Meet the Team

Together we can move mountains

Christy Mullinix
General Manager

Hometown: Burley, ID

Christy has been a part of the Running Y team for over 15 years and has over 20 years of experience in the accounting industry. She attended Boise State University for Accounting and is also a licensed Real Estate broker. She enjoys working for a company that has stuck together throughout all the changes. Christy is happily married to her husband George and they have a dog named Rex. In her free time, she enjoys running relays and half marathons. Most people don't know that when she received her driver's license her brother nicknamed her Parneli.

Jon Barkee
HOA Manager

Hometown: Klamath Falls, OR

Jon has been with Running Y from the very beginning. He has been a part of the Running Y team for over 20+ years and oversees the Homeowner's Association. Jon has an extensive background including his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, a Bachelor of Science in Finance, he was a Naval Flight Officer for the Navy and Development Coordinator for the construction of Running Y where he first became involved in the resort in 1996. He has enjoyed seeing Running Y grow over the years and under new owners. In his free time, Jon enjoys amateur sports car racing, scuba diving, and running.

Greg Morton
Director of Golf

Hometown: Great Falls, MT

Greg comes to us with 25+ years experience and his Bachelors of Science in Horticulture/Turf Science from Montana State University. He has worked for Powder Horn in Sheridan, Wyoming and Manito Golf and Country Club in Spokane, Washington. In his free time, Greg enjoys spending time with his wife Shelley and chasing around his four boys, Miles, Caleb, Tyler and Eli on their athletic endeavors. Most people don't know that Greg qualified for Junior America's Cup, and the Big I Insurance Youth Classic in which Tiger Woods was also a contender. Needless to say, Tigers Wood’s score is better and higher than Greg’s.

George Lusk
Front Office Manager

Hometown: Allen Park, MI

George has a passion for turning an ordinary guest experience into an extraordinary one. She strives to put a smile on each guest's face from the time they arrive until they depart. She joined the Running Y team with over 20 years of experience in Human Resources Management and attended Michigan State University for Hospitality and University of Colorado for Human Resource Management. She has been an active member of the Assistance League for over 10 years and enjoys golfing, reading and spending time with her grandchildren. She enjoys visiting her son in Palm Desert, California and her daughter in Dallas, Texas. George has also danced on stage with Three Dog Night during one of their performances in Aspen, Colorado.

Pam Silcox
Rooms Manager

Hometown: Klamath Falls, OR

Pam has been a part of the Running Y team for over 18 years and has been involved in the housekeeping department since 1999. Pam is a Certified Housekeeping Executive from American Hotel & Motel Association and has her Associates in Business Management. She has been involved in the community with Project Linus and as a Girl Scout Leader for 12 years. She has been married to her high school sweetheart for over 35 years and together they have two children named Mathew and Jennifer. Her hobbies include quilting, decorating cakes, and traveling.

Jaren Mack
Head Golf Professional

Hometown: Ukiah, CA

When Jaren isn't working at the golf course, you can most likely find him house-boating on Lake Shasta, fishing, and wine tasting. Jaren attended the Professional Golfers Career College where he received his Associate's in Business Golf Management. He is married to a beautiful nurse named Jacqueline and together they have a son named JJ and a daughter, Joliette. Jaren enjoys meeting travelers while they are on vacation and helping them create unforgettable memories. He also holds the unofficial course record at Running Y with a score of 61.0.

Tony Westman
Executive Chef

Hometown: Beatty, OR

Tony has been part of the Running Y team for 10 years and has many years of food and beverage experience. Tony has previously worked as a banquet captain and manager, bartender and server. More recently, Tony has worked as a line cook and sous chef for Running Y Ranch Resort before being promoted to Executive Chef. Tony enjoys working somewhere that has such amazing views and nice people. He also highly enjoys playing on Oregon's only Arnold Palmer Golf Course. When Tony is not at work, he can be found golfing, disc golfing, hunting, fishing, playing video games, or spending quality time with his daughter, Galaxy. 

Vanessa Randall
Sandhill Spa Manager

Hometown: Clackamas, OR

Vanessa joined Running Y with previous experience as a massage therapist and spa assistant manager. She has been a licensed massage therapist since 2007. She previously worked as the lead therapist and assistant manager at a spa in Clackamas, Oregon before transitioning to working part-time to stay home with her three children. Vanessa enjoys working at Running Y because the beautiful views and relaxing atmosphere make it feel like she is on vacation every time she comes to work. A fun fact about Vanessa is that in 2019, her family lived in Arizona for 10 months so her husband could get his pilots license.

John Lindsay
Grounds Superintendent

Hometown: Paisley, OR

John joined the Running Y team with over 16 years of experience. He has his Bachelor of Science in Horticulture and Business Administration and worked at the Eugene Country Club and Buffalo Peak Golf Course. His certifications include CCB, LCB, Commercial Pesticide Applicator and Certified Backflow Assembly Tester. He and his wife Jessica have been happily married for 16 years and together they have two sons named Coltin and Hunter. John enjoys hunting, fishing, downhill skiing, golfing, and playing basketball and baseball. He and his family spend all of their free time outdoors.

Mindy Surber
Sports and Fitness Manager

Hometown: Sonora, CA

Mindy has been a part of the Running Y team for 5+ years and comes with over 20 years of experience. She is group fitness certified and is actively involved in the Mule Deer Foundation, Special Olympics, David R. Kingsley Triathlon, and the Assistance League Christmas Tree Jubilee. Her hobbies include playing pool, horseback riding, gardening and crocheting hats for the homeless. Mindy will always keep you on your toes and even rides a 1990 Springer Soft Tail Harley Davidson.

Kim Abel
Sales Manager

Hometown: Klamath Falls, OR

Kim joins Running Y with a wide variety of experience including her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Law and an emphasis in Forensic Science, an Associates Degree in Accounting and she is an IDS Certified Interior Designer and an Accredited Bridal Consultant Wedding Planner. She recently designed the color scheme for our newly painted lodge and has planned numerous weddings at Running Y. When she is not spending time with her two wonderful kids, she enjoys gardening, working out, traveling, and walking with her Goldendoodle Brody. Some of Kim's travel include Hong Kong and Italy.

Joslyn Lindsey
Marketing Coordinator

Hometown: Klamath Falls, OR

Joslyn comes to Running Y as a recent graduate from Oregon Institute of Technology where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Management with an emphasis in Marketing. She has worked for Investor Carrot as an intern researching social media practices and their social media presence. She has also worked as the Assistant Director for the Oregon Tech Broadcasting at Oregon Tech where she established the hiring process and managed the social media accounts and communications for the program. Joslyn is also recently married to her husband Alex, and they both spend their free time hanging out with friends and practicing martial arts.

Trever Wilson
First Assistant Golf Professional

Hometown: Cloverdale, CA

Trever Wilson is an accomplished golfer who played on the Lincoln High School varsity golf team and received All-League honors his sophomore, junior and senior years. After high school, he continued to play collegiate golf at Sierra College. After college, Trever turned pro playing in mini-tour events all over Northern California and still competes today. He has worked for Nike Golf, Morton Golf, and Bing Maloney. Trever is known for his calm demeanor and making things simple. He is looking forward to a new chapter at Running Y Ranch Resort and brings his knowledge and love for the game with him.

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