Our Team

As a local nonprofit organization, we rely on the support of countless community members, volunteers, and sponsors. Our staff is just one piece of the puzzle that enables us to serve Whatcom County youth. Read our staff DNA Cultural Code here.

HEATHER POWELL

Chief Executive Officer
(360)738-3808 ext. 305
hpowell@whatcomclubs.org

2024 Board of Directors

 

MIKE BABAUTA

Senior Vice President of Operations
(360) 738-3808 ext. 306
mbabauta@whatcomclubs.org

KIM BUCHANAN

Director of Finance
(360) 738-3808 ext. 301
kbuchanan@whatcomclubs.org

VEE GONZALEZ

Director of Human Resources
(360) 738-3808 x 310
vgonzalez@whatcomclubs.org

SOPHIA MORALES

Vice President of Licensed Programs
smorales@whatcomclubs.org

TAMMIE TRUSSELL

Ferndale Center Director
ttrussell@whatcomclubs.org

NAYELI ROSAS

Ferndale Center Manager
nrosas@whatcomclubs.org

​Photo to come

JANETTE MARTINEZ

Frontiers Center Director
janette.martinez@whatcomclubs.org

PAM STINSON

Frontiers Center Manager
pstinson@whatcomclubs.org

MAURA MARLIN

Northwest Center Director
mmarlin@whatcomclubs.org

JULIA VELASCO

Northwest Center Manager
jvelasco@whatcomclubs.org

KIM EHERENFIELDT

Sunset Center Director
keherenfieldt@whatcomclubs.org

REBECCA TRAN

Sunset Center Manager
rtran@whatcomclubs.org

LYNN SCHREIBER

Vice President of Club Operations
(360) 738-3808 x 403
lschreiber@whatcomclubs.org

ERIK BECERRIL

Bellingham Club Director
(360) 527-9777 ext. 218
ebecerril@whatcomclubs.org

 

CHRISTI NIELSEN

Ferndale Club Director
(360) 384-0753 x401
cnielsen@whatcomclubs.org

 

AJA RUSWICK

Blaine Club Director
(360) 332-3008
aruswick@whatcomclubs.org

EMMA GLASGOW

Lynden Club Director
(360) 354-9959
Eglasgow@whatcomclubs.org

CHRIS MARAT

Nutrition Director
(360) 384-0753 Ext. 402
cmarat@whatcomclubs.org

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JACKSON McCOLLOCH-LUSSIER

Athletic Director
jmccollochlussier@whatcomclubs.org

BRI LASKIN

Event & Fundraising Manager
(360) 738-3808 ext. 309
blaskin@whatcomclubs.org

ELISE POILPRE 

Marketing Manager
(360) 738-3808 ext. 307
epoilpre@whatcomclubs.org

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MAVERICK NIENABER

Behavior & Mental Health Support Specialist
mnienaber@whatcomclubs.org

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AARON LONGSTRETH

Maintenance and Grounds Manager
alongstreth@whatcomclubs.org