Meet the Team

Meet Your Program Coordinator

Jennifer Barnes

Jennifer Barnes

Jennifer has been with the University of Missouri for six years, working in various capacities. She holds degrees in business administration and educational studies from Columbia College and William Woods University, respectively. She was previously a teacher and coach in the public school system for seven years, including a stint as an FCCLA advisor for three years. She is a mother of three children, and while these children keep her busy, when she does have free time, she enjoys spending time at the baseball field or walking and biking on the Katy Trail.

Meet Your Directors

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Clair Sharp

Claire Sharp

Claire is a junior from St. Louis, Missouri, studying marketing. She loves to travel, sing in Mizzou’s co-ed acapella group, and play with her chocolate lab. Claire is a transfer student from Queens University of Charlotte in North Carolina. She was a counselor for Camp Trulaske last year and is excited to be a director!

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Matt Gibson

Matt Gibson

Matt is a sophomore from Columbia, Missouri. He is an international business major with an emphasis in finance and Spanish. He loves to play guitar, travel, fly fish and take long walks on the beach with his greyhound, Cici. Fun Facts: Matt was born on campus at University Hospital. His Camp Trulaske experience includes being a camper, a counselor and, now, a director!

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Cayla Davis

Cayla Davis

Cayla is a junior from Centralia, Missouri, studying management, leadership and public service, and she is earning a multicultural certificate. She transferred from Moberly Area Community College after earning her Associate of Arts in business. Cayla enjoys spending time outdoors, traveling, photography and spending time with her family. She has participated in Camp Trulaske as a camper, counselor and now director!

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Colby Winner

Colby Winner

Colby is a junior from St. Peters, Missouri, studying accountancy. He loves to play sports, hike, travel and watch "The Office." Camp Trulaske allowed Colby to come out of his shell during his freshman year. The following year, he became a counselor, and now, he is one of its directors.

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Joe Lavin

Joe Lavin

Joe is a sophomore marketing and sales student from Moline, Illinois. He was a camper his freshman year and a counselor this past fall. Outside of camp Joe is a tour guide for Mizzou and on Mizzou’s wakeboarding team. Naturally, his favorite part of camp is anytime he can be on the water. He will be presenting and tabling for camp at Summer Welcome, so make sure to say hi when you sign up for camp.

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Liz Luddy

Liz Luddy

Liz is a sophomore from Omaha, Nebraska. She is an international business major with an emphasis in marketing and German. She loves to run, listen to music, travel to new places and spend time outdoors. Fun Fact: Liz and Joe met on the bus ride down to camp freshman year! She then was a counselor, and she is now a director!

Meet Your Counselors

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Abe Liberman

Abe Liberman

Counselor

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Ahabb Fisher

Ahabb Fisher

Counselor

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Alay Patel

Alay Patel

Counselor

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Alissa Hulett

Alissa Hulett

Counselor

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Andrew Gammon

Andrew Gammon

Counselor

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Andrew Gilstrap

Andrew Gilstrap

Counselor

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Andrew Peterson

Andrew Peterson

Counselor

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Ashley Chambers

Ashley Chambers

Counselor

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Austin Eads

Austin Eads

Counselor

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Avery McGraw

Avery McGraw

Counselor

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Every Starness

Avery Starness

Counselor

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Ben Thornill

Ben Thornill

Counselor

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Blake Horner

Blake Horner

Counselor

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Brady Booth

Brady Booth

Counselor

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Brittany Little

Brittany Little

Counselor

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Bryan Wang

Bryan Wang

Counselor

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Cade Koehly

Cade Koehly

Counselor

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Cole Mitchell

Cole Mitchell

Counselor

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Colin Kussman

Colin Kussman

Counselor

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Daniele Sims

Daniele Sims

Counselor

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Destiny Muller

Destiny Muller

Counselor

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Elise Finn

Elise Finn

Counselor

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Elizay Perez-Bravo

Elizay Perez-Bravo

Counselor

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Elyse Kelly

Elyse Kelly

Counselor

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Emily Maruszak

Emily Maruszak

Counselor

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Emma Laurx

Emma Laurx

Counselor

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Eric Browning

Eric Browning

Counselor

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Erin Ott

Erin Ott

Counselor

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Garret Catron

Garret Catron

Counselor

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Gavin Gassner

Gavin Gassner

Counselor

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Gianna Mandile

Gianna Mandile

Counselor

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Hailey Niehaus

Hailey Niehaus

Counselor

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Hannah Higgins

Hannah Higgins

Counselor

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Hannah Hyslop

Hannah Hyslop

Counselor

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Hannah Jones

Hannah Jones

Counselor

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Hunter Bernardi

Hunter Bernardi

Counselor

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Izzy Drake

Izzy Drake

Counselor

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Jaclyn Dolan

Jaclyn Dolan

Counselor

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James Hosmer

James Hosmer

Counselor

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Janie Huels

Janie Huels

Counselor

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John Fussel

John Fussel

Counselor

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Johnathon Kimble

Johnathon Kimble

Counselor

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Katey Kaesberg

Katey Kaesberg

Counselor

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Kelli Rinkenberger

Kelli Rinkenberger

Counselor

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Kenan Elzoobi

Kenan Elzoobi

Counselor

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Kristen Ross

Kristen Ross

Counselor

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Kunsch Ahuja

Kunsch Ahuja

Counselor

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Lindsay Moesta

Lindsay Moesta

Counselor

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Lindsay Morrow

Lindsay Morrow

Counselor

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Mariah Matson

Mariah Matson

Counselor

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Martin Lewis

Martin Lewis

Counselor

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Matt Koenig

Matt Koenig

Counselor

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Matteo Sullivan

Matteo Sullivan

Counselor

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Megan Duffield

Megan Duffield

Counselor

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Michelle Gershkovich

Michelle Gershkovich

Counselor

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Michelle Route

Michelle Routt

Counselor

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Natalie russ

Natalie Russ

Counselor

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Olivia Remissong

Olivia Remissong

Counselor

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Reagan Wiles

Reagan Wiles

Counselor

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Robert Wright

Robert Wright

Counselor

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Samantha Spratt

Samantha Sprat

Counselor

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Samiya Rangoonwala

Samiya Rangoonwala

Counselor

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Sarah Darmody

Sarah Darmody

Counselor

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Scott Heckman

Scott Heckman

Counselor

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Sean Segasture

Sean Segasture

Counselor

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Shannon Keller

Shannon Keller

Counselor

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Stefan Bramwell

Stefan Bramwell

Counselor

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Taylor Bourland

Taylor Bourland

Counselor

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Xin Zhang

Xin Zhang

Counselor