CPEI Advisory Council

Dr. Kelly Barnett

Kelly is a retired Chaplain (COL), U.S. Army, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and an AAMFT Supervisor. He has served as a pastor and as an assistant professor of marriage and family therapy for the University of Mary Hardin Baylor, Belton, TX, and Texas A&M University Central Texas, Killeen, TX. He holds a PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy, University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe, LA, and a D. Min. and a Master of Divinity, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, TX.

Dr. Jim Browning

Jim serves as the Director, Marsh Center for Chaplain Studies which is a chaplain-focused endeavor of B. H. Carroll Theological Seminary. The Marsh Center for Chaplain Studies is building collaborative relationships with seminaries, organizations, and institutions to “equip, support, and advocate for chaplains in all settings.” Jim holds a D. Min., from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, MS Air War College, MS Boston University, and a M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

MG (Ret), USA, Bob Dees

Bob serves as President of the National Center for Healthy Veterans with the mission of “Returning Healthy Veterans to America.” This comprehensive Healthy Veteran initiative ranges from trauma recovery using best practice, faith-based programs to veteran micro businesses that afford dignified work, skills training, and economic opportunity.

He graduated from the Military Academy at West Point, the Naval Postgraduate School, the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, and the Royal College of Defense Studies in London.

Dr. Ron Fraser

Ron serves as President of TPC Global (Truckers and Corporate Chaplaincy) and is focused on training chaplains to reach commercial drivers with the gospel. TPC currently serves trucking companies across the United States, Canada, and in five countries overseas. Ron earned an M.Div. and D.Min.

Heidi Kugler

Heidi serves as Chief of Chaplains, Federal Bureau of Prisons, D.C. where she provides executive oversight to chaplaincy departments in all 122 federal prisons nationwide.  Along with her Central Office Chaplaincy team, she seeks to guide religious accommodations across faith lines, policy development, national training, branch hiring, and faith-based reentry for the agency. Before entering the agency, she served as a parish pastor, as well as a chaplain at a county jail and in a state prison in NJ. Her previous Bureau of Prisons duty stations include FDC Honolulu as the Supervisory Chaplain and FCI Fort Dix as the Staff Chaplain. Heidi is a graduate of the College of Wooster with a BA in Sociology and Minors in Religious Studies and Africana Studies. She earned her Master of Divinity with a specialization in Biblical Studies from Boston University School of Theology. She has completed two units of Clinical Pastoral Education. 

Becky Moburg

Becky serves as the Director of Patient Experience at the University of Kansas Health System, Kansas. Her responsibilities include, but are not limited to providing oversight of the health system’s Patient Relations, Spiritual Care and Interpreter Services Departments, Clinical Pastoral Education program and process for the resolution of patient and family complaints and grievances; Adherence to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Conditions of Participation and Joint Commission Standards; Administration and oversight of the Service Recovery program; Participation on appointed and selected hospital committees including the Donor Advisory Council and Patient Engagement Committee; Establishment of a Grievance Committee in conjunction with hospital Risk Management. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Emporia State University and a master’s in nursing, University of Missouri.