Meet Our Team

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BILLY & JUDY HAYNES - CAMP OWNERS & EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

 

Camp Ton-A-Wandah has been owned and operated by members of the Haynes family for three generations. The second of Donnie Haynes’s grandsons to follow in her footsteps, Billy Haynes and his wife Judy Haynes serve as the camp’s executive directors. Billy is a graduate of Wofford College with a B.A. in psychology. Judy Haynes is a native of Jacksonville and an alumna of the University of North Florida with graduate studies in sociology as well as elementary and secondary education. Together, they are proud to carry on the tradition of guiding campers through action-packed days that create precious summer memories and lifelong friendships.


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MAGGIE LEWICKI - ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

Maggie recently graduated from Rollins College with a degree in both Biology and Political Science. While working at Ton-A-Wandah in the summer as a counselor during her college years, she discovered and developed a passion for teaching and working with youth. She extended this passion not only during the summer, but throughout the school year where she became a peer educator and became involved in various outreach programs. Maggie is excited to continue her career at Ton-A-Wandah and give back all that the TAW team gave to her!


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SHELBY YOUNG - PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Shelby fell in love with Ton-A-Wandah from the first time she stepped on TAW's grounds back in 2016.  Before coming to Ton-A-Wandah, she graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Music Education and a certificate in Vocal Performance.  She loves that she is able to combine her love of human development and encouragment of others in her position as Director.  She believes that TAW is a special place where young women can discover and be their truest selves.  The natural support and siterhood that is created at camp inspires her everyday.  She hopes that every young women who enters TAW's gates has a summer full of facing challenges, creating relationships, and self discovery that they will carry with them all the days of their life.  


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KIM HAYNES - ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR

Kim Haynes has been a part of the camp family for over 25 years and has been associated with Camp Ton-A-Wandah since 1992 in several different capacities. She began as a counselor in 1992, ran our Counselor in Training Program the summer of 1994, and then became Program Director. In 2000, she ran our camp office for several years before having children. She has continued to handle the finances throughout the years, run our camp store, Camper Cargo, and handled different summer responsibilities. She has returned to us full-time as Administrative Director and Chief Financial Officer. Kim has a bachelors degree in Accounting and Finance and a Masters in Business Administration.


ROBIN PHARRIS: DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS & ALUMNAE

Growing up on a Farm in Georgia and in a family of great cooks, Robin Pharris always appreciated good food and the folks who prepared it! While in college in Alabama, Robin came to Ton-A-Wandah as a counselor, teaching Horseback Riding. In years to come, she taught many land sports activities as well as her leadership work with the CIT’s and ran the kitchen. With a degree in Marketing and Public Relations/Journalism and after working full time at camp, Robin pursued her career as a Chef, attending Culinary School and working in different restaurants. After 10 years as the Executive Chef at Park Ridge Health, Robin returned to the Land by the Falling Water of Ton-A-Wandah as our Director of Operations last April. As she continues to work towards her Masters in English and her duties here at Camp year round, we will also be enjoying her culinary creations again this summer, as she leads her team of Culinary Wizards in the Camp Kitchen!