MEET OUR STAFF

MEET OUR STAFF

JOHN MEAD

Executive Director

The Lakeside ministry is a family affair, with Pam and the kids attending youth camp while growing up, and now serving as full-time and summer staff members. John combines his theological training and business experience to help Christian organizations effectively balance management techniques with ministry outcomes. John’s experience includes over 25-years in banking and business development.
Education: Boston University, BA; Clark University, MBA

CHRIS JOHNSON

Ministry & Program Director

Chris brings a unique combination of

gifts and talents to Lakeside, such as youth ministry leadership,

pastoral work with families, and technology & communications experience.  He is an ordained minister.

Chris, along with his wife,

Jennifer (Parker), and their four children are native New Englanders, and have a long relationship with Lakeside.

Education: Nyack College, BS;

Bethel Seminary, MATS
 

PAMELA MEAD

Guest Services Director

Pam, having the gift of hospitality, is ready to assist your group in planning their next retreat. She brings many years of experience in dining services and retreat planning in addition to her love of Lakeside that goes back to her days as a camper. 

 

NEAL MCINTOSH

Executive Chef

Neal is a native of the Berkshires, where he has worked as a chef for over 25 years. Neal has a true servant heart and is happiest when guests are enjoying his delicious meals. Neal loves the outdoors and spends his spare time fishing, hunting, and farming. 

MELISSA "MISSY" CORBETT

Day Camp Director

Missy has served as Day Camp Director for five years. She also oversees the By Design, the new Lakeside program for home school families.   Missy is a homeschool mom and a leader in a local home school cooperative. She is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College, with a degree in early childhood education and psychology.

LAURI BYRNES

Office Manager

Lauri is a native of the Berkshires.

She has a wealth of office management experience and loves working with church groups and summer campers. In addition to caring for her family of six Lauri is working toward a degree in Occupational Health. 

STAFF & EMPLOYMENT

Lakeside seeks to employ committed Christians with a heart for ministry. Our goal is to serve our campers and guests with competence and a spirit of gracious hospitality. The information provided here includes a listing of our permanent staff, for information on employment opportunities visit our employment page.