CYO Staff

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Sister Krista von Borstel Executive Director

An Oregon native born and raised in North Central Oregon, on a wheat and cattle ranch that has been in the family since 1886. Sister Krista von Borstel attended Oregon State University to receive her bachelors in Education, Portland State University for a fifth year in Art Education and Lewis and Clark College for a Masters in Public Administration.

After graduating from Oregon State she entered the religious community of the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon in Beaverton Oregon in 1980. She began teaching at St. Mary of the Valley High School, now known as Valley Catholic High School and in 1987 became Vice Principal at the school. She added Athletic Directing duties in 1993.

In 1995 Sister Krista was invited to become a member of the Executive Board of CYO/Camp Howard. In 1997 the position of Executive Director became available and Sister Krista applied for it. Sister Krista von Borstel has been with CYO since 1997.

One of her most memorable life adventures was to ride a mule to the bottom of the Grand Canyon in 1991. She enjoys trap shooting and enjoys teaching the sport. She is also an avid golfer.

Jolie Phanton
Director of Communications

Jolie Abraham Phanton grew up in Portland and attended St. Ignatius, Central Catholic and graduated from the University of Portland. She was involved in CYO sports and has many great memories from participating in basketball, volleyball, soccer, swimming, track & field and even softball. Jolie also played basketball and softball in high school. She is the 3rd of 4 girls and daughter of Bud and Sheryl Abraham who both coached CYO sports, including all of their girls in basketball.

After graduating from college, Jolie worked in the television and radio business for several years. She also tried her hand with the family business in the sales and marketing department. In June of 2005 she became part of the amazing CYO/Camp Howard staff and has really found her place. Since 1996 she has been on the Blazer Broadcasting crew, freelancing for all home games which brought more opportunities to work on other sporting events.

Jolie married Rick Phanton in 1999 and lived in Portland for 7 years. In 2006 they bought property in Sandy and have gotten really involved in farming and agriculture.

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Ann Reinhart
Development Director

Ann Joseph Reinhart is a native Oregonian, born and raised in Portland. She graduated from Lincoln High School, and University of Puget Sound in Tacoma Washington with a major in Business/Marketing. Ann has been active in the community and involved in chairing school auctions and served on the Parent Board at Jesuit High School. Previously, she worked in Administration and Admissions at St. Cecilia School in Beaverton. She and her husband, Steve, are members of St. Thomas More Parish where their two boys attended school. They have been involved with CYO/Camp Howard for many years as coaches, and their sons participated in many years of CYO athletics.

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Donna Waller
Business Manager

Donna Waller, a native Oregonian, grew up in SE Portland, attended Sacred Heart Parish & School, and played basketball for her parish school team. During her high school years, she moved to outer NE Portland and attended St. Therese Catholic Parish and graduated from Reynolds High School. After living outside of Oregon for fifteen years (in Montana and Southern California), Donna moved back to Oregon with her family. She was active in Christ the King Parish and School in Milwaukie for 20+ years and served as its Business Manager for five of those years. It was during that time that she was the winner of CYO’s Raffle, a 1926 Model T Ford. More of a spectator of sports than a participant, Donna enjoyed watching her daughter play in CYO Basketball through eighth grade. Her daughter then attended Central Catholic High School and lettered in Cheerleading. Go RAMS!!!

Donna and Bill, her husband, live in West Linn and attend Resurrection Catholic Parish where she is on the Parish Council. Donna brings 30+ years of non profit accounting experience with her to her newest position as CYO Business Manager. When not working, Donna enjoys gardening, listening to music, and solving any word or number puzzle she can find.

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Mark Lee
Director of Swim and Track & Field

Mark Lee was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas but lived in Germany for his first 3 years, then grew up in Seattle, Washington. Mark lived in the Magnolia area and attended Our Lady of Fatima School, Blaine Jr. High, Queen Anne H.S. and then the University of Washington. He worked for The Bon and then Meier & Frank for 30 years in the Seattle, Roseburg, Boise, and Portland areas.

