Our Team

DALE & CANDACE WIEBE – EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

Dale and Candace have been the Executive Directors at Winkler Bible Camp since 2005. They oversee everything that goes on at camp as a whole. Dale spends most of his work hours connecting with donors who care for and support this ministry. Candace heads up all of our camp events that we put on throughout the year. She spends countless hours making sure plans come together to create an enjoyable time for all of our guests. Dale and Candace are very passionate about serving at Winkler Bible Camp and are excited for what God is doing here. To contact Dale directly you can email him at:dale@winklerbiblecamp.com


MIKE GIESBRECHT – MINISTRY DIRECTOR

Mike has been our Ministry Director since January 2016! You may recognize him from the years he served as the Chaplain at Boundary Trails Hospital. Mike and Tanya have such a heart for this Ministry and we’re continually thankful that they followed their calling here. Mike oversees our Summer Camp programming, curriculum, and Team Members. He also cares for the spiritual aspect of the ministry and is always connecting with, praying with and encouraging our staff.

To contact Mike directly you can email him at mike@winklerbiblecamp.com


BOWEN WIEBE – GENERAL DIRECTOR

Bowen has been involved in camp ministry since before he can remember. He has served in a variety of areas over the years and became our General Director in 2016. Bowen oversees our Seasonal Ministry Team and the programming for our Fall-Spring Season when we have rental groups on site. He holds up the administrative side of our director positions.

To contact Bowen directly you can email him at bowen@winklerbiblecamp.com


KATELYN FRIESEN – OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

Katelyn, known as “Katie” to most, serves in our front office as the Office Administrator. Katie has served at camp in a variety of positions during her High School summer breaks. She was hired full-time in December 2013. Katie oversees many different administrative sides of camp. Her main role is processing, accepting and placing each child that applies to attend Summer Camp. Aside from that, she keeps the camp’s administration in order and on track.

To contact Katie directly you can email her at katie@winklerbiblecamp.com


TYLER HAMM – RENTALS MANAGER

Tyler joined us as Rentals Manager at Winkler Bible Camp in the fall of 2016. Tyler oversees all of our rentals and guest groups that come onto our site. He takes care of the bookings, schedules and other paperwork involved with a Rental. He also ensures that our service is of high-quality when we hold various camp events.

To contact Tyler directly you can email him at rentals@winklerbiblecamp.com


ADAM THIESEN- PROGRAM MANAGER

Adam joined our team in Fall 2017. He serves as the camp Program Manager. He oversees the programming of our Summer Camp program.

To contact Adam directly you can email him at adam@winklerbiblecamp.com


LEORA HAMM – BOOKKEEPER

Leora has been at working at Winkler Bible Camp as our part-time bookkeeper since 2012. She is the one who makes sure all of our bills get paid, our donors are all kept track of, and that our finances stay in order. We are very grateful for the work that she does in keeping this all organized.

To contact Leora directly you can email her at accounting@winklerbiblecamp.com


ROMA WIELER – FOOD SERVICES MANAGER

Roma has spent many years at camp filling many roles. She currently works in the kitchen, making sure that there is enough food to keep everyone fed. Roma also makes sure that all dietary needs/requests are met for all staff, campers, and other guests on site.

To contact Roma directly you can email her at kitchen@winklerbiblecamp.com


GEORGE UNGER – MAINTENANCE MANAGER

George began as our Maintenance Manager in September, 2015. George oversees all of the major projects that happen at camp, making sure we have the supplies and tools needed for each one. He also is mechanically inclined and does a lot of maintenance work on our camp vehicles.

To contact George directly you can email him at maintenance@winklerbiblecamp.com


ROB GILLESPIE - SITE MANAGER

Rob joined our team in Spring 2018. He serves as the Site Manager at camp. He oversees the work that goes on to keep our site clean and looking nice. He also looks after smaller projects that need to be done

To contact Rob directly you can email him at rob@winklerbiblecamp.com


ETHAN WINDER – ASSISTANT SITE MANAGER

Ethan has served in a variety of positions since 2013 and was hired as the full-time Assistant Site Manager in 2018.  He takes care of our activities to make sure they are constantly certified.

To contact Ethan directly you can email him at ethan@winklerbiblecamp.com


ALICIA PEZA- COOK

Alicia began working at camp in February 2018. She helps in the kitchen, and with her Mexican cooking background, the camp enjoys traditional Mexican foods.


NATHAN BRAUN- MAINTENANCE STAFF

Nathan joined our team full-time in January 2017. He has worked at camp in the past during Summer and now serves in our Maintenance department. He helps out with fixing, building, and yard work on site.


GREG SAWCHUCK- MAINTENANCE STAFF

Greg has been involved at camp for many years. He is enthusiastic and energetic about doing whatever needs to get done at camp.


COLIN PENNER – SITE STAFF

Colin has been at camp since 2013, serving in various areas. He was hired as our Custodial Manager in 2016, then switched to general site staff in 2017. Colin helps with keeping the site in good shape. He also is our Summer Camp illustrator for our Bible Break booklets that are given to each camper who attends.


KATE FRIESEN- CUSTODIAL STAFF

Kate has been serving at camp since the Spring of 2017. She has worked in a few different areas since then including rental staff, cabin leading, and now our full-time custodian. She does a great job ensuring our facilities are kept clean and in perfect order for our rental groups.


CHLOE WIEBE- GUEST HOST

Chloe has been our Guest Host since Fall 2016. She makes sure all groups are cared for while on site.