Camp Sertoma 2008 Staff and Counselors
Camp Directors: Jen Bailey and
Camp Nurses: Kirk Alford and Sara
Heather is from Indiana. She just
graduated from Gallaudet University with a
degree in Interpreting. She is currently working
as an ASL Interpreter. She looks forward to
seeing the kids come out of their shells and
learn more about who they are.
Paul is from the Chicago area. He
was born hard-of-hearing into a Russian
descended family that migrated to America in the
late 1970's. He will graduate from Gallaudet
University in December with a degree in Biology
and Audiology. He is aiming for a Au.D in
Audiology. He is very active in sports. At
Gallaudet, he plays football as a linebacker. He
is also on the swim team and plays Water Polo.
He believes that Camp Sertoma is the best camp!
Ludmila was raised in Maryland.
She was adopted at the age of 7 from Russia. She
will be going to Taipei, to compete on the U.S.
Deaf Volleyball team at the Deaflympics, at the
end of this summer. She looks forward to meeting
the campers and showing them a good time!
Megan is from Nebraska. This is
her second year at Camp Sertoma. She loves
Doritos on her sandwiches! She looks forward to
getting to know the campers and having a grand
Mandie hails from the "Windy
City", Chicago! Her passion are children. She
just graduated from Gallaudet University with a
B.A. degree in Elementary Education. She loves
water sports, books, and working with children.
She looks forward to being with the campers and
Carlisle is from Indiana, home of
Indy 500 race track! She is a soon-to-be
two-time Deaflympian on the Swimming team. She
is looking forward to meeting all the campers
and having fun!
Tyler hails from Iowa, the state
of corn! This is Tyler's fourth year as a
counselor at Camp Sertoma. He loves to do all
outdoor activities. Tyler just graudated from
Gallaudet University with a B.A. degree in
Marty is from New Jersey. He is a
senior at Gallaudet University. He is on the
Football and Track teams at Gallaudet
University. This is Marty's second year at Camp
Sertoma, and first visit to Minnesota. He is
really excited to play with the campers and do
all the outdoor activities.
Sammy was born and raised in
Minnesota. She is currently a Gallaudet student.
She loves to read books and playing volleyball!
She is looking forward to having a lot of fun
with the campers.
Monica is from all over the
states: Illinois, Colorado, New Mexico, New
York, and is currently from California and
attending Gallaudet University. Monica has been
to three different countries and is going to
Kenya, Africa after Camp Sertoma under Global
Reach Out Initiative program! She looks forward
to the fulfilling experience that Camp Sertoma
provides for the lucky campers!
Katie is from Minnesota. She is
currently a student at Gallaudet University,
majoring in Interpreting. Katie learned ASL at
Camp Sertoma as a lifegaurd from the campers and
staff. She looks forward to seeing what else the
campers have to teach her (hopefully some good
Everett is from North Carolina.
He loves doing all outdoor activities. Everett
hiked the Appalachian Trail! He loves working
with children. He looks forward to have all the
campers and to get to know them.
Erin comes from Florida. She just
completed her fourth year at Gallaudet
University. She is a member of the Gallaudet
Dance Company. She is really excited to be at
Camp Sertoma for the second time and to see
former campers and meet new campers.
Chris loves being home in Austin,
Texas along with the bats. He loves outdoor
activities and playing basketball. His best
friend is Tic Tac, his dog. He looks forward to
have a blast with the kids!
Bruce was born and raised in
Brooklyn - New York City, NY! He is a student at
Gallaudet University. Bruce loves to play all
sports and attending games. He looks forward to
having fun with the kids at Camp Sertoma!
Brittany is from Minnesota.
Brittany was a camper at Camp Sertoma back in
2000! She worked at Camp Sertoma in 2007 and is
now working with us again. She looks forward to
learning from the campers and having fun!
Bill is a Texan who bench presses
325 pounds. He loves to to play all sports. This
is Bill's second year at Camp Sertoma. He is
really excited to meet all the campers and make
this a memorable summer for everybody!