Full-time Staff at Twin Lakes
Mark Magee - Executive Director
Mark, a native Mississippian, was born and raised in Prentiss, MS. He graduated from Mississippi State University with B.S. degrees in Parks and Recreation and Business. Prior to his association with Twin Lakes, Mark worked in management with the Jackson YMCA for fifteen years. He joined the staff of Twin Lakes as Executive Director in 1990. A member of First Presbyterian Church, Mark has been married to his wife Pam for 32 years. Their daughter Holly and son Robert have their own families now.
Robert Fredrick - Reservationist
Robert is originally from Texas and grew up in Arkansas, where he graduated from the University of Central Arkansas with a BBA in Business. He has worked in camping for several summers in Arkansas and Oklahoma, prior to moving to Jackson to attend Reformed Theological Seminary. He has been involved in Summer Camp since 2000 and joined the full-time staff in 2005 as Reservationist for the conference ministry of Twin Lakes. He currently lives in Jackson with his Boxer, Rocky. He is a member of Redeemer Church, PCA where he serves on the Worship Design Committee and is a member of the choir. During his spare time, he enjoys playing golf, playing Settlers and teaching Rocky new tricks.
Andrew Vincent - Summer Camp Director
Andrew has served in his present role at Twin Lakes since August of 2000. Planning and directing all aspects of the summer camp program as well as managing design, video and print materials for promotional purposes are the focus of his attention within the overall ministry of the camp and conference center. Andrew spent his pre-college years in French Camp, MS where his love for camping ministry and music began. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University of Mississippi, where he graduated in 1999 before marrying his beautiful wife. Andrew and Michelle have three precious children, Ethan, Anna and Allison. They are also members of Lakeland Presbyterian Church, in Brandon, MS where he has also served as Choral Coordinator since May of 2007.
Tuan La - Hosting Director and Program Director
Tuan, Paula, Johnny, and Aubrey Sue live at Twin Lakes where Tuan supervises the hosting of guest groups during the conference season and also plans the program for Twin Lakes Summer Camp. Tuan and Paula are both from south Mississippi and became hooked on camp ministry long ago. After graduating from LSU in Computer Engineering, Tuan married Paula Sue while she was finishing school at USM. After being married several years (and working summers at Twin Lakes), Tuan moved to Twin Lakes in 2005 to puruse year-round the type of camping ministry where God had such a profound impact upon his life. The La's are members of First Presbyterian Church in Jackson, MS.
Zack Owens - Assistant Camp Director
Lisa Smith - Camp Registrar
Lisa Smith has been a member of the Twin Lakes family since 2000, where she registers campers and cheerfully greets guests of Twin Lakes. She and Neal have been married for 17 years and they have two beautiful daughters, Sally and Molly. Twin Lakes has become a major part of Lisa’s family life. Her daughters have come to camp here since they were old enough to attend and Sally has served as LIT for a year. Lisa has a very tight knit family and spends most of her time off with doing things with them. She grew up in Richland and graduated from Richland High School. Lisa and her family are members of First Baptist Church of Florence. Lisa spends her time away from work on school field trips, helping out at her daughters’ schools, reading, watching movies, and doing things with her family.