Sam began attending Camp Hickory Hill at ten years old. As soon as he was old enough, he became a Junior Leader, then Collegian, Program Director and Assistant Summer Camp Director. In 1986 Sam was made the Summer Camp Director. Sam continued to serve as the Camp Director and beginning in 1992 also served as the Regional Director for Christian Service Brigade until 2008 when he was brought on as the Executive Director for Camp Hickory Hill.
Sam and Suzanne attend Randall Baptist Church in Williamsville, NY, where they are involved in a variety of ways. They have 4 grown children and 3 grandchildren.
Brian StebickAssistant Executive Director
Brian graduated from Baptist Bible College of Pennsylvania in 2005. He served as the Camp Director for Camp Kaskitowa in Western Michigan and as the Midwest Regional Director for Christian Service Brigade before joining Camp Hickory Hill full-time in 2015. His involvement at Hickory Hill began much earlier, having served on the summer staff for eight years as a Junior Leader, Collegian, Program Director and Assistant Summer Camp Director.
Brian and his wife, Courtney, reside in Hamburg, NY with their son, Joseph.
Tim BestSite Manager
Tim joined Camp Hickory Hill in 2015 as the new Site Manager. Having worked for many years as a steamfitter, his first exposure to Camp Hickory Hill was through Randall Baptist Church’s Christian Service Brigade Program and Father & Son events. Tim got more involved at camp and accepted Christ through camp’s ministry and Sam Richbart. He continued volunteering at camp in several ways until he accepted the position of Site Manager.
Tim and his wife, Sonya, attend Randall Baptist Church. They have 2 children.
Kathryn GarrettDirector of Girls Programming
Kathryn is a graduate of Roberts Wesleyan College and has a background in social work. She served as part of our Girls Summer team beginning in 2006 filling roles like Activities Leader, Cabin Leader, Camp Shepherd, Girls Assistant Director and Co-Director. During that time she also served on various background committees. In 2016 Kathryn took on the part-time year-round role of Director of Girls Programming, playing a vital role in our growing ministry to girls and women.
Kathryn and her husband, John, live in Churchville, NY. They have three adult children, Sarah, Matthew and Michelle, and a dog, Sasha.
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