Petersen Barn Staff

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Billy Hernandez - Senior Programmer & Site Manager AIC

Billy has been with the city since 2007 and has worked with youth and families in many capacities. Currently, he supervises the Teen Court program, a restorative justice-based diversion program for youth who have received first-time citations. He loves working with youth because of their energy and drive toward helping their community. Billy loves to play sports, bike, hike and lots of other recreation activities when he’s not helping to shape young people’s futures. Email Billy

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Tina Cammann - Rec Office Coordinator

Tina is the glue that holds Petersen Barn together! As the Rec Office Coordinator, she’s the greeter, the scheduler, the voice, the go-to -person and more. When not at work, Tina’s time is spent sewing, gardening, crafting, swimming, camping and looking for that hidden gem while thrifting. Email Tina

Ellen Swanson

Ellen Swanson - Teen Court Supervisor

Ellen’s currently holding down the fort for Teen Court, a restorative justice program that helps youth address low level criminal citations through a process facilitated by their peers. She thinks the program is highly valuable in our community, and enjoys working both with the youth the program serves as well as the amazing volunteers who keep the program thriving. Outside of work, Ellen can be found spending time with her family, walking her boxer, and attending as many yoga classes as possible at her favorite neighborhood studio. Email Ellen

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Janet Whitty - Program Supervisor

As Program Supervisor, Janet Whitty oversees the adult and senior programs at the Barn. Often you’ll find her in the kitchen cookin’ up something tasty for "Lunch at the Barn," "Blueberry Bash," and other events. She loves working with seniors. Her hope is that one day she’ll be able to find the time to take the art classes that she programs. Email Janet

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Oliver Redig - Rec Program Assistant

Short, peppy, hazel eyed with a love for biking, gardening and time travel. At the Barn I contribute to the design of camps, classes, community events. My love for play, art, sport, bike polo, live role play, fashion, robotics, stop animation, archery, boating, upstream river swimming, and community building has brought me to the current position that I am in today. Email Oliver

Alyssa Loyd

Alyssa Loyd - Madison After School Coordinator

Alyssa is new to the tribe at Petersen Barn but has found her niche as the afterschool program coordinator for Madison Middle School. A firm believer that middle schoolers are indeed the best age to work with, she has worked with teens in programs all over the City. Alyssa shares her passion for cat memes with anyone she can. She loves sarcasm, caffeine, label makers, her dog (Dobby, a free elf), and thrift shops. However, she cannot swim and should not be called in the event of a water landing. Email Alyssa

Jarret Anderson

Jarret Anderson - Activity Coordinator

My name is Jarret Anderson and I’m originally from Long Beach, CA. I have lived in Eugene off and on throughout my life. I am married and have a little girl who is about to turn 2 years old. I enjoy playing sports, being outdoors doing anything, and hanging out with my lovely wife and daughter. I have been working with youth of all ages for 12 years. I am passionate about serving my community, developing youth, and building community through the various events we put on throughout the year. Email Jarret

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Tanya Jacobson - Activity Coordinator

Tanya is a coordinator for the Youth to Make It Happen, BEST, and Fun for All programs. She loves being inspired by the amazing people she meets daily and having the opportunity to create fun and engaging activities for everyone. Continuously fighting the never-ending battle against the evil known as "Boredom" takes a lot of work but when she gets some time off she enjoys photography, dancing, gardening and adventuring with her family. Email Tanya