Our Year-Round Staff
Pete Dockery grew up in Loganville, GA and attended Corinth Christian Church. He graduated from Point University in 2001 and began full-time ministry with Casas por Cristo, a nonprofit based in El Paso, TX. He and his family served as missionaries with Casas por Cristo for more than 20 years, working in Juarez, Mexico and San Raymundo, Guatemala. During their tenure, the Dockerys helped 400 families by providing free, quality housing through their local churches.
Pete and his wife, Abby, have five children: Eden, Charlotte, Ezra, Solomon, and Samuel - long-time Woodland campers. Pete has served as a volunteer at Woodland; his wife, Abby, attended as a camper and also worked as Summer Staff. Woodland has held a special place in the heart of the Dockerys for over 30 years.
DIRECTOR - Organizational Performance Consulting
Joey and his wife, Cindy (who recently retired from serving for 38 years at Woodland), started at Woodland in 1981. However, Joey grew up coming to Woodland as a camper and volunteer; he actually attended the very first camp in 1969. He and Cindy have two children, Jason & Kristin, and three grandsons. Joey serves as a guest lecturer at his alma mater, Point University, and also consults with camps, churches, and non-profits on their journey to organizational excellence. Joey retired as full-time Executive Director at Woodland in 2021. He continues to serve Woodland during the transition process and also manage Organizational Performance Consulting.
Organizational Performance Consulting (a department of WCC) focuses on organizational assessments, system analysis, bylaw assessment, board development, child protection systems, site / Ropes Course design, and Biblical leadership. He is a member of Christian Camp & Conference Association, Society for Human Resource Management, and Christian Leadership Alliance.
Kristin W. Niemeyer
Kristin is a 2007 graduate of University of West Georgia. Since 1993, she has attended Woodland as a camper, worked as Summer Staff, and served as a volunteer. She started working full-time for Woodland in 2008, but grew up with a passion for Woodland throughout her entire life. Kristin served as a board member for Christian Camp Leaders from 2015-18 and led various conference workshops. She assisted with multiple projects for Organizational Performance Consulting and volunteers in the children's ministry at her church. She and her husband, James, reside in Temple with their son, Jacob Rook.
DIRECTOR OF SERVICE OPERATIONS
Scott is a 1981 graduate of Point University (formerly Atlanta Christian College). He has served the camp in different capacities for over twenty-five years - volunteer, program director, and camp board member. He joined the Woodland team full-time in the Fall of 2018, after serving over thirty years in local church ministry. He and his wife, Lindy, have three daughters, Elise, Candler, and Kendall.
Benjie attended Chattahoochee Technical College and grew up in the Carrollton/Newnan area. God brought him to Woodland in 2014 (along with help from Johnny Westbrook). He and his wife, Carol, reside in Carrollton. They have three daughters, Lindsey, Lyndee, & Maddy, and eight grandchildren. Benjie serves as a deacon and volunteer in his church.
Kim is a 2015 graduate of Point University with a degree in Child and Youth Development, Specialization in Early Childhood. She served as a Woodland Summer Staffer in 2011 and managed the Camp Store in 2021 & 2022. Kim joined the team full-time in June 2022. She resides in Douglasville and loves to travel and try new foods with her best pals!
Morgan is a 2020 graduate of Point University with a degree in Child and Youth Development, Specialization in Youth Programming. She is a long-time Woodland camper, also working as Summer Staff, and interning after she graduated. Morgan joined the Woodland team full-time in 2022. She resides in Carrollton with her black cat, Cap.
GUEST SERVICES COORDINATOR
Jo is a 2022 graduate of Toccoa Falls College with a degree in Outdoor Leadership Education. From 2017-2020, Jo served at Woodland in multiple capacities including Summer Staff, Intern, and Program Facilitator. Upon graduating, he rejoined the team full-time in August 2022 and now resides in Temple.
Jason has served at Woodland in different capacities since 1992 - Summer Staff, volunteer, full and part-time staff. He is a graduate of Point University, has a Master's Degree in Leadership from Grand Canyon University, and is also a certified GA EMT Intermediate. He and his wife Sarah have two sons, Jackson and John, and reside in Carrollton. Their entire family serves as volunteers in their church.