Organization & Management

Red Barn Youth Center Board consists of a diverse group of individuals consisting of business owners, business professionals, managers, and community volunteers.  The board meets on a regular basis and seeks new members. 
Current members:
President, Peter Hedin
Vice-President, Glen Erhardt
Secretary, Pat Kunzl
Treasurer, Rich Wilson
Theresa Martinson
Ron Martinson
Douglas Paterson
Brandon Marshall
Red Barn Youth Center Staff oversee daily operations.
Operating Director: Kellie Bennett
Kitchen Manager: Susan Ricketts
Program Assistant: Daniel Rosson
Program Assistant: Levi Higgins
Maintenance Manager: Jim Anders
Accounts Manager: Cindy Pappas


Partnerships are vital to any nonprofit organization and will enhance the Red Barn’s

mission to be a place for teens to connect.

  • Peninsula Public Schools:  Daily bus service provided from Henderson Bay, Peninsula High School, Key Peninsula Middle School.
  • Two Waters Art Alliance: Biweekly art classes provided by local professional artists.
  • Key Peninsula Library: Special monthly projects at the Red Barn. 
  • Key Pen Parks: Provides a partnership for youth to serve in their community through special events and projects.
  • Key Peninsula Community Council Transportation on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday is provided for those students living along the KP School Bus Connects route.
  • Communities in Schools: Assistance is provided as needed.
  • Children’s Home Society: Concentrating on the whole child ensures needs are met through our partnership with the Family Resource Center.
  • The Peninsula Youth Violence Prevention:  This coalition believes in the value of caring adults in the lives of youth and offer trainings and collaborations which enhance each organization’s ability to serve the youth of our community.  This is a coalition of professionals from Franciscan Health Services, the YMCA, Communities in School, Olalla Recovery Center, Peninsula School District, Tacoma Pierce County Health Department and  Red Barn Youth Center meeting monthly at KMPS.
  • Franciscan Foundation.  The foundation continues to support the Red Barn Youth Center in a variety of ways. Thank you Franciscan Foundation for being such a friend with our community effort.

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15921 84th Street NW,  Lakebay, WA  98349  Ph: 253.884.1594  Web:
Mailing Address: PO BOX 1032, Vaughn, WA 98394