Ministry Director | cKc Director
Derek was born and raised in Monroe, WA. After serving in the United States Marine Corps for 4 years, Derek moved to Okinawa, Japan where he began working for MCCS as the Production Coordinator for the Entertainment Department. In July of 2006, Derek began working with the Okinawa Franklin Graham Festival as the Local Production Coordinator and continued to work with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association in Festival Preparation throughout Asia.
Derek moved back to Okinawa in 2014 to serve at his home church, Calvary Chapel Okinawa as the Ministry Director. He also oversees the midweek children’s ministry, Calvary Kid’s Club (cKc).
Derek has been married to his beautiful wife Allison for seven years. They have three children: Adelle, Elijah, and Amellie.
Favorite Verse: Romans 8:28
Been in Okinawa since 2004 (off and on).