Medical Staff

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BRANDAIS LAWING - HEALTHCARE ASSISTANT

Helloooo!!!! I'm Brandais Lawing and I'm from Hendersonville, North Carolina. My oldest daughter is a camper at TAW. I will be at camp throughout the summer to lend a hand to the staff. I am so excited to meet new campers! TAW is one of my favorite places on earth!

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CRIS GRISSOM - HEALTHCARE ASSISTANT

Hey y'all!! I'm Cris, and I am from Charlotte, North Carolina. I am a Nursing Assistant working toward becoming a Registered Nurse. I am so excited to be back at TAW for my second summer as a part of the Infirmary Staff. I cant wait to see all of the familiar faces and meet all of the new ones this summer at camp!

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AMY SLAVEN - NURSE

Hello everyone! My name is Amy Slaven and I am originally from New Jersey, but called Florida my home for 30 years before moving to North Carolina. I have been a nurse for over 10 years now and have loved every minute of it! I am so excited to be a Nurse this summer at Camp TAW!! I look forward to meeting the staff and all the awesome campers and can't wait to have an amazing summer with all of you!

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ASHLEY SWATEK - NURSE

Hello! My name is Ashley Swatek and I am originally from southern California. I have been living in Durham, North Carolina for a couple years now and currently work as a Registered Nurse. I have been working in a hospital for over a year now and am so excited to be one of the nurses at Camp TAW!! I love being outside and staying active and can't wait to experience camp with you
all!

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CINDY BRYAN - NURSE

Hi ya’ll! I am Cindy Bryan but most people call me by my nickname “Kitty.” My home is Newport, NC, on the coast. I have been a nurse for over 30 years and am looking forward to this new adventure in nursing. I love outdoor activities and I am excited to be part of the camp life. I look forward to meeting everyone!

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MERRIE JO DESAI - NURSE

Hi! I am Merrie Jo Desai, and I am excited to be returning to Camp Ton-A-Wandah as a Nurse for the first session! I live in Columbia, SC with my husband Amit, two Ton-A-Wandah girls Mary Garland and Serah, and my little boy Prem. We also have 4 dogs, love the outdoors, and like to travel to unusual places. So excited to see what magic this summer brings!