About Dale


Dale's vision

  • Celebrate the possibilities
  • Cherish the past
  • Comfort the uncomfortable
  • Challenge the future

His Story

Dale is an experienced minister with two graduate degrees.  He's worked with the King County Sheriff, Shoreline Fire, coroners and medical examiners, funeral service, charities, small business and his favorite chamber of commerce.

Meet the Team

Dale covers his bald head by wearing three different hats:
Celebrant, Speaker and Officiant

Dale has worked with dozens of event venues and funeral homes in celebrating over 4700 life celebrations.  As an experienced emergency services chaplain, pastor and a certified celebrant, Dale brings comfort in leading a service with healing and appropriate humor.

He's a member of the ICCFA and the Bothell Kenmore Chamber of Commerce.

A member of the National Speakers Association and the NSA-NW Chapter, Dale will work with your team to make your convention, seminar, workshop, meeting, retreat or program a success.

He will learn your group's story and study your mission.  Dale will work as your keynoter, presenter or facilitator and do it with engagement, clarity and humor.

Dale has won the Best Officiant balloting in the Best of Western Washington competition twice, and regularly places in the top five.

No cookie cutter ceremonies, Chaplain Dale works with each couple to craft the ceremony that best celebrates their story. Additionally, Dale is a certified SYMBIS facilitator for pre-marriage assessment and counsel.