Elaine Austin brings 35 years of ministry to this position. She is an ordained minister with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). In those 35 years, she has been involved in the camping program in the region of Virginia, serving as director, counselor, Bible study leader, chaplain and as chair of the planning committee for the region. For the past 22 years, she has served as a trainer for the Children Worship & Wonder program for the denomination. She currently serves as the president of a newly formed nonprofit, called “Worship & Wonder” whose focus is to expand the faith formation of all ages through the telling of God’s stories. In her spare time, Elaine enjoys spending time with her husband, and 2 adult children watching UNC sports and going to the beach.