Year Round Staff
Brandon "Tuna" Bergey
Brandon has worked at Bethany Birches since 2004 and serves as BBC’s Executive Director. He studied Psychology and Business at Eastern Mennonite University. Since then he has taken classes in resource generation and has a certificate in fundraising from the Indiana University School on Philanthropy. Before BBC he played NCAA volleyball, traveled the world, and was a certified ski instructor.
Bethany Birches has been a significant place for his faith. He claims that “the way my faith has been deepened at camp couldn’t have happened to this degree elsewhere.” He enjoys the variety of experiences and tasks working at BBC. Among his favorite are mentoring staff, fundraising, articulating shared vision, and playing group games with campers. He especially loves the community of love that is BBC.
Anna "Meatball" Martin
Anna served at Bethany Birches as a counselor for multiple summers and now serves as Program Director. With a BS in elementary education, she leads the way in supervising the seasonal staff, developing fun and age appropriate camper sessions, and creating community in which campers can develop relationships with others and God. On Messy Monday you can always find her in the mud pit with campers!
Amber "Cheeks" Bergey
Amber has worked in various roles at BBC since 2005. She led the program team as program director for a decade before stepping down to give her primary energies to her children. She now works on a part time basis helping run the Summer Food Service Program, consulting on programming details, among other duties. She has her MS in education.
Gary "Oak" Parker
Gary has worked at BBC since 2008. He held the role of facilities manager for years. He currently works part time as facilities specialist doing welding, carpentry and other duties as needed. His experience is within auto body, mechanics, and he is called on from time to time for his wisdom and care for people. He served as pastor at a local church for a decade.