Our Leadership

Camp Director

David Schnitzer

dschnitzer@kanuga.org
Ext: 2840

David has 20 years of full-time professional camping and youth ministry experience. He lives at camp with his wife Colleen and three awesome boys, Wyatt, Adam, and Peter. David has a Masters in Christian Leadership from Asbury Theological Seminary, Bachelors of Science in Environmental Sciences from the University of Georgia, and completed a Semester in Alaska from the National Outdoor Leadership School. David is also a certified coffee roaster by the Specialty Coffee Association and is owner of Appalachian Coffee Company in Hendersonville, NC.

David Schnitzer and famiy
Camp Coordinator

Patrice Suggs

psuggs@kanuga.org
Ext. 2744

Patrice is a graduate from Clemson University with a BS in Recreation, Parks and Environmental Resources. As a Marine Corps wife, she and her husband Phillip lived in Oklahoma, Virginia and Okinawa, Japan during the course of his career. The couple attended ministry school in Oklahoma and as ordained ministers, served as full-time missionaries with their children, Rachel and Zach, in Glasgow, Scotland and Dublin, Ireland. She holds 10 years experience in the hospitality industry, and currently manages the camp office as coordinator specializing in assisting new families and alumni. She enjoys traveling with her family, hiking, and writing.

Patrice Suggs headshot
Program Director

Amanda Lamb

alamb@kanuga.org
Ext. 2743

Amanda has 11 years experience in camp ministry, as a counselor, hospitality director, and program director. She has also worked with a non-profit and other organizations that emphasize good stewardship and outdoor education. Relocating to Kanuga and North Carolina was a perfect match for her passions and her hobbies. She enjoys running, Zumba, hiking, camping, climbing, reading, spending time with friends and family, and her rescue dog, Lottie

Amanda Lamb headshot