David Joel Hamilton — The son of United Methodist missionaries in South America, David has served God for more than twenty-seven years in YWAM. He and his wife, Christine, pioneered the work of YWAM in Santiago, Chile, and the first School of Biblical Studies in Spanish in South America. He currently serves as one of the three Vice Presidents of the University of the Nations, as well as being on the International Leadership Forum of the UofN and the Global Leadership Forum of YWAM. He is also currently serving on the YWAM/UofN Kona campus. David and Christine have four children and currently live in Kona, Hawaii.