Advisory Board

  • Brooke M. Miller, Esq.
    Advisory Board 

    Brooke M. Miller, Esq., comes to Eagle Ridge with a passion for Christian camping that takes students and adults beyond the "fun camp" experience and into a deeper understanding of the Lord Jesus Christ. Brooke has worked with and been impacted by numerous camping programs in the Southern California area. Brooke attended school and grew up in the valley that Eagle Ridge calls home. She currently serves as a practicing attorney in California and is a faculty member at Trinity Law School. She is married and resides in the Riverside area.

  • Kim A. Van Vlear
    Advisory Board 

    Kimberly A. Van Vlear, is a writer by education and profession who has worked as an Assistant Public Relations Director at a Newport Beach firm. Mrs. Van Vlear left the business world to raise two daughters with her husband John. Mrs. Van Vlear has been honored by the County of Orange for her anti-airport volunteer work, is a small group leader at Coast Hills Church, and works on a variety of projects for Stoney Brooke Christian School. Mrs. Van Vlear has long been a devoted follower of Jesus and is dedicated to enhancing God's kingdom through prayer and service.

  • Mark P. Fisher
    Advisory Board 

    Affectionately referred to as "FISH," Mark served as Vice President of Forest Home Ministries for eight years. At Forest Home he operated seven distinct Christian camps, serving 119 programs to 40 denominations and over 60,000 men, women and children annually. Mark has authored over 50 articles, including articles exploring spiritual insight. "It seems that story-telling has become a lost art. However, sharing from my own experiences of failure, brokenness and glimpses of success is what I am all about." Mark holds a double degree in Bible and Communications from Cedarville University and Word of Life Bible Institute. He has been a leader in Christian camping since 1989. Mark and his wife Lori live in Southern California with their 5 children. Mark is currently serving as a Special Advisor to the Eagle Ridge Board of Directors as we explore what it truly means to be "Camp for the Next Generation."

  • Steve Smith
    Advisory Board

    Steve Smith,is currently the Director of Facilities & Planning for California Baptist University in Riverside. His prior employment in a similar position with Campus Crusade for Christ at Arrowhead Springs, California introduced him to the significance that camp settings play in the spiritual journey of Christian disciples. That knowledge will help him combine his professional training with a personal sensitivity to the world of Christian camping. Steve and his wife, Kris are very active in the couples' ministry at Sandals Church. Steve worked with Promise Keepers as the Riverside-San Bernardino Counties Task Force Manager, and in that role saw firsthand how faith transforms men as husbands and fathers. That, combined with his ministry with couples, helps Steve envision Eagle Ridge Camps as a place, not just for children and youth, but also for adults at all stages of their lives.

  • Bob Castle
    Advisory Board

    Bob Castle, is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Roland DGA Corporation in Southern California. He has been married since 1985 and has two children. He lives in Fountain Valley and loves outdoor sporting activities. Mr. Castle has been involved in home ministry fellowship for the last 18 years and is excited to be involved with Eagle Ridge's vision of impacting families and children for future generations.