Lewis & Clark Young Marines Leadership and Staff
Mr. Devin Lewis, Unit Commander (UC) Lewis & Clark Young Marines -email: UC@LCYM.ORG
Mr. Lewis is currently the Unit Commander for LCYM. He was a Lewis & Clark Young Marine from 2003-2010 and LCYM YMOY 2009. He served in the US Marine Corps from 2010-2015 and was deployed to Afghanistan. He lives in Portland with his wife Avianna. For additional information about Mr. Devin Lewis click HERE
Mr. Sean Langley, Executive Officer (XO) Lewis & Clark Young Marines -email: XO@LCYM.ORG
Mr. Langley – is currently the Executive Officer for LCYM. Mr. Langley joined the unit in 2010 and has three Young Marines in the program. He has been a long time Charlie Platoon Adult Platoon Leader (APL) and is currently our primary recruiter (email@example.com)
Mrs. Kristine Lewis, Adjutant Lewis & Clark Young Marines -email: ADJ@LCYM.ORG
Mrs. Lewis is currently the adjutant for LCYM. Mrs. Lewis joined the unit in 2003 with recruit class #2 and has had two Young Marines go through the program. Previous roles have been Fundraising Coordinator and Paymaster. She has been the unit Adjutant since 2006.
Mr. Wayne “Doc” Kurtz – Paymaster (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mr. Kurtz is currently the unit Paymaster, Poolie instructor and assistant Medical Officer. Mr. Kurtz is an original plank owner and has been invested in the unit since 2002. He was enlisted in the US Navy and spent 6 years as a Hospital Corpsman. He lives in Ridgefield, WA with his wife of 45 years, has 3 grown children and 6 grandchildren.
Miss Holly Lewis – Female Staff Advisor (email@example.com), Medical Officer (firstname.lastname@example.org), Drill Team Staff (email@example.com)
Miss Holly Lewis is currently the Female Staff Advisor (FSA), Adult Medical Officer (AMO) and Drill Team Staff for LCYM. Miss Lewis graduated from LCYM boot camp on April 17, 2004 and graduated from the program on August 17, 2008. She was Unit and Battalion Young Marine of the Year (YMOY) in 2007. After graduating from the program she joined Staff. She was a Charlie Adult Platoon Leader (APL) from 2008-2013. In 2013 she became the unit Adult Medical Officer (AMO). She was the Unit, Battalion and Regimental Volunteer of the Year (VOY) in 2009.
Ms. Nona Mallicoat, Training Officer (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Ms. Mallicoat is currently the Training Officer for LCYM. Since joining the unit in 2006, she has served as the Charlie Adult Platoon Leader, Paymaster, Unit Executive Officer and as a member of the training team. She is a former Marine, having served over 10 years on active duty in the Marine Corps, and remains active on a myriad of Veterans committees and organizations to this day. Ms Mallicoat has one son who has been a Young Marine since he was 8 years old. She also serves as the Northwest Regimental Commander in the 6th Young Marine Division, over all the units in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana.
Mrs. Debbie Crawford – Public Affairs Officer (email@example.com) Webmaster (firstname.lastname@example.org) Store Front Sales Coordinator (email@example.com)
Mrs. Crawford is currently the Public Affairs Officer, Webmaster, Store Front Sales Coordinator and does the tracking and scheduling for the Concert Series and Fireworks fundraisers, and other stuff. Mrs. Crawford is a 35 year journeyman electrician and has traveled and worked all over the world including Iraq, China & Antarctica. She lives in Battle Ground with her husband Cal and her grandson, YM Goldsworth.
Mrs. Amy Kallberg-Bambilla – Parent Liaison (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mrs. Bambilla is currently our LCYM Parent Liaison. You will see her quite often running the Parent Meetings. She joined the program in 2012 with three of her children. In 2016 her oldest daughter, 2015 Division 6 YMOY, became a staff member herself. She now has two sons still in the Unit. She loves Young Marines because of the tremendous opportunities it offers to our kids – both in terms of developing Leadership and Service, as well as the exciting adventures they are able to participate in.
