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 children, Brooks, Alex, and Logan. Greg also has one daughter-in-law, Ashlynn. Greg loves the ECU Pirates, playing guitar, and cooking food that rivals Emeril.

  • Shelia oakley

    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 Brooks, Logan, and Alex and daughter-in-law Ashlynn. She enjoys wearing long-sleeved shirts in the middle of summer.

  • Jonathan brantley

    Program Director

    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, and mastering the art of meditative paintball.

  • michael peterson

    Maintenance Director / Wrangler

    Mike, also known as "Peety", has been on staff since 2005. He is the oldest of 11 children in the Peterson Family. He was in charge of pancake morning at his house and continues his pancake flipping skills on weekend retreats. He met his wife Ashley 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.

  • logan oakley

    kitchen Coordinator / it services / worship arts

    Logan joined the staff in December 2014. 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 the mandolin, video games and sleep. Logan once was a finalist for the Foghorn Leghorn look-a-like contest.

  • bri wieringa


    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 serving others. Being from Michigan, she is a Smithsonian expert on Canadian culture and hockey.

  • julie capps

    Events Coordinator / Social media / marketing

    Julie joined the staff in August 2014, and moved to Wake Forest, NC, in October 2018, with her husband Walker and little girl Gradie. She now serves TVR remotely, and can best be reached by email at [email protected]  Julie is from Pageland, SC, and is a graduate of North Greenville University and Liberty University. Julie enjoys reading, being outdoors, cooking, and good company. 

  • katie oakley

    Support Staff

    Katie is a native of Lynchburg, VA and joined our staff in September 2015. Katie enjoys outdoors, photography, and video games. Katie married Logan in 2018. She was the 1947 National Mariokart champion.

  • Brianna Koepka

    Support Staff

    Brianna joined our staff in August 2017.  Brianna is excited about having the opportunity to serve at TVR. Having been a past camper and summer staff, she is excited to now live and serve year around at TVR.  She is from Acworth, GA and enjoys music, theater, and a good cup of coffee.  Brianna is also the 1954 champion Broadway ticket finder.

  • kyler martin

    support staff

    Kyler joined our staff in May 2014 after serving during the past few summers. Kyler comes to us from Cleveland, TN. Kyler enjoys horses, anything University of TN, and outdoors in general. Kyler is a twin and won the 1918 national twin competition solo.

  • 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.  Patrick enjoys Kendama, Disc Golf, and relaxing outdoors.  Patrick is a 8-time shrimp breading champion of the low country. 

  • 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.  Drew is the 1997 Mr. Comic-Con junior champion.

  • duke

    Camp Dog

    Duke is fed by the Petersons. Duke likes anything off the grill, and also enjoys howling at wildlife in the woods.