Meredith Blunda Kersh

Occupation: Director of Curriculum, Ivy Camps USA

Meredith grew up outside of Washington, DC and has had a passion for working with kids since her days as a camp counselor. She is a Wake Forest University graduate who is attending Harvard University to further her knowledge in the field of educational leadership. She is currently the Director of Curriculum at Ivy Camps USA, creating online enrichment programs for students around the world. Meredith co-founded RAISE Programs, which is an organization focused on bringing research-based, engaging social-emotional resources to parents in order to help them engage with their children. She was an elementary school teacher for over a decade, and has years of experience creating curriculum that kids love. Meredith strongly believes that we need to prepare kids for an unknown future by supporting them in developing ownership, connection, and creativity.

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Tevin Preston

Occupation: CPA, Pacific Source

Tevin joined the Board in June 2020 and now serves as the Treasurer for the Club. As a child, he grew up going to the Club of Grants Pass, OR where he was born and raised.

Tevin currently works as a CPA and is the Accounting Manager for the health insurance provider PacificSource. His role includes managing the various accounting cycles of the team that contribute to the financial statements of the organization and making sure that all necessary filing requirements are met.

Tevin and his wife, Megan, moved to Bend in the summer of 2015. They live with their three pets: Dog named Charlie and their cats Kona and Arya. In his free time, Tevin enjoys hiking, snowboarding, golf, and pretty much any other outdoor activity that Central Oregon has to offer.

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Katie Clason

Occupation: Attorney at Hurley Re P.C.

 

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Jana Cain

Occupation: CPA, Kernutt Stokes

Jana served as Board Treasurer for the Club from 2017 – 2020. She previously served on the board for Boys and Girls Club of Emerald Valley in Eugene.

Jana currently works as a CPA for the public accounting firm Kernutt Stokes. Since 2011, Jana has primarily been involved with audit, review, and compilation engagements for governments, non-profits, and private industry clients.

Jana was born and raised in Houston, Texas and went on to play college softball at the University of Texas at Dallas while obtaining her BS Accounting and MBA. With family in Bend and her desire to be closer to the mountains, moving to Bend in 2016 was an easy decision for her family. She and her daughter enjoy hiking, paddle boarding, and snowboarding.

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Scott Douglass

Occupation: CEO and Co-Founder at Cascade Relays

Raised in Bend, Scott served his country as a Naval Officer for 14 years before returning to his hometown with his wife Carrie, where they now focus their energy on serving their local community and raising two little girls. Scott currently serves as the Chair of the Boys & Girls Club, Board member of City Club of Central Oregon, Event Manager of TedxBend, member of the City of Bend’s Parking Advisory Committee, and is a member of the Bend Chamber Advocacy Council. Scott is the co-founder of Cascade Relays, Cascade Relays Foundation, and The Haven – Coworking Reimagined.

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