Staff

In addition to the valuable volunteers and seasonal program staff that make the magic possible at Camp Twin Lakes, these are the talented and committed professionals that strive to carry out our mission on a full-time, year-round basis.

Executive Staff

Jill Morrisey

Chief Executive Officer

Jill Morrisey

Chief Executive Officer

404-231-9887, ext. 226

After many summers spent as a camp counselor and serving on our strategic planning committee, Jill joined the Camp Twin Lakes team in October of 2016. When she’s not at camp, Jill enjoys outdoor adventure sports, oil painting, and hanging with her two wonderful dogs.

Daniel C. Mathews, M.Ed., CTRS

Chief Operations Officer

Daniel C. Mathews, M.Ed., CTRS

Chief Operations Officer

706-557-9070, ext. 403

As a certified recreational therapist, Dan manages all camp operations and partner relations. Dan has been a major part of Camp Twin Lakes since our very first summer in 1993, starting out on a partner camp's staff, then moving to our summer staff in 1999, and ultimately working full time as Camp Director in 2000.

Brenda Leslie

Director of Finance & HR

Brenda Leslie

Director of Finance & HR

404-231-9887, ext. 227

A proud New Orleans native, Brenda started with Camp Twin Lakes in the spring of 2009 as the Controller in the Atlanta office. In her current role, she handles all accounting functions, improves cost effectiveness, provides financial reports, and helps meet financial goals.

Cheryl Belair

Director of Development

Cheryl Belair

Director of Development

404-231-9887, ext. 224

After falling in love with camp during her time as Camp Director for Camp Braveheart and Second Chance from 2002 to 2011, Cheryl joined Camp Twin Lakes in March of 2017 and now directs all fundraising and marketing initiatives.

Atlanta Staff

Merrick Bonner

Special Events Manager

Merrick Bonner

Special Events Manager

404-231-9887, ext. 233

Merrick joined Camp Twin Lakes in November 2013 as an Events Coordinator and now oversees all Camp Twin Lakes events as the Special Events Manager. Merrick’s favorite camp activities include singing and s’mores around the campfire, tie-dye, and learning how to be Katniss Everdeen!

Lindsay Bucci

Marketing & Communications Specialist

Lindsay Bucci

Marketing & Communications Specialist

678-894-9770, ext. 228

Lindsay joined the Camp Twin Lakes team in January of 2017. She is the resident expert in all things marketing, public relations, and, most importantly, wholesome living.

Mary Gage Caulder

Events Coordinator

Mary Gage Caulder

Events Coordinator

404-231-9887, ext. 209

Mary Gage started with Camp Twin Lakes as an intern and loved camp so much that she decided to stay permanently as an Events Coordinator. Her favorite thing about camp is hanging out at the farm with a fire and s'mores.

Emma James

Events Coordinator

Emma James

Events Coordinator

404-231-9887, ext. 235

Emma first joined Camp Twin Lakes in March of 2016 as an Events Coordinator. In this role, she coordinates Partners Card and other events throughout the year. She recently discovered she is also a talented volunteer camp counselor!

Morgan Koon

Events Coordinator

Morgan Koon

Events Coordinator

404-231-9887, ext. 230

Morgan joined the Camp Twin Lakes family in the summer 2014. After several summers, Morgan completed the Fellowship program with Camp Twin Lakes Dream and now works as an Events Coordinator bringing the camp magic to the Atlanta office.

Andrea' Robinson

Accounting Coordinator

Andrea' Robinson

Accounting Coordinator

404-231-9887, ext. 240

Andrea’ joined Camp Twin Lakes in February of 2016 as the Accounting Coordinator. Andrea handles accounts payable and receivable, reconciliations, and all things accounting related. During Andrea’s first camp experience, she enjoyed the twist on eating lunch in the cafeteria with all off the campers and completing multiple rounds of “the wave.”

Kate Lipton, CTRS

Camp Coordinator

Kate Lipton, CTRS

Camp Coordinator

404-231-9887, ext. 242

Kate began consulting with Camp Twin Lakes in March of 2009 and is now the Program Director for the Wounded Warrior Family Retreat. Kate’s favorite camp songs are "The Pirate Song" and "World’s Greatest," and her favorite activities are boating and ropes course.

