More Team Members

Mark & Debbi Witt

Founders/Executive Directors/Camp Director
Phone: 814-444-9500 x 110

Mark & Debbi Witt have been in youth ministry all their adult lives.  They met at Liberty University where Mark taught and were married in 1974, knowing God has  led  them as a couple to reach teens with the Gospel of Christ in full time missions.  They founded Teen Quest in 1976 to fulfill this vision.  Mark, an ordained minister of the Gospel is the Executive Director of Teen Quest.  Debbi is Camp Director and Operations Director. They make their home in  Somerset, Pennsylvania.

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Jason & Chelsea Witt

Program Directors / Directors of Student Ministries
Phone: 814-444-9500 x104

Jason and Chelsea are graduates of Word Of Life Bible Institute in New York where they met.  They have been on Teen Quest’s full-time missionary team since 2003.  Jason, an ordained minister and his wife, Chelsea are Directors of Student Ministries and  Jason is the Ranch Manager of all ministries at the Ranch.   Chelsea coordinates our food service program.   Jason & Chelsea currently live with their daughters Alexa and Briana and their son, Jaxon in Somerset, Pennsylvania.

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Amber Hixson

Horse Wrangler
Phone: 7814-289-3341
Email: bettamber.hixson123@gmail. com

Amber Hixson began coming to the Teen Quest Ranch during our Kids Camp on a sponsorship when she was 8 and has kept coming back each year. Today, Amber is serving the Lord as Head Wrangler at the Ranch and she is performing her duties with excellence.



Dave Benoit

International Director
Phone: 434-258-6608

Dave Benoit is the International Director for Teen Quest. He works with international students attending Teen Quest Camps throughout the year. He has been working with international students since 2005. He is the former Chaplin of the men’s basketball program at Liberty University.

Dave lives in Lynchburg, VA and has been married to his lovely wife, Debbie  since 1977. Debbie is Chair of the Consumer Science Department at Liberty University.


Randy Hatfield

Phone: 814-444-9500

Randy began as a counselor at Teen Quest.  Kids really relate to Randy.  He is our specialist in illusion, with lots of “tricks” up his sleeve that he loves to share at any time.
Randy attended Waynesburg University before joining the Teen Quest team.


John Mimidis              
Food Service


Lindsay Kocerka         


Rob Allison                 
Evangelism/Johnstown Missions


Jim Zinkand                
Recreation Supervisor


Carl Mampay             
Data Entry