Ex-Officio Member: Craig Sorley

Director, Care of Creation, Kenya (affiliated organization)
Limuru, Kenya

B.S. Natural Resources & Environmental Studies. University of Minnesota

M.S. Forestry (Environmental Education Emphasis). University of Minnesota

Certificate in Cross Cultural & Biblical Studies. Bethany College of Missions. Bloomington, MN

While in graduate school Mr. Sorley was employed as a biology teaching assistant and field crops research assistant and served as manager/developer of a University of Minnesota Extension Service Agroforestry Curriculum Project, which focused on high school students in the Upper Midwest. He wrote a 220 page topical reference/study manual to be used in this program.

He served with Kenya Islands Mission, Inc. developing educational materials emphasizing the environmental problems in the Lake Victoria basin and managed of a demonstration farm promoting agroforestry, soil conservation, and dryland farming methods.

He served as an intern at the Tropical Agriculture at the Environmental Concern for Hunger Organization (ECHO) farm near Ft. Myers, Florida. He was responsible for establishing and maintaining demonstration plots of promising crops and techniques and regularly conducted interpretative tours for farm visitors.

Mr. Sorley served a second internship in Tropical Agriculture with a team in Haiti (sponsored by Haitian American Friendship Foundation) The team established a demonstration farm to teach agriculture and agroforestry to high school students.

Since 2003 he has served as Director of Care of Creation, Kenya and is leading the development of Christ-centered strategies, programs, and initiatives that encourage church pastors and members to respond to the rapidly developing environmental crisis in Kenya.

Craig is the son of medical missionaries and grew up in three East African countries (Ethiopia, Uganda and Kenya) where he developed his keen interest in creation stewardship and missions.