Our Board of Directors
Christina Beckwith, PharmD
President, Executive Director
Wapiti Mama has almost 30 years of experience working with Camp Hobé and has been Executive Director since 2003, overseeing all our programs. She caught the volunteer bug as a teenager and has also volunteered for the 2002 Summer Games and at camps for kids with asthma and muscular dystrophy. She believes that Camp Hobé is the best place on Earth!
Cathy Haskins, MSW
Cathy has a Masters of Social Work from the University of Utah, with an undergraduate degree from Utah State University. She has been a volunteer at Camp Hobe since 2004 and a member of the Board since 2005.
Kathy Boben, RN
Kathy has been the board Chairperson since 2009. She is Registered Nurse at Primary Children’s Hospital in the Immunocompromised Care (ICS) Unit. She has also become a familiar face at Camp Hobé , volunteering her time there as part of the onsite medical staff, beginning in 1995. She has also been a volunteer at Operation Sunshine since 2007. Kathy received her BSN from St. Joseph’s College in Maine. One of her favorite activities is hiking in Utah.
Bruce is the Human Resources Manager at TOSH – The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital – part of Intermountain Health Care. He has SPHR Certification from the Society for Human Resource Management; and MPA and BS in Botany from BYU. Bruce has been a volunteer at Camp Hobé since 2000.
Vicky is a stay-at-home mother who has made a great contribution volunteering for various charitable organizations and schools. She has been on the Camp Hobe Board since 2011, and has worked with MakeAWish Foundation, Freedom Elementary PTA, Fox Hollow Elementary. As a parent of a Camp Hobe camper, she brings to the Board a special perspective and understanding of campers’ needs.
Vannina Gwilliam, MSW
Vannina is the Language Program Coordinator for Intermountain Health Care. She has a Master’s degree in Radiological Sciences and undergraduate degrees in Foreign Languages, Zoology and RT. She is a certified medical interpreter and translator. She has volunteered for various healthcare organizations in Peru, China and Hong Kong. She joined the Camp Hobé Board in 2016.
Craig Halbasch, JD
Craig is a Regulatory Affairs/Staff Attorney for the Nutraceutical Corporation in Park City. He received his JD from the University of Nebraska College of Law and has an undergraduate degree in Communications. He has been on the Camp Hobé board since 2016. A big outdoor enthusiast, Craig likes living in Park City where he is close to hiking, mountain biking, skiing and other adventures.
Allison joined our Board in January 2017. She is the Vice President/Salt Lake Regional Branch Manager at First National Bank of Utah. She has been in the banking business in Utah since 1993, working for various financial institutions. In addition to volunteering at Camp Hobé, Allison has served on the Board of Community Health Charities and is a President’s Ambassador for the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce.
Gaylis Linville has served on the Camp Hobé board since 2013, helping with public relations and communications. She is a transplant to Utah from Seattle where she worked in the marketing, advertising and economic development arenas. Ms. Linville has a B.A. in Journalism from Central Washington University and completed a year of post-graduate work at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand.
She currently works for SMG/Salt Lake, the company that manages the Salt Palace Convention Center, South Towne Expo Center and the Salt Lake County Equestrian Park on behalf of Salt Lake County. She is the Director of Communications and Public Relations, and a standing member of the Employee Action Committee. The EAC has worked with Camp Hobé for several years, donating materials left over from conventions – such as backpacks, lanyards, water bottles and other useful items – to benefit the camp.