Justin Ringstaff graduated from Southern Adventist University and Andrews Theological Seminary. In 2006 he accepted a call to the Michigan Conference pastoring several churches, serving as district superintendent, and as associate ministerial director before accepting the call to serve as executive secretary. He and his wife, Chelli, met at Southern, were married in the summer of 1998, and love sharing their lives together in the Lord’s work. They have three children–Elijah, Enoch, and Emma.
Chad Bernard loves young people and is passionate about telling them about His best friend Jesus. He serves as Youth Director for the Michigan Conference and is excited about a conference-wide initiative called “Fieldwork” that empowers youth at the local church level to do ministry in their community. He and his wife Melinda live in the Lansing area with their daughter Adie and dogs Gus & Cooper. He is the Youth Ministries director for the Michigan conference.