Cece Miller She/Her/Hers
Home Town: Philot, JY
About Me: I'm a masculine-presenting lesbian from a small town. I enjoy cooking, reading/writing, and my cats. I've been going to camp since I was seven and have always loved nature. I joined the world of mental health advocacy a little under a year ago and have found it very uplifting to share my stories and struggles with ADHD, Generaliz
Felicity Therese Krueger She/her
Home Town: Columbia Ky
About me: She is a member of Kentucky Youth MOVE, Youth Move board member, the youngest Ecpr trainer with national empowerment center and is a Kentucky youth ambassadors. She is panromantic asexual. Her lifes motto is “be the me the younger me needed.” Her passion is working to educate young people in leadership and empowerment.
Casey Lyons, CSW It/It/Its
Mental Health Team
Home Town: Erlanger, KY
About me: I'm the Crime Victims Advocate at Lexington Pride Center, I'm an on-call Crisis Responder at Ampersand Sexual Violence Resource Center, and I'm on the Access Healing Council, a statewide initiative by the Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs to improve Kentucky rape crisis centers' work in marginalized communit
Melissa Benson, MAT She/Her/Hers
Co-Founder and Arts and Activities Chair
Home Town: Nicholasville KY
About Me: I am a corporate trainer in the healthcare industry and doctoral candidate at the University of Kentucky. I have degrees in art history and education. I have been a camp counselor with Girl Scouts and have many fond memories of girl scout, 4H, church, and drama camps.
Fun Fact: I love ka
Tena Robbins, PhD She/Her/Hers Mental Health Team
Home Town: Berea, KY
About me: My name is Tena and I live in Berea, KY, with my 14-year-old daughter. I have worked in the mental health field for over 30 years. Several years ago I had the privilege of serving as a co-founder of GLSEN Bluegrass, the state's only GLSEN Chapter. GLSEN works to end discrimination, harassment, and bullying based on sexu
Mason Chernosky He/Him/His
Home Town: Lexington KY
About me: I am a social worker and community organizer in Lexington. I worked in LGBTQ youth development for several years and as a camp counselor as well. I live in Lexington with my husband. Our favorite summer activity is making s'mores.
Fun Fact: I collect queer history books in my spare time! I would love to hear about any
Katie Saltz She/Her/Hers
Home Town: Ashland, KY
About me; I am an Eastern Kentucky native and University of Kentucky graduate with a degree in journalism. I've volunteered with education-focused non-profits for the past several years, and currently work as an elementary school special education TA. I'm also the parent to three awesome kids, ages 12, 7 & 6.
Fun Fact: My fam
Kyle May, M.Ed, LPCC-S He/Him
Mental Health Team
Home Town: Lexington, KY
About Me: I am originally from Eastern Kentucky but I moved to Lexington in 2019. I am the owner of Open Doors Counseling Center. I am a counselor who specializes in working with people who identify as LGBTQ+ and allies. I love helping people.
Fun Fact: I love Zumba and music!
Saxen Martin-Jensen, MA, CADC He/Him/His
Clinical Mental Health Counselor
Home Town: California
About me: I have been working with survivors of violence, individuals living with substance use disorder, and out beautiful LGBT community for 4 years. I have travelled through the Mediterranean visiting 2 countries in the MENA region and 7 countries in Europe, as well as 25 US states, and Mexico.
Kallie Gentry, MSW They/them
Mental Health Team Volunteer
Home Town: Columbia, KY
About me: I am a recent graduate from the University of Kentucky with my masters in social work. I have a background in working with youth and adults within the mental health field to achieve their absolute best. I look forward to being a listening ear on the journey Camp Beacon provides.
Fun Fact: I play too many vide