Doug Goodwin

Doug is a graduate of University of Oklahoma and currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer of Kanakuk Ministries and Executive Director of the Kanakuk Family Kamp K-Kauai.

He and his wife Dee are dedicated to serving Kanakuk families and helping them create lifelong memories.


Chad Hampsch

Chad Hampsch graduated from Greenville College with a degree in Business Administration. He helped to start the Kanakuk Institute in 2002 and has been the Director of Operations/Vice President for the Institute and the Assistant Director at Kanakuk Kamps K-Seven now for 18 years. Ordained as a pastor in 2006, he has a passion for teaching Bible, theology, apologetics, history, parenting, and family.

Chad’s vision is to make the Institute a place where leaders are trained to impact the world for Christ.

Keith Chancey

Keith is a graduate of Dallas theological seminary with over 30 years of ministry experience at K-Life, Denton Bible Church, and Kanakuk Kamps.

Keith brings enthusiasm and a heart to love and minister to people along with his vision to equip young leaders to change the culture.


Rick Allen

Rick has spent the last 35 years in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.  He has been active in the local, national, and international ministries through organizations such as Main Thing Ministry, Future Hope/Food For the Hungry, and Global Horizon.

In his spare time, Rick enjoys competing in reining horse shows on his four-year-old quarter horse NickleJack.

Dr. Lynn Stuckey

Over the course of his 32 years as a veterinarian in Denton County, Texas, Lynn has distinguished himself as a public servant through his work on the board of directors for the Sanger (Texas) ISD and Chamber of Commerce.

Lynn  currently serves as a state representative in Texas.


Dick Smith

Dick graduated from the University of Texas College of Pharmacy. After a successful career founding several businesses in the healthcare industry, Dick now serves on several boards including North Star Bank of Texas.

Dick and his wife, Teri, have been married 39 years and have two children and four wonderful grandchildren.