Meet Our Staff

Meet Our Staff

Keith VanDerzee

Executive Director

Keith arrived at Camp Mason in 2015, having previously directed YMCA resident camps and outdoor centers throughout New Jersey. Keith brings with him an energetic personality and a passion for YMCA camping. Keith lives with his wife and two children.

Anna Bilton

Senior Camp Director

Anna is our Senior Camp Director, overseeing both our thriving Summer Camp and Outdoor Education programs. Anna is from Newbury, England and brings a great amount of energy and a love of the outdoors to her position.

Mike Taylor

Summer Camp Program Director

This is the start of my third season at Camp Mason and I am very excited to step into this role. I hope to bring new ideas and activities to camp while maintaining our traditions and culture. If you pack your smile, open heart and imagination you’ll have a fantastic time at Camp Mason this summer.

Nikki Reiff

Outdoor Center Program Director- Schools

As the Outdoor Center Program Director in charge of school groups, Nikki helps oversee the staff and programming for more than 6,000 visitors to Camp Mason throughout the year.

Sally Wright

Outdoor Center Program Director- Retreats

Sally is the Outdoor Center Program Director primarily in charge of Camp Mason’s weekend and retreat groups.  Sally makes every camper feel welcome and valued at camp!

Erin Carbone

Business Manager

Erin joined our administrative staff in September 2012. Her main responsibility is to pay the bills and keep the lights on!

Bernie Sulzer

Facilities Director

Bernie rejoined the full-time staff here at Camp Mason in 2009, and manages the entire camp facility, as well as the staff who maintain it. They’re the reason the grass looks great, the hot water flows, and the roofs don’t leak!

Shani Kately


Shani is the first voice you hear when you call the camp, and knows the answers to almost every question about registering for all of our programs.

Leon Godfrey

Food Services Director

Leon takes care of all the delicious and nutritious meals served at YMCA Camp Mason!  Please feel free to contact him with any menu questions or special dietary needs.

YMCA Camp Ralph S. Mason
23 Birch Ridge Road
Hardwick, NJ 07825
Phone: 908-362-8217
Fax: 908-362-5767
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