Team

Staff

Rev. Erik Burklin

President
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Erik joined China Partner in 1993 and is serving as the President of China Partner since 2001. His passion is to serve pastors and church leaders in China as they reach their neighbors with the lifesaving message of Jesus. Erik worked for Youth for Christ both in South Florida and in the national office in Denver. He is a graduate of Taylor University with a B.A. in Art. In 2010 he received his MDiv from Denver Theological Seminary. He lives in Highlands Ranch, Colorado.

"I love to serve Jesus and to do so in the largest country of the world is an honor“ - Erik

Rev. Hao “Frank” Wang

Director of Training
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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 

Kristi Savage

Finances and Partner Support
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Kristi joined China Partner in July 2019.  She is excited to serve the Lord by using her gifts on the operational side of China Partner’s ministry. Kristi comes with a wealth of experience, having served in the accounting and bookkeeping fields for over 20 years. She lives in Parker, Colorado.

“I am very happy that I can serve China Partner in the head office so that the work in China can continue to run effectively.” – Kristi

Michele Jang

Hong Kong Administrative Coordinator
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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

Board Members

Mr. Nick Berard - Chairman

Mrs. Marla Boone 

Rev. Erik Burklin   

Dr. Rev. Lauren Pfister                                                                             

Dr. Rev. ChiEng Yuan                                    

Mrs. Sharon Xu