Our staff in the USA is small and consists of six employees. The purpose of CAMO USA is to procure medical supplies, equipment, other materials and monetary donations which support all our programs and projects in Honduras. The Honduran staff has 38 employees who provide the services which are needed in Honduras, Central America to keep the daily operation available.
Founder CAMO USA & Fundación CAMO Honduras
International Director Fundación CAMO Honduras
Executive Director CAMO USA
Kathy Tschiegg is the founder of Central American Medical Outreach (CAMO) as well as board president of the INSSA a for-profit organization where all the profit is given to the non-profit CAMO entities. CAMO was founded out of a duffel bag from her living room 25 years ago. CAMO is now a multi-million dollar international non-profit delivering education, medical services, and community development. CAMO provides more than 140,000 services per year in Honduras. Kathy spends half the year living and working in Honduras and the other half at CAMO’s headquarters in her hometown of Orrville in Wayne County.
Sherry is a great addition to our staff as our bookkeeper and receptionist. She comes to us with six years of previous experience in retail banking and is also a former licensed real estate agent and worked for a mortgage broker. She retired from Smuckers after 30 years. She started with CAMO as a volunteer creating labels for our donated items in preparation for shipment. Her heart for volunteer service led her to us. She brings many gifts and talents and is an asset to our team.
Volunteer Coordinator / Fundraising
Stacey Underwood joined CAMO in December 2017 as the Volunteer/Fundraising Coordinator, after taking several years off from the workforce to spend time with family.
Stacey lives in Orrville and has been married to the love of her life, Dex, for over 25 years. They have 3 children Dylan, Maddie and Ben, a dog-Daisy and a flock of chickens.
She was the former Executive Director for the Orrville Salvation Army-Maiwurm Service Center. During her years at the Salvation Army, she ran a successful campaign to purchase and renovate a permanent building for the organization and implemented several new programs in the community to help those in need. She is a great addition to our team.
Stacey is a former Rotarian and Lions Club member. She loves spending time with family, traveling, cooking and volunteering in her community.
Operations Warehouse Coordinator
Katherine Amstutz volunteered with CAMO for 4 years before starting a part-time position in the CAMO’s warehouse in July of 2015. Previously, she has worked in sports performance training with youth athletes, done various work and photography with an indoor soccer league, and interned in the physical therapy field. In addition to working at CAMO, she is also a youth pastor and taekwondo instructor, in which she has a 3rd degree black belt. Kat is a great asset and keeps all of our donations in order and flowing through our system in preparation for shipment. She is a vital part of our team.
Purchase & Sales Coordinator
Max Gerber, after 47 years, sold his company in 2016 and joined CAMO in January 2017 as Purchase & Sales Coordinator. Graduating from Ashland University in 1978 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, he owned and operated a Shoe Store, a Restaurant and two Supermarkets, employing as many as 125 people. Happily married for 36 years and counting, he and wife Deanne reside in Kidron, Ohio and have two adult children and one grandchild.
He brings many different talents and a vast amount of knowledge to our team.
Tyler Conklin joined CAMO in the spring of 2017 as an intern and was hired on as a sales associate in the fall of 2018. He sells donated items on eBay and to other third-party buyers that cannot be used for our efforts in Honduras. Tyler is from Canton, Ohio and graduated in December 2017 with a master’s degree in economics from Kent State University.
Tyler’s talent in sales and energy is a great addition to our team.