Bob Hullinghorst is the Boulder County Treasurer, Colorado. Hullinghorst served as program director at Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education. He worked in finance, developing several institutional investment programs. He received graduate degrees in history from University of Wyoming and law from George Washington University.

 “The idea of dialogue between people of different religions I think is undoubtedly very important. And the Hizmet Movement is definitely at the core of that dialogue between Muslims and the people in the US from my own personal experience.”

“I have taken educators to these schools to get them exposed and get an understanding of what’s going on. And I think that has contributed a lot to our community understanding that people from Turkey are trying to make a real contribution. And I think we can learn a lot from it.”

“I think it would be so much more productive if we would have dialogues around the kinds of needs that we have around the world that I think are really fundamentally behind the hostility and the wars that we’re having. And I think that by pointing out that there is a strong potential for dialogue, the Hizmet Movement has been a very strong factor in helping me understand that we can get beyond just religious differences.”