Rev. Steve Hickle, a native of Iowa, has served the United Methodist Church in the NC Annual Conference since 1975. He is former board member and chair of Rise Against Hunger (formerly Stop Hunger Now) and has worked as Faith Outreach Director since 2012. An eagle scout, Steve has also served as a chaplain at Philmont Scout Ranch three times. He is married (Peggy) has a son (Jesse and Sarah Ellen) and a granddaughter (Genevieve).