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Meet our Staff
                         MEET OUR AMAZING TEAM!

Camp Manager.


Matt Gomes - Facilities Manager / Interim Camp Manager

Matt joined us in October of 2017. He brings over 25 years of facility, grounds maintenance and management experience.

 He hase worked in the private  and public sector, working with both for profit and non profit companies.


You can reach Matt at mgomes@lmch.com
Kathy Evey – Membership Services Manager / Office Manager

Kathy joined us in September of 2017. She has been a member of LMCH and has been involved in many camp activies, also having served as the Activities ChairShe brings excellent experience in cutomer service, team building  and organization with her.

Kathy enjoys traveling with her husband Troy and spending time with her 3 children and dogs. Kathy also enjoys quilting, reading and spending time with friends at the lake.

You can reach Kathy by email at kevey@lmch.com

Dave Andersen – Sales Manager

Dave is a 
 member and has been here at LMCH since 2000.                 He and his wife Anita have a blended family.  
“Family is huge for me...not only in value but size: 8 kids, 7 grandchildren, and 4 dogs.  I enjoy videography and video editing, playing guitar, kayaking, karaoke, and writing.  I have a background in sales, real estate, and the mortgage industry.
  I am huge on processes, making things efficient and better.  I want to help the Hideaway be the best place it can be.“  Dave Andersen - Sales Manager 
Gayle Kennedy – Membership Secretary

Gayle has been with the Hideaway since 1988 in the position of Membership
Secretary. This is more than a career to Gayle, the Hideaway is her passion and she has invested many years dedicated to our Members who have all come to love her. She is a HUGE asset to our team! Gayle is full of stories and history of how the Hideaway has become the wonderful place that it is. Gayle is funny and has a huge heart and we are grateful for her every day! 

Gayle and her husband have raised two incredible daughters, both of 
which have also worked at the Hideaway. In her down time, she enjoys spending time at her beach house with her family. 

You can reach Gayle by email at gayle@lmch.com
Debby Loundagin - Assistant Membership Secretary

Debby began working part time at the office in the spring of 2003 and began working full time in 2007.  Debby is responsible for creating our weekly editions of Things-N-Stuff. Debby has a very creative side and is actively involved singing Barbershop in her Quartet "Up to Something" and "The Sweet Adelines" as well as a multitude of other activities. Debby is another big asset to our team, with her infectious smile and humor. She is a huge animal lover. 

You can reach Debby by email at debby@lmch.com
Brianna Burt - Seasonal Office Clerk

Brianna joined us in August of 2019 to Assist with the additional duties the Summer season brings.


Lonn Reid – Head of Security

Lonn began his journey here at the Hideaway in 1988 as a pool attendant, he then worked maintenance for a short time before becoming our full
time Security person in 1990.  He enjoys playing the drums and has
headed up many of the "Jam Sessions" here at the Hideaway.
 Jason Pasco - Part Time Security

Jason began working in July of 2019

                                      Maintenance Staff

 (Pictured L-R) Matt Gomes, Brian Asburry, Debby Hughes, Gene Winders, Holly Bryson, Wade Weimer, Donny Williams, (not pictured-Andy Watkins)
Gene Winders - Lead Maintenance  
Gene began at LMCH in 2006.  He directs the maintenance team,  delivers gravel and works on power and water and many other various projects.  He retired from the family auto body business and turned it over to his son.  On his off time he enjoys raising his Black Angus Cattle and running his farm. 
Brian Asburry - Maintenance II 
Brian was hired as a full time addition to the Maintenance crew in 2011. He previously worked as Part time security and part time maintenance before coming on as full time.
Andy Watkins - Maintenance II  (not pictured)
Andy Joined the Maintenance staff in the Summer of 2018.
Wade Weimer - Maintenance II  
Wade started in 2005 as a Pool Attendant and then joined the Maintenance crew in 2006.  Wade is newly married and enjoys spending time with his wife.
Debby Hughes - Maintenance  II
Debby began in 2007 as a part time maintenance person. She became full time in 2012.  When she is not working here at the Hideaway, she is busy working around her farm. 
Donny Williams - Maintenance I . Donny joined us in the spring of 2014 as a part time/ Seasonal employee. He was hired on as a full time employee in April of 2016
Holly Bryson - Maintenance I  Holly joined us in the Spring of 2016 as a part time/seasonal employee and was hired on as a full a full time employee in October of 2017. 
Jim  - Maintenance I seasonal Part Time
Jim joined us in the summer of 2019

                                    Pool Staff
Susan Hurt - Pool Attendant

Susan was hired in 2010. She is a bus Driver for Evergreen District and works at the pool during the summer, school holidays and occasional weekends throughout the school year.  She enjoys Quilting and other crafts, as well as spending time with her family and grandchildren.
Cathy Palin - Pool attendant  
Brandon Odle - Pool Attendant  
Amy Kinnan - Pool Attendant

Amy joined us at the end of the season in 2012. She is actively involved with the Girl Scouts. 


Lisa Joerin-Finance 

Lisa joined our team in 2015 as the Finance Manager. She is a CPA who owns her own firm with multiple locations. Lisa is passionate about the Hideaway and spends her time working diligently on the finances for our camp. Lisa brings a great deal of knowledge and experience from the accounting world and is dedicated to the future of the Hideaway. She is a kind and giving soul, with an extremely humorous side. She is the perfect fit for our team and we appreciate all her hard work. 

In her downtime, she enjoys spending her time with her husband and son, quilting or exploring the beautiful northwest. You can reach Lisa by email at finance@lmch.com                                        
Craig Powell - Bookeeper
Craig Joined us in July of 2019




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