Having served as a youth pastor, family pastor, senior pastor and campus pastor, Dave brings over 35 years of field experience to his current role as Lead Superintendent for EFC-MAYM. A graduate of Malone University (BA) and Ashland Theological Seminary (MA), Dave completed his doctorate (DMin) in leadership and spiritual formation at George Fox University. Prior to accepting the call to his current leadership position with Mid America in 2014, Dave was a full-time professor and chaplain at Barclay College, where he continues to serve part-time as director of the MA in Pastoral Ministries. Dave and his wife, Carol, have been blessed with six children (Josiah, Sarah, Jeremiah, Hannah, Jessie and Jasmine) and eleven grandchildren (Isaiah, Noah, Isabel, Abigail, Lincoln, Lydia, Cora, Levi, Eleanor, Henri, and Luke). In addition to his love for the church, Dave enjoys sports, nature, travel and spending lots of time with his family. When away from home, Dave’s favorite destination is a solitary cycling route on the Kansas prairie or a scenic hiking trail anywhere above timberline in the Rocky Mountains.