Raised in Defiance, Ohio, Drew has been Bair Lake’s Executive Director since June, 2018. Drew has a B.S. in Mathematics Education from Ohio Northern University and a J.D from The Ohio State University College of Law. Since then, he has served in the US Air Force as a JAG Attorney, Senior Pastor at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Paulding, OH, and Athletic Administrator for Lakewood Park Christian School in Auburn, IN. Drew is married to his wife, Kelly and they have 10 kids: Seth, Noah, Isaiah, Elijah, Grace, Zechariah, Mercy, Hope, Peace, and Micaiah. Drew enjoys spending time with family, reading, attending his kid's sporting events, and serving the Church.
Joe Hughes has been our Director of Ministries since 2014. Before that, Joe served as a high school math teacher, an outdoor education instructor at Michindoh Conference Center, and Director of Outdoor Education and Programming at Heartland Conference Retreat Center in Ohio. Joe also serves as the CCCA Michigan Secretary. Joe enjoys reading, woodworking, time in the outdoors (fishing, hiking, camping, hunting) and spending time with his wife, Katie, and his four children, Andrew, Natalie, Owen, and Jack.
Preston moved to Bair Lake Bible Camp in 2018 from Goshen, IN. He attended YWAM in Pittsburgh and worked as an automotive technician in southwest Michigan. Preston and his wife Taylor have been married since April, 2016. His interests include working on cars and motorcycles, riding motorcycles, growing hot peppers, and making homemade sauces. His dream is to start a side business to sell his homemade sauces.
Megan joined the BLBC staff in 2015 as an Office Intern and was promoted to Office Manager in 2016. She has an associates degree in Applied Science and Graphic Design from Muskegon Community College. Megan enjoys paddleboarding, horses, board games, and steak dinners. Megan and her husband, Alec, have been married since April, 2019.
Caitlin was raised in Sterling Heights, MI. After growing up camping and serving on summer staff, she became an intern in 2015 and joined the full-time staff in 2016 as Housekeeping Manager. She previously served as a nanny for six years. In her free time Caitlin loves to bake, watch a good movie, and spend time with the people she loves.
Kristi was born and raised in Tallinn, Estonia. She moved to the USA in 1998 when she married her husband, Michael. Her kids attended summer camp here at BLBC and she was faithful kitchen volunteer for several years before joining our staff as the Food Service Manager in 2019. Kristi and her husband Michael have 5 children: Kristopher, Andrew, Rebekah, Maarja, and Aleksander. In her free time Kristi enjoys reading, knitting, and doing puzzles.
Anna grew up at Bair Lake Bible Camp. After a short time away working at another camp, she returned home to join the full-time staff in 2011. Anna married her best friend, Daniel, in 2015. She loves serving as an EMT at the local EMS department, puzzles, and very good food!
Daniel was born and raised in Livonia, Michigan. He has been at Bair Lake Bible Camp since 2014 as summer staff, an intern, and Partnership Development Lead. Daniel also serves as a firefighter and medical first responder for the Newberg Township Fire Department. He enjoys hunting, golfing, competitive online gaming, and serving the community. Daniel has been married to his wife, Anna, since 2015.
Noelle was raised in Bellefontaine, OH. She was an intern at Bair Lake Bible Camp from 2014 to 2016, and returned to join our full-time staff in April, 2019. Noelle has also worked at Camp Hebron in Halifax, Pennsylvania as the Marketing & Development Associate. Noelle enjoys running, traveling, and working with her husband, Brad, on their house.
Rae comes to us from Auburn, Indiana. She holds a degree in liberal studies with concentrations in business administration, kinesiology, and youth ministry from Bethel University, Mishawaka, IN. She loves playing volleyball, hiking, and watching movies. Her deepest passions are serving others and sharing God’s love and faithfulness.