The ProjectFUN Team

Our team is here to answer your questions about ProjectFUN’s programs. If you’re not sure whom to contact, email us at

Raymond Yan - Sr. VP for K-12 Programs

Raymond oversees all aspects of ProjectFUN's K-12 programs and works with the rest of the ProjectFUN team to ensure a seamless experience for students and their parents.



Mark Woodside - Director of Curriculum Development

Mark oversees development in all of DigiPen's K-12 programs, including ProjectFUN Summer Workshops, Technology Academies, and Career and Technical Education courses. Additionally, he trains instructors from around the globe to ensure a consistent and quality experience for students enrolling in DigiPen programs in the U.S and abroad.



Darmeny Jones - Manager of Instructor Support & Staffing

Darmeny is responsible for hiring, training and supporting all of the many instructors of ProjectFUN including our summer workshops, year-round programs and weekend workshops. He's passionate about helping provide the best quality instruction for all students attending Digipen programs.



Tiffany Chau - Manager of Business Administration, K-12

Tiffany is responsible for establishing ProjectFUN workshops with local and international partner organizations in the hopes of sharing ProjectFUN with a worldwide audience. She is also responsible for ProjectFUN marketing and outreach ventures. Lastly, Tiffany assures that all policies and procedures are upheld.



Shelley Palmer - Manager of Program Experience, K-12

Shelley ensures that the ProjectFUN Team and student staff deliver quality service and an outstanding experience for the parents and students that attend all of DigiPen's K-12 programs. She strives to plan and implement the best programs and events based on the feedback she receives from her daily interactions with students and parents. Additionally, Shelley oversees the experience for the ProjectFUN Team and student staff, ensuring that they receive the support necessary to perform their jobs at the highest level.



Brandi Siek - Manager of Program Logistics, K-12

A mastermind of logistics and materials for ProjectFUN's K-12 programs, Brandi also specializes in client support and experience, event and program planning, and administrative support. Her office is constantly filled with an eclectic collection of books, badges, T-shirts, and Legos.



Mark Sugiyama – Assistant Coordinator

With nearly twenty years of experience in both the education and community organization fields, Mark brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the assistant coordinator position. Mark works to help manage and supervise ProjectFUN student staff as well as deliver an exceptional experience for all of our ProjectFUN workshop students.



Julia Derkach – Coordinator of Business Administration, K-12

Julia assists in the creation of marketing materials and campaigns while planning, hosting, and attending K-12 outreach events. In addition, she assists with the administration of partner programs, while also coordinating program communications for all of ProjectFUN. Julia's goal is to provide up to date, accurate, and engaging information on all ProjectFUN programs in an effort to recruit and retain students.



Sara Davison - Assistant Coordinator for Administrative Support, K-12

Sara provides administrative support to the ProjectFUN Team and helps to run our on-site workshops and K-12 outreach events. Sara enjoys working with ProjectFUN families to determine which workshop or program is best for their student. Sara’s goal is to provide excellent customer service to current and prospective families and to ensure that everyone that attends our programs has an optimal experience.


(425) 558-0299 Ext:7010

DigiPen's ProjectFUN offers workshops, camps and college prep courses for kids and teens. Technology courses are held in Redmond, WA (near Seattle and Bellevue), and online.