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Luther Heights Staff Bios

Full Time Staff

Kelly Preboski
Executive Director |

Kelly is originally from central Wisconsin and moved to Idaho with her family in September 2018 to answer the call to serve as LHBC's Executive Director. She has been married to Zach for 14 years, and they have two sons, Owen and Quinn. They also have a family golden doodle named Fozzy.

Kelly graduated from UW-La Crosse in 2005 with an elementary/middle school education degree and taught in the classroom for six years. Kelly decided to stay home when her sons were born, but continued to stay active in the church, serving as her church's Nursery Coordinator and the Education Director at another church. Since a sophomore in high school when she was an assistant counselor at a YMCA camp, Kelly has been involved in camping. Since then she has served as a counselor, summer administrator, year-round program director, and, most recently, Camp Director at Crossways Camping Ministry at Pine Lake Camp. Kelly received her Youth and Family Ministry Certification from Vibrant Faith Ministries. Luther Heights is the fifth camping organization she has worked with.

Kelly's favorite bible verse is Micah 6:8.

Operations Lead |

Sydney grew up in Northern Utah camping, boating, skiing, and spending plenty of time outdoors. She graduated from Utah State University with a bachelor's degree in Recreation Administration and Marketing. Sydney worked for her family business The Spirit Goat through high school and college, and started coaching high school Drill Team in 2016, developing a passion for coaching dance and working with youth. She loves adventure, sharing the connection of love for LHBC & helping others experience all that camp has to give. Sydney grew up attending Luther Heights as a camper and volunteering her time at camp. She completed her college internship at Luther Heights and spent the summer of 2021 as Summer Program Director. She has a love for the outdoors, a good cup of coffee, listening to music, and traveling. Sydney's favorite bible verse is Deuteronomy 31:6.

Board of Directors

  • Chair: Andy Hamblen, Our Saviors
  • Vice Chair: Mona Teffeteller, Hope
  • Secretary: Brenda Knudson, St. Johns
  • Treasurer: Heidi Ehle, Hope
  • Merlene Brockway, New Day
  • Allan Christensen, New Day
  • Casey Cross, Hope
  • Frank Johnson, Immanuel
  • Rev. Paul Malek, St. Paul
  • Chris Paulsen, Good Shepherd
  • Jessica Peretti, Hope Apostle
  • Jeannette Wallace, King of Glory

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