Rand is the Director of The Wilds of New England and has served here with his wife Amber since 2009. Prior to coming to New England, the Hummels served at The Wilds in North Carolina since 1978. Rand was the Assistant Director and Program Director. He has authored several Bible studies for adults and teens to help them in their daily Christian walk. When camp is not in session, Rand travels across the US, preaching and encouraging others to fear God by respecting His holiness, hating what He hates, and loving what He loves. Amber is a faithful hostess to our speakers and sponsors.
Rand and Amber have two married children and three grandchildren.
Steve Stodola is the Assistant Director and CIT Director. He and his wife Rhonae have been involved in The Wilds ministry since 1989. Steve was the Director of The Wilds of the Rockies and Assistant Director at The Wilds of North Carolina before coming to New England in 2015. Rhonae manages the Sweet Shoppe and works alongside Steve in the CIT program.
Steve and Rhonae have three grown children and one son who is with the Lord.
Joe is the Program Manager at The Wilds of New England. He has worked in camp ministry in some form since 2003, and he and his family joined The Wilds staff in May of 2020. Prior to coming to The Wilds, Joe traveled with Jeremy Frazor in evangelism for five years and was an assistant pastor in Utah for five years. His wife Kayty manages Cool Beans and serves in a variety of other ways.
Joe and Kayty have four boys.
Cassie is a fourth generation New Hampshire native who started volunteering in 2010 for our fall camps before coming on full-time in 2015 as our Cook. She’s a second generation New England camp kid with a family that has been church planting in New England since the 1980’s.
Cassie’s jobs include cooking and counseling during the camp season, and then moving into the office to help with registrations and secretarial tasks during the winter months.
TWNE has been part of Trisha’s life since 2010. She started as a junior camper and eventually attended CIT. She worked as a dishwasher, waitress, counselor, and now office manager. She is excited to serve God full time in a ministry that God has used greatly in her own life.
Trisha grew up in southern Massachusetts where her father pastors a church. She is very happy to be back in New England after spending four years at Bob Jones University getting her degree in Ministry and Leadership.
If she is not working in the office or helping around the campsite, you will probably find her in Cool Beans enjoying a macchiato or spending time with campers playing laser tag or nine square in the air.
Colby Tucker studied auto diesel mechanics at Temple University. He came on the TWNE staff in 2021 to take care of all of the yard equipment and grounds.
Colby is a hard worker and a wonderful blessing to the staff and campers.
Kaitlynn has served The Wilds of New England for several years. She has served in many different ways in the office.
She now serves as the directors administrative assistant.