Glenna and Alice have retired, but their connection to camp will continue. While they are not involved in the day to day operations, they continue to share their wealth of knowledge and will act as an ongoing resource to the Board and Staff.
Bill Moorehead - Manager of Operations
Manager of Operations- Bill Moorehead
Bill joined the staff several years ago as a Site/Groundskeeper and quickly discovered his passion for promoting camp. He now takes care of the day-to-day operations, interacts with our guest/rental groups to arrange bookings, assists with the planning and participates in our own camps, and so much more. Bill was a volunteer and board member for 6 years. He currently sits on the Christian Camp and Conference Association Illinois Cabinet. Bill brings a wealth of business knowledge to the position. Bill was an Owner and General Manager of a Yamaha motorcycle dealership, a store manager of the Montgomery Ward Auto Center, and served as a Board Member and President for First Methodist Day Care Center. Bill is best known for being a "Specialized Adolescent" Foster Parent for over 25 years where he fostered 154 children, and was named the National Foster Parent of the Year for 2009. He also served on the State of Illinois “Statewide Foster Care Advisory Board” for 9 years.
Bill is a Single parent of 4 biological children and 3 adopted children.
Some of you may recognize Bill as a writer and voice of many radio commercials where he received 2 national and two local awards for “Best Series” and “Best Locally Produced Radio Spot.”
Adrienne Edlen - Manager of Guests Services / Food Service
Manager of Guest Services /Food Service- Adrienne Edlen
Adrienne does an amazing job taking care of many areas for Camp One Way. She manages the food service by taking care of all of the menu planning, shopping, cooking and service. Adrienne interacts with our guest/rental groups to ensure that all of their needs are being met and also leads devotions for them. She helps with the planning participates in our own camps. She also uses her experience with early childhood education to lead our day camps. “Providing hospitality has been part of my life since I was a teenager. My position as Guest Services Rep and Food Service Manager allows me to continue to use my gifts.” Before retiring, Adrienne focused on Early Childhood Education. She taught elementary school, started a child care center, managed a training program for staff of Head Start and Child Care centers in Chicago, and taught classes at City Colleges of Chicago. She also directed a neighborhood summer day camp for children 3-12 through a Chicago church for ten years.
“Working with day camp TRAILBLAZERS lets me keep in touch with young children. These experiences also help equip me to train and mentor camp counselors. Family has been a focus of my life. I have three grown children who are some of my best friends, as are my three sisters.”
Camp Dean and Spiritual Advisor- Reverand Tom Black
Tom assists with the planning of our summer and winter camps and leads the teaching and programming. Tom also provides Spiritual guidance and teaching for our staff and Board. Tom was raised in rural northern Indiana, educated at Moody Bible Institute, and has pastored Fame Evangelical Church in Moweaqua for the last twenty years. He is married to his wife Theresa and they have four children. Jenni (13), Brandon (18), Katheryn (22), and Elizabeth (26) married to Joe, who has given them two grandchildren. Tom says “I also like bacon, coffee, and any meal that allows me to experience both of these.”
CEO and Administrator- Nancy Dale
Nancy has joined the team to help modernize our camp and accounting systems. Nancy is a graduate from Illiopolis High School, graduate from Lindenwood College St. Charles, Mo. with a Bachelor of Science Degree. She is a graduate of Eastern Illinois University with a Master’s in Education Administration. Nancy has grandchildren who attend Camp One Way activities and camps. Nancy is known for her work with the Illiopolis Summer Recreation Program established in 1988 and has been the Director of the program since the beginning.
Board or Directors
Joe Egan- President Lisa Smith- Vice President Nancy Dale- Treasurer Lynnea Armstrong - Secretary Sarah Egan Mike and Rebekah Berger Jess and Tracy Smithers
Phone: 217-676-2533 or 1-800-500-6774 Email: email@example.com