Directing Staff

Dr. Richard Cowdell, Camp Director

Rich is entering his 22nd year as director and his 25th year on staff at Camp Rotary. During the school year, Rich works full time as a middle school principal for the Lynn Public Schools. He is also an educational psychologist, a basketball ref, a baseball umpire, and licensed to drive the school bus!! Rich’s wife, Irene, is an elementary school principal and works part time in the office at camp. Their two daughters are both heavily involved in camp. Kelsey, (22), will be directing the LIT program this summer and Sarah, (19) will be a counselor. Scout (6) is the family’s golden retriever/camp mascot. Be careful that she doesn’t knock you over with her wagging tail!

Lisa Cullivan, Assistant Director

Lisa assists in the supervision of the entire camp operation and directs the camp if Rich is not onsite. She is a 2nd grade teacher and has two daughters, Estrella and Juliana, who both flutter in and around the girls’ units! Lisa worked previously as our Program Director. (16th year on staff)