Glenn Bertsch - Program Administrator
Glenn joined GenJ in the early years as a student, interned in the office during college, and has been working with us full time since then. He runs our clubs program as well as being one of our top teachers and expert on Congressional
processes. His wing chapels at camp are legendary, his knowledge is vast, his experience great, and his heart for the students impacting. Follow Glenn on Facebook,
Twitter, and Instagram.
Daniel Heffington - Communications Director
Daniel Heffington grew up in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Pro-life advocacy caused him to become active in state politics as a young homeschooler. Now in his role as Communications Manager for Generation Joshua, Daniel leads publications, marketing, and
messaging efforts for a national nonprofit. His background in small business, grassroots politics, and ministry has prepared him to tackle multifaceted challenges and opportunities for the organization. Daniel has a passion for ministry and healthy
leadership and has a heart for equipping young people to change the world. He loves meeting new people and helping to create life-giving cultures for teams accomplishing great missions. Daniel is also a worship leader, recording artist, and coffee
enthusiast. He lives in Berryville, Virginia with his wife, Abigail, and their daughters: Ellie and Piper. Follow Daniel on Facebook, Twitter, Spotify, and Instagram.
Brandt Edmonston – Project Manager
Brandt Edmonston serves as project manager for Generation Joshua. He is most (in)famous for his role in ensuring the production of the iGovern summer camp simulations each year. When not at work, Brandt is a husband, father of two, and closet nerd. Follow
Brandt on Facebook, Instagram, or, if you are a nerd too, on his hobby Instagram.
Elissa Kruse - Office Manager
Elissa is a homeschool graduate who is passionate about making a difference in the world around her. Through a friend’s recommendation, she became involved with Generation Joshua in 2008 as a high schooler, discovering a community that was as crazy
about American politics and policy as she was, and she never looked back. Currently, Elissa works full-time as the Office Manager coordinating events and helping Generation Joshua with all their administrative needs. She loves teaching and has spent
all her adult life mentoring and training middle and high school-aged students to become the leaders and world shapers they are called to be. You will find Elissa hanging out with friends when she's not working, painting with watercolors, or enjoying
a good book or movie. Follow Elissa on Instagram or Twitter.
Elizabeth Schatzinger – Administrative Assistant
Elizabeth grew up moving every few years but is now happy to live in the Washington, D.C. area. She was a student with Generation Joshua through high-school and is currently pursuing a degree with Patrick Henry College while serving as administrative
assistant for GenJ. Follow Elizabeth on Instagram.
Abigail Hoke - Development Coordinator