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YEAR ROUND STAFF

We are a team of individuals who love God and love camp! We work as a team, but more importantly we work as a body of Christ! Read on to learn more about us.

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STACY LUNG
Executive Director

Stacy previously served the Island as the outdoor education coordinator for Christ Serve Ranch. She has five children with her husband of 23 years, Sivert. Stacy considers herself a lifelong educator. She has taught high school science in both traditional public schools and in online environments. She currently serves as adjunct faculty for Trinity International University and teaches chemistry, ecology and some general science courses for Kepler Education, an online Christian classical school. Stacy had the opportunity to contribute to Concordia Publishing House's day school curriculum this summer as well!

In her free time she is found cheering for her children, hiking in the woods, or reading a book. Stacy is looking forward to getting to know everyone and hopes you will stop by to introduce yourself and share your stories about the Island.

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ANDY BODE
Maintenance Director

 Prior to gaining this position, Andy was a Transportation Generalist at the Minnesota Department of Transportation in Henning for twelve years. Andy has an energetic attitude in the workplace and uses his faith and positive attitude to encourage others to work hard. He lives on East Leaf Lake, near Henning, with his wife and son (16) and daughter (11). They spend most of their free time attending their sporting events and activities. When he isn’t attending their activities, Andy enjoys everything outdoors such as hunting, fishing, and golf. Andy attends St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Henning where he serves as an elder.

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JULIA O'LAUGHLIN
Program Coordinator

Julia is a graduate of Concordia University NE where she received her BA in Communications Studies and was in the pre-deaconess program. Julia did her internship at Camp Luther of NE, and previously worked at Camp Concordia in Michigan as the associate director, and at Coalition for Life St Louis. In her free time, Julia enjoys reading, going on runs with her dog, refurbishing old furniture, and watching reruns of 90s sitcoms. Outdoors ministry is a passion of hers and she strives to make Lutheran Island Camp a place where everyone can get outside and learn about their Savior!

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DIANE GUTKNECHT
Office Manager

Dianne grew up in Richfield, Minnesota. After 8th grade, she attended a summer Confirmation Week at LIC, never imagining that someday she would work there someday! After high school, she attended Concordia College (now University) with a degree in Elementary Education and a minor in Music. She taught for 25 years in Lutheran schools in Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, and Iowa. Dianne and her husband, Bob, attend St Paul’s Lutheran Church in Henning, MN where Dianne is organist and choir director. They have 5 children, and 15--soon to be 16--grandchildren. In her free time she enjoys reading, playing the piano, baking, fishing, and traveling, including trips to Florida. Dianne, along with her husband, operates an AirBNB at their house!

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TAMMY KEIERLEBER
Housekeeper

Tammy has been the Island's housekeeper since 2009. She is a member of St John's in Ottertail and a native of Henning. She loves being outside in most all the seasons (except winter), and especially enjoys gardening. Tammy loves the beauty and work atmosphere of the Island and appreciates seeing returning and new campers each year.

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CHEYENNE RIEDEL
Head Cook

Cheyenne is from Parker's Prairie, MN. She previously worked as a cook at a diner. Cheyenne grew up going to Lutheran Island Camp as a horse camper and served the Island as a wrangler in 2019. She loves animals, especially horses, and helps take care of the horses in the off season at Christ Serve Ranch! 

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