Heather Saltamacchio

Administrative Coordinator

Heather Saltamacchio

Administrative Coordinator

404-231-9887, ext. 222

Heather began her career with Camp Twin Lakes in March of 2016 as the Office Administrator in Atlanta. Heather manages the office, supports the team, and makes sure everyone is greeted with a warm welcome.

Rutledge Staff

Paige Smith

Camp Manager

Paige Smith

Camp Manager

706-557-9070, ext. 204

Paige has been a member of the Camp Twin Lakes family since she was a camper. After several summers spent on program staff as a Presidential Fellow, Paige now manages, plans, directs, and supervises Camp Twin Lakes Rutledge's programmatic services as a member of the management team, which includes serving as host for Partner organizations on weekends.

Nathan Fussell

Farm Manager

Nathan Fussell

Farm Manager

706-557-9070, ext. 201

Nathan joined Camp Twin Lakes in November 2012 as a Farm Fellow, and officially joined full-time as the Farm Coordinator in October 2013. Nathan tends to all programs and production related to the Camp Twin Lakes Sustainable Teaching Farm. Nathan’s favorite camp activity is watching campers taste unusual varieties of fruits and vegetables for the first time.

Byron Ham

Food Service Coordinator

Byron Ham

Food Service Coordinator

706-557-9070

A professional cook for 19 years, Byron joined Camp Twin Lakes Rutledge as a summer employee in May 2014. In October 2014, he joined the full-time culinary staff as the Food Service Coordinator. He and his daughter both found Camp Twin Lakes through Camp Stars after Byron lost his wife to melanoma in October 2012.

Curtis Helmer

Program Coordinator

Curtis Helmer

Program Coordinator

706-557-9070, ext. 205

Curtis first got involved with Camp Twin Lakes as an Outdoor Adventure program staff member in 2012 ad then came on full-time in 2016 as the Program Coordinator in Rutledge to hire and train our seasonal program staff, coordinate camp schedules with our partner organizations, and make sure that our programs are the absolute best they can be.

Larkin Kelly

Dietary Coordinator

Larkin Kelly

Dietary Coordinator

706-557-9070, ext. 400

Larkin created the dietary department that works to create a safe, healthy, and kid-friendly dining hall experience. She works directly with parents and our chefs to ensure that each child's allergies and dietary concerns are attended to with care. She also works with our summer dietary interns to teach fun nutrition and cooking programs for the kids.

Destiny Harper

Housekeeping Supervisor

Destiny Harper

Housekeeping Supervisor

706-557-9070, ext. 495

Destiny joined the Camp Twin Lakes team in September of 2014 as a housekeeper and was named Housekeeping Supervisor in the summer of 2016. Besides the zip line, her favorite part about working at Camp Twin Lakes is getting to bond with the kids and seeing all of their smiling faces.

Ralph Lanier

Site and Facilities Coordinator

Ralph Lanier

Site and Facilities Coordinator

706-557-9070, ext. 498

Ralph joined the Camp Twin Lakes staff in October 2014 as Site and Facilities Coordinator in Rutledge. He assists with project construction and camp maintenance. As a Rutledge native, he is especially proud to be a part of the Camp Twin Lakes Rutledge team.

Rick Lanier

Site and Facilities Manager

Rick Lanier

Site and Facilities Manager

706-557-9070, ext. 498

Rick is the Site and Facilities Director across all of Camp Twin Lakes's campsites and has been part of the Camp Twin Lakes family since 1995. Rick and his staff maintain the physical structures of Camp and ensure that Camp Twin Lakes Rutledge continues to be a clean and safe environment for our campers.

David McAdams

Senior Site and Facilities Coordinator

David McAdams

Senior Site and Facilities Coordinator

706-557-9070, ext. 498

As Site and Facilities Coordinator in Rutledge, David manages project construction and general maintenance of camp. David has been with Camp Twin Lakes since 2007.

