Danya Kornblum

Danya Kornblum is our Director of Camp & Culture. Danya oversees our summer counseling staff and the aspects of camp that support campers’ wellness and care. Danya works closely with our families throughout the year in order to best serve our campers’ needs. Danya’s pronouns are she/her/hers.

Holly Guncheon

Our Advancement Director, Holly, has been with camp since 2007. Holly manages all our fundraising and friendraising activities as well as our communications and marketing efforts. Holly’s pronouns are she/her/hers.


Gary Kibort

Operations Director, Gary Kibort, works behind the scenes to manage camp’s finances, properties, and security. Gary’s 19 years with camp in a variety of roles ensures that campers and staff are in a safe and secure environment. Gary’s pronouns are he/him/his.

Michael Arato

Michael, our Director of Program Innovation, oversees the overall camp program, ensuring ample opportunities for camper participation and growth. Michael also focuses on staff engagement, enjoyment, and success. pronouns are he/him/his.

wendy croppedWendy Clyman

Wendy, our Advancement Assistant, is here to help you with donations to camp.  Reach out to Wendy if you need a tribute or memorial card sent or to update your contact information. Wendy’s pronouns are she/her/hers.

Jessica Freeman, APRN, CNP

Director of Health Services, Jessica Freeman, a pediatric nurse practitioner, is on site providing care in our Marpeah (Health Center) throughout the summer. Jessica also works with you in advance of camp to a create care plan that will work for your child in the camp setting. Jess’s pronouns are she/her/hers.

David Getzkin

Our Operations Manager, David, recently joined the Herzl year-round team after many years as seasonal staff. David is focused on keeping our facility in top shape, managing our food service, and transportation. pronouns are he/him/his.

Hannah Gilfix

Hannah grew up at Herzl Camp as a camper and summer staff. She continued her camping experience as a Fellow at the Foundation for Jewish Camp before returning to Herzl as our Assistant Director. Her experience in the national Jewish camping community informs her passion for camp! Hannah’s pronouns are she/her/hers.

Katie Rosenberg

Katie plans and manages our major community event, Herzl in the City.  If you’d like to get involved, Katie is ready to put you to work to help Herzl thrive today, tomorrow and forever. Katie’s pronouns are she/her/hers.

Beth Shapiro

Beth supports camp with mental health consulting services during the summer. A private practice psychotherapist in Minneapolis, Beth coaches staff around providing extra support for campers with mental and emotional health needs. Beth’s pronouns are she/her/hers.


Brad Spafford

Brad manages our facility in Webster, Wisconsin which covers 120+ acres and includes over 60 buildings.  From snowplowing to painting, Brad’s the guy! Brad’s pronouns are he/him/his.