Staff and Board

About the Kingswood Youth Center

Zachary TowerZachary Porter, MS has held various positions with the KYC since 2011; they currently serve as the Executive Director.  They also work for the Appalachian Mountain Club.  Their background includes leadership and supporting roles in non-profits, work with youth and children, and work as a chef.  Zachary has a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership, a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Studies with minors in History and Organizational Leadership, and Graduate Certificates in Leadership of Non-Profit Organizations and Human Resources Management, all from Southern New Hampshire University.  Zachary has also completed a professional development certificate program in Grantsmanship from UNH.  They are certified in  CPR, First Aid, and as a YMCA Life Guard.  Zachary the President of the Rotary Club of Wolfeboro and is on the Club’s board of directors serving in the ‘Youth Connection’ role.  They are the Chair of the Rotary Club’s Christmas Tree Sale and Scholarship Committees.  Zachary is an Eagle Scout and serves as Cub Scout Pack 165’s Charter Organization Representative and a Merit Badge Counselor for Boy Scout Troop 165.  They also sit on Granite United Way’s Community Impact Committee.  They are an avid ‘peak-bagger’, having navigated to remote and trackless places around New England, in all seasons.    At the KYC Zachary particularly enjoys working with members in the kitchen, coaching teens in learning and practicing life skills, hiking, and spending time with members outdoors.  Zachary and their wife reside in Central New Hampshire.

Mara LambMara Michno, MAT has served as the Associate Director at the Kingswood Youth Center since 2015.  Mara was born and raised in Alaska and moved to New Hampshire in 2012. Mara earned her B.A in English Literature from the University of Alaska, as well as her Master’s Degree in Teaching at the secondary level, and recently earned her New Hampshire Teacher Certification. Mara worked and lived all over the state of Alaska including Fairbanks, Anchorage, and Juneau. Working for Juneau Youth Services was some of Mara’s most enjoyable work in Alaska. Mara lives in Wolfeboro with her husband and her two sons. She enjoys hiking, skiing, cooking and reading.





A volunteer Board of Directors leads the Kingswood Youth Center. The Finance Committee manages and reports on the Endowment Fund and the organization’s portfolio. The Fundraising Committee seeks out ways to bring funds into the organization by holding various fundraising events both big and small.

David Maher, President

Committee: Finance & Operations 
Profession: Retired Vice President, Fidelity Investments

Barbara Lobdell, Vice President

Committees: Fundraising & Programs
Profession: Retired Assistant Superintendent, Exeter Schools

Judy Hatch,  Treasurer

Committee: Finance  
Profession: Retired/Owner – Solutions for Small Businesses

Karen Zagula, Secretary

Committee: Fundraising
Profession: Retired Biology Professor

Sandra Caproni, Director At-Large

Committee: Programs
Profession: Clinical Social Worker

Diane Hooper, Director At-Large

Committee: Finance 
Profession: Mortgage Loan Officer

Maria Found, Director At-Large

Committee: Fundraising  
Profession: Director of Community Service, Brewster Academy

Martha Krause, Director At-Large

Committees: Nominating & Fundraising
Profession: Retired Assistant Town Clerk, Town of Wolfeboro

Peter Llewellyn, Director At-Large

Committee: Fundraising
Profession: Police Officer, Wakefield Police Department

 Don Smith, Director At-Large

Committee: Operations 
Profession: Attorney, Sager & Smith, PLLC

 Christopher Tierney, CPA, Director At-Large

Committee: Finance
Profession: Certified Public Accountant, William J. Krause, CPA P.C.

Kevin Van Brunt, Director At-Large

Committee: Programs
Profession: Executive Director, Camp Sentinel