Speaker Bios
Thursday, January 27, 2000
Fawcett Center - Columbus, Ohio
(map and directions)

Jeffrey Leiken, MA
National Trainer/Educator
The Mentor Counseling Company
Trainer and Child Psychologist with 15+ years of Camping experience. Travels nationwide teaching others useful, practical and creative interventions and methodologies for working effectively with today's youth.
Linda Ebner Erceg, RN, MS
Executive Director
Association of Camp Nurses
Full-time, year-round camp nurse with Concordia Language Villages of Bemidji, MN. Masters work specific to camp nursing and camp health management.
Chuck Moritz, CCD
Camp Otterbein
Chuck has organized and led backpacking, canoeing, biking, and other trips throughout Ohio and elsewhere.
Larry L. Hall
Agent, 4-H Youth Development
OSU Extension - Knox County
Larry has lead songleading sessions at Buckeye Leadership Workshop, 4-H Camp Ohio and at a State Seminar.
Carol W. Burchfield
Human Resources Director
Metro Parks
HR Director,Metro Parks for past 8 years. Previously, Personnel Manager for General Motors. B.S. degree in Economics and M.B.A. in Finance.
William E. Henderson
Northwest Dist. Spec., 4-H
Ohio State Univ. Extension
4-H Agent 19 Yrs. District 4-H Specialist, 10 Yrs. Has lead singing and taught song leading, in 17 states, for over twenty years.
Benji, Mike and Amy
Camp Joy Administrators
Camp Joy
Benji Sayre, Mike McGinty, and Amy Krehbiel are all administrators at Joy Outdoor Education Center in Clarksville, OH.
Craig Allen Greenlee
Vice President of Operations
Akron Area YMCA
Current president of the ACA Ohio Section and Mid America Field Representative for YMCA of the USA Resident Camping.
Wm. L. Lyder
Exec. Dir./ YMCA Camp Fitch
Youngstown YMCA
39 Years experience with YMCA & camping bds. and has served on many other boards.
Marge Scanlin
Executive Officer of Operation
ACA National Headquarters
ACA National staff for last 16 years. Former university professor and camp director in Pennsylvania and Maine
Cammie Mitchell
Dir. of Outdoor Environmental Education
YMCA Storer Camps
Cammie has been with the OEE program at Storer Camps for six years providing trainings to staff several times a year.
Chris Angellatta
Associate Executive Director
YMCA Columbus North Branch
Currently the Associate Executive Director at the YMCA North Branch in Columbus, Chris supervises four day camp programs with approximately 400 campers per day.
Kim Brosnan
Roberta Grossman cyoeast@mail.cle-dioc.org
Director & Assistant Director
CYO Camping Programs
Kim and Roberta have over 20 years combined camping experience both day and resident. They both work for the Diocese of Cleveland
Dennis L. Elliott Ph.D.
Extension 4-H Specialist
State 4-H Office
Denny has been teaching recreation leaders for over 20 years through Ohio, regional and national 4H camp staff training. He has also conducted training for youth leaders in Japan.