TLC Leadership Team

Committed to Developing the Next Generation Leaders

Fred Defendorf

Interim Director

Charity Smith

Assistant Director

Ted Boykin

Assistant Director

Kristen Miller


Chris Brown

Media Director

Ryan Buchanan

Co-Marketing Director

Colby Bonewitz

Co-Marketing Director

TLC Staff Positions


Clarks Summit University students and alumni serve as our counselors. They are energetic and fun, and they desire to counsel teens towards pursuing Christ in their daily walk. 

TLC Band

The TLC music team seeks to go beyond music by leading students in a lifestyle of worship. The team is made up of Clarks Summit University students. Learn more about RiSE Music and Worship

Child Care Workers

Our TLC child care workers seek to provide quality care and fun for children of youth workers attending TLC. The team is made up of students and alumni of Clarks Summit University.


The TLC Nurse is available each day from 8 a.m. until 10 p.m.


At TLC, we are dedicated to ensuring the safety of our students. Our Safety and Security Department serves the campus by maintaining a safe and peaceful environment.

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