Board of Directors

Henry’s Place Leadership

Henry’s Place operates under the oversight of a Board of Directors. They meet on a regular basis to review, discuss, and direct the operations of the foundation.

Current members of the Board:

JR Davenport:  Henry’s Place Board President and Co-Founder; Business Owner and Professional Musician, Wolf Creek Band

Dawn Prendes: Henry’s Place Founder; CFO (Retired), Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino

Lin Drake: Board Vice President; Founder of D&S  Construction (Retired), Past President of Southern Utah Homebuilders Association

Mike Hatch: Henry’s Place Board Secretary; Appraiser; Senior Pastor, Balm of Gilead Church

Rafael Reyes: Board Treasurer; CFO, Insight Administrative Services; CPA

Kevin Odor: Consultant; Former Senior Pastor, Canyon Ridge Christian Church

Camp  Staff

Dan Maruyama is the Henry’s Place Executive Director and his wife Monica is Assistant Director.  As such, they are responsible to the Board and are tasked with oversight of  Henry’s Place programs, resource development, planning, and stewardship of assets.    Dan is a retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel who commanded combat squadrons in the War on Terror and led large organizations and programs with multi-million dollar budgets.  Monica is a Christian Life Coach.  Both Dan and Monica have previous experience as paid and volunteer camp staff.

Tony Spatafore is the Henry’s Place Camp Director, and his wife Dara is a constant volunteer and seasonal staff member.  Tony is responsible for all camp programs, facility rentals, and facility management.  Tony, a fluent Spanish speaker, formerly served as a missionary in Central America and has experience in a number of different service industries.  Dara also served in the mission field and is a native of Nicaragua.