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A Note from Chaplain Mike Neil, Region 2 Director
Chaplain Mike Neil was elected to Regional Director Region 2 in 2020. He is the President and Founder of the Washington State Chaplain Foundation, and Senior Chaplain for the Washington State Patrol and the Department of Fish & Wildlife Police Chaplaincy. Prior to his selection by the State of Washington to serve as a chaplain in 2008, Mike had a 30-year career as a Fish and Wildlife Police Officer, including 15 years as a Police Firearms Instructor, and 16 years as a K9 Handler of 3 consecutive patrol dogs. After retirement, Mike served six years in a Lutheran Church as Pastoral Care and Discipleship Minister. He is the author and illustrator of an African adventure novel, The Miracle of Africa, and a recognized professional artist. He and his wife Susan have been married for 47 years and they live in Gig Harbor, Washington. They have one son and two Grandchildren.
On behalf of our Assistant Regional Director, Diane Peterson, and Treasury/Secretary Chaplain Joel Stutzman and our whole leadership team with Region 2, We are in the mist challenging times. Thank you for visitng our website. We are striving to improrve our website. If you have any quesitons, please reach out to any of us.