Jon has been in the non-profit world for the last 10 years serving as a Youth Pastor, followed by working as the Area Director for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma City, and joining our team in December of 2020. Jon is responsible for leading our team, overseeing camp operations, fundraising and ensuring that the camping experience is rewarding and enjoyable for all.
Director of Operations
Elisha is a 1999 graduate from East Central University. She holds a BS-ED in Special Education and has Teacher Certification in multiple areas of focus. Elisha began volunteering for MPH in 1988 and decided her passion was serving persons with special needs. She taught classes for Chandler Public Schools for 13 years, spent a short time as a Paraprofessional for Putnam City Schools and then began working as Director of Operations in May of 2013. Elisha is in charge of reservations, meal planning and personnel.
Director of Marketing and Public Relations, Make Promises Happen
Cody has been in the non-profit world since moving to the Oklahoma City area in 2013. He has volunteered with Make Promises Happen since 2009. He is passionate about serving others and advocating for inclusion for all. Cody oversees marketing for both Central Oklahoma Camp and Make Promises Happen, the Camper Corner store, and Public Relations concerning camp. He also oversees our Make Promises Happen program.
Mackenzie graduated in 2023 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Outdoor Community Recreation. She first got involved as a practicum student in the spring of 2023 and fell in love with camp. Mackenzie handles scheduling for groups during the summer & retreat season as well as overseeing seasonal staff and program areas.
Heather is in charge of fielding phone calls, handling inquiries, and for processing camper registrations, payments and photos. Look for her emails on upcoming events, volunteer opportunities and fundraisers.
Lance oversees all of the camp facilities. He ensures everything is up and running in the best shape! He has been with camp for 6 years.