Sharon McNally

Sharon McNally

Chief of Staff, Connors Family Office President, Camp Harbor View

Sharon McNally is the President of Camp Harbor View. She is also the Chief of Staff in the Connors Family Office, where she supports the philanthropic, political, and business activities of Jack Connors, Jr., founder and former CEO of Hill Holliday.

Sharon is the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare where she has been a member since 2016.

In addition, she is a past Chair of the Board and current Chair of the President’s Council of the Big Sister Association of Greater Boston; a member of the Board of Directors of Camp Harbor View; a member of the Board of Directors of Community Servings and of the Clergy Health and Retirement Fund of the Archdiocese of Boston, and a member of the RIZE Chairman’s Council.

Sharon earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in government at Colby College. A lifelong Boston-area resident, she and her husband live in Boston and have three grown children and nine grandchildren.

Sharon McNally

Josh Waxman

Josh Waxman

Deputy Director

Josh Waxman joined Camp Harbor View’s leadership team in 2018 as Deputy Director. In this role, Josh manages and leads the daily operations of the program team, which includes three departments: social work, leadership for grades 9-12, and operations. Camp Harbor View’s program team supports approximately 1,000 youth and families annually. Additionally, Josh works closely with the President, Executive Director and development team on long-term strategic planning, volunteer engagement, and fundraising.

Josh brings over a decade of leadership experience that spans the non-profit and public sectors to Camp Harbor View. Previously, Josh served as the Executive Director of the Martin Richard Foundation. Prior to that, Josh served as Senior Director of Community Partnerships at the United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley. Josh began his career in nonprofit management at City Year, where he completed a year of national service through AmeriCorps and was then hired into a management position on staff.

Josh is very active as a volunteer in the community. Josh serves as the board chair at Orchard Gardens K-8 Pilot School, and as a board member at La. Vida, Inc. Josh is also a proud big brother through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay.

Josh holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of Massachusetts Boston, and a certificate in non-profit management and leadership from the Institute for Non-Profit Practice at Tufts University’s Tisch College of Civic Life.

Josh is a proud resident of Dorchester.

Sandy Ruecha

Sandy Ruecha

9th Grade RISE Program Coordinator

Kaewmanee (Sandy) Ruecha is the 9th Grade RISE Program Coordinator at Camp Harbor View. In this role, Sandy assists in planning and implementing quality programming for the 9th Grade RISE program. Specifically, she works with 9th grade participants to develop leadership skills, explore career opportunities, and prepare to be tomorrow’s leaders. Sandy also assists with the Leader in Training program, supporting 10th-12th grade participants in academics as well as social and emotional needs.

Prior to joining Camp Harbor View, Sandy spent six years at the YMCA of Greater Boston as the Assistant Director of the Youth Development and Early Education Program for the Roxbury branch. Throughout her career Sandy has been committed to working with youth to develop their social and emotional well-being, furthering community outreach, and assisting underserved families.

Sandy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Boston College and plans to pursue a Master’s degree in Higher Education.

Sandy Ruecha

Abbey Raymond

Abbey Raymond

Executive Assistant to Sharon McNally & Project Manager

Abbey Raymond joined the Camp Harbor View team after working directly for co-founder Jack Connors. While working for Jack, Abbey saw firsthand how Camp Harbor View creates new opportunities for Boston’s youth and became inspired by the mission. In 2019, Abbey made the transition to Camp Harbor View.

As the President’s Executive Assistant, Abbey assists Sharon and the entire Camp Harbor View team with scheduling, event planning, and special projects. In her role, Abbey collaborates closely with both the development and program teams on specific short-term and long-term projects, including fundraising and volunteer engagement.

Abbey graduated from Wheelock College with a dual degree in social work and political science and lives in Boston.

Yvonne Onumajuru

Yvonne Onumajuru

Leader in Training Program Coordinator – 10th Grade

Yvonne Onumajuru has been a part of the Camp Harbor View family since 2018. Yvonne started as a member of the summer camp staff and later became the Human Resources intern. She is now a full-time member of the Camp Harbor View team working directly with young people in the 10th grade cohort, providing exposure to a variety of career fields and educational pathways after graduation.

