Spring 2021 Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog 
    Dec 01, 2022  
Spring 2021 Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Board of Trustees


The Board of Trustees serves as the governing board of the University. Numbering 23 persons, the Board is composed of lay and clergy representatives from the twelve districts of the sponsoring denomination’s Southwest Educational Region. The president of the University is a member ex-officio. The Board meets semiannually, in the fall of the year and again in the spring. Members of the Board who have received a degree from the university are noted by year.

Officers of the Corporation

Rev. Doug Pierce (2012)
Chandler, Arizona

Mr. Rick Power
Vice Chair
Honolulu, Hawaii

Mr. Ken Baruth
Olathe, Kansas

Members of the Board

Dr. Rick Bravo
San Luis Obispo, California

Dr. Bob Brower
