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Meet the Year-Round Staff

 

We have a terrific year round staff that is trained and here to serve you.  They are full of energy and look forward to sharing their gifts!

Lauri

Lauri Egertson
Executive Director, LRCC

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. Lauri enjoys reading just about anything, watching wildlife and being outside in the mountains. Her favorite thing to do is spend time with her four children and three grandchildren Noah, Kaden and Bella.


Anthony

Anthony
Director of Outreach, LRCC

Anthony recently returned to LRCC as our Director of Outreach, and Social Media Coordinator. He served three years as an Outdoor School Instructor after spending two years traveling the country with a Lutheran music team. Anthony sets the rhythm for our camps. Affectionately known as the Coordinator of Joy, he loves music, spontaneous dance parties, making new friends and spending time with old friends.


Sierra

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sierra
Programs & Outreach

Sierra happily joined the LRCC team as her return to outdoor ministry. She was on summer staff while in undergrad at California Lutheran University and is excited to be back. She has a Bachelor's in Multimedia and a Master's in Organizational leadership. In her time away from camp she worked in outdoor television, congregational youth ministry and was recently on the ELCA Youth Gathering staff. She loves a good cup of coffee, spending time with her friends and family, and her cat Gus. She's excited to sing, dance, laugh and create with everyone at LRCC.

 


Austin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Austin
Program Director, El Camino Pines

Austin is a San Diego native who has lived and worked all over the country. During his adventures away from El Camino Pines and Luther Glen, he has worked in the midwest guiding canoe trips through the Boundary Water Canoe Area Wilderness and facilitated programs at a high ropes course. Austin hopes to one day complete the Pacific Crest Trail. He has an itch for the outdoors and loves the opportunity to explore the forest. Whether on foot or snowboard, Austin wants to be outside.

 


Jared

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jared
Program Director, El Camino Pines

Jared was born and raised in Simi Valley, California. He graduated from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington with a degree in Mathematics. He is an eagle scout, loves the outdoors, hanging out with friends and playing all kinds of sports. Jared’s goal is to become a High School Mathematics Teacher as well as a Football Coach. This will be Jared’s third year with LRCC.

 


Beth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beth
Program Staff

Beth 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.

 


Joey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joey
Program Staff

This is Joey's second year with Lutheran Retreats, Camps & Conferences. He comes from the farming state of Indiana, where he was raised and studied Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences at Purdue University. He brings experience from his schooling, other various camps and his time as a Scoutmaster. He enjoys taking time to admire nature, read, and teach others about the wonders of our planet. He also loves cats.

 


Hannah

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hannah
Program Staff

This is Hannah’s first year as an Outdoor School Instructor. After working at a few previous camps, she just finished her first summer as a camp counselor for LRCC. Hannah is from the rainy state of Washington. She attended Concordia University of Portland for teaching and would love to one day teach elementary science. She enjoys crafting, hiking and petting dogs in her free time. Hannah is most looking forward to inspiring and sharing her love for nature with kids of all ages!

 


Tess

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tess
Program Staff

Tess was born and raised in Ventura, California. She graduated from California Lutheran University with a B.A. in Theology. She is passionate about the environment and outdoor ministry of LRCC and in the future would like to run her own non-profit organization. In her free time she likes to do yoga, read and practice her photography skills in the great outdoors.

 


Abby

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Abby
Program Staff

Abby grew up on the border of Canada in International Falls, MN. This is Abby’s first year with LRCC. She enjoys playing hockey, hammocking and visiting National Parks. Abby likes to teach math and coach sports. She is looking forward to learning about the environment in California.

 


Yolanda

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yolanda
Program Staff

Yolanda is from Arleta, CA. She graduated from California Lutheran University with a B.S in
criminal justice. Yolanda would like to mentor at-risk youth through a non-profit organization.
She spent six months studying in India, where she developed a love for traveling. Yolanda’s
favorite thing to do is eat the delicious camp food and sing crazy camp songs with the kids.

 


Callie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Callie
Office Assistant

Information coming soon!

 


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