Year Round Staff

Cross Roads Staff

Executive Director

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Anthony Briggs

Anthony is originally from NC. He has worked professionally in Youth and Outdoor Ministries for 30 years. Before coming to NJ, He served as Executive Director of Lake Chautauqua Lutheran Center in Western New York and as Executive Director of Lutheran Retreats, Camps and Conferences of Southern California. Travel, reading, History, working with all ages of people and pottery are a few things he loves. Writing bio's about himself…. not so much.

Assistant Director

Kevin O'Brien

Kevin O’Brien is the Assistant Director of Cross Roads Camp and Retreat Center. He has a Bachelors in business management and has worked in the outdoor ministry field since 2001. His background also includes being an American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor, and management in the foodservice industry including helping with the opening of a new restaurant. These experiences as well as his faith, wife, and two children help to make Cross Roads home to all who come here. It is a blessing and privilege to work at such a great ministry and look forward to serving the guests and people who make it so special.

Program Director

Kathryn Schaefer

Kathryn Schaefer serves as the Program Director at Cross Roads Camp and Retreat Center. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Children Youth and Family Studies with a focus in Outdoor Leadership. She spent her summers in college working at different camps to gain new insight and experiences. Her love for the outdoors, God and working with youth makes working at Cross Roads a great fit!

Office Manager

Kathy Felch

Kathy Felch, Cross Roads Office Manager, has a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Virginia Tech and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. Kathy is mom to 3 amazing children who love to be at camp as much as possible. Kathy, a triathlete enjoys spending time at races and as a spectator and coach for the kids various sporting events.

Marketing Specialist

Dunstanette Macauley

Dunstanette Macauley is the Media and Marketing Specialist at Cross Roads Camp and Retreat Center. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health and spent 3 of her summers in college on staff at Cross Roads. She has worked with Youth and Young Adult Ministries in the Diocese of Newark. She loves traveling, spending time in nature and a good campfire.

Maintenance Director

Camp Assistant

Kurt Houwen is a Camp Assistant at Cross Roads Camp and Retreat Center. He holds a Bachelor’s in Philosophy and Religion, has worked as a counselor, Unit Leader and the summertime Outdoor Education Instructor over a stretch of four summers at Cross Roads. Kurt finds fulfillment in nature, and enjoys helping others to do the same at Cross Roads.



Priscilla O'Brien

Priscilla O’Brien is part of the Hospitality team at Cross Roads Camp and Retreat Center. She always knew that her passion was to work with Kids, and it all started in Cape Town South Africa, where she worked at a Daycare Center, and worked in outdoor ministry. She was a Counselor in Upstate New York where she met her husband. In California she assisted in the office and worked in Hospitality. Priscilla is a faithful wife and a loving mother and continues to grow in her faith. She will continue to be Christ hands and feet and will continue to make Cross Roads a welcoming place for all.

Mailing Address

29 Pleasant Grove Rd
Port Murray, NJ 07865

Contact Us

(908) 832-7264
(908) 832-6593