He has worked with CYO for the past 23+ years as a Swim Coach for St. Joseph parish in Vancouver, and Swim Commission Chair; then came to CYO full time in 2005 as the Swimming and Track and Field Director. Mark is married, living in Vancouver, Washington, with 4, now grown, children, that all swam with CYO, and attended various parochial schools in Vancouver and Portland.

He loves all water sports and runs the kayak camps at Camp Howard.

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Bill Fogarty
Camp Howard Director

Bill Fogarty grew up in North Portland where he attended both Holy Cross and St. Cecilia (Queen of Peace) parish schools and participated in several CYO sports including baseball, basketball and football. After graduating from Jefferson High School he enlisted in the Navy and enjoyed traveling to many interesting parts of the world. Upon his return to Oregon Bill attended both Portland State University and the University of Oregon where he earned a Bachelors degree in Recreation & Park Management. After graduation he began his working career in the public sector serving as both a staff member and later as an administrator with senior centers operated by both the City of Eugene and the City of Lebanon, OR. Following his brief tenure in the senior services field he transitioned to the private sector where he established a highly rewarding and successful 25-year career in the travel industry. While working in travel Bill enjoyed roles as diverse as travel agent, group tour escort, sales manager, systems administrator and director of operations. In joining the CYO/Camp Howard staff as the new Camp Director, Bill returns to his roots in community based recreation.

Bill currently lives in NW Portland with his wife Caroline and their three children, John-Patrick (JP), Nora & Clare. The Fogarty’s are active members of St. Juan Diego Parish and the children currently attend Gonzaga University, Jesuit HS and St. Pius X School respectively. Away from work Bill is very active in parish, school and community ministries and programs. He is currently a Eucharistic Ministry Coordinator and Lector at St. Juan Diego Parish and has held roles on Pastoral Council, School Advisory Council and Strategic Planning Council for both St. Pius X and St. Juan Diego parishes. Bill also enjoys working as a parent volunteer with CYO, Jesuit athletics and has been a parent leader for 10 years with Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts in support of his kids and their peers. He is looking forward to the challenge of adding to the positive legacy Camp Howard has established in Oregon over the last 60 years.

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Jenna Bass
Director of Basketball and Volleyball

A native of the Portland area, Bass attended St. Stephen, where she participated in CYO volleyball, basketball and track & field. She went on to play basketball at Central Catholic as well as four years for Willamette University.

For the past five years, Bass and her husband John coached their daughters through St. Ignatius CYO. She also held positions as Treasurer and Athletic Director. Bass said, "Basketball has always been a huge part of my life. I believe that CYO gives all children at any level the opportunity to be challenged, have fun and grow as a person and an athlete."

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Margeux Hunter
Executive Assistant

Marguex was born and raised in Vancouver, Washington. She began her relationship with CYO/Camp Howard as a child at St. Joseph School, playing basketball, swimming and enjoying many years as a camper. She attended Jesuit High School where she discovered her love of science, and went on to graduate from Willamette University with degrees in Biology and Chemistry. A bout as a Certified Nurse Assistant cured her of her eagerness to join the health profession in a hurry and she was blessed with an opportunity to work part-time for at the CYO/Camp Howard office. As it turned out, this position helped rekindle her love for children and helping others in her community. Now, she is here to stay.

Her family is very much involved with CYO/Camp Howard as well. Her younger sister Madeline directs the Drama Camp and her mother is Mary Hunter, President of Rain Drop Roasters, who roasts all of the Camp Howard coffee. Marguex loves hiking, rowing and windsurfing in her free time.

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Jenifer Kluthe
Staff

A native of the Northwest, Jenifer Kluthe was born in Portland spending her youth in Sherwood, Oregon where she attended St. Peters Parish. Jenifer graduated from St. Mary's of the Valley (now Valley Catholic) in 1980.

Jenifer studied business administration at PCC and most recently at Heald College in Portland.

Jenifer moved to Vancouver, WA in 1990 where she raised her three daughters who played CYO Basketball and Volleyball for St. Joseph Catholic School.

Jenifer enjoys working in nonprofit and feels privileged to be part of CYO/Camp Howard. She lives in Camas, Washington where she enjoys spending time with her three grown daughters, as well as outdoor activities.


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