Staff Directory

Get to Know Us


Program Director

Jessie Spangler

Phone: 334-222-5407


Year started: 2019

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Director of Guest Services

Paige Haley

Phone: 334-222-5407


Year started: 2007

Why do you work here? "I enjoy setting up retreats for Blue Lake and meeting all of the people that attend."


Office Manager

Lisa Smith

Phone: 334-222-5407


Year started: 2001

​Why do you work here? "Working at Blue Lake truly is/has been a blessing!"


Director of Facilities / Grounds

Mark Robbins

Phone: 334-222-5407

​Year started: 2004

Family: Married to Cindy with 2 kids, Ethan and Emily

Why do you work here? "I love the freedom and variety I have.  I enjoy impacting our guests by making sure the grounds are kept up and take pride in making sure things are working the best they can while guests are here."


Director of Housekeeping

Tracey Berry

Phone: 334-222-5407

Year started: 2013

Why do you work here? "I am truly blessed to be employed here. This is the best job I've ever had.  The people here are not just bosses/coworkers to me, they are my family in Christ.  It's my home away from home.  One of the best things about my job is getting to make sure everyone has a clean place to come and retreat.  'Cleanliness is next to God.'"


Office Assistant

Kathy Spivey

Phone: 334-222-5407


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Executive Director

Patric Newton

Phone: 334-222-5407


Year started: Joining us July 2021!

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Director of Food Service

Tracy Curenton

Phone: 334-222-5407

I enjoy being part of the ministry of Blue Lake. I hope that our kitchen staff can help to make everyone's stay here a memorable experience.