Dr. Carey Cook received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Applied Communications from Point Loma Nazarene University in 1988, his Master of Arts degree in Counseling from Albertson College of Idaho in 1992, and his Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from the University of Idaho in 2002.
Dr. Cook came to Northwest Nazarene University in 1993 as Director of Leadership Development in the Student Development area, and served in that role until 2001 when he assumed his role as Vice President for Student Development. Previously, Dr. Cook was a counselor and Case Manager for Starting Point Chemical Dependency Services (1992-1993) and Youth Pastor at Valley Shepherd Church of the Nazarene (1988-1990)
Dr. Fred Fullerton serves as Vice President for Spiritual and Leadership Development and Director of the Wesley Center at Northwest Nazarene University. He is an ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene and prior to assuming his current assignment, served as the Lead Pastor for nine years at the Wollaston Church of the Nazarene located on the campus of Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, Massachusetts.
Dr. Fullerton is a graduate of Olivet Nazarene University (Th.b, '77), Nazarene Theological Seminary (M.Div., '85), and in 2006 Eastern Nazarene College conferred on him the honorary Doctor of Divinity degree. From 1991-2000, Dr. Fullerton served as the Director of NYI Ministries, the youth department for the International Church of the Nazarene, where he led Nazarene Youth Congresses in Phoenix ('95) and Toronto, Ontario, Canada ('99) and travelled to 25 countries leading youth ministry training and preaching at global youth conferences. He has served as a trustee at Nazarene Theological Seminary and at the district level, chaired the New England District General Assembly Resolutions Committee and served as a member of the District Board of Ministerial Credentials.
Dr. Fullerton is no stranger to NNU. From 1988-1991, he served as Chaplain and Director of Campus Ministries, where he led the chapel services and worked with student leaders of the various ministry groups. He also facilitated mission trips with faculty to Mexico, Los Angeles, and Portland. He was an adjunct professor in the Christian education department at that time, where he directed the summer ministry intern program across the Northwest Region.