Trent Erickson joined Northwest Baptist Seminary as the Chief Operating Officer in January 2015. He serves as part of the President’s administrative leadership team and is tasked with giving strategic leadership to all areas of operational interest. He also represents Northwest in conversations with partners and networks, especially in the development and customization of Immerse, working to oversee the various Immerse management teams throughout the broader network of Immerse partner organizations.

Prior to serving at Northwest, Trent served for 27 years within the Fellowship Baptist and Evangelical Free denominations as a pastor in youth, music, associate and lead roles. Trent holds a Master of Ministry from Northwest Baptist Seminary. His passions are leadership development and coaching leaders in heart transforming disciple-making strategies and structures.

Trent has been married to Karen for 33 years, has two married adult sons, and one grandson. His other two passions that have no eternal significance, but receive a significant amount of his time and attention, and hence are worthy of note, are golfing and officiating volleyball.