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Board of Trustees

The Camp Board of Trustees guides the organization in fulfilling its mission through long-term strategic planning.  The Board consists of 12 members, the Treasurer, and the Executive Director.  We invite you to learn more about each individual member of the Board which includes their background, strengths, and passions.

John Barr

John Barr

John is a professor in the Physical Department at St. Ambrose University,... read more

Kristy Gropel

Kristy Gropel

Kristy is a Hospice Nurse for Genesis Hospice. She grew up in Minnetonka,... read more

Marian Hart

Marian Hart

Board Vice President

Marian lives in West Liberty, Iowa, with her husband Arnie. Their adult children... read more

Rev. Beth Hilkerbaumer

Rev. Beth Hilkerbaumer

Beth was born in Iowa but grew up in Urbana, Ohio.  Even... read more

John Hougen

John Hougen

Board President

John is the pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Independence, Iowa. He... read more

Eric Norton

Eric Norton

Eric grew up in Wilton, Iowa, and now lives in Davenport, Iowa... read more

Natalie Oppel

Natalie Oppel

Board Secretary

Natalie is from Muscatine, Iowa, where she lives with her husband Craig... read more

Andy Parker

Andy Parker

Andy grew up and lives in Dubuque, Iowa. Both he and his... read more

Andrea Schoenbeck

Andrea Schoenbeck

Andrea was born in Carroll, Iowa and also lived in Norfolk, Nebraska... read more

Jennifer Stratman

Jennifer Stratman

Jennifer has been sending her kids to Camp Wyoming for the past... read more