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Meet the Team

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Jason Murray
General Manager

Hometown: Klamath Falls, OR

Jason is a native of Klamath Falls, a proud Henley Hornet graduate. He attended the University of Oregon attaining his degree in Business Management and Finance.   Upon graduation, Jason left Oregon for 30 years growing a career in retail management, new brand introductions and innovation. Jason and his wife Linda recently celebrated their 24th wedding anniversary, and have two grown children and two grandchildren. After 30 years outside of Oregon, he returned to the Basin where he purchased a property at the Running Y. Falling in love with the nature, the people, and the environment, he volunteered to help polish the brand Running Y. In November 2021 he assumed the role of General Manager and is accelerating the pace of change to make our Running Y Ranch Resort a top tier resort that will make Klamath County proud. Jason enjoys travelling with his wife, golfing, biking and loving on pups in his free time. Jason has a passion for guest experience and is determined to THRILL each and every resort visitor who choose to come to our magnificent Running Y Ranch Resort, Golf and Spa!

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Elizabeth Fitzgerald
HOA Community Manager

Hometown: Davis, CA

Elizabeth joined the Running Y Team with several years of experience in HOA Management. She is CMCA certified and continues to earn additional designations. After college, Elizabeth went on to manage over 20 communities in Northern California and owned and operated her own vacation rental company. Elizabeth moved to Klamath Falls in 2020 where she lives with her husband, three children, a dog, a cat, and a snake. She has enjoyed meeting new people and building strong relationships in the Klamath Community. In her free time, Elizabeth explores her creative passions by participating in community theatre and other musical endeavors.

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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.

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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.

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Elizabeth Jackson

Group Sales & Event Coordinator

Hometown: Marina, CA

Elizabeth joined the Running Y Team 8 years ago and has 16 years of hospitality experience in various departments, having started as a housekeeper and working her way up. She moved to Klamath Falls from California as a small child with her family and graduated from Mazama High School. In her time off she loves to spend time with her fiance, children and 3 grandchildren. They are often found foraging mushrooms in the woods, hunting & fishing, or taking a quick trip to the coast for the weekend to crab and clam. Elizabeth loves the Running Y and sincerely enjoys seeing an event come together, whether it is a corporate meeting or a large wedding.

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Lyman Mason
Executive Chef

Hometown: Lakeview, OR

Chef Lyman grew up on a small cattle ranch in Lakeview, OR where he developed a strong foundation and passion for scratch made cooking and local and sustainable products. Lyman began his career in the culinary arts in 2012 where he attended Le Cordon Bleu culinary arts school in Portland, OR and spent his externship working Beano’s Cabin, a AAA rated 4 Diamond restaurant in Vail Resorts. His first Chef position was back here in Klamath Falls where he was the Executive Chef at Harriman Springs Resort. In 2018, Chef Lyman along with his family opened Mr. B’s Steak House and eventually transitioned it to what is now Fable restaurant where his focus was farm to table fresh offerings. In his spare time, Lyman enjoys golfing, spending time with his family and friends, and volunteering his time mentoring the youth with his local church as a Youth Group leader.

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Wayne Whitescorn
Food & Beverage Director

Hometown: Rogue Valley, OR

Chef Wayne joins the Running Y with 38 years of experience in the food and hospitality industry. Wayne's solid reputation has been built by consistently providing high quality food and personalized service with an emphasis on freshness, creativity and flexibility. If Wayne’s parents hadn't gone off to work every day, he may spent his adult life as an accountant. Or at least, he wouldn't have become the accomplished chef he is today. "You could say that I started my on-the-job training by making toast for my Dad," says Whitescorn.  Wayne currently supervises kitchen staff and meticulously oversees all food production, catering, and is dedicated to making every event a special one to remember.  

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Adrienne Davidson
Spa Director

Hometown: Eugene, OR

Adrienne has resided in Klamath Falls for 4 years. Her husband Justin brought their family to the area for his teaching and coaching career at Mazama High School. Together they have two children and two black labs. Adrienne has 16 years of experience in the spa industry; it shows through her work with nails and skincare as a service provider and through her passion for leading her team to achieve success, both personally and professionally. Adrienne strives to raise the bar with an integrated approach in health and wellness at Sandhill Spa with her team through superior service, continued education, and clean high-quality products.

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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.

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Tim Cantwell
Maintenance Manage

Hometown: Klamath Falls, OR

Tim has been with the Running Y Ranch Resort team for thirteen years and has over twenty years of building maintenance experience. Tim earned a teaching degree from Northern Arizona University and began his woodworking and maintenance career as a high school shop teacher. He left teaching to return to property maintenance and has been at the Running Y Ranch Resort ever since. Tim enjoys motorcycles and cooking meat in his home smoker on his days off.

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.

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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.

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Jerry Meyers                                                                                                      Assistant Golf Professional

Hometown: Klamath Fall's, OR

Jerry was born and raised in Klamath Falls, Oregon. He is a graduate of Henley High School. After graduation, Jerry relocated to play college basketball and focus on his continued education. Jerry returned to Klamath Falls in 2020 where he began working at Running Y Resort’s beautiful Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course. This is where his love and passion grew for golf and the industry behind it, this has led him to pursue a career professional golf management. When Jerry is not enjoying work at the golf course, you can find him playing on the course, getting his rounds in! Jerry also enjoys watching and playing sports, traveling, coaching, mentoring, and hanging out with his family, friends, and spending time with his fiancé Cinthia. Jerry is committed to thrilling guests and providing the best Running Y Resort experience possible.

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