Chief Strategic Operations Officer
B.A., Roberts Wesleyan Colleg, Rochester, NY, 1986; M.S., Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY 2004; M.S.S., United States Army War College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 2019.
In his time at Central Christian, Doug has expanded the wireless network from three residential routers to a centrally managed ubiquitous system, moved the campus to Office 365, improved the security of our network through the addition of firewalls, implementation of VLANs, and Antivirus protection, and has assisted the institution in its transition to a virtual campus.
Colonel Vanderhoof has served in the Army Reserve since 1985. Since beginning his service he has served in a multitude of varied roles in this capacity including: maintenance officer, human resources officer, operations officer, and engineer officer. As an engineer, he served as an Officer in Charge of the Bagram (Afghanistan) area office for the Army Corps of Engineers where he oversaw $500 million in construction projects covering roads and airfields, a prison, an airfield terminal, and many others. Prior to that time, he served as the Chief Operations Officer of a 636-person unit. He’s currently assigned as the State Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer for the state of Missouri where he coordinates the Department of Defense response to natural disasters for the state in coordination with the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
In a demonstration of his commitment to the CORE4, Vanderhoof serves the local community through his participation in the Boy Scouts as both Cub-master for Cub Scout Pack 133 and as Committee Member for Troop 133. He has also been a high school basketball official for over 20 years. Vanderhoof, and his wife Lara (20-years) attend the McPherson Free Methodist Church, with their two children, Rhys and Jordan.