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Meet the Staff

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Pastor Glen & Lauri Egertson
Executive Directors, LRCC
Glen@LRCChome.com Lauri@LRCChome.com

Glen and Lauri are the proud parents of four children and three grandchildren. Glen is a third generation Lutheran pastor. Before being ordained, he worked as a janitor, carpenter and psychotherapist. He is a graduate of the Lutheran Bible Institute in California, California Lutheran University (twice) and Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary. Lauri was raised in San Diego, CA and was confirmed in the Catholic Church before becoming a Lutheran. After completing a program in Nursing, she worked as an Optician and Office Manager for several doctors while raising her family. She enjoys reading just about anything, being outside in the mountains and working on the farm. Glen enjoys woodworking and watching old movies.


Jan Garris
Chief Financial Officer, LRCC


Jan graduated from California Lutheran College (now University) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and became a CPA in the early 80s.  After serving her dues in public accounting she joined World Vision where she spent five years as Accounting and Budget Manager.  Jan took a few years off to be a full time mother. She currently serves as Director of Finance and Administration at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church and School in West Hills, CA as well as LRCC's CFO. Jan is married and has two grown sons.


Nate Maxwell-Doherty
Camp Director, Luther Glen

Nate graduated from California Lutheran University in 2012 with a B.A. in Art and a minor in Religion. He has a passion for the creative arts, music and his Lutheran heritage. He is excited to bring spiritual depth and his sense of humor to his work. Nate loves to make people laugh and will share his joy and appreciation for creation with all campers.


Outdoor School Program Director

Drew grew up in San Diego, CA. In college, he majored in Political Science and Philosophy. He spent 3 years teaching High School English in Milwaukee, WI. He has a passion for simplicity and sustainability, and is delighted to return to his California roots to join the Outdoor School Staff. Drew enjoys being outside, playing sports, and engaging others in meaningful conversation. Most days, he can be found hiking or playing with MJ, ECP's resident feline.


Farm Director, Luther Glen

Beth recently graduated from UC Davis with a B.S. in Agricultural and Environmental Education and a specialization in plant sciences. She is thrilled to share her love of creatures, creation and people with the students. She loves identifying trees, composting with worms and fixing bikes.  She is excited to see what adventures she'll have with LRCC this year.


Melanie Cornejo
Administrative Assistant, LRCC

Melanie is a California native, an avid coffee drinker and a poet. She graduated in 2012 with a B.A. in English from California Lutheran University. Her passions are rooted in environmental education and creating positive communities for youth, both of which she thinks LRCC excels at.

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