Mission Center President and Financial Officer
Cedar Valley-Nauvoo USA Mission Center
Robert Wilcox Cook, a minister for Community of Christ, is financial officer for the Cedar Valley-Nauvoo USA Mission Center. He holds the priesthood office of elder.
He was a member of the technology staff and the patent staff at Bell Labs, Naperville, Illinois; and was an associate professor at North Central College, Naperville, Illinois.
Born in Providence, Rhode Island, Robert received a bachelor of science in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic University, Troy, New York; a master of science from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois; a PhD from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois; and a juris doctorate from Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago, Illinois.
Robert is a member of the Masonic Lodge and is a HAM radio operator.
Community of Christ has 250,000 members in more than 60 nations. The church’s mission is to “proclaim Jesus Christ and promote communities of joy, hope, love, and peace.”
Community of Christ International Headquarters is located in Independence, Missouri.