Friends Camp – New England Yearly Meeting of Friends
Friends Camp Committee 2017- 2018
David Marstaller is a member of Durham Friends Meeting in Maine and a long time camp committee member. He is focused especially on buildings & grounds and camp development.
Robb Spivey, the camp Assistant Treasurer, is a member of Brunswick Friends Meeting. He is a land surveyor by day and a steel pan player by night.
Lynne Weiss is a member of Friends Meeting at Cambridge and the parent of a former very happy camper! She works in digital publishing and writes fiction and literary reviews.
Tom Antonik, a member of Portland Friends Meeting, has worked with NEYM’s Young Friends program (high school aged youth) – with occasional guest appearances with the Junior High program – for nearly 20 years. Before that he volunteered with OUTRIGHT Portland, a GLBTQ youth program, as well as being active in with HIV/AIDS organizations, education, advocacy, and activism. He believes that fostering and nurturing the values that Friends Camp offer, as well as the NEYM youth programs, while always important, needs more energy, love, and attention than ever before.
Travis Belcher is a member of Monadnock Meeting and New England Yearly Meeting. He is experienced in finances and in buildings & grounds. He is a believer in outdoor experiential and group learning.
Lise Wagner is a former camper parent from the Portland area. She is an attorney who also serves on the Board of the Portland Friends School and believes deeply in Friends Education.
John Reuthe, of Vassalboro Friends Meeting, manages the Mid Maine Home Energy Savings Program under the Sustain Mid Maine Coalition. He worked his way through college as an assistant camp director.
Deirdre McClure is a Friends Camp parent and new to the committee. She is happy to help this wonderful and important camp to grow and thrive. She is a musician who leads choruses and orchestras in Maine and New Hampshire.
Erik Philbrook is a current attender of Wellesley Friends Meeting and a former attender of Portland Friends Meeting, and a former Friends Camp camper. Erik is married with two kids, both of whom have been campers as well. Erik works in Asset Management and serves as the Finance Clerk of WFM.
Doug McCown is a Portland Maine Quaker whose children attended the camp. He is involved with Friends School of Portland, ProNica, and Friends Committee on National Legislation, all Quaker organizations.
Natalie Bornstein is a former Friends Camp counselor and camper and is happy to continue her work with camp as a committee member. She works at the YWCA Central Maine as the Social Justice and Advocacy Manager. Natalie lives in her hometown of Lewiston, Maine and loves being out and about in the community, spending time with family and friends, and her cat, Baby Kitty.
Karin Wagner is a former Friends Camp camper and counselor, and attends Portland Friends Meeting. She is a small animal veterinarian and has served on the board of the Friends School of Portland. She is grateful to be able to give back to a camp that has been a powerful influence in her life.
Beno Chapman is a current Friends Camp and Cambridge Friends School parent. After a multi-year career in large-scale technology endeavors, Beno decided to focus on the local the technology community and now works with the Waltham based Constant Contact helping small business and nonprofits. Beno lives in the Boston area with his family.
Anna Hopkins, Camp Director firstname.lastname@example.org. You can read more about Anna’s background on the Camp Director page of this website.