Larry Zeilstra began his 18-year career with Integral Youth Services as a project finder for both the Teamwork program and the Summer Work program along with writing the grants for both programs. Since that time he has moved on to the positon of agency Grant Writer and Special Project Director, then to Finance Director and currently serves as our Assistant Director. Before coming to IYS, Larry was an entrepreneur, owning and starting several businesses, which prepared him for the multifaceted role he has at IYS. Larry wears many hats at IYS. His day may start with financial questions and end with mopping the floor or helping to pull a broken engine and installing a new one in one the IYS vehicles. Larry says that “working for a non-profit means never completely knowing what you will be doing on any given day, but that is what makes it fun.” During his off time Larry likes working in his shop, traveling, camping and fishing with his wife of 36 years, and traveling to visit his granddaughter and grandsons and their parents.
Outreach & Living Skills Programs Director
Craig Schuhmann earned both a BA and MA in Theology from the University of Portland. He has 16 years of professional experience in faith based non-profits, beginning in 1998 with the Archdiocese of Portland as the Outreach Director of the Downtown Chapel in Portland, Oregon. Craig joined the team at IYS in 2008. “Working for years with both homeless youth and homeless adults has given me a full spectrum perspective on the issues surrounding homelessness and poverty.” In his spare time Craig is a fly-fishing guide and published freelance writer and author. He is also the editor of Fly-fishing & Tying Journal. He has been living in Klamath Falls with his wife and daughter since 2004.