Our Team

Trevor Dunlap
Executive Director / CEO
Wittenberg University

As the son of our founders, Jerry and Terrie Dunlap, Trevor was raised with the values and principles of Nuhop’s mission. 

Trevor is passionate about Experiential Learning and loves fostering creative environments where people can succeed through self-discovery and teamwork. His high energy and zeal creates a contagious atmosphere of transforming fun where people can develop a new appreciation of themselves and their peers.

Trevor and his wife Sarah enjoy taking their three children on adventures, and can often be found trail running/hiking, skiing, and working the soil in their family garden.

Chris Clyde
Associate Director
Prescott College

Chris Clyde is the Associate Director at Nuhop. After graduating from Prescott College in 2006 with a degree in Adventure Education and a self-designed degree in Experiential Education, Chris became a full-time member of the Nuhop team in 2008. His passion for our mission and engaging personality have allowed him to wear many hats during his time with our outdoor camps team. In his free time, Chris can most likely be found enjoying the woods with his dog Amigo or trail running with his friend Trevor.

Jim Machin
Director of Facilities
The Ohio State University

Jim oversees the daily operations of our camp and conference center, managing our rental and religious group events. He also serves as a lead facilitator in our leadership, teacher training, and educational outdoor programs. His gregarious personality and booming laughter will leave you smiling ear to ear!

In addition to his work with Nuhop, Jim runs a family farm with his wife and two children. He also serves as Chaplain of the Savannah Fire Department, where he is a Lt. Firefighter AEMT for Savannah and surrounding communities.

Matt Poland
Director of Outdoor Education and Team Pursuits
Baldwin Wallace University

Matt Poland joined the Nuhop full-time staff in January of 2014. He is the Co – Director of Outdoor Education and Team Pursuits. He has made an impact with his attention to detail, and his ability to work with diverse populations. Matt wears many hats in the Nuhop organization. During the summer he can be found maintaining and supervising the Challenge Course as well as supervising and training staff. During the Academic calendar year, Matt spends his time designing curriculum, coaching staff and rocking experiential education programs. Around Nuhop Matt goes by the handle Mountain.

Katelyn Seroka
Director of Summer Camp and Respite Programs
University of Akron

Katelyn Seroka is the current Director of the Summer Camp and Respite programs at Camp Nuhop. She graduated from Saint Louis University in 2015 with a Bachelors Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and multiple minors including Special Education. She then pursued a Masters Degree in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Akron and graduate in the fall of 2017. During the school year, Katelyn works as a Speech-Language Pathologist and works mainly with preschool students.

Katelyn has been a part of the Camp Nuhop family in some capacity since the summer of 2013. During this time, Katelyn has loved watching children and young adults come to Nuhop and find a sense of belonging and adventure. She feels fortunate to be in a position where she can contribute in some way to the growth and friendships that develop in those that comes to Nuhop throughout the year. When not working, Katelyn enjoys running and hiking and volunteering with local school track teams and youth groups.

Terri Ru Lon
Office Manager
Ashland University

Terri works diligently to provide excellent service to staff, parents, and campers. As our office manager, Terri is Nuhop’s conduit to campers and their families. Her infectious enthusiasm and passion for the kids served at Nuhop is an asset to everyone who comes in contact with her. She can answer any questions or concerns you have about our summer camp programs and she is our go-to office goddess!

Josh Vanderzyden
Programs and Communication Manager
Capital University

Josh Vanderzyden is the Programs and Communication Manager at Nuhop.  With a degree in Electronic Media and Film from Capital University and multiple seasons of camp experience under his belt, he is able to bring a unique set of skills to Nuhop everyday.  When he isn’t at work, Josh enjoys spending his free time playing music around Ashland county and spending time with his friends and family.

Becca Mitchner
Client Services Manager
Murray State University

Becca Mitchner is the Client Services Manager & Assistant Director of Summer Camp and Respite Programs. She graduated from Murray State University in 2013 with a Bachelors of Science in Outdoor Recreation and Nonprofit Leadership Studies. She continued at Murray State to obtain a Masters Degree in Human Development & Leadership with emphases in Environmental Education and Special Education in 2015.

Becca found a passion for working with children at a young age and enjoys helping campers create a positive and empowering experience at Nuhop. When not at camp, Becca enjoys playing outside, home improvement projects, and spending time with her family.

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