goodtimes volunteer staff member since 2013 and a member of The Goodtimes Project's Board of Directors since 2014.      

Sarah Swanberg
sarah@thegoodtimesproject.org

Camp Nickname: Swannie

Sarah works in Corporate Communications. She has been a Camp Goodtimes volunteer staff member since 2013 and a member of The Goodtimes Project's Board of Directors since 2014.

 

 

  Kelly Forebaugh   kelly@thegoodtimesproject.org   Kelly is the mom of two enthusiastic Camp Goodtimes campers. She is the Director of Hero Funds for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation which works hard to raise funds to support lifesaving childhood cancer research. She joined the board in 2018.

Kelly Forebaugh
kelly@thegoodtimesproject.org

Kelly is the mom of two enthusiastic Camp Goodtimes campers. She is the Director of Hero Funds for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation which works hard to raise funds to support lifesaving childhood cancer research. She joined the board in 2018.

  Gabe Zecha,  PA-C, M.H.A.  gabe@thegoodtimesproject.org   Gabe is an Oncology PA and has worked in a variety of settings including Stem Cell Transplant and Hematology-Oncology since 1997.  She has a Master's in Health administration from the University of Washington.  She is thrilled to be a board member for such a meaningful organization.    

Gabe Zecha, PA-C, M.H.A.
gabe@thegoodtimesproject.org

Gabe is an Oncology PA and has worked in a variety of settings including Stem Cell Transplant and Hematology-Oncology since 1997.  She has a Master's in Health administration from the University of Washington.  She is thrilled to be a board member for such a meaningful organization. 

 

  Oliver Goldman   oliver@thegoodtimesproject.org   Oliver is the parent of a child with cancer. His kids have been campers, and he's honored to now serve The Goodtimes Project in his role on the board. He is also active in raising money for pediatric cancer research, because the only thing better than camp is a cure. Oliver is a software executive at Adobe. He joined the board in 2018.

Oliver Goldman
oliver@thegoodtimesproject.org

Oliver is the parent of a child with cancer. His kids have been campers, and he's honored to now serve The Goodtimes Project in his role on the board. He is also active in raising money for pediatric cancer research, because the only thing better than camp is a cure. Oliver is a software executive at Adobe. He joined the board in 2018.