Adaptive Recreation Staff


Andy Fernandez - Adaptive & Senior/Adult Recreation Services Manager

Fernandez an avid bike rider who owns three bikes. He is a soccer dad and enjoys World Cup Soccer. His favorite muffins are cappuccino from Humble Bagel. Email Andy

Carly Schmidt

Carly Schmidt - Programmer

Carly is originally from the Chicago area and has remained a Chicago sports fan despite calling herself an Oregonian now. A graduate from the University of New Hampshire in Recreation Management and Policy with an emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation, Carly moved to Oregon in 2008 to enjoy recreation endeavors and to help provide the same opportunity for people with disabilities. Whether she is running, biking, swimming, hiking, surfing, backpacking, or skiing, you can find Carly exploring in the outdoors and encouraging others to do the same! Email Carly

Brittany Oom

Brittany Oom - Programmer

Brittany is a transplanted Michigander to Eugene. She earned her bachelor’s degree in therapeutic recreation in 2013 from Grand Valley State University and shortly after became certified as a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist. Brittany started her career in long term care and has a passion for keeping older adults active and engaged. She's also found a calling in summer camps for youth and teens who experience disabilities. Camp makes her heart skip a beat and she loves to help youth & teens build confidence and resiliency. Brittany started her journey with the City of Eugene as a temp staff coordinating camp and leading classes at the Hilyard Center and is thrilled for the adventures ahead serving the community in her new role. Brittany is always up for new recreation endeavors; good thing she moved to the Pacific Northwest! Right now, she's getting pretty good at paddleboarding, chasing waterfalls and biking. When she's not at work, Brittany's busy planning her next adventure with her husband Ben & boxer pup Louie. Email Brittany


Carly Kalstad - Office Coordinator

Kalstad recently moved to Eugene from the sunny town of Bend where she has been playing, working and starting her amazing family for the last 10 years. She was born and raised in Northern Georgia, moved to upstate New York where she attended Paul Smiths College and received a degree in Outdoor Recreation. Carly LOVE’S working within the recreation field as well as participating in any recreational opportunities. Email Carly