Directing Staff

Dr. Richard Cowdell, Camp Director

Rich is entering his 30th year as director and his 33rd year on staff at Camp Rotary. During the school year, Rich works full time as a middle school teacher for the Peabody Public Schools. He is a certified educational psychologist, a basketball ref, a baseball umpire, and licensed to drive the school bus!! His daughter, Sarah, will be returning this year as Program Director. Rich’s wife, Irene, and daughter, Kelsey, are no longer on staff, but are expected to visit frequently! Kelsey has started her teaching career and Irene is working this summer at the elementary school where she is a principal.

Lisa Cullivan-White, Assistant Director

Lisa assists in the supervision of the entire camp operation and directs the camp if Rich is not onsite. Like Rich, she resides at camp during the summer. She is a 2nd grade teacher and her two daughters, Estrella and Juliana, have both attended as campers and CITs in the past! Lisa is a dance instructor throughout the school year. She worked previously as our Program Director. (23rd year on staff).