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Robert Crane, President
Clint Barlow Lewis Barnhardt Sara Blakeney
Jennifer Caicedo George Climer Beverly Darlington
Charles Ellison Jon Giles John Gray
Victor Holloway Sloane Mayberry Judson McAdams
Tim Miller Collin Brock Chris Prigmore
Erika Shorty Daniel Sheaff Johnathan Temesgen
Bo Thompson Robert Whitcomb Kim Angeli
Cameron Broderick Sally Hawk Bill Johnston
William McKee


Jill Moore   
Executive Director
Jill Moore joined YMCA Camp Thunderbird as Executive Director in 2014. With a diverse background in camping, non-profit management and HR employee / organizational development, she brings a wealth of knowledge to camp. In addition, she has spent 25 years of speaking, training and facilitating about creating service for loyalty, engaging teams through focus on their strengths and leadership development across generations.
Jill loves being married to Joe Moore, who works as a Health & Wellness Director for YMCA of Greater Charlotte. They have two sons: Jordan and Joshua. They enjoy hiking, biking and outdoor games as a family.
Brad Rippetoe    
Operations Director
Brad Rippetoe's camp career started in 1985 as a cabin counselor at Camp Olympia in Trinity, TX. Brad spent 14 years at Olympia serving in several roles including Program Director and Environmental Education Coordinator.
In 2000, Brad and his family moved to Lake Wylie to serve at YMCA Camp Thunderbird as the Environmental Education Director. In 2005, Brad shifted gears and took advantage of the opportunity to serve as the Resident Camp Director. In January 2011, Brad accepted the Director of Operations position. While his involvement in Resident Camp continues, Brad oversees camp operations to include programs and procedures throughout the school year.
Brad has two beautiful daughters, Mary-Elizabeth and Claire.