Mary Davidson is highly experienced in marketing communications and leadership roles within nonprofit organizations and has deep personal and professional knowledge of wilderness therapy programs. Mary is keenly aware of wilderness therapy’s life changing effects and is grateful to integrate her two primary passions; supporting families in crisis and the opportunity to grow organizations. When not working, Mary is outdoors hiking, exploring and soaking in all of the benefits of being in nature.
Lisa Cendejas, LMFT
Family Support Manager
Lisa Cendejas is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California. She has taken years of experience of working with families in crisis, teen parents, teens at risk and struggling young adults to help families with their journey through the wilderness therapy process. Lisa enjoys supporting and inspiring parents as they plan the next steps for their child and their family following their child’s graduation from the wilderness therapy program. Lisa uses her personal experience with her son’s journey from a wilderness therapy program to a therapeutic boarding school to provide insight and hope for the families she works with.
Office & Systems Administrator
Marlo Jones’ background is in high-tech public relations where she worked for more than 10 years before staying home to raise her sons. In the last 30 years, she has volunteered in the community and at her sons’ schools. She has chaired many committees, coordinating volunteers and managing finances and projects. Most recently, she served on the Bellarmine College Preparatory Mother’s Guild Executive Board as the Vice President of Operations. She currently volunteers as a Parent Mentor with Sky’s the Limit Fund. As an alumni Wilderness parent, Marlo is passionate about the benefits of Wilderness Therapy. She believes in its healing powers for mental health issues. In her role at STLF, she supports the staff, manages the donor database, and coordinates the Parent Support program.
Mackenzie (Kenzie) Keefe, MSW, MS
Young Adult Coach
Kenzie Keefe grew up in the mountains, rivers, and lakes of New Hampshire and has dedicated her career to outdoor and experiential therapies for healing. She spent five years working for Open Sky Wilderness Therapy in the field and has since completed a Master of Social Work and Master of Science: Adventure Therapy dual degree program at the University of New Hampshire. Kenzie created and leads STLF’s Young Adult Coaching program and Wilderness Graduate Connect Group. Kenzie works with Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare Center to continue advancements in the field of adventure therapy and practices as a clinician in a private adventure therapy practice.
Family Support Manager
Kyra Kuhn is an experienced executive and board member working with both for-profit and nonprofit organizations to assist them in achieving their strategic objectives. In addition to her extensive experience in development, she has spent the last decade developing and delivering transformative leadership coaching and consulting. In her role as Family Support Manager, she pursues her passion for making a difference in the lives of others.
Lauren Lollini, MA, LCPC
Lauren Lollini has worked with individuals and their families, helping them achieve their goals, for over 15 years. She has extensive experience with parents helping to teach, support and nurture their relationship with their children. Lauren is collaborative in her approach which affords her the opportunity to better understand the family dynamic and assess their needs.
Lauren has been associated with Sky’s the Limit Fund from its creation and helped to place the Fund’s first students. She has remained an ally of the program and eventually helped to create the Coaching Service. Lauren is available to help a family move in a better, stronger direction by working on proper communication, setting appropriate boundaries and teaching patience, respect and listening skills.
Business Development Director
As a Grant Writing Consultant, Nakia connects STLF with community advocates, funders, philanthropists, and other stakeholders who are committed to providing access to outdoor spaces for disadvantaged and underserved groups across the country. Her fundraising career spans more than a decade and includes awards of more than $20 million combined in private and federal funding. Nakia also has a background in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) which supports STLF’s efforts to create equitable opportunities for families in need.
Chief Operating Officer
Debbie Roelands began her career in sales and administration but soon after moved over to finance, obtaining her CPA license and working for Deloitte as an auditor. She continued in finance through volunteering at her son’s schools as Treasurer and President of the PTAs, Parent Clubs, and Chair of many programs and fundraisers. Her passion is giving her time and talents to benefit those in need and less fortunate, youth in particular. Having first-hand experience with the benefits wilderness therapy provides to youth in crisis and their families, and knowing that it is cost prohibitive to so many in need, Debbie feels privileged and blessed to work for Sky’s the Limit Fund.
Stephanie Smith, LCSW, LAC
Stephanie has been supporting young people and their families for the last 15 years. She worked in wilderness therapy for 6 years, supporting young people in the field and working with parents as they navigated the difficult decision to choose wilderness. She currently has a private practice in Colorado. As a coach, she works collaboratively and creatively, walking alongside the families on their healing journey. She provides families with guidance and support, focused on connection and communication, to build stronger relationships. She recognizes the challenges families face when they reunite. She is privileged to provide support to families as they welcome their children home. Outside of work, Stephanie loves adventuring in the natural world, it has a way of reflecting just what you need in the moment. Through her own life experiences, nature has always been a healing space for her.
Robin Wolthausen has almost two decades of experience in wilderness therapy, coaching, mentoring, teaching, and empowering youth, teens and families. Robin finds passion in supporting all people to find passion and wholeness and to fully actualize themselves and their communities towards healing and health. He deeply believes in the healing power of family, community and the wilderness. He loves being a parent coach for Sky’s the Limit Fund because he is committed to making sure all families have access to quality support as they transition away from wilderness therapy. In his free time, he likes to cook ancestral food, watch and play sports, help seeds grow, make beauty with his hands, and to learn from people and nature.