John Quinlivan – Executive Director

John Quinlivan has been the Executive Director and CEO of Camp Stella Maris since 2008. He has served as the Chairperson of the American Camp Association (ACA) Upstate New York, Local Council of Leaders and currently serves nationally on the ACA Volunteer Engagement Committee and the ACA Committee for Faith-based Camps. He has been a presenter at national, state, and regional camp conferences. Under John’s leadership, Camp has continued grow both physically and programmatically. In 2017, John initiated the implementation of a new Master Facilities Plan for Camp. Projects completed under John’s leadership include renovation of Camp’s waterfront, construction of a new Health Center, and construction of the St Mary Star of the Sea Outdoor Chapel.

Prior to joining CSM, John worked for 20 years at Geva Theatre Center where he held various positions including Scenic Carpenter, Technical Director, and Production Manager. In 2000, John oversaw the construction of the 200-seat Fielding Nextstage which provided a production space for non-traditional programming. In July of 2002, John was named to the organizational leadership position of Managing Director. John holds a BFA in Technical Theatre from Purchase College and a certificate from the Nonprofit Leadership Program at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. John earned his Lean Six Sigma Green Belt in 2014. John lives in Lima, NY with his amazing wife, Heidi.

tel: 585-346-2243 ext. 102
email: [email protected]

Karen Bell – Business Manager

Karen has worked for Camp for 25 years. She began as the Camp Registrar in ‘99 and then took over as Office Manager in 2005 and then Business Manager in 2018. Karen found the job through an ad in the paper and never knew anything about Camp prior to working here! Her daughter was a camper here before working in the kitchen. Her son, Adam, started working in the kitchen and then worked his way up to Camp Director. Her three granddaughters attend Camp and her two grandsons plans to follow, in a few years .

tel: 585-346-2243 ext. 105
email: [email protected]

Taylor Sukdolak – Summer Camp Director

Taylor joined the year-round team in February 2024 as the Summer Camp Director. He has an impressive history in the camping industry, starting as a counselor at an overnight camp in Maine back in 2015. Taylor has since gained extensive experience in many facets of summer camps. This includes working with the J1 visa program and international summer camp staff, as well as serving as the Regional Director of an RV camping business. Taylor’s passion for summer camps has been a driving force throughout his career, and he always aspired to become a Camp Director. His degree in Communications has enabled him to communicate and connect with people on a deeper level. Taylor is a Lockport native, and he currently resides in the area with a friend and their two beloved dogs. When he’s not busy at work, he can be found enjoying sailing races in Olcott or spending quality time with his family. Taylor simply adores the great outdoors, especially anywhere near the water.

tel: 585-346-2243 ext. 106
email: [email protected]

Diane Ackerman – Director of Camper Experience

Diane began at Camp in 1997 as the Waterfront Director and then became the ABLE Director from 2003-2005. She took on the role of Camp Consultant/Registrar in 2010 and in 2023 Di took took on the role in a brand new position, the Director of Camper Experience. Diane has two children, who currently attend both day camp and overnight camp.

tel: 585-346-2243 ext. 104
email: [email protected]

Molly Moon – Director of Year-Round Programming

Molly joined the CSM community in 2014 as a Mental Health Consultant and then served as Camp Director until 2016. In the fall of 2016, Molly finished her Masters in Social Work and started her career at Wayland-Cohocton Central School. Over the past 6 years, Molly has worked as the k-12 social worker, trauma/illness/grief coordinator, and most recently as the Early Education Director. Molly made the jump back to CSM in 2022 as the Director of Year-Round Programming and is thrilled to be on the shores of Conesus Lake. Molly has 2 small children who she hopes will grow to love CSM and become future campers.

tel: 585-346-2243 ext 108
email: [email protected]

Breann Krause – Marketing Director

Breann joined the CSM team in 2021 as the Marketing Director and has been teaching American Sign Language at the collegiate level since 2009. She holds a master’s degree in Secondary Education and two New York State teaching certifications. Since joining the year-round team, she’s been pursuing another degree in Business Administration. Her love for camp runs deep, as both she and her children were campers here, and now she looks forward to her grandchildren attending camp. In her spare time, Breann enjoys camping and spending time with her husband, 4 dogs, 5 children and 7 grandchildren. 

tel: 585-346-2243 ext. 216
email: [email protected]

Melissa Haynes – Registrar

Melissa began her career during the summer of 2021 and fell in love with CSM! She continued working in many different areas such as maintenance, kitchen, and the office for the following two summers. This past fall, Melissa accepted a position as the Camp Registrar. Prior to working at camp, she was an Assistant Director at a childcare center as well as owning her own cleaning business for 25 years. She has two children, one of which is a current camper. When she is not at camp, Melissa enjoys crafting, camping, and hockey. 

tel: 585-346-2243 ext. 104 email: [email protected]

Ryan Ellison – Maintenance Director

Ryan began at Camp in 2012. He is a Livonia native including graduating from Livonia High School, but currently resides in Conesus. He has been married for  20 years and is the proud father of two. During his entire adult life he has worked in the landscaping and construction industry, but his job at Camp is the best job he has ever had. When he is not at Camp he enjoys playing in an adult hockey league.

tel: 585-739-0124
email: [email protected]

Tony Andrew – Maintenance Staff

Tony began working at Camp in the fall of 2021. He graduated from Livonia High School. After graduating high school Tony attended AmeriCorps NCCC southern region. He lives in Livonia with his wife, Tuesday and is a proud father of two. His son Callahan and his daughter Dylann are looking forward to attending camp. When he is not at Camp he is an avid golfer.

 email: [email protected]

Armando Toppi – Camp Caretaker

In 2022, Armando completed his 50th summer at Camp Stella Maris. During that time, he has held many positions such as Ballfield Director, Head Counselor and Camp Director. He recently retired after 30 years as a teaching assistant in Special Education from the Corning School District. Mondo has taken on a new role at camp as the caretaker to follow in the footsteps of one of his heroes Joe Morsch.

 email: [email protected]

Alicia Jennejohn – Receptionist

Alicia grew up in Lima and now resides in Geneseo with her husband and five children. Prior to beginning her receptionist position at camp in 2024, she worked as a Phlebotomist at the Red Cross in an Apheresis Lab, a tech in an eye doctor’s office as well as a waitress. She has also spent the last 18 years cleaning houses on the side for fun. When Alicia isn’t working, she is very busy attending her children’s sporting events including softball, gymnastics, cheerleading and dance. She also enjoys playing softball, skiing, and traveling.  

 email: [email protected]

Fax- 585-346-6921
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4395 East Lake Road
Livonia, NY 14487
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