STAFF

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Jerry Ketelhut — Executive Director
602-290-0214   jerry@daring-adventures.org

Jerry, a native of Arizona, he has worked in the non-profit sector for the past 30 years serving people in need. His passion for Daring Adventures stems from the organization's mission: to improve the lives of people with disabilities and significant life challenges.  Whether disabled, at-risk or simply needing extra assistance, Jerry’s helps everyone reach his/her maximum potential with compassion and a smile.

Before becoming Executive Director, Jerry served on the Board of Directors for Daring Adventures as program liaison cultivating Daring Adventures events and flagship programs such as River Rampage and Mainstream Expedition. Doing so allowed Jerry to see first-hand how Daring Adventure enables participants to reach their "#OwnEverest”.

Jerry is an avid pet lover, enjoys cooking, travel and especially taking cruises!  He is excited to be a part of Daring Adventures as he assists others enjoy Mother Nature and create memories that last a lifetime.

 

Sarah is a recent graduate from Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania who holds a Bachelor's degree in Recreational Therapy.  She is a certified recreational therapist through the National Council on Therapeutic Recreation Certification and has varied experience with adaptive sports and recreation including outdoor recreation, sled hockey, court sports and aquatics.  Sarah has been a Certified Disability Sports Specialist through Blaze Sports and is excited to put her experience to practice here at Daring Adventures.  In her free time, Sarah plays rugby for the Tempe Women's Rugby Club, and enjoys running, kayaking and writing.  

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Sarah Lindvay - Healthy Day Recreation Program Coordinator

602-290-0214    sarah@daring-adventures.org

Board Members

 

Ann Wheat  - Chairman
Director of Caregiver Services
Duet Partners in Health & Aging
afwheat@cox.net

 

Donald Rumer-Rivera
Lawyer,  Rumer Law
rumer@rumerlaw.com

 

Peg O' B Bohnert
Retired, Prudential Financial
paobb@aol.com

 

Mark Stodola
Retired,  Court Administrator Consultant
m_stodola@hotmail.com

April Jones — Vice Chairman/Secretary
Outreach Director
aprilsojones@hotmail.com

 

Mike Jones
Retired , Strength Conditioning Coach
jockmj@aol.com

Nancy Engstrom Gerber
Retired, Retail Services
nengstrom1@cox.net

 

Judge Randall Howe
Judge, Arizona Court of Appeals
randy-howe@cox.net

 

Thomas F. Jones, Jr.
Honorary Board Member