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Biography of Dan Christopulos

Dan is a native of Cheyenne, Wyoming and received a B.S. in Sociology from the University of Wyoming in 1979, where he was an All-Conference place kicker in football, and played in the 1976 Fiesta Bowl.

After receiving his Master of Divinity from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in 1983, he participated in parish ministry for 15 years. During that time he spent almost three years in the mission field in East Africa, and served in various communities in the United States as well as assisting to establish the Archdiocesan Office in Hong Kong.

He has also received a Masters in Social Work and managed several federal grants in the health field. He currently is the U.S. Country Representative for International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC), having worked for the official humanitarian relief agency of Orthodox Christians in the United States since 2001. He is responsible for managing all aspects of IOCC's humanitarian activities in the United States, ranging from emergency response to development programs.

Dan has taught classes at the high school, junior college and university levels, as well as served as a consultant for governmental and non-governmental organizations. He and his wife Patty reside in Minneapolis, where she manages Light and Life Publishing Company.