Charles (Chuck) Burkeen is the associate ministerial director at the Oregon Conference. He has been a pastor in the Oregon Conference for 20 years. Charles has a bachelor's degree in theology from Walla Walla College and a master's in pastoral ministry from Andrews University. He and his wife, Joyce, have two children and two grandchildren. They enjoy backpacking, photography, playing their guitars, cycling, white water rafting, and spoiling their grandkids.