Mrs. Diane Martin – Supply Officer (email@example.com)
Mrs. Martin the currently our Supply Officer. She has been involved in the unit since 2007 and has been the previous Supply Officer and Bravo APL. She has one former YM, YM Sgt. Martin. Mrs. Martin is a former California police officer and special education teacher. She loves traveling to England, is married with 1 child and lives in Vancouver.
Miss Abbie Bambilla – Admin Staff, Drill Team Staff (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Miss Bambilla is a current member of Admin Staff and Drill Team Staff. She is a former Young Marine and actively participated with the LCYM unit from March 2012 when she joined, to June 2016 when she discharged. She served as the unit First Sergeant and the 2015-2016 Division 6 Young Marine of the Year (YMOY) during her time in the program. She joined LCYM Staff in January of 2017, and is a full time college student at WSU Vancouver.
Mrs. Barbara Hennings – Alpha Platoon Female Adult Platoon Leader (APL)
Mrs. Hennings is currently the Alpha Platoon APL since 2014. She joined the unit in 2013 when the Morales boys were in recruit cycle. YM Morales J was 2015 Battalion YMOY. She joined staff in 2013, staffed the poolie team for 2 cycles and the recruit cycle as the female adult instructor for 2 recruit cycles. Prior to Young Marines I owned and operated an in home daycare for 6 years while raising 3 boys. I was married in June of 2014 and am now employed at lifeline connections where I work as admin support for recovery and mental health teams.
Mr. John “Gunny” Hudson – Training Assistant, Range Safety Officer
Mr. Husdson has been involved with Lewis & Clark Young Marines since 2003. He was the Training Officer from 2003-2007. He currently teaches Land Nav and is also one of our Range Safety Officers. He helps coordinates Study Nights and does sign offs, oversees promotion testing and testing for poolies & recruits. He also creates and monitors promotion tests for our Young Marines, to ensure accuracy and updates as necessary to meet National’s standards. He counsels Young Marines on conduct, ethics & moral standards.
Gunny was enlisted in the USMC from 1973-2000. He was in special ops, security and recon. He was a Master Instructor, Recruiter, Course Writer and Language Arts Instructor. He has been married to his wife Crystal for 46 years.
Mr. David Hoover – Transportation, Equipment and Maintenance
Mr. Hoover has been a staff member since 2007 when his oldest son joined and then his youngest son started in the program the next year. He wears many hats in his service to LCYM, Transportation, Equipment and Maintenance.
Dave has been married to his wife Karen for almost 30 years and has three sons, two have been in LCYM. Dave has a background in Law Enforcement and was a Reserve Police Officer for four years. Dave played Hockey for thirty years, Coached High School Hockey for two years, Studied Martial Arts, and works driving huge concrete mixer every day in city traffic.
Ms. Denise Buchanan
Ms. Buchanan is an accountant who has lived all over the country and was in the Army Reserves for 9 years. She has been a foster parent for 10 years and has 4 children who joined Lewis & Clark Young Marines in 2016.
Mr. Kenneth “Gunny” Brinton – Transportation, Equipment and Maintenance
Ms. Kathryn “Kate” Nelson – Bravo Platoon Female Adult Platoon Leader (APL)
Mr. Patrick Vernier – Bravo Platoon Male Adult Platoon Leader (APL)
Mr. Chris Wright – Supply Officer (email@example.com)
A newcomer to LCYM, Mr Wright joined staff in September 2017 after seeing how much the unit had to offer his son who was a recruit graduate in March 2017. Mr Wright has worked in the semi conductor/manufacturing industry for over 20 years. He has been married for 17 years and in addition to their son, he & his wife have a daughter and 2 young German Shepard puppies. No one said life was boring at the Wright household.
Mr. Tom “Andy” Blok – Transportation, Equipment and Maintenance
Mrs. Lindsay Langley – Support Staff
Mrs. Langley has three Young Marines in the program and has been involved with the unit off and on since 2010. Mrs. Langley has been married to Mr. Langley for 17 years and has been a real estate broker for 13 years.
Mr. William “Bill” Hillgaertner – Historian
Mrs. DeAnn King – Finance
Mrs. Kathrine Murray – Combat Photographer, Seamstress, Medical team
Ms. Lisa Chemarin – Support Staff
Mr. Ed Nelson – NCO Mentor (Male)
Ms. Jennifer Santoro – Support Staff