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.

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!

Kelly Koster

Kelly joins the Camp Mason team as the Summer Program Director.  In her role, Kelly brings excitement, creativity and a passion for summer 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.

Matthew Venella

Food Service Director

Matthew is a new addition to YMCA Camp Mason and we are so excited!  Matthew has been a chef in several places across the country, serving all types of cuisines.  He brings his creativity and desire to please to our dining hall.

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