Danielia Barron

Danielia Barron - Executive Director

Danielia was born and raised in the Adirondack mountains of New York state. She started her camping career at Iroquois Springs in Rock Hill, NY, in 2005 as an Outdoor Adventure Specialist and she spent summers in Rock Hill until 2012. She later moved to YMCA Camp Thunderbird in South Carolina until 2017 when she became the Group and Family Retreats Director at the Frost Valley YMCA. She has a BA in Recreation Management from Ithaca College and an MA in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University. Her favorite camp activities are archery, arts and crafts, and campfire. In her free time you might catch her playing with her dogs; Echo, Harbor, and Ember.

Ashley Gibson

Ashley Gibson - Outdoor Environmental Education Director

Ashley began her career in camping at YMCA Camp Gorham in Upstate New York. Since then, Ashley has worked Outdoor Environmental Education in Michigan, California, and, most recently, as the year-round program coordinator at Frost Valley YMCA. Her favorite part of camp is seeing students build connections with nature and with their peers. Outside of work, Ashley enjoys hiking and exploring the PNW!

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Kasie Miller - Summer Program Director

Born and raised in Western Massachusetts, Kasie's passion for the camp experience began at Girl Scout Camp Bonnie Brae, where she remained a dedicated camper and staff member for 12 years. Throughout her career in the Summer Camp and Outdoor Education industries, she has held leadership roles at various camps throughout Massachusetts, California, Arizona, and Oregon. With a BS in Sociology and Psychology from Northern Arizona University, she values inclusivity and connection in all aspect of camp. Her favorite parts of camp include teambuilding activities, building campfires, and the powerful impact of camp magic. In her free time, she enjoys exploring new places and trying new food, spending time by the water, and hanging out with her pets.

Connie Fechner - Food Service Director

Connie has been Camp Colman’s Food Service Director since 2002. Connie has a passion for mentoring local teens from the key peninsula and teaching them cooking skills as well as life skills at camp. Connie enjoys being creative with the menu for schools and groups and works hard to cater to guest and staff needs. She looks forward to continuing her work here at Colman and she is excited to see camp grow as a whole in the coming years! Fun Fact: Connie and her husband Jeff got married on Colman’s beach in 2008!