Our Staff


  • Greg Oakley

    Executive Director

    Greg and his wife Shelia have served at TVR since 2001. They are originally from Farmville, North Carolina where Greg owned and operated a paint store. They have three sons and three daughters-in-law, Brooks & Ashlyn, Alex & Brianna, and Logan & Katie. Greg loves the ECU Pirates, playing guitar, and cooking food that rivals Emeril.


  • Shelia oakley

    administrator / Business Manager

    Shelia has been at TVR since 2001. She has served as the finance director since 2008 as well as being the official camp mom. Shelia loves peanut M&Ms, spending time with her boys and daughters-in-law Brooks & Ashlyn, Alex & Brianna, and Logan & Katie. She enjoys wearing long-sleeved shirts in the middle of summer and being "camp mama" to both campers and staff.


  • michael peterson

    Maintenance coordinator / Wrangler

    Mike, also known as "Peety", has been on staff since 2005. Originally from Fort Myers, FL, he met his wife Ashley (who served on full time staff for many years) while serving at camp during the summer of 2006. They have a son Chael, and two daughters, Eden and Jordan . Mike likes to ski, saddle horses and dominate anyone who is willing to play him at any board game.

  • Jonathan brantley

    Program coordinator

    Jonathan joined the staff in February of 2013 after almost a decade as a Student Pastor at churches in Virginia and Georgia. He's been married to Amanda since 2004 and they have a daughter Abigail and and a son Benjamin. He enjoys hiking, hunting, spending time with family.

  • logan oakley

    kitchen Coordinator / it services / worship arts

    Logan joined the staff in December 2014, and as you can see from his description above, wears many hats at TVR! Growing up as a camp kid, Logan knows the impact that staff have on people's lives. Logan married Katie in 2018. Logan enjoys playing music, sports, and friendly video game competition with his wife.

  • katie oakley

    Support Staff

    Katie is a native of Lynchburg, VA and joined our staff in September 2015 after serving on summer staff and coming as a camper for many years. She married Logan in 2018, and graduated from Liberty University the following spring in May 2019. Katie enjoys outdoors, cooking, and dominating her husband at the above mentioned friendly video competition.

  • Patrick Sullivan

    Support Staff

    Patrick grew up on the Carolina coast in Beaufort, SC, and served on summer staff for a few summers prior to joining full-time staff in May 2018. He married his wife Tara in May 2020. Patrick enjoys Kendama, disc golf, and relaxing outdoors. 

  • TARA SULLIVAN

    SUPPORT STAFF

    Tara joined full time staff at TVR in May 2020, after marrying her husband Patrick. She grew up in Sanford, NC, and visited camp for the first time with a group from her hometown for the Christmas Tree Retreat in 2017. She graduated from Appalachian State University in May 2020 with a degree in Exercise Science. 

  • kyler martin

    guest services / safety coordinator

    Kyler joined our staff in May 2014 after serving during the past few summers. He is the first third-generation TVR staffer! Kyler comes to us from Cleveland, TN, and is a loyal University of TN fan. Kyler enjoys reading, the outdoors, and a good game of disc golf.

  • bri wieringa

    registrar

    Bri joined our staff in September 2015. Bri is a native of Grand Rapids, Michigan, and came to us through participating in our Missions to the Mountains opportunity with her church. Bri enjoys playing piano, exploring local trails, and practicing hospitality. 

  • Drew Seamon

    Support Staff

    Drew grew up in Locust, NC. He grew up coming to TVR as a camper, served on summer staff, and finally began as a full-time staff member in August 2018. Drew enjoys comics, board games, and is contagiously joyful. 

  • julie capps

    Events Coordinator / Social media / marketing

    Julie joined the staff in August 2014, and is married to Walker. They have two little girls, Gradie and Ellie. After being on full-time staff for five years, she now serves TVR remotely from Greenville, SC, where her husband is on staff at a local church. Julie enjoys reading, being outdoors, and coffee with good company.