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 BoissoneaultKatie 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.

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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. Jan 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. Jan  is very proud mother of one. Her son Tanner is a Chapman University graduate and a published author.

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Rebekah Gagnon, Director of Member Engagement

Rebekah is a Washington native, and a graduate of Gonzaga University. She is committed to bringing exceptional experiences and being attentive to the needs of MIBC members, as the Director of Member Engagement. Rebekah loves to engage with others and looks forward to building relationships with MIBC members, new and tenured, child and adult.

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Jeff Richards, Tennis Director

Jeff Richards brings 30+ years’ experience as a tennis professional to the Beach Club. He enjoys teaching players of all ages and levels and is known for the infectious energy and enthusiasm he brings to every class or lesson. Jeff has served as an instructor at the Tennis Center at Sand Point and Harmony Meadows, as well as, Varsity Head Coach (Boys & Girls) at Todd Beamer High School where he was named South Puget Sound Coach of the Year (1996). Jeff coaches USTA men’s, women’s and mixed doubles teams, with several of his teams qualifying for sectionals and nationals. Jeff also competes in USTA leagues (5.5) and tournaments, having made trips to nationals in men’s and mixed doubles. He has won several Washington State Open titles in doubles and retains a national ranking. Jeff is a graduate of Central Washington University with a BA in Early Childhood Education. When Jeff is not on the tennis court, he is a Firefighter in the City of Redmond.

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Jim Cameron, Facilities Director

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.

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