Camp Staff

Our staff are well-trained and work hard to provide the best experience possible for all our guests. To contact individual staff members, look through the tabs below for contact information.

Administration

Ray Warren

Executive Director

Ray’s passion is for all campers and guests to experience the love of Christ through excellence in programs and services provided by our staff. He enjoys traveling with his wife and vacations at the ocean.

Eric Anderson

Associate Director

Eric grew up going to camp here and later served on summer staff. He strives to create opportunities for kids on the margins to find belonging at camp.

Sarah Snow

Development Director

Sarah enjoys learning people’s life stories and sharing how she observes God work through camp settings. She loves Jesus, a good cup of coffee and the outdoors.

Andy Kosowski

Business Manager

Andy supports our team by managing and distributing the resources that God has provided us to move our vision forward.

Jane DeVries

Youth Program Registrar

Jane is grateful to be a part of the team where she can live out her love for Jesus and people. Her nieces and nephews are her greatest joy, and she is thankful that they love camp as much as she does.

Angela Burisek

Administrative Specialist

Angela has a love for camp and desires to help make camp a place where all people can come and learn more about God.  She enjoys playing and listening to music, hanging out with her husband, Keith, and spending time with her kitty, Blessing, and dog, Max.

Emma Mueller

Marketing Coordinator

Emma’s passion for camp runs generations deep tracing back to when her grandmother was a camper in the Big House.  She loves camp and feels lucky to spend her days telling the world about it.    Emma spends her time mastering the perfect sour dough bread.

Jamie Leslie

Logistics Coordinator

Growing up, Jamie loved spending time at camp and now enjoys seeing others have similar experiences at Covenant Harbor. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and learning new things.

Youth Ministry

Beth Piccard

Program Director

Beth strives to create opportunities for campers to experience Christ in new and different ways. She loves coffee, ginger, sunny fall days and a great pair of shoes.

Alex Ralston

Youth Ministries Coordinator

Alex loves Christ, camping ministry, sports, & music. In his spare time, you can find him trying to set up a game of Rook.

 

 

Kathryn Spencer

Youth Ministries Coordinator

Kathryn loves watching campers try new things and getting to see the unique way that God transforms lives at camp. Her biggest talent is cooking grilled cheese, and she will gladly share her recipe with you.

Outdoor Education

Peter Hatlestad

Director of Outdoor Education

Peter is our Director of Outdoor Education. He loves to help people grow in all respects and he loves to climb…most anything.

Jeremy Dolence

Outdoor Education Coordinator

Jeremy loves to be used by God to develop and call people into who they are created to be. When not at work he can be found outdoors or in the kitchen.

Adult Education

Brooke Furmanek

Director of Adult Education

Brooke loves creating interesting and meaningful programs where adults come together in community to learn something new and foster new relationships. She enjoys quilting and spending time with family.

Guest Services

Stefanie Wessel

Guest Services Director

Stefanie loves serving each group and guest with every detail of their retreat so they may experience God at camp. Movies and music are favorite hobbies!

Jess Dolence

Guest Services Coordinator

Jess serves Covenant Harbor with a desire to warmly host camp’s many guest groups. She can often be found reading novels in a hammock during her free time.

Maintenance

Matt Kinney

Facilities Director

Matt has served at camp for many years, with a passion for the outdoors and making things work. Whenever possible, he enjoys taking adventures with his wife and kids.

Josh Jirasek

Maintenance Coordinator

Josh grew up going to Bible camp and now loves using his skills to further the mission of Covenant Harbor. He enjoys time with his family, camping, hunting and fishing.

John Steltenpohl

Equipment Specialist

John serves Covenant Harbor with a passion for working on vehicles and equipment. In his down time he enjoys spending time with his wife and 4 children.

Brad Augustson

Volunteer Coordinator

Brad feels called to serve Covenant Harbor in many ways. He works with our many volunteers to better our infrastructure for the next generation of campers!

Food Service

Sandy Wendtland

Food Service Director

Sandy leads our Food Service Department and is blessed to work in such a beautiful Christ centered place and enjoys adventuring with her family and friends.

Heidi Hines

Food Service Coordinator

Heidi feels blessed to be able to work here and share a passion for cooking.
She loves to spend her free time with her animals and enjoying the outdoors.