Joe is the Director of The Wilds of New England. He has faithfully served in camp ministry in a variety of ways since 2003. God moved he and his family to New Hampshire in the spring of 2020. Prior to coming to TWNE, Joe traveled with the Frazor Evangelistic Team and was an Assistant Pastor in Utah. Kayty is the Cool Beans Coffee Shop Manager and also helps greatly in music, renovations, decorating, and camp projects overall.
Joe and Kayty have 4 boys who love camp life.
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 adult children and one son who is with the Lord.
Rand and Amber have served here at The Wilds of New England since 2009. Prior to coming to New England, the Hummels served at The Wilds of North Carolina for 30 years where Rand held roles such as Assistant Director and Program Director. He is a well-known author and preacher. After faithfully serving for over 15 years as the Director of TWNE, Rand turned over that role to Joe Kopp in the spring of 2023. Rand’s love for New England continues as he still mentors and works faithfully on the campsite pouring into the lives of the staff and campers here. Amber is our camp photographer and a gracious hostess who opens her home every summer to sponsors and speakers.
Rand and Amber have two adult children and three grandchildren.
Cassie is a fourth generation New Hampshire native who started volunteering in 2010 for our fall camps before coming on full-time in 2015. She’s a third generation New England camp kid with a family that has been church planting in New England since the 1980’s.
Cassie’s roles on the campsite include being the Administrative Assistant, counseling campers/staff, General Store Manager, and Food Service Manager.
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.