Staff Directory

Leadership Team

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Brittany Archuleta


Director of Operations

(406) 994-9622

bcornell@gallatinvalleyymca.org

Brittany started her Y career as a teacher in the Hawk’s Nest Early Learning Center and then moved into our administrative office where she has helped serve many YMCA families and children. Brittany is a strong advocate for the Y and is proud of all the YMCA does for the Gallatin community. Brittany graduated from Montana State University in 2007 with a degree in Elementary Education. Go Cats! Brittany has a passion for the education of children and keeping them active and healthy. Her passion starts with chasing her very active and cheerful three-year-old around!


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Jenny Buhl


Director of Health & Wellness

(406) 994-9622

hld@gallatinvalleyymca.org

Jenny has been with the Y since August 2017. She loves her job at the Y because she gets to embrace her passion for healthy living while incorporating health and wellness into the community. She is a certified personal trainer, group fitness instructor, cancer exercise specialist, and PN Level 1 Nutrition Coach. She graduated from Montana State University in 2014 with a bachelor's degree in Business Marketing. In her spare time, she enjoys powerlifting, snowboarding and hanging out with her family.


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Nathan Fort


Sports and Recreation Director

(406) 994-9622

sportsdir@gallatinvalleyymca.org

Nathan has been in the sports and recreation field for almost seven years coming from the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas. Nathan graduated from Bethel College with his Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education while playing collegiate basketball. After leaving Kansas, he set his sites in Nashville, Tennessee where he was an Education Services Director for the Salvation Army and a Recreation Programmer and Recreation Manager for the City of Columbia, TN. You will find Nathan overseeing the sports and recreation activities while providing new and exciting programs to the Gallatin Valley. In his spare time, you will see him hiking, playing with his miniature golden doodle, and traveling around the United States as a Public Motivational Speaker.


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Sarah Lutiger


Associate Executive Director

(406) 994-9622

salutiger@gallatinvalleyymca.org

Sarah Lutiger’s experience began as a YMCA camper 25 years ago and has continued to include years of experience as a Counselor, Site Coordinator, Day Camp Director and now our very own Camp Director. Sarah oversees all PIR Day camps, Summer Adventure Camps, Teen Camps, BOLD/GOLD trips, after school activities, teen leadership programs, family camping and more. Sarah’s combination of experience and education, holding a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a Masters degree in Public Administration both from Montana State University, helps support the YMCA team in serving the needs of our community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.


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Avril Phillips


Membership Director

(406) 994-9622

a.phillips@gallatinvalleyymca.org

Avril moved to Bozeman after working seasonally in Yellowstone National Park for 10 years. During her career in Yellowstone Avril held management positions in Food & Beverage and Operations in the Old Faithful area. Avril completed several leadership and management workshops through the ongoing training of Xanterra Parks & Resorts including being certified by the NAI as an interpretive host. Avril finds enjoyment in helping others and hopes to use her leadership and communication skills to support the Y and the community. When she's not answering the phones and assisting at the Membership desk Avril is chasing after her toddler. She enjoys relaxing every chance she can get these days!


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Leah Weaver


Camps and Family Programs Director

(406) 994-9622

yprograms@gallatinvalleyymca.org

Leah Weaver grew up with her family skiing, hiking, camping and riding dirt bikes in Bozeman. Leah found her passion in ski racing for the Bridger Ski Team. After high school, she spent 10 plus years as a coach and director for the Bridger Ski Foundation Youth Ski League. Leah graduated from Montana State University in 2010 with her Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Human Development. After college Leah worked at Bozeman Lodge Assisted Living for 10 years as the Life Enrichment Director. She is excited to be apart of the YMCA team in developing programs that serve the needs of our community. When Leah is not at work she is spending time with her husband, son and two dogs, enjoying life!


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Krista Martinson


Health & Wellness Coordinator

(406) 994-9622

hld@gallatinvalleyymca.org

Krista graduated from Miami University with a degree in Sports Management. She has been involved in the YMCA for over 7 years! Starting in Fairfield, Ohio as a summer camp counselor, transitioned to a wellness coach and then served as the sports coordinator in Ohio as well as in Bozeman. She pursued her passion for fitness as she became an ACE certified personal trainer and a CETI ReCharged trainer. Krista also teaches a handful of group exercise classes and helps oversee the fitness center as the Healthy Living Coordinator. When she's not working out, she loves anything outdoors and driving her Jeep through the mountains!