Our experienced staff is the heart of our club
The friendly staff members at Mercer Island Beach Club are dedicated to meeting our needs with a warm smile and a ready laugh. They are experienced professionals, tasked with the vital responsibility of engaging our members, young and old. Whether you are taking lessons with our tennis pro, booking a wedding, or registering your kids for summer camp, you will find our seasoned staff to be professional, experienced, attentive, courteous, and fun. They even make note of important family milestones and will greet you with hearty congratulations when the occasion warrants.
Katie Boissoneault, General Manager
Katie is a Mercer Island native, a graduate of MIHS and University of Washington, Foster School of Business. She brings professional and committed leadership to the role of General Manager. Katie is excited to lead the MIBC team focused on delivering an exceptional membership experience to our MIBC families.
Jan Bowders, Office Manager
Jan Bowders is a Louisiana native, born into a military family. She has lived in 14 different states and traveled extensively in South East Asia. A divorced mother of one, she also served in the US Army for nine years and left for medical reasons with an Honorable Discharge. Jan has spent 35 years as an Office Manager, Bookkeeper, and Payroll/Benefits Clerk (along with a few other things in the military). Jan is very proud of her son Tanner, a Chapman University graduate and a published author and had enjoyed her last three years working for Mercer Island Beach Club.
Daniel Mitha, Tennis Director
Jim Cameron, Maintenance Supervisor
Jim is a Mercer Island native, and a graduate of MIHS. He brings a wealth of experience, including owning his own general contracting firm for 19 years. Jim is excited by the variety of projects and systems which MIBC presents, and the ability to make a difference at the club.
Kendra Maeser, Director of Member Engagement
Kendra is a Mercer Island Native, a graduate of MIHS and University of Washington, Bothell. She brings enthusiasm and experience in the areas of communications, customer service, marketing and events. Her background, including U.S. Sailing Certification, playing collegiate tennis for Bellevue College and instructing youth tennis programs, brings a valuable perspective to the Club. Kendra is excited to engage with the membership to deliver exceptional events and programming.
Jason Chechitelli, Aquatics Director
Jason is a long-time swimming enthusiast. As a competitor, he excelled at the 100-yard butterfly, making junior nationals in high school. Following high school, he was recruited by Columbia University in New York City. Jason swam at Columbia for four years and was the co-captain of the men’s team as a senior. Following college, he pursued a professional career teaching English at the high school level. Jason has never stepped away from the deck and is now proud to be the Aquatics Director of the Mercer Island Beach Club. Jason’s goal is to promote a program that is fun, engages swimmers, and provides realistic challenges. When not on the pool deck, you’ll find him hanging out with his wife and three children.