Board of Directors
Chairs and Founders
Damon and Audra Albert
The founders and visionaries behind Camp Ezri, Damon and Audra have dedicated most of their lives to various community programs across the nation. Their love for God and passion to provide at-risk children with adventure has been the driving force behind Camp Ezri's establishment. The Alberts are outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy sharing their experiences and passion for nature with others in their community.
Having a capacious heart for her family, Stacey brings a wealth of experience having worked in both the real estate and medical industries. She has served in local women’s ministry, hospitality, and alongside her husband in youth ministry. Stacey believes in the Camp Ezri vision and has a strong God-given desire to make kids feel safe and loved, and to know they have a future hope in Jesus.
An ordained pastor with incredible administrative gifting, Gary has over 30 years of experience in retail management and faithfully assisted Damon in nearly two decades of community programs and outreach. He brings strong attention to detail and passion for excellence to the Camp Ezri team. Gary believes that today more than ever, at-risk children need the love of God in their lives.
Camp Ezri Pastor
The definition of a selfless community servant, Gary retired as the operations commander from a 35-year career at the Frederick County Sheriff's Office and served his local fire department as a Lieutenant for 10 years. He has continued his passion and heart's desire to serve others by pursuing biblical course work and graduating from Calvary Chapel Bible Institute. He continues to serve his community as a background investigator for local fire & rescue.
Brandi is one of the industry's leading real estate agents and investors in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Her level of professionalism and dedication sets her apart from the majority of those in her profession. Brandi believes the Word of God calls and challenges us to meet the needs of children who are at-risk, which is one of the reasons she chooses to foster care. She views this as an opportunity to plant the seed of God’s love in the hearts of children.
Originally from Pennsylvania and a graduate of Penn State, Jim spent over seven years as an officer in the US Air Force. He entered the entertainment and hospitality industries after his service to our country, gaining nearly 35 years of high-level experience in planning, designing, building, and operating restaurants and hotels. Jim recently rediscovered his passion for the outdoors and is excited to be part of Camp Ezri.
Robin brings over 35 years of business and accounting experience. She has served on the board as a member and treasurer of various community groups. To Robin, there is no greater joy or blessing than her family. She has enjoyed camping as a child and takes her family every year. Robin also enjoys gardening, cooking, and baking in her spare time. She believes that Camp Ezri can provide opportunities for our youth to build confidence and integrity, and to live happy, healthy lives despite the many challenges they have faced in society.
Tracy has over 35 years of experience in the construction industry. He has organized children’s workshops to teach youth how to use basic tools and build small projects. Tracy was a coach at a local YMCA and was an assistant coach in wrestling and baseball. He enjoys the outdoors, fishing, kayaking, and camping with his family. As a cancer survivor, Tracy has a new outlook on life and is dedicated to making an impact on the lives of those in our community. He is extremely passionate about what Camp Ezri stands for and understands that with assistance programs such as this, many people can benefit.
Brad graduated from Calvary Chapel Bible Institute with a degree in Biblical Studies in 2015. He currently works in law enforcement as a sheriff in Montgomery County. He feels strongly about giving back to the community and promoting youth ministry, making Camp Ezri the perfect fit. Brad is a sports fanatic who enjoys playing basketball and volleyball. He also likes spoiling his German Shepherd, Oliver.
Born and raised in the state of Maryland, Jamie grew up with five siblings. Her background is in the medical field, where she is passionate about helping others and serving her community. In Jamie’s spare time, she is an outdoor enthusiast that enjoys hiking and kayaking. She also enjoys spending time with her family and baking.
A native of Frederick County, Ana has worked in the community since graduating from the University of Maryland in 2016. She has a background in event planning, sales, education, and training implementation. Ana is eager to be used by the Lord to foster relationships through Camp Ezri, bringing about restoration and establishing positive family legacies in the community.
Born and raised in Frederick, Erik has a strong desire to serve the county and surrounding communities. He is a real estate agent, using his platform to cultivate meaningful, God-centered friendships in the area. Erik is excited to work with Camp Ezri as a resource to campers and families while partnering with them to reach their full, God-given potential.