Camp Flashback Staff

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Led by a team of licensed educators who love kids and history.

With a staff-to-child ratio of 5-to-1, we offer your child personalized attention and a safe and fun summer experience on the grounds of the historic Donaldson-Bannister Farm.

Meet our leaders.

    James Walker, PhD, Camp Flashback Director

Our founding director, Jim Walker, is returning for our second year.  With a doctorate in educational leadership, he has worked as a teacher, assistant principal and principal with the Atlanta Public School System and the Walton County School District. He has been recognized in education for the development of a number of programs in academics, served as Teacher-of-the-Year and been named a lifetime member of the Georgia PTA.

  Gin Shaw

Gin Shaw is a long-time Dunwoody resident having raised her son and daughter here.  She devoted many years as a Boy and Girl Scout Leader and Volunteer before retiring two years ago.  She is also an experienced Elementary school classroom teacher and administrator.  Currently, she works as a Family History Researcher and Archivist, Personal Publisher and Photo Organizer.  Gin is the developer of Dunwoody Preservation Trust’s School Field Trip curriculum.  Her hobbies include Reading, Crafting, Quilting, Hiking and loves working with children and adults.

  Annie Petritz

Returning for her second year at Camp Flashback is Annie Petritz.  Annie is a lifelong resident of Dunwoody and a graduate of Chamblee High School.  She has a keen interest in learning and teaching the wonderful history of Dunwoody.  Annie is currently a student at Georgia State University and is also a First Aid and CPR certified counselor.

  Suzanne Huff, Executive Director, Dunwoody Preservation Trust

While not quite a native, Suzanne has lived in Dunwoody since she was in elementary school and raised her two daughters here with her husband Dan.  Last year, she joined Dunwoody Preservation Trust as Executive Director and worked with the inaugural year of Camp Flashback.  Prior to joining DPT, she was actively involved with Girl Scouts for 16 years where she led two troops and served with the Dunwoody Service Unit’s leadership for a number of years.  Suzanne is also a Clemson alumni and avid Tiger fan.

Stephanie Irving

Also returning for her second year with Camp Flashback, Stephanie has worked as a teacher at Kingsley Elementary School in Dunwoody.  She also works with children in a non-academic environment as a counselor at the MJCCA Club J, the largest after-school program in Dunwoody. Her unique combination of skills ensures that our campers are safe and happy.


Don’t miss out on the fun.  Reserve your spot today.

Questions about Camp Flashback?

Please contact Suzanne Huff, our executive director, at

Camp Flashback is sponsored by Dunwoody Preservation Trust, manager and caretaker of the Donaldson-Bannister Farm.