Vacation Department Staff
Rebecca Gehrke started her travel career with Destinations Travel in 2003 and joined Menno Travel December, 2011. Rebecca specializes in travel to Hawaii, Mexico and the Caribbean and enjoys planning any type of vacation. She has traveled to Alaska, Hawaii, Mexico, Europe and several Caribbean Cruises. Rebecca is available for consultation in the Warsaw, Indiana area.
Kami Heckaman joined Menno Travel in 1996 after beginning a career in travel in the late 1980’s. She specializes in planning detailed international itineraries. Kami is a Destination Specialist for Europe, Caribbean, Mexico and Central America. She enjoys coordinating vacations to exotic destinations as well as family vacations and cruises. Kami’s own favorite personal trips include several islands in the Caribbean and many European countries. Email Kami
Tricia Irvin graduated from Indiana Travel Academy in 1998 and began her career in travel, planning vacations. She joined Menno Travel in 2005, and is as Certified Sandals Specialist and a Destination Specialist for Las Vegas. She has completed the cruise courses for Norwegian Cruise Line, Princess Cruises and Royal Caribbean. She particularly enjoys planning honeymoons, cruises and family get-a-ways, including Disney vacations. She particularly enjoyed her river cruise down the Danube, several trips to Hawaii, and Punta Cana. However, her favorite destination is Aruba. Email Tricia
Maggie Lewallen has been a travel agent with Menno Travel since 1993. She is a Certified Travel Associate, Accredited Cruise Counselor, Certified Sandals Specialist, Hawaii Specialist and a Destination Specialist for the Caribbean, Pacific Rim and Western Europe. Maggie specializes in trips to Europe, River Cruising, Hawaii, Mexico, Caribbean, Alaska, Australia and Africa. Some of her favorite trips include Italy, Ireland, Alaska, Hawaii and a River Cruise in France. She enjoys planning any type of vacation including customizing travel to meet your needs. Email Maggie
Deb Mangas is a Certified Travel Counselor (CTC) and an Accredited Cruise Counselor (ACC). She began her travel career in 1975 before coming to Menno Travel in 1992 where she has been a valued member of the management team. In the winter of 2012/2013, Deb joined the Vacation Department where she loves making travel dreams come true for her clients! Deb is active in the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), currently serving as their National Pac Chair. Some of her favorite destinations include China, Greece, Germany, Chile and Alaska. Most often though, the last place she visited is her favorite. Email Deb
Sondra Pressler started her travel career in 1998 and came to Menno Travel in 2004. She has a college degree in Travel and Hospitality Management and is a Destination Specialist for Hawaii, Alaska, the Caribbean, and Mexico. She is a Certified Sandals Specialist and has completed several cruise specialist classes and enjoys planning any type of vacation. She has traveled to Alaska, Hawaii, Mexico, London and several Caribbean Cruises. Email Sondra
Chris Stuck is a graduate of Indiana University South Bend with Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. An avid researcher with extensive customer service experience, Chris enjoys assisting clients with all aspects of the vacation planning process. He has obtained specialist certifications for Disney as well as Uniworld and Scenic river cruises with various destinations. An avowed food and beverage enthusiast, Chris enjoys seeking out the culinary experiences that make destinations unique. Destinations he hopes to visit in the not too distant future include the Pacific Northwest, Ireland and Scotland, Central Europe, Chile, and New Zealand. Email Chris