Our commitment to our core values of safety, quality, service and fun have resulted in not only awards but in a very positive public image for the district. We accomplished this with the support of a wonderful board of commissioners and hard work from our team members. Despite this recognition, each day we strive for improvement and will never be satisfied with providing a service that is less than excellent.
Our success depends on many unsung heroes. Our team members are motivated each day to enhance the quality of your life. We are fortunate to have terrific team members who deliver the magic and, without whom, nothing we do would be possible.
Executive Director Travis Stombaugh email:
Previously Travis served as the General Manager for Ambrose Recreation and Park District in Northern California and as a Recreation Manager for the Desert Recreation District in Southern California. He has accumulated 18 years of experience working with multiple recreation agencies that have varied greatly in their size, missions, responsibilities and demographic makeup. Travis attended the University of Idaho where he attained his Masters in Recreation and although he has spent brief stints away from Washington he hopes nobody will hold that against him.
Administrative Support Specialist Melissa Pasley email:
Melissa's responsibilities include assisting patrons and performing daily duties for the Executive Director, Finance and HR Manager and on behalf of the Board of Commissioners. Melissa feels lucky to live and work in the upper Snoqualmie Valley.
Maintenance and Operations
Maintenance Technician Emily Ferree email:
Emily joined Si View Metro Parks District in 2015. As a Maintenance Technician, Emily can be seen throughout all of our parks and facilities maintaining the park grounds as well as up keeping the buildings to help ensure that the District provides the best services for the community. Growing up in the Snoqualmie Valley, Emily developed a love for the world of recreation at a young age. Between the outdoor family activities, she was a frequent visitor of the Si View Community Center and Pool. She has seen the value that the district provides to this community and the residents alike and is honored to be a part of the team to continue that legacy. In her free time, Emily can be found outside enjoying all that this beautiful state has to offer. In between her time spent mountain biking, sea kayaking, snowmobiling, hiking, and skiing Emily can also be found volunteering with a local scouting organization giving back to the youth of the valley just as so many have done for her.
Maintenance Technician Jordan Jolley email:
Jordan joined the District team in 2014 and has served as a full time Maintenance Technician since 2015. Outside of work, Jordan can be seen fly-fishing while constantly murmuring "chicka-chicka Brad Pitt y'all".
Maintenance Technician Sara Posey email:
Sara Posey joined the Si View Maintenance department in June 2015. She previously worked for the city of Snoqualmie Parks and recreation department. Sara enjoys working outside in the rain or shine. In her spare time she enjoys hiking with her husband and spending time with her two beautiful girls.
Maintenance Technician Don Remley email:
Don started at Si View Metro Parks in the spring of 2017 as a seasonal with the maintenance department. He was such a good fit, he returned February 2018 as the newest full-time employee of the maintenance team. Grounds keeping and field care here at Si View are a couple of the many passions Don has. When he isn't working he enjoys rock climbing, hiking and going on adventures with his two dogs around the Pacific Northwest.
Recreation Manager Minna Rudd email:
Minna joined Si View Metro Parks recreation department team in 2009. She currently serves as the Recreation Manager responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the recreation department and facility services, including planning, administering, coordinating, promoting, and evaluating recreation programs and services. Minna has focused her years in the Pacific Northwest on strengthening communities. Ample recreation opportunities and viable economic development plan are key elements of resilient, healthy communities. She has been fortunate to get to live, work and play in her home community for many years and in that time witnessed firsthand how these elements can impact the quality of life for residents and visitors alike. In her free time, she enjoys the many outdoor recreation opportunities Pacific Northwest has to offer. She especially enjoys scenic trail running and climbing some of the highest Northwest peaks.
Recreation Supervisor Ryan Goodman email:
Ryan joined the Si View team in December of 2018 as the Recreation Supervisor. He overseas facilities and events, as well as specialized recreation and cultural arts programs. Ryan is a proud WSU alumni, graduating in 2015 with a Sport Management degree. Go Cougs! Ryan is passionate and experienced in recreation, previously holding positions with the Boys & Girls Club and city of Mercer Island. Outside of work he enjoys watching and playing sports, golfing, and travelling to new places.
Recreation Coordinator Aaron Colby email:
Aaron was hired in 2009 as a Recreation Specialist. Shortly after he was promoted to Recreation Coordinator, the position he is currently in. Since that time his role has evolved and grown. Aaron currently oversees Youth/Adult Sports Programs, Youth Special Interest Programs, Adult Fitness, Community Programs, and Field Rentals for Si View Metro Parks. Aaron was an athlete himself growing up playing basketball, baseball, and golf throughout his grade school, high school and collegiate years. Recreating and being active is important for any community. His goals are to enhance programming and the amount of users, both youth and adult, within the Snoqualmie Valley. As the community continues to grow Aaron is excited to see how recreation can be a key part to those new and current residents.
Recreation Coordinator Zach Todd email:
Zach joined Si View in September of 2018 as the Lead for the after school program and has since transitioned to the Recreation Specialist supporting youth programs, and now is Coordinating Teen and Outdoor recreation. He grew up in Burien, and graduated from WSU (Go Cougs!) in 2017 with a degree in sports science. Outside of work he is an avid sports fan and can often be found hiking and running trails! Zach loves to get everyone outside and having fun. His favorite part of working at Si View is getting to help make a positive impact in the community.
Recreation Coordinator Jill Rittenhouse email:
Jill joined the Si View team in July of 2021 working as Recreation Coordinator focusing on special events and marketing. A graduate of University of Oregon majoring in Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies as well as a second Bachelor of Arts Degree in Dance Performance. Her career experience includes coordinating special events, training individuals and teams, instructing dance and fitness classes, as well as leading outdoor experiences and tours. She is excited to create and deliver engaging events and programs to Si View's community.
Recreation Coordinator Josh Conlee email:
Josh has 10+ years of experience working in before and after and camp programs for school age children. He has a Recreation degree with an emphasis on community rec programs from Western Washington University. In his free time Josh enjoys spending time with family by taking trips to the Washington and Oregon coast and frequent trips to Leavenworth. He likes to spend as much time on the water or on the golf course as possible so the summer months can never come soon enough! Josh is a big sports fan and loves friendly competitions with friends of rival teams.
Aquatic Recreation Supervisor Bridget Verhei email:
Bridget's favorite part of the job is growing the staff professionally and in turn making the community a better place. She has seen children in the community go from swim lessons to junior lifeguarding to paid staff. She instructs American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor and Lifeguard Instructor courses for Si View and several other local agencies. Bridget volunteers for the American Red Cross as a Water Safety Instructor Trainer Educator and a Lifeguard Instructor Trainer Educator. She enjoys learning from other educators and also from students in academies across the country, and is happy to give back to an organization that has given so much to her.