Board of Directors
Rev. Erik Burklin
Nick Berard - Chair
Marla Boone - Treasurer
Dr. Lisa Horn - Secretary
Dr. Chi Eng Yuan
Rev. Erik Burklin
Erik has been on staff with China Partner since 1993 and served as the President of China Partner since 2001. He is passionate about serving Chinese Christian leaders as they reach their fellow Chinese with the life-changing message of Jesus. Erik previously served on staff with Youth for Christ both in South Florida and in their national office. He is a graduate of Taylor University with a degree in Art and received a Master of Divinity from Denver Seminary in 2010. He lives in Denver, Colorado.
"I love serving Jesus and to do it in the largest country in the world is the icing on the cake." - Erik
Rev. Hao “Frank” Wang
Frank joined China Partner as the Director of Training in 2016. His friendship with CP goes back to the mid-1990s when he served at China Christian Council in Nanjing. He is passionate about the Name of the Lord Jesus being magnified and the Word of God growing mightily and prevailing. Frank received his M.A. in Pastoral Studies from Birmingham University and his M.Div. from Fuller Seminary. He is an ordained Lutheran minister and lives in Los Angeles, California.
“What a joy to co-labor with these Godly men and women who love Jesus and the Chinese people! I am thrilled to come along and serve the Lord in China, the land of my birth, conversion to Christ, and commitment to His service.” - Frank
Sherry has been on staff with China Partner since 2010. She is excited to serve the Lord by using her gifts on the operational side of China Partner’s ministry. Sherry comes with a wealth of experience, having served in the accounting and bookkeeping fields for over 30 years. She lives in Denver, Colorado.
“Your strength shall be renewed day by day like morning dew.” Psalm 110:3 – Sherry
Michele has joined the staff of China Partner in 2009. She is a fourth-generation American-born Chinese who was raised in Hawaii. Before joining CP, she served as a missionary with Christar for 24 years. Michele holds a Masters of Divinity in Christian Education and a Master of Arts in counseling. She lives in Hong Kong.
"Serving with China Partner seems like a natural expression of my passion to participate in the ongoing training of leadership for the Church in China." – Michele
Linda has come on staff with China Partner in 2013. Linda has served as a youth leader at her church for many years and is thrilled to serve the churches of China in their quest to reach the next generation. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Bachelor of Arts Secondary Math Education. She lives in Wellington, Florida.
“Chinese young people are so similar to the ones in America - bursting with potential that can only reach its fullest expression in Jesus." - Linda