ABOUT US


The Oyster River Youth Association provides inclusive, fair, diverse and developmentally appropriate recreational programs to the youth of Durham, Lee and Madbury, NH. ORYA meets the changing needs of the children and families in our community for sports and recreational activities by acquiring and maintaining facilities, promoting volunteerism and seeking collaborative and strategic partnerships.


Matthew Glode
ORYA Director
603-868-5150
director@oryarec.org

Matthew Glode grew up in Barrington, NH and transitioned to the ORYA Director position after an 11 year tenure at Seacoast United Sports Club. During his time with SUSC he had many different roles from managing their Hampton youth programs, managing their York Indoor facility and finishing is time as the director for their Admirals soccer club, indoor and outdoor facility in Amesbury, MA. Matt brings his passion for youth sports and experience in programming, facilities and management to ORYA in an effort to continue to build on the amazing foundation laid by the directors and volunteers that preceded him.

Ashley Wood
ORYA Assistant Director
603-868-5150
programs@oryarec.org

Ashley Wood, originally from California, moved to the east coast 8 years ago. While completing her education at UNH she worked within the campus recreation division and found her passion in working with youth programming. With a background in instructing and coaching Ashley brings her dedication to providing the best to her community. She is dedicating to supporting the ORYA mission statement and community.


ORYA Board meetings are scheduled for the last Wednesday of every month. The Board generally does not meet during Oyster River Community School District vacation weeks. Please contact the office if you wish to attend for location and time. The next Board meeting scheduled for July 31st at the ORYA office located at 2 Dover Rd. in Durham.


OFFICE HOURS


Monday through Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm
ORYA staff often step out of the office to run errands to the fields, facilities and to conduct meetings.
Please be sure to call ahead to set up a time to visit. Thank you!



ORYA BOARD OF DIRECTORS


  • PRESIDENT
    Ben Genes

    TREASURER
    Pete Ventura

    TOWN OF LEE REPRESENTATIVE
    Dave Smith

    TOWN OF MADBURY REPRESENTATIVE
    Butch Daubney

  • VICE PRESIDENT
    Ted Mulligan

    DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS
    Jesse Morrell

    TOWN OF DURHAM REPRESENTATIVE
    Christina Buteau

    BOARD MEMBER AT LARGE
    Jeannie Allyson / Susan Cillia

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ABOUT US

The Oyster River Youth Association provides inclusive, fair, diverse and developmentally appropriate recreational programs to the youth of Durham, Lee and Madbury, NH. ORYA meets the changing needs of the children and families in our community for sports and recreational activities by acquiring and maintaining facilities, promoting volunteerism and seeking collaborative and strategic partnerships.

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