Meet Our Staff


Directors

Beaker and Taco help facilitate all the different components that go into making Camp Kesem a success! They work behind the scenes to support the coordinators and make sure Camp Kesem is the best week it can be!

taco

Mckinzee “Taco” Pachl

uwashington@campkesem.org

beaker

Miranda “Beaker” Gadau

uwashington@campkesem.org

 


Operations

This team is in charge of planning the week of camp! They plan camp from the moment our first camper arrives to the moment our last camper departs. They are always looking for more suggestions on what we could add to make camp even better!

pickles

Jillian “Pickles” Joiner

uwashington.operations@campkesem.org

sokka

Nick “Sokka” Briggs

uwashington.operations@campkesem.org

 


Development

Our creative Fundraising team spends the year organizing our efforts to make camp happen. They host events throughout the year, from our wonderful Holiday Benefit Concert to our Caterpillar Crawl & Make the Magic!

basil

Claudia “Basil” Furmancyzk

uwashington.development@campkesem.org

waddles

Landis “Waddles” Kwong

uwashington.development@campkesem.org

 


Outreach

This dynamic duo and team works with our camper’s families to get campers signed up for camp. They also work with our community partner organizations to help spread the word about camp. Their goal this year to fill all of our 50 spaces with campers!

kermit

Byron “Kermit” Brink

uwashington.outreach@campkesem.org

waddles

Annie “Bambi” Hamby

uwashington.outreach@campkesem.org

 


Volunteer

Pipette and Sensei work to keep our UW students engaged throughout the year. They host our quarterly all-team meetings, plan staff training, and host our counselor interviews!

Pipette

Elyssa “Pipette” Kerr

uwashington.volunteer@campkesem.org

Sensei

Peter “Sensei” Geyser

uwashington.volunteer@campkesem.org