Cru Team Leaders | UC Berkely

Dan and Deb have been on staff with Cru for over 16 years, joining after they graduated from college in 2002. They consider it a great joy and privilege to have been directing the ministry together in Berkeley since 2008.

Dan grew up in Ohio and studied Secondary Education at Miami University (Ohio), and was first assigned to work with Cru at the University of Illinois. Deb grew up in the Silicon Valley and graduated from UCLA with a degree in Psychobiology; she returned to her alma mater for her first assignment with Cru. Together, they served at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, before moving to the Bay Area.


Dan enjoys reading, watching baseball, playing sports, and visiting National Parks. He recently received his Master's Degree in Educational Leadership. Deb loves traveling the world and experiencing cultures, teaching her children and modeling a love for learning, shepherding college students, and designing on a budget.

Dan and Deb have three children, Kate (10), Andrew (8), and Mark (5), who keep them on their toes and bring much joy, laughter, and gray hair! They love to meet with with students on campus and talk about life and faith, so introduce yourself!