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 daughter-in-laws: Brooks & Ashlyn, Alex & Brianna, and Logan & Katie. They most recently welcomed their first grandchildren Miller and Theo. Greg loves the ECU Pirates, playing guitar, and cooking great food. 

  • 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 spending time with her boys and daughters-in-law Brooks & Ashlyn, Alex & Brianna, and Logan & Katie. Most recently she has enjoyed spending time with her grandsons Miller and Theo. Shelia loves Peanut M&Ms 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 three daughters, Eden, Jordan, and Brooke . Mike likes to ski, ride horses and dominate anyone who is willing to play him at any board game.

  • 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.

  • brianna wieringa

    registrar / WRANGLER

    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, riding horses, and exploring local trails. 

  • bRooks Oakley

    Program Coordinator

    Brooks rejoined staff in April of 2021. Brooks spent most of his life at camp before moving away for seminary in 2012. He is married to Ashlyn and has a little boy named Miller.  Brooks loves theological discussions, Cubs baseball, and Pirate football.

  • Ethan Kruse

    Support Staff

    Ethan began serving at TVR in early May 2022. He grew up in Lynchburg, Virginia and is currently studying civil engineering at Liberty University. Ethan enjoys climbing, disc golf, and 3D Printing.

  • Emma Wood


    Emma began serving at TVR during Summer 2021. She grew up in Washington, NC and attended family retreats at TVR with her church. Emma enjoys gardening, coffee, and embroidery. 

  • Andrew Peterson

    Support Staff

    Andrew grew up in Fort Myers, Florida and served many summers before coming on full-time staff in the spring of 2023. Andrew enjoys playing music and spending time with friends.  

  • Chance Pressley

    Support Staff

    Chance is originally from Welcome, NC and has been connected with TVR since he was young. He joined full-time staff with his wife McKenna in the spring of 2023. Chance is creative, enjoys writing music, and loves hot sauce. 

  • McKenna PRESSLEY

    Support Staff

    McKenna began serving at TVR during Summer 2021. She grew up in Austin, Texas and came to know about TVR through her husband Chance. McKenna loves cooking, sports, and hanging out with friends. 

  • Silas Hill

    Support Staff

    Silas began serving at TVR during Summer 2022. He grew up in Smithfield, NC and joined the full-time staff in 2023. Silas enjoys playing games, exercising, and relaxing. 

  • Ryan Schreiner


    Ryan began serving at TVR during the Summer of 2016. He grew up in Clermont, FL and joined full-time staff in 2023. Ryan enjoys playing music, fishing, and building things.