Our Staff


Camp Executive Director, Pete Hicks

Pete has a strong YMCA background, with 23 years of experience in YMCA leadership and development. Originally from Crown Point, Indiana Pete moved to Naples Florida in high school, and that is when his Y career began. Pete has traveled across Louisiana, Pennsylvania and Jacksonville working in YMCA leadership, and developing youth sports programs. He will be overseeing camp and the Deland YMCA.

Jackie Aton, Conference and Food Service Director

Jackie has been with YMCA Camp Winona since October 2014. She comes here from the DeLand Family YMCA where she served as Childcare Director for 15 years. She has worked for the Volusia Flagler Family YMCA since 1997. She attended Anderson College in South Carolina. She has lived in the Volusia community most of her life. Jackie has been married to her husband, TJ for 20 years and has a daughter, Kaitlyn.

Mary Glass, Office Manager

Mary has been with YMCA Camp Winona since 2011 and with the DeLand YMCA since 2000.