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New Camp Tekakwitha Director for the Diocese of Green Bay

Diocese-Green-Bay-LogoRebecca SieversGREEN BAY, Wis. (Dec. 15, 2016) -- The Diocese of Green Bay has named Rebecca Sievers as Camp Tekakwitha Director, effective November 21, 2016. She will serve in the Diocese's Education Department.

A native of Little Chute, Sievers holds a bachelor's degree in communication from St. Norbert College and a master's in student affairs and administration in higher education from Ball State University. Before her hiring as Camp Tekakwitha Director, Sievers was the Director of Summer Camps and Conferences at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

Special Place in Heart

"Camp Tekakwitha holds a very special place in my heart," said Sievers. "I spent 10 summers here as a camper and four as a counselor. Camp has had the single greatest impact on my growth and development to date. I am so honored and humbled to get to serve the Church through the ministry of Camp Tekakwitha. I am looking forward to helping others experience God in the same way that I did through Camp."

In her role as Camp Tekakwitha Director, Sievers will be responsible for the overall leadership and direction of Camp Tekakwitha. "She is well-organized and has a clear vision of where she wants to take Camp. As a result of her experiences, Rebecca has been very quick to jump in with both feet and go after it," said Dr. Joe Bound, Director of Education for the Diocese of Green Bay.

Camp Used Year-round

Established in 1926, Camp Tekakwitha is located near Shawano, Wisconsin, on 37 acres bordering Loon Lake. It is a year-round destination for summer camps, school groups, retreats, and professional development. To learn more about Camp Tekakwitha, please visit: www.camptekakwitha.org.

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Who We Are

As friends and followers of Jesus, the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay is devoted to fostering households and communities of discipleship through the mission and ministry of the Catholic Church. We are missionary disciples striving to lead all people to the Kingdom of God. Established in 1868, the diocese is composed of 324,000 Catholics in 16 counties: Brown, Calumet, Door, Florence, Forest, Kewaunee, Langlade, Manitowoc, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano, Waupaca, Waushara and Winnebago.

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