Kevin is National Staff for United Methodist Camp & Retreat Ministries with the General Board of Discipleship (GBOD) where he has served since 1996. He is an ordained elder in the Oregon Idaho Conference of The United Methodist Church. He has served in many capacities within Camp and Retreat Ministries from summer staff, to site director, to conference executive director along with providing leadership on the National Camp and Retreat Committee of the UMC. Ecumenical involvement and collaboration with many organizations is a natural aspect of how Kevin leads. In addition, he has served as a local church pastor and also a chaplain for residents in a low income housing setting with the YMCA.
Kevin has a deep calling in the areas of Christian faith formation and developing persons for spiritual leadership. He is often called upon to lead workshops, to teach academic classes, to keynote, to facilitate visioning and strategic planning, to lead board training, etc. He is the co-author of two books on youth ministry and camp and retreat ministry along with many articles and resources. Kevin enjoys fly fishing and all kinds of outdoor adventures, including time spent with family.