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Executive Director - 
Jay Spess

Jay came to us in August of 2021. Previously Jay served as the Director of Team Services/Hockey Operations for the Wilkes Barre/Scranton Penguins and is excited to apply his experience to benefit our little community.

Jay handles the finance and budgetary aspects of the center in addition to the day-to-day operations of the center.

Assistant Director-
Danielle Pearson

Danielle serves as the Assistant Director here at N4Cs and the Program Coordinator at the For the Cause Teen Center. She has an extensive background in running summer camp programs and is dedicated to providing the best experience to campers!

In addition to our Kid's Camp programs, Danielle over sees the membership department, oversees our part time staff members, and assists in managing the day-to-day operations at the center

Our Staff and Volunteers:

  • Jay Spess -Executive Director

  • Danielle Pearson -Assistant Director

  • Amy Sowell -Administrative Assistant/Program Instructor

  • Amber Hughes - Child Care/Front Desk

  • Brittany Evanitus - Front Desk

  • Sandy Traver -Front Desk

  • Brynn Hess - Child Care/Front Desk

  • Luke Hayman - Child Care/Front Desk

  • Micah Delp - Front Desk

  • James Antolik - Front Desk

  • DeAnne Bergstrom - Instructor

  • Lily Mueller -Instructor

  • Shallyn Larsen -Front Desk/Instructor

  • Ashley Pearson -Cleaning

  • Jill Laubach - Child Care

  • Marylou Wickizer - Child Care

  • Wilmer Lewis -Child Care

  • Tegan Shortlidge - Child Care

  • Keri Nafus - Child Care

  • Anna DiLossi -Child Care

  • Malaia Hart -Child Care

  • Jenna Franklin -Child Care

  • Stover Lewis - Child Care

  • Nate Crispell - Child Care

  • Landen Wrba - Child Care

  • Christine Brocious - Cheer Program Coordinator

  • Brynn Stahl -Cheer Coach

  • Payton Nolan -Cheer Coach

  • Kaitlyn Hollar -Cheer Coach


Want to be a Volunteer?

N4Cs relies heavily on volunteers. We have many different volunteer opportunities for individuals of any age or ability. If you would like to learn more about volunteer opportunities at N4Cs, please email us or call us at (570) 925-0163.

Do you have professional experience and are seeking volunteer opportunities with a community organization? N4Cs is ALWAYS looking for new members for our Board of Directors or one of our committees.

Some ways to volunteer:

  • Outdoor Grounds Adopt-a-Spot

  • Event Volunteers

  • Cleaning Volunteers

Stop by and ask for more details!

Want to volunteer consistently? We will supply a free membership for volunteers who work 8-10 hours a week!

N4Cs Volunteer Application (PDF)

Board of Directors - 2022/23
Board President – Steve Tyree
Vice President - Judie Scavone
Secretary - Sue Root
Treasurer - Leanne Bear

David Lapinski
Harry Schlichter
Jessica Schlichter
Tyler Rauhauser
Lynne Watson
Marylou Wickizer
Kaelee Pasukinis
Ken Mueller

The Board of Directors is N4Cs governing body and is responsible for long-term planning and strategic goals.
The Board meets every 4th Tuesday of the Month at the Center at 6 pm.
*Open mic time will allow community members the opportunity to speak to the board. This time will occur from 6-7 pm*

Job Opportunities


We currently have no open job opportunities, but please check back.

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