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Jeff Schadt
Executive Director, Youth Transition Network
Jeff Schadt was born in Evanston, IL and raised in Arizona and Connecticut. He has a B.S.B.C. degree in Marketing from Northern Arizona University and a Masters degree in Biblical Leadership from Phoenix Seminary. For 4 years he served as campus staff with his wife, Deedee, for Campus Crusade for Christ at Oregon State University and Northern Arizona University. more --> Jeff

Bill Tell
Vice President & US Deputy, The Navigators
Bill led The Navigator collegiate ministry at the University of Illinois at Urbana from 1972 – 1981.  From 1982 – 1988 Bill served as the Navigator State Director for IL and was involved in the student ministry at Bradley University.    In 1988 the family moved to Sacramento, CA where Bill directed the Nav ministry in California and the Pacific Northwest.  Bill assumed the role of Associate U.S. Collegiate Director in 1991, then joined that National Leadership Team in 1998 serving as the Student Ministry Director. more -->

Dr. Kara Powell
Executive Director, Fuller Seminary
Kara Powell
Dr. Kara E. Powell serves as an Assistant Professor in Youth and Family Ministry and the Executive Director of the Center for Youth and Family Ministry at Fuller Theological Seminary (see   Prior to that, Kara was an Assistant Professor of Youth Ministry and Practical Theology at Azusa Pacific University.  In 1994, Kara graduated Magna Cum Laude and received a Master’s of Divinity degree from Bethel Theological Seminary West and her Ph.D. in Practical Theology from Fuller Seminary for her work in Pastoral Role Expectations in 2000.  She completed her Bachelor’s of Arts degree in the field of Human Biology and graduated with Honors from Stanford University in 1991. 
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Vince Burens
Vice President, Coalition for Christian Outreach
Vince Burens Vice President of Coalition for Christian Outreach (CCO), spent all of his undergraduate years at the University of Pittsburgh involved in the CCO’s ministry though Bellefield Presbyterian Church. He served on the student leadership team during his last two years of college, helping to lead Bible studies and short-term mission trips with his peers. more -->  

Dan Hardaway
Strategic Partnerships, Campus Crusade for Christ
dan hardaway
Dan Hardaway Serves as the Director of Strategic Partnerships for the Campus Ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ. He graduated from Appalachian State University with a degree in Communications. As a staff member for the last 24 years he has served in Kansas, South Carolina, California and various cities throughout the world. Dan created a project for the campus ministry called the Freshman Survival Kit which has been distributed to 1.33 million students over the last 10 years. It includes a bible, book, CD, video and water bottle all in a laundry bag. more --> dan

Chris Renzelman
Regional Director, National Network of Youth Ministries
Chris Renzelman
Chris Renzelman is a charter member of the National Network of Youth Ministries serving now as the Northwest Regional Coordinator. He has been a full-time vocational youth worker since 1971 when he joined the high school staff of Campus Crusade for Christ. For close to 24 years he was Minister to Students at Highlands Community Church in Renton. Chris is also a Sonlife trainer and Northwest Director for Interl’inc, more--> chris

Dennis Gaylor
National Director, Chi Alpha Ministries
Dennis Gaylor (Springfield, MO) is a nationally appointed missionary with the Assemblies of God and the national director of Chi Alpha Campus Ministries, the Assemblies of God ministry to students on secular college and university campuses in America.
Seventeen million collegians are pursuing degrees on campuses nationwide. Chi Alpha Christian Fellowships are established at more than 247 major colleges and universities throughout the United States, involving more than 15,000 students in weekly evangelism and discipleship. more -->

Jim Lundgren
Director of Collegiate Ministries, InterVarsity
Jim Lundgren
Jim Lundgren has served on InterVarsity Christian Fellowship staff for over thirty years. During those years he has been a Campus Staff Member (University of Wisconsin, Madison and Whitewater), Area Director (Wisconsin and Metro Chicago/Northern Illinois), Divisional Director (Metro Chicago and Indiana), and Regional Director (Great Lakes West). As Collegiate Ministries Director, Jim works with the National Field Directors to lead InterVarsity’s ministry with students and faculty in all fifty states. more -->  

Val Nordbye
National Director, Campus Ambassadors
Val grew up in an atheistic home. At age 12, while visiting her Christian grandparents, she accepted
Christ. Later, while attending Northern Arizona University, Val served in Campus Ambassadors’ student
leadership. After graduating in 1978, she was appointed a Campus Ambassador by Mission to the Americas. In 1981,
Val and Steve, who was also on the CA staff, were married. Steve came to the Lord in college through the ministry
of CA. Val received a master’s degree in Biblical Studies from Denver Seminary in 1984. More-->

Jerry Mann
Director of Continuing Education, Young Life
Jerry Mann, served as Area Director of Young Life's Greater Mission District in San Francisco, California for seventeen years. He currently serves as Director of Continuing Education for Young Life and is the chairman of the Young Life/ Württemberg church partnership. Jerry is on the board of Bridgemont High School and served as Dean of Fellowship Bible Institute and College of Theological and Urban Studies.
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