Mr. Timothy Hachfeld is a member of Eagle Harbor Congregational United Church of Christ in Bainbridge Island, Washington. With a degree in electrical engineering, Mr. Hachfeld is now pursuing a graduate degree. Having served eight years in the United States Navy as a submarine officer, Mr. Hachfeld resigned from the Office of General Ministries Board of Directors, under the former governance structure, in 2009 to begin service. Mr. Hachfeld was a member of the Council for Youth and Young Adult Ministries and twice a Minnesota Conference delegate to the General Synod prior to serving in the military. He is a member of the Olympic Mountain Volunteer Rescue Team.