Get to know our staff!

Jeremiah Harder

Executive Director

Jeremiah has been Executive Director at Arrowhead since 2002. He graduated from Grace University with a degree in Camping Ministry. He is married to Rebecca and they have 5 boys: Ethan, Tristen, Kai, Elliot, and Finn. He and his family enjoy time on the lake during the summer and time on the ski slopes in the winter. He likes to play board games and read. Jeremiah loves camp because of the unique way this type of ministry happens; but specifically enjoys the relationships that are built and being outdoors.

Ryan Residence

Program Director

Ryan came aboard full-time staff as Program Director in 2014 after serving a number of summers at both Arrowhead and a camp in Minnesota. He is married to Lauren, and the two of them graduated from the University of Northwestern – St. Paul with degrees in Psychology and Bible minors. Ryan loves seeing lives transformed by the Gospel and thinks the camp life is an amazing way to help disciple students and families…so he hopes to be a part of Arrowhead’s future for many years to come. In his free time, Ryan enjoys board games, outdoor sports, fixing things, and, of course, coffee.

Angela Burisek

Office Manager

Angela started on full-time staff in 2014 after serving for many seasons as camp’s secretary. She is married to Keith, an educational sign language interpreter for the Eau Claire Area School District. Angela has a degree in Music Education from the University of Northwestern – St. Paul. She enjoys singing with the Master Singers Chamber Ensemble and leading worship at camp. Angela loves Arrowhead because of the long-lasting relationships that come from being a camper and on staff. Also, she enjoys being surrounded by God’s creation and the peace that it brings.

Phil Rayburn

Director of Maintenance

Phil has been at Arrowhead on missionary staff since 2006. He came to camp because he saw a need in maintenance and felt led to pursue being on staff. Phil enjoys working here because of the excitement of seeing people share their faith and give their lives to Christ. He sees camp as an effective ministry tool and enjoys being a part of that. In the little spare time that Phil has, he likes to spend time with his wife, Michelle, and two sons, Dallas and Austin. He enjoys going on canoe trips, camping, and doing mechanical work on his Jeeps.

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