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 grandchild, Miller. 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 new grandson Miller. 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.

  • Patrick Sullivan

    Safety coordinator

    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 playing disc golf and volleyball. 


    Snack Shack / coffee shop coordinator

    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. Tara enjoys snowboarding and playing guitar. 

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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, drinking coffee, and embroidery.