Our Executive Team
Born in Montana, raised in Seattle Wa., earned his BA Ed. from CWU and began teaching in Washington state. He met his wife Patricia at BYU while she was completing her BA and he his MA Ed. Patricia is originally from Ecuador and raised in NJ. They live in Provo and are the parents of 5.
An educator for over 30 years with teaching experience in the K-12 and Higher Education systems. Gary was a Teens Act board member before becoming the ED. He has spent his career working to support students who are "under resourced".
Kelsie was raised in Nevada and attended school in Las Vegas. While in high school she tutored students as part of her HS education. She earned her BA in Family Studies at BYU. Along with her husband Devin and daughter Marilyn they live in Provo.
Kelsie has worked as a Teens Act mentor and then teacher. She has worked in the travel industry, child care and as a sales associate. Kelsie also has intermediate spanish language skills.
Kelsie is commitment to the mission of Teens Act and to its positive impact in the lives of its students.
Former Teens Act Americorp Vista workers who continue to assist our Executives are Colvin Walker, a Marketing Major at UVU and Jeanpierre Van Tonder, a Latin American Studies Major at BYU.
"Education is more than preparation for life. It is life itself."