Board of Directors
Corey Watson, Veteran Liaison
Corey spent most of his childhood growing up in Wasilla, Alaska, which is where he developed a passion for the outdoors. While in High School his family moved to Bend, Oregon. After graduation he enlisted in the Marine Corp where he served from 1988-1992 as a machine gunner and a member of the Fleet Antiterrorist Team during Desert Shield/Storm. After his service in the Marine Corp he moved back to Bend and went to work for the Les Schwab Company. In November of 2008 he enlisted in the Washington Army National Guard. On January 1, 2009 he shipped out to Iraq as an Infantryman where he worked as a driver and gunner on convoy security missions. An IED blast led to a medical discharge in 2012. Corey has an awesome wife, Stacie. They have two daughters, Victoria and Samantha and a grandson Tysen. Corey first came to Divide Camp in October 2014. Struggling with some physical and ptsd problems - Corey found camp to be relaxing, beautiful and the beginning of a new mission. He left there recharged and with a strong desire to help get more veterans to camp so they can have similar experiences. He says camp is truly a place to heal your soul! He knows his life is better now and calls it an honor to serve on the Board of Directors. Corey is a super hard worker and represents Divide Camp well wherever he goes!
Andy Marcum, Vice President
Andy grew up in Enterprise where he was very active in sports and outdoor recreation. After graduating from Enterprise High School and attending college for a year, Andy enlisted in the Marine Corps where he did 5 years as a K9 Handler based out of Camp Lejeune, NC. Andy was honorably discharged from the Marine Corps in 2011 as a Combat Disabled Veteran and returned home to Wallowa County in 2016. Since returning Andy works full time as the Noxious Weed Management Officer for Wallowa Resources and spends most of his time in the mountains and canyons of NE Oregon. Andy has maintained and honed his hunting and fishing skills and continues to be an avid outdoorsman. Andy has a strong passion for guiding Wounded and Disabled Veterans on hunts and fishing trips and sharing all that God has to offer in Wallowa County. He and his wife Lindsey are blessed to be able to raise their children, three sons and a daughter, in Wallowa County.
Phil Moyer, Secretary/Treasurer
Phil lives in Sandy, Oregon and retired in 2011 after a 41 year career in Emergency Medical Services as a paramedic and Operations Manager. During his EMS career, Phil held several Board positions for civic and non-profit organizations in Clackamas County. He served on the Executive Boards for both North Clackamas Chamber of Commerce and Oregon Impact. He was a founding member, past president and secretary/treasurer for the East Clackamas County EMS Association. In addition he was a Council member for the City of Sandy for 8 years. He currently serves on the Sandy Fire Districts Budget Committee and is a Civil Service Commission member for the Sandy Fire District.
Phil enjoys many outdoor recreation pursuits, including hunting, fishing, hiking and golfing. He has hunted elk, deer and upland game in Wallowa County for the past 35 years in is very familiar with the country and history in the Divide Camp area. Phil and his wife Laura have been married for 32 years and have three children and one grand-son. Phil is looking forward to the opportunities and challenges fulfilling the Divide Camp mission.
Julie Wheeler, President/Director
Born and raised in the Applegate Valley of southern Oregon – Julie started her career as an Occupational Health and Safety Manager in the 1980s working for the Forest Service. In ’95 switched agencies to work with BLM. During her career she participated in wildland fire and other disaster assignments as an Incident Medical Specialist, Medical Unit Leader and a Critical Incident Stress Debriefer. In 2004 she moved to Alaska where she worked for both the Alaska Fire Service and later for US Fish and Wildlife. Living and working in Alaska was the highlight of her career. In conjunction with her federal service, Julie worked in Emergency Management Services. She spent 19 years involved with Applegate Fire District 9 and eventually completed Paramedic training in 1992 while she worked part-time for an ambulance service in Josephine County.
Julie has two adult children. Dustin lives in Medford with his wife Janita and their three children. Daughter Autumn lives in New York with her long term significant other, James. Julie has served on several non-profit boards and is currently the secretary of the Log Town Cemetery Association.