Dan Grabel and Andy BrownAndy Brown, MSW

B. Andrew “Andy” Brown, MSW is a life-long St. Louisan with a long commitment to camping. A 1988 graduate of Fontbonne College in St. Louis, Andy received his MSW from the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington, University in 1992. After a brief stint at Youth Emergency Service, a University City based shelter for troubled teens, Andy began his career in Jewish Communal Service. He was the assistant director at the St. Louis JCC’s summer camp, Camp Sabra and later the director of Cap Sydney R. Baer, the JCC’s large day camp. From 1996-2007 Andy worked as the executive director of Camp Livingston, the independent not-for-profit Jewish camp serving kids from throughout the Midwest. Andy is married to the former Stephanie Zetcher and current teacher at United Hebrew Congregation, and is the father of four children, Dylan, a student at the University of Texas, Jake, a student at Amherst College, Gabby, a high-schooler at Clayton HS, and Lily a middle-schooler.. Email Andy

Dan Grabel, MSW, MEd

Dan Grabel was born and raised in St. Louis, MO and moved to Knoxville, TN in 2013. Dan has made a career working with children and young adults in a variety of different settings. With over 25 years of experience working in residential and day camp settings including Goldman Union Camp Institute in Indianapolis, IN, Camp Sabra in the MO Ozarks, YMCA Camp Greenville in Greenville, NC, Camp Charles Pearlstein in Prescott, AZ, and Camp Livingston in Bennington, IN. Dan also has 10 years of experience working in Illinois and Missouri public schools as a school social worker. Dan obtained his BA at Indiana University, MSW at Washington University in St. Louis, and MEd at the University of Missouri St. Louis. Dan’s wife, Dr. Lisa Reyes Mason is on faculty at the University of TN college of social work, and his daughter Cora loves school at the Knoxville Jewish Day School. Email Dan