Chaplain Colonel Charlie Sattgast, Chief of the Chaplain Corps
Sattgast, who resides in Portland, Oregon, has been chief of the CAP Chaplain Corps since September 2017. Previously, he served as deputy chief of the chaplain corps, Pacific Region chaplain and Oregon Wing chaplain. Sattgast has been in CAP since 2001. In addition to his chaplain Master rating, he holds a Senior rating in cadet programs. He earned the Gill Robb Wilson Award in 2007. Sattgast is endorsed by the Foursquare Church and has served over the years as a senior pastor, associate pastor, worship pastor and children's pastor. He serves as a volunteer assisting minister in his local church, The Oregon Community, in Portland, Oregon. He holds a master’s degree from Multnomah Biblical Seminary in Portland and a doctorate in leadership development from Bethel Seminary. He and his wife, Linda, have two adult children and own an online training company that teaches people how to preserve family photos for future generations.