Executive Board Members

Chairman - Jim Payne

Earned his PhD in political science from Berkeley in 1965, and has written many books and articles in the field. He has worked with youth as a teacher at Yale, Wesleyan, Johns Hopkins and Texas A&M universities. In Sandpoint he has coached Striker soccer and taught Sunday School at First Lutheran Church. An avid long-distance kayaker, he has published four books on his travel adventures. He has volunteered at the Teen Center for 10 years.


Treasurer - Lynn Jennings-Dawson

A fourth generation Idahoan, born and raised in Coeur d’Alene, Lynn works for Washington Federal Bank in Sandpoint. Starting in high school, Lynn became involved with socialization and sports activities programs that helped mentally and physically challenged youth. She hopes to continue supporting and reaching out to the vulnerable youth in our community by her involvement with the Sandpoint Teen Center.

Board Member - Doug Fraser 

Doug retired from a career in marketing and manufacturing 16 years ago.  He holds a BS Degree in Economics & Labor Relations and has been a volunteer tax preparer thru AARP for the last 6 years.  When he isn’t busy helping The Teen Center with their accounts, he also serves as Treasurer for local Masonic and Shrine organizations. 


Board Member - Audrey Marks 

Co-Pastor of Cornerstone Church. She served as a Youth Leader for 4 years and as the Youth Event Coordinator for a number of teen programs. Entrepreneur, wife and soon to be Mom!  


Board Member - Jared Marks

Currently Pastor of Cornerstone Church and previously served as a youth pastor. Worked with teens and families for the last 7 years and served in a variety of ministries. Also a Welder/Fabricator, husband and son to be a father!


Board Member - Holly Rose

Holly grew up in Utah and later completed her RN in California. She enjoys watercoloring, lettering, calligraphy and learning music on the keyboard. She likes to share her artistic interests and connect with teens in our community at the Sandpoint Teen Center. 

Sandpoint Teen Center
221 S. Division
Sandpoint, Idaho  


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