Current Staff

Eddie Van Vlack - Executive Director (1996)

541-929-4040 or 541-760-3600


A 1998 graduate of Western Oregon University, Eddie has been with PYAC since 1996!  In his time at PYAC Eddie has seen the organization grow from a small grass roots organization into the multi-faceted youth development organization that it is today.  When asked what the organizations greatest asset was he quickly replied "the people involved, we have a very dedicated staff, and wonderful volunteers"!   

Kristy Pribyl - Adminstrative Coordinator (2014)



Kristy Pribyl first joined the PYAC staff in September 1996, left in 2008 for 6 years and then returned to the PYAC in June 2014. “I have worked with the best organizations from both sides of the nonprofit world. By working for both service agencies and a local philanthropic community foundation, I have over 40 years of experience in the nonprofit business environment. I understand how it operates and what the government, community and citizen’s requirements are for it.” Kristy currently works part time in the mornings and is responsible for any accounting issues. She holds a Bachelors of Education degree from the University of Nebraska.


Sarah Woosley - Youth Center / Program Director (2001)

541-929-4040 or 541-760-8655


Sarah is a 1999 graduate of Portland State University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Social Sciences.  She began working with PYAC in 2001. Sarah enjoys gardening and camping with her family.  Sarah and her husband Mark live in Philomath with their two boys Rustan and McCully. 





Renee Mason - Child Care Site Director (2004)



A 1999 graduate of Christendom College in Front Royal, Virginia, Renee earned her Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature. She taught Kindergarten for two years before working for the childcare program at PYAC. She enjoys camping and spending time with her family. She lives in Philomath with her husband Kyle and their three children.



Alexandra Barone - Lead Teacher & Youth Center Assistant (2013)


Alex started working for our STARS after school program in the fall of 2013. She now works at the Clubhouse program.  She attends Oregon State University and enjoys knitting, gardening, and horseback riding.

Anna Park - Lead Teacher (2016)


Anna graduated from high school in Milwaukie in 2015. She is currently studying Elementary Education at Oregon State University. She enjoys hiking, camping and other outdoor activities and cannot wait to become a teacher. 






Ashley Van Vlack - Lead Teacher (2016)


Ashley graduated from Philomath High School in 2015.  She enjoys spending time with her family.  She is currently going to Western Oregon University to get her teaching degree. 

Trey Ecker - Assistant Teacher (2017) 


Trey is a Philomath High School graduate.  He is currently             a student at Linn Benton Community College.



James Golston - Assistant Teacher (2017)


James is a 2017 graduate of Philomath High School.  He plans to attend Linn Benton Community College in the fall of 2017.  James started as a participant in PYAC programs as a child, and continued to volunteer throughout high school.  He is now working with our STARS and Fun in The Sun Program. 

Adrienne Engle - Sports Coordinator (2013)


Adrienne joined PYAC in 2013.  She is a student at Oregon State University.  She enjoys working with kids and spending time with her friends and family.