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All our staff are missionaries serving people with disabilities and the communities in which they live. They also raise their own financial support to pay for their living expenses.

Tony & Karol Piantine

Cofounders

Tony and Karol Piantine co-founded Camp Daniel along with Tony Sr. and Jo Piantine. Tony is the Camp Director and President of the Board, and Karol is the Lead Program Director. They oversee all the ministry, missionaries, and residents at Camp Daniel in addition to being the houseparents of the Hartley House group home. They have two children; Annissa Hartwig, who is also on staff, and Anthony, who is a student at Columbia University in Chicago.

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Evan & Annissa Hartwig

Full-Time Missionary Staff

Annissa and Evan met as counselors in 2011 before they were married in January of 2018. They both have been a part of each Summer Internship Program since it began in 2014 and have lead the program since 2016 along with Ruth Hucek. Upon graduating college and getting married, Annissa and Evan have move into Camp Daniel’s Brunot House as full-time missionaries to follow their passion for camp and disability ministry.

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Jen Bury

Full-Time Missionary Staff

Jen is married to Marcaeux have a son, Marcaeux Jr. (MJ). Jen has been a missionary with Camp Daniel since 2007, and Marceaux has served as a volunteer since 2009. Jen’s background is in Occupational Therapy. She helps lead the Pit Crew, helps to maintain camps database and summer camp registration. She also manages Camp Daniel Wolverines Special Olympics teams in Crivitz.

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Laura Lee Wright

Full-Time Missionary Staff

As Camp Daniel’s newest missionary and staff member, Laura Lee Wright is passionate about relationships, true community and spiritual growth of people, especially those with disabilities. She has been involved with Camp Daniel since 2004 as a counselor, guest speaker, staff member and house parent.  After being in Florida for the past two years, Laura Lee has permanently moved back to her home state of Wisconsin.  She is currently leading Camp Daniel’s expansion of Christ-centered family homes for people of all abilities in Green Bay.  She is a house parent to Chalsee, and in the future, hopes to add another resident. Being based in Green Bay, Laura Lee will use her gifts, experience and education to work toward connecting people from churches, groups and the disability community, to Camp Daniel.  During the summer, Laura Lee will be a part of the spiritual team for all chapel and small group programming.

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Ruth Hucek

Full-Time Missionary Staff

Ruth has been coming to camp ever since she was a little girl, when she turned 14 she became a counselor and has not missed a single week of summer camp since. At the age of 18 she participated in the internship program and from age 19 to 23 she was a summer staff member. After graduating college and living in California for a period of time Ruth joined Camp Daniel’s full time staff in January of 2020. She now lives in the Chicagami House on campus. Ruth will work in many areas, some including; summer camp programing, scheduling, the internship program, hosting groups, office work and more.

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