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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Clearwater Forest Board of Directors is comprised of 15 individuals, ten of which are nominated by the five governing bodies, and five additional board members are nominated by the Clearwater Board.

Governing Bodies:
Presbytery of Minnesota Valley
Presbytery of Northern Plains
Presbytery of Northern Waters
Synod of Lakes & Prairies
Presbytery of the Twin Cities Area

Deb D Clearwater Forest
board president
synod of lakes and prairies

Deb Demeester

Deb has served as a volunteer at Clearwater in many capacities over the years. She brings a wealth of knowledge about the history of Clearwater and leadership skills to take Clearwater into the future.

Pat Daly
vice president
presbytery of the twin cities area

Pat Daily

Pat joins the Board after several years of coordinating Chrysalis, sending her own children to camp and joining her church at several events at Clearwater.  Her experience and programming expertise are welcome additions to the Board.

Leanne T Clearwater Forest
presbytery of minnesota valley

Leanne Thompson

Leanne is the current President of the Board of Directors. She is serving as pastor of a church in Willmar, MN. She brings experience from other Presbyterian camps and a passion for the success of Clearwater.

Nancy E Clearwater Forest
presbytery of northern plains

Nancy Emerson

Nancy has a long history with Clearwater Forest as a volunteer and she puts her accounting skills to good use as Board Treasurer. 

presbytery of the twin cities area

Phyllis Hahn

Phyllis sent her children to camp, and now attends Grands Camp herself with her grandchildren. She brings a strong work ethic and desire to help staff be the best they can be.

Wendy N Clearwater Forest
board designated

Wendy Nove

Wendy has volunteered at Clearwater for many years. In addition, she also served on the Foundation Board of Ghost Ranch.

Megan Young
board designated

Megan Young

Megan is a former camper and Clearwater counselor. She brings experience from the non-profit world and an unwavering dedication to the success of Clearwater Forest.

Sorcha M Clearwater Forest
board designated

Sorcha McGuire

Sorcha comes to the Board with many years of experience as a camper and on summer staff at Clearwater. She brings a unique and valuable perspective to the Board.

Bobbi P Clearwater Forest
synod of lakes & prairies

Bobbi Pointer

Bobbi has been volunteering at Clearwater for more than 15 years. She spent many summers here as camp nurse while her children attended camp.

Maggie Sambo
presbytery of northern plains

Maggie Sambo

Maggie has a long family tradition of attending camp at Clearwater Forest. Her mother was a camper/counselor, she was a camper and now her children are attending camp. Her perspective is a welcome addition to the Board.

Robyn Weaver
presbytery of northern waters

Robyn Weaver

Member bio coming soon…

Anna W. Clearwater Forest
presbytery of minnesota valley

Anna Williamson

Anna serves as a pastor. She brings more than 10 years of experience working at church camps.

presbytery of northern waters

Paul Rigstad

Member bio coming soon…

board designated

Douglas Dent

Member bio coming soon…

board designated

Susan Ritchie

Member bio coming soon…

Reports
Click the following titles for a pdf of the reports:

2018 Annual Report
2017 Annual Report
2016 Annual Report
2016 Finanicals
2014-2015 Financial Review

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