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.

Mark LaMaster

Marketing Coordinator

Inspired by Creation, Mark strives to get people out of their comfort zone to share God’s Word. He enjoys spending time with family and outdoor sports.

Jessica Richards

Administrative Specialist

Jessica loves serving in all areas of camp. She also enjoys playing games and spending time with family and friends.

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.

Youth Ministry

Dan Hinz

Program Director

Before coming to Covenant Harbor, Dan was a church planter and pastor. He loves how camp connects people with God and one another.

Kelly Elwell

Children’s Ministry Coordinator

Kelly loves building relationships with younger campers, families and summer staff in her role as Children’s Ministry Coordinator. She also really loves biking and eating donuts with her husband, Chris.

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.

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.

Brad Hutichson

Outdoor Education Coordinator

Brad loves to help people grow through adventure and challenge outside. His favorite things are being with his family and working in the wood-shop.

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 Kirkner

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.

Tyler Thomas

Guest Services Coordinator

Tyler has had a huge passion for camping ministry for a long time and loves being able to use that passion to serve guests at Covenant Harbor. While not at camp, he enjoys spending time with his awesome family and playing music.

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.

Mike Nelson

Food Service Coordinator

Mike appreciates being able to share his faith at work and enjoys his commute most when on his motorcycle.