Like any business, we need people in charge to keep us all on track. Here is Burn Camp's Executive Board members.

Top: Ronn Badertscher

Back Row: (L to R) Jason Pillars, John Terhune, and Mike Parham

Front Row: (L to R): Jennifer Arrowsmith, Tammy Wagoner, and Jennifer Rempel

Jennifer Rempel: Director
Physical therapist for Alexander Burn Center in Hillcrest Medical Center since 1992. First involved as a counselor at Burn Camp transitioning to the E-board director in 2018.
Responsibilities include the following:

  • growing and maintaining volunteer and camper database

  • general administration which includes over-seeing volunteers and campers

  • recruit volunteers to achieve goals of OKFFBC

  • recruit campers

  • maintain volunteer and camper applications

  • communicate with parents, campers, and volunteers 

  • assist with organization of special events and fundraising opportunities

Contact information:
PO Box 287

Owasso, OK 74055


Assistance Director: Tammy Wagoner

Tammy found out about camp while working as a Physical Therapist at Hillcrest Medical Center in the burn unit. She volunteered at Burn Camp in 2000 and fell in love! Tammy has been with Burn Camp now for 20 years as a counselor, switching to treasurer in the past two years, and is now the assistant director. Tammy currently works for a home health company as Regional Rehab director. 

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John Terhune: Secretary

Full time employee at Kimberly Clark and a retired firefighter from Jenks FD. John became involved as a counselor in 2009, and accepted a position on the E-board in 2017 as Secretary. Responsibilities include the following:

  • taking notes at meetings

  • making each camper laugh

  • fetching Jen and the rest of the E-board coffee

  • writing 'Thank You' letters to businesses/people who have donated to us 

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Treasurer: Jennifer Arrowsmith

Works at Utica Park Clinic as an LPN in the Orthopedic Surgery clinic. She first became involved with Burn Camp as a volunteer nurse. Her responsibilities include the following: ​

  • book keeping 

  • organizing the fishing tournament/fishing day during Burn Camp

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Public Relations: Jason Pillars

Firefighter for the Sand Springs Fire Department since 2005 who started with the Oklahoma Firefighters Burn Camp as a counselor. Transitioning to the E-board and now holds the position of Public Relations. His responsibilities include the following:

  • making sure Burn Camp is up-to-date on all regulations

  • catching and correcting any bad press about Burn Camp

  • co-founder of the annual Smoke & Guns charity MMA fight (percentage of proceeds go to benefit the Oklahoma Firefighters Burn Camp)

  • member of the OKFFBC Racing Team

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Fundraising Chair: Mike Parham

His responsibilities include the following:

  • raising funds to support the annual camp and all other services provided by OKFFBC

  • event coordinator for OKFFBC Charity Golf Tournament

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Logistics Chair: Ronn Badertscher

Works full time at Meter Tech for Verdigris Valley Electric Cooperative since 1998 and a Firefighter for the Collinsville Rural Fire Protection District for 21 yrs, retiring as a Lieutenant. He became involved with the OKFFBC in 2003 as a counselor, has also served as Jr. Counselor Liaison (helping campers transfer to counselor), and in 2016 became logistics chair for the E-board OKFFBC. His responsibilites include:

  • making sure things get to their designated destinations

  • setting up the apparel trailer at different events

  • cracking jokes every chance he gets

Contact information:

Advisory Board Members

The Advisory board consists of past E-board members including Larry Bowles, Scotty Stokes, and Tom Wintle. The advisory board helps solve problems centered around the camp and also come up with new ideas. They are also available for consolation year-round.

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