Kelli Barton, Board Member
This is Kelli’s third time serving on the Camp Prime Time Board, with over 10 year’s cumulative service, two of which as Vice-President. Kelli also volunteered for 15 years with Bloomsday, assisting with the Elite Runner Transportation. With the “Give Back” program, she helped build a Habitat for Humanity house. Kelli has 25 years sales experience in the manufacturing industry, and was a certified Fire Code Inspector with the city of Yakima for 6 years.
Kelli does her best to put family and friends first, helping her neighbors and advocating for those less fortunate. Celebrating the good times and supporting during the hard times helps Kelli to be a better person, and hopefully the world a better place. Kelli rejoined our Board March 2019.
David Berthon Sr., Honorary Board Member
Dave is a co-founder and charter member of Camp Prime Time. He retired from the board in July of 2022 after 36 years. He is also retired from his position as a Sales Representative for Van Well Nursery in Yakima. Dave is Past President of the Naches Recreation Association, affiliated with the Red Cross Blood Service, regional and national, and a past member of the board of directors, of Northwest Counseling Services (an alcohol and drug treatment agency in Yakima).
Ralph Berthon, Board Member
Ralph is a co-founder and charter member of Camp Prime Time. He is retired from the field of community corrections after working in that arena for over 40 years. He has over 30 years of experience working with nonprofits in the Yakima community. Ralph has served as president of a four-wheel drive recreational club, been an active volunteer in the maintenance of Camp Fife (Boy Scout Camp) for over twenty years, served six years as a member of St. Paul’s school board, and two of the six years as President of the Board. He is presently an active member of the Yakima Sunrise Rotary. He has served on the Sunrise Rotary Board, was Club President in 2015, and has served on various Rotary committees. He has been a member of the Knights of Columbus for over 30 years. Ralph is an accomplished musician, having played for church programs, and helps with music at Camp Prime Time. He remains active with the organization and assists with special projects and general fundraising.
Dick Haapala, Board Member
Agricultural Engineer and Project Manager for CH2M HILL, Yakima, WA. Dick specializes in evaluation, design, and construction management of municipal, industrial, and agricultural water and wastewater projects in the Northwest and overseas. Member of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers. Past Scoutmaster for Boy Scouts of America. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with service in U.S. and Vietnam. And serves as President of the Maribee Acres Water Company.
Betty Jo Murray, Board Member
Betty Jo is a bank vice-President and commercial loan officer with over 25 years of experience in the banking industry. She also has served as an office manager and controller. Betty Jo is currently a board member for Yakima Specialties, Inc., a sheltered workshop for adults with special needs. She is an active member of Yakima Downtown Rotary and serves on various Rotary committees. Betty Jo is a member of St. John Church in Naches and works on the Parish Council and Finance Committee. She is a chair for United Way Allocations and has served United Way in several capacities. Betty Jo is an active member of the community and has volunteered to use her talents with Camp Prime Time’s auction and fund raising. She joined the Prime Time Board of Directors in 2010.