Yvonne was born and raised in Lynn. Yvonne is dedicated to working with young people and helping them realize their potential. After working with a vast amount of youths over the years, she has developed interest in helping students of color get on track for post-secondary success. “I continue to believe that if children are given the necessary tools to succeed, they will succeed beyond their wildest dreams!” — David Vitte

Elise O’Meara, LCSW

Elise O’Meara, LCSW

Leader in Training Program Manager

Elise O’Meara serves as the Leader in Training Program Manager at Camp Harbor View. In this role, Elise is responsible for the management of the Leader In Training Program, which supports 100 high school aged youth through Camp Harbor View’s Leadership Academy. Elise oversees 40 youth in the 12th grade cohort as well as the implementation of the year-long leadership curriculum. Elise leads her team of two youth workers in providing leadership workshops, mentoring, academic support, and summer employment for all youth in the program.

Elise began her career in youth work at the Browne Middle School in Chelsea, as a paraprofessional in the Alternative Learning program. After four years, Elise transitioned to Chelsea High School serving as a Student Advocate in a Dropout Prevention Program. Both programs provided support for students identified at risk of not graduating based on high levels of absenteeism, failing grades in core classes, or recurring disciplinary infractions.

Elise has been a member of the Camp Harbor View team since 2012, serving in various roles during the summer before joining the team full time in 2015. Elise holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a Master of Social Work degree from Simmons University.

Bob O’Connell

Bob O’Connell

Facilities Manager

Bob O’Connell is the Facilities Manager at Camp Harbor View. Joining the team in 2009, Bob was instrumental in supporting both facility growth and summer programs in the camp’s early years. Before assuming the role of Facilities Manager, Bob served Camp Harbor View as the Director of Maintenance for ten summer seasons. Bob excels in the logistical challenges of running a camp on an island while efficiently managing staff and contractors and lending support to the camp’s program partners.

With 25 years of experience working in teen counseling and mentoring combined with nearly 20 years in the construction and property management field, Bob brings a unique set of skills to his role. His passion and commitment to teens is evidenced by the time he devotes to the camp’s youth emphasizing hard work, education, and responsibility. Bob is excited about his future within this community.

Bob O'Connell

Jaclyn McGrory

Jaclyn McGrory

Development & Corporate Engagement Manager

Jaclyn McGrory is Camp Harbor View’s Development and Corporate Engagement Manager. With experience in customer service and fundraising, Jaclyn is focused on cultivating strong relationships within the Boston market. Born and raised in Watertown, Jaclyn has a strong connection to the local community.

Previously, Jaclyn worked with the American Cancer Society locally for 5 years raising money for the Hope Lodge Center in Boston through distinguished galas and golf events. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in hospitality and tourism administration with a concentration in events management from Endicott College.

Jaclyn currently resides in Waltham, spending free time with friends, family and her rescue dog Remy. She continues to support the American Cancer Society as an active member of the Boston Young Professionals of the American Cancer Society.

Jillian Martin, LCSW

Jillian Martin, LCSW

Camp Administrator

Jillian Martin joined the Camp Harbor View team as the Camp Administrator at the beginning of the 2018 summer season. During the summer, she is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day at camp, including the daily activities, program partners, and staff. With over 10 years of experience in summer programming for youth, Jillian truly believes that children learn best when they’re having fun and children have the most fun when they’re at camp. During the school year, Jillian’s head is always in summer as she plans for the next camp season. Her goal is for campers to return each summer and learn something new in a fun and safe environment.

Jillian holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from Boston University and a Master of Social Work from Simmons College. When she is not planning for camp, she can be found either on a training run or volunteering with Jewish Big Brother Big Sisters of Boston’s Magic! Program.

Stephanie Hyde

Stephanie Hyde

Guaranteed Income Pilot Program Coordinator

Stephanie Hyde joined Camp Harbor View’s Youth and Family Support team in the Spring of 2021 as the Guaranteed Income Pilot Program Coordinator. In this role, Stephanie serves as a resource for pilot participants coordinating services and facilitating workshops. 

Stephanie has happily served the Boston community for 14 years. She has worked with diverse populations, ranging from infants to young adults and families of all backgrounds across her career in after-school programs, summer camps, childcare and  through community activism all with a big ear and heart. 

Stephanie graduated from Fitchburg State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in sociology.

Stephanie continues to show her passion and commitment to the community through her work with Camp Harbor View families and as a dedicated member of the team.