Vern Byrd has been working as the CYE Operations Manager since 1996. He enjoys working from his new fishbowl style office. From "The Bowl", he seems to be able to keep track of all areas of the waters, including purchasing, equipment management, HR and computer technology, and other assignments as needed. Vern is kept on the right path by his wonderful and most incredible wife Patty. Vern and Patty have two daughters, Brittney and Katie. Vern also enjoys his part time job as a fire fighter in South Bend, Indiana.