Clair Allen Budd
Achievement Award

Clair Allen Budd (74) is in his 21st year at Asbury College where he serves as Professor of Christian Ministries and Chair of the Department of Christian Ministries, and where he has been instrumental in the development of new department programs in youth ministry, ministry and leadership (for working adults), and in worship arts. After ENC, Clair earned the M.R.E. degree at Nazarene Theological Seminary (NTS) and the Ph.D. degree at Oregon State University. Named three times to Who’s Who Among Teachers, Clair is an adjunct instructor at Asbury Theological Seminary, Northwest Nazarene University and NTS, serves on the board of directors for the North American Professors of Christian Education academic society, and is a section book review editor for the Christian Education Journal. He has served on Nazarene church pastoral staffs in Paterson, NJ; Youngstown, OH; Whittier, CA; and Oregon City, OR, has contributed to Kingdom work in district leadership roles, has provided leadership to congregations during pastoral transitions, and has led numerous mission teams to Mexico and South America. Clair and Pam (Conklin, 74) support their local congregation in leadership, have three children – Jeremy, Jennifer, and Timothy (T.J.) – and are happily anticipating the arrival of their first grandchild next March.