Meet Our Staff

This team of people serve year-round at The Heights to keep the ministry moving forward, helping camp continue to impact lives.


To contact any of us, click on our individual photos.

Scott Shaw

Executive Director

Scott started as the executive director of Covenant Heights in 2017. Before moving to Covenant Heights, he held many different positions at New Life Ranch in Colcord, OK. Scott holds a bachelors degree in business, masters in ministry, and certificate in fundraising management. A native of Oklahoma with a love for the Oklahoma Sooners, he also enjoys hiking, golfing, and fly fishing. Scott and his wife Kristen are excited to be a part of Covenant Heights, along with their three children: Kate, Cooper, and Rylee.

Tom Cousineau

Standing Stones Project Manager

Tom served as the executive director at Covenant Heights from 1998-2017. He came from a camp in Michigan and from several different facilities prior to that. Tom has dramatically improved both the facilities and programming in his time here, and continues to do so with the Standing Stones Campaign. Tom and his wife Connie, previously on staff here, bring a long history and wealth of experience in camp ministry. Tom and Connie have two sons, a daughter, three children-in-law, and seven grandkids.


Jess King

Office Manager & Registrar

Jess is our office manager, accountant, and registrar here at camp. With her degree and background in business, as well as her experiences from other camps, she's a powerful asset to our office and camp as a whole!

Ethan Dixon

Director of Covenant Programs

Ethan hails from the great state of Iowa. He has been a long-time seasonal staff member at Covenant Heights and brings a ton of passion and vision to our programming. Now serving as our full-time program director, he creates an exciting and fun atmosphere for our Covenant camps and events, all with a focus on Christ.


Jessica Drogowski

Director of Guest Services & Marketing

Jessica works with our guest groups, helping them plan retreats and organize details. She also coordinates our marketing endeavors, seeking to share what God is doing here and all that camp offers. Jessica is passionate about cultivating intentional relationships with both her Lord Jesus and other people. A Michigan native, she has served at several camps; she relishes being a part of the impact God has in the lives and hearts of children and adults.

Jared McDaniel

Director of Outdoor Education

Jared works with school groups that come in the spring and fall for Outdoor Education. He has bachelors and masters degrees in recreation and is passionate about helping the young and old experience the wonders of creation first-hand. A Colorado native, Jared has also worked with outdoor programs in California, Michigan, Massachusetts, and Illinois, and he brings a wealth of experience to Covenant Heights. Jared and his wife, Mary, have two sons, Levi and William.

Derek Laffoon

Store Manager & Camp Housekeeper

Derek has previously been on camp staff in various roles and is excited to be here as the year-round store manager and housekeeper. Camp has made Derek a happier person since his first time on staff in summer of 2013 and since that summer he has been chasing experiences which have developed his love for young people (and the young at heart). He is passionate about helping other staff and guests pursue God-given dreams iencouraging them to pursue discipleship relationships in their lives. With his extensive experience cleaning his room and scrubbing toilets, and the example set by the movie Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, he is excited to be fulfilling his current roles at camp.

Tom & Amanda Hoskins

Director of Facilities & Executive Assistant

The Hoskins Horde hail from Arvada, CO. Tom and Amanda are excited to have returned to The Heights with their family. They have four children: Alex, Callum, Sarah, and Isaiah. Tom comes with lots of experience from the oil industry, carpentry, construction, and working on machines at Coors Brewing. When asked how he fixes things, his favorite response is “I use my Jedi mind powers”. Amanda has been a stay-at-home mom for the last 10+ years and is now excited to be helping Covenant Heights make a difference in the lives of the thousands of people that come every year. 


Dan Broadfield

Assistant Director of Facilities

Dan and his wife Dawne are career missionaries along with their three children. Dawne has many years experience as a performing and visual artist and Dan can build just about anything. Together they form a very artistic, practical union of loving God and then loving others through their endeavors.


Greg Jones

Director of Food Services

Greg heads up all aspects of providing the food we get to enjoy here at camp. The Jones family moved to the Heights from Atwood, Kansas in April 2012. For years they have been deeply invested in camp as a family, taking nearly all their vacation time to come up and volunteer. All of their children have come to camp as campers and many have worked on seasonal staff. It has been a dream of theirs to work in full-time ministry, so Greg and his wife, Gwen, along with their two youngest, Aliah and Obadiah, are excited to be a part of The Heights community.


Jess Ohman

Shift Cook

Jess works in the camp's kitchen and dining hall, providing delicious meals & excellent service alongside our other kitchen staff. She hails from Trinidad, CO but readily calls camp home. Jess has worked in a variety of camp kitchens & has gained a lot of culinary experience during her time at Horn Creek Conference Center & Bear Trap Ranch (both located in Southern Colorado). Jess is passionate about serving the camp guests with great quality food and blessing the staff with home-cooked meals. When not creating delectable dishes for us all to enjoy, Jess can be found exploring the mountains on the horizon or meeting with the Savior of the world.