This Year's Staff

Every year, LIFE Camp recruits remarkable and committed volunteers

to serve as counselors, worship leaders, and additional support staff. 

many are former campers, some are new to LIFE Camp,

but all are committed to making  each and every

camper's experience one they'll never forget!

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Brad Brillhart

Camp Dean

Brad is from Lowell, Michigan. Brad has attended church camp his whole life, beginning at the age of 1. This will be Brad's 14th year as LIFE Camp staff and 13th year as camp dean. Brad is the Pastor at the Lowell United Methodist Church and brings great knowledge in spiritual growth development and a passion for youth. When not at the church, Brad enjoys spending time with his corgi - he loves dogs and cats of all kinds!

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Chelsey Liu

Camp Dean

Chelsey is from Lowell, Michigan. This will be her 8th year on LIFE Camp staff and 3rd year serving as camp dean. Chelsey started attending LIFE Camp her sophomore year of high school. It is there that she accepted Jesus Christ back into her life. Chelsey is a psychiatric nurse with over 8 years experience working in mental health. When not working, Chelsey enjoys cooking, photography, and spending time with her 1.5 year old son, Bodhi. 

Parker Liu

Camp Dean

Parker is from Lowell, Michigan. This will be his 6th year on LIFE Camp staff and 3rd year serving as camp dean. Parker began attending summer church camps when he was in elementary school and attended LIFE Camp in high school. Parker is a pharmacist with strong leadership, communication, and organizational skills. When not working, Parker enjoys playing with his son Bodhi, Reading, and being involved within the Lowell community. 

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Mathea "MK" Ismand

Camp Counselor

Mathea is from Lowell, Michigan. She attended LIFE Camp for 5 years as a camper; This will be her 2nd year on LIFE Camp staff. Mathea is a Social Worker by day and a book dragon by night. Not only does Mathea enjoy reading, but she has written 3 books herself. Along with her background in social work and her creative abilities, Mathea brings an empathetic ear, great listening skills, and lots of wisdom from her own faith journey to the team. 

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Donald Trierweiler

Camp Counselor

Donald is from Lowell, Michigan. While in high school, Donald attended LIFE Camp all 5 years he was eligible. This will be Donald's 2nd year as a LIFE Camp counselor. When Donald is done with his day job as an IT Specialist, he can be found nerding it out playing RPG games and all things nerd. Donald brings many technical skills to the team and is able to relate easily to most people through out of the box conversations. 

Gary Liu
"Papa Liu"

Camp Counselor

Gary is from Lowell, Michigan. Although this will only be Gary's 2nd year on LIFE Camp staff, Gary has been counseling at Christian youth camps for over 20 years. Gary is a Project Engineer and an amazing "yaya" to his 1.5 year old grandson. Gary loves good food; his passion for eating has lead him to a passion for cooking. Gary also loves to sing (admittedly not very good according to him) and he is currently learning to play the guitar. 

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Worship Leader

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Health Officer

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