Acting Executive Director Announced

Paul has currently been serving as the Interim Camp Director at Joy Ranch and will continue to serve in that role as well. Previous to this, Paul served LO as the Business and Operations Director beginning in October 2015.

Paul has many years of ELCA Outdoor Ministry experience. He served as Program Director and Executive Director of Pathways Lutheran Outdoor Ministries, Bemidji, MN, from 1992-2009. He served as Operations Director of Luther Crest Bible Camp, Alexandria, MN, from 2010-2015.

Paul was born and grew up in Austin, MN, home of the Hormel company and the
well known food product called Spam! He attended Concordia College in Moorhead, MN, receiving a degree in Business Administration, Accounting.

Paul and his wife, Sara, live in Sioux Falls. He has three adult children. When not busy at a camp, Paul enjoys baseball and reading.

Please send him a welcome at