Year-Round Staff

Holly and MattHolly and Matt Hecht, Camp Directors 

The day-to-day operations of Camp Onas are overseen by Holly and Matt Hecht, both of whom are former campers and counselors. Holly and Matt returned to Camp Onas in their director roles in 2013.  Holly is the Executive Director of the organization, working closely with the Board to ensure Camp Onas is promoting its mission and planning for its future. Matt is the Operations Director and is a Registered Nurse. He oversees camp operations, and supervises the Camp Onas Infirmary when camp is in session. When camp is not in session, Matt enjoys playing ping pong and reading.  When camp is not in session, Holly enjoys doing ceramics/ pottery, and practicing Yoga.

Josh Laker, Assistant Director

Josh returned to Camp Onas as the year-round Assistant Director in 2010 after working as a teacher for several years. Before becoming Assistant Director, Josh held the positions of Head of the B-Side and Senior Counselor at Camp Onas. Outside of Camp, Josh still teaches part-time, bringing education and fun into the classrooms of area schools.

Lisa Daniel, Office Manager

Lisa has managed our Camp Office since 2002. She oversees camper registration and all of our bookkeeping. In addition to her expert office management, Lisa fills another important role at Camp Onas, supervising the care and safety of Camp’s animals. When Lisa is not at Camp, she can usually be found in her own horse barn, or at area equestrian events.