Chad is the Associate Youth Director of the Michigan Conference. He has a passion for telling others about a God who loves them very much. Pastor Chad has also spent 21 years teaching young people from grades Pre-K through College. He currently is working on a Ph.D. in Leadership & Innovation at Andrews University and is developing a new process to organizing youth ministries at the local church level. He is married to the love of his life, Melinda and has an amazing daughter named Adelaide and a super-cool dog named Gus.