Bill Junk2023 Stan Basler Award Recipient
Bill Junk was elected president of the Oklahoma United Methodist Foundation in 2006 and served until he retired in June 2023. A C.P.A, he began his work at the Oklahoma United Methodist Foundation in 1988 and served as controller, executive vice president, and treasurer. Bill was active with the National Association of United Methodist Foundations where he served for four years as treasurer and chaired the investment focus area. He also served as treasurer for the South Central Jurisdiction. In the Oklahoma Area Conference, Bill is former chair of the District Committee on Church Relocation and Building and has served as the North Oklahoma City District Lay Leader and as a member of the District Committee on Ordained Ministry and the District Committee on Superintendency. He was elected to the Oklahoma delegation for General and Jurisdictional Conferences for 2008 and 2012. Bill attends New Covenant Church in Edmond. He and his wife, Stacy have four children and two grandchildren.