Andrea Ross

Farm Coordinator

Andrea Ross

Farm Coordinator

706-557-9070

Will-A-Way Staff

Josh Sweat

Senior Manager of Programs & Camp Twin Lakes-Will-A-Way

Josh Sweat

Senior Manager of Programs & Camp Twin Lakes-Will-A-Way

770-867-6123, ext. 227

Josh began at Camp Twin Lakes as program staff in 1999 and is now Senior Manager of Programs and Camp Twin Lakes Will-A-Way. Josh oversees all facility functions at Will-A-Way, leads the Program Team for all of Camp Twin Lakes, and serves as a Standards Instructor for the American Camp Association as an active member.

Matt Eason

Program Coordinator

Matt Eason

Program Coordinator

770-867-6123

Matt started as a volunteer with one of our camp partners and, over the past 9 years, has experienced the transformative nature of camp - both for his campers and for himself! He has experienced different perspectives from volunteer, to intern, to the fellowship at Camp Twin Lakes Dream and he’s excited to be back home!

Jamie Ekstrom

Partner Support & Hospital Programs Manager

Jamie Ekstrom

Partner Support & Hospital Programs Manager

770-867-6123, ext. 228

Jamie returned to the Camp Twin Lakes team in March of 2017. He began his time with Camp Twin Lakes as a camper in 2006 followed by experience as a camp counselor, program staff member, and program fellow. Jamie is a huge fan of all the outdoor adventure programs and the classic camp songs (especially “Peanut Butter Jelly Time”)!

Ashley Henderson

Volunteer Coordinator

Ashley Henderson

Volunteer Coordinator

770-867-6123, ext. 223

As Volunteer Coordinator, Ashley coordinates corporate, group, event and individual volunteer activities and keeps the local community connected with Camp Twin Lakes. Ashley joined the Camp Twin Lakes team in 2009. She loves the ropes course, and her favorite camp song is "Baby Shark."

Lynn Moon

Office Coordinator

Lynn Moon

Office Coordinator

770-867-6123, ext. 221

Lynn joined Camp Twin Lakes in 2011 as Camp Twin Lakes Will-A-Way's Office Assistant. She manages the day-to-day operations of the Will-A-Way office and her grandson attends Camp Acheaway!

Josh Cagliani

Camp Manager - Camp Dream

Josh Cagliani

Camp Manager - Camp Dream

706-557-9070, ext. 203

After working as a volunteer with a partner camp, Josh came to Camp Twin Lakes in the summer of 2010 as the Outdoor Adventure Director at Will-A-Way, then became the Will-A-Way Fellow, then a Program Coordinator before moving into his current position. Josh currently oversees summer programs at Camp Dream and programs coordinated in Rutledge throughout the year.

Lauren Schmitt

Camp Coordinator

Lauren Schmitt

Camp Coordinator

770-867-6123, ext. 226

Lauren first volunteered for camp in 2013 for a partner organization. After working as a Recreational Therapy intern, Lauren completed the Fellowship program before moving into her current role as a Camp Coordinator. She directs several of our partner supported camps such as Camp Breathe Easy, Camp AcheAway, and Camp BIAG, as well as our hospital-based Camp-To-Go programs.

Tracy Moubray

Food Service Coordinator

Tracy Moubray

Food Service Coordinator

770-867-6123

Brandi Sims

Food Service Coordinator

Brandi Sims

Food Service Coordinator

770-867-6123

Tony Wilson

Sr. Site and Facilities Coordinator

Tony Wilson

Sr. Site and Facilities Coordinator

770-867-6123, ext. 227

Tony and his staff take care of everything on the property, including electrical, plumbing, HVAC, lighting, and grounds keeping. Tony joined Camp Twin Lakes in October 2012.

Rich VanDerHeyden

Site and Facilities Coordinator

Rich VanDerHeyden

Site and Facilities Coordinator

770-867-6123

Rich started working for Camp Twin Lakes-Will-A-Way in January of 2017. He works under Tony to ensure the campground is ready for campers, with specific expertise in electrical, construction, plumbing and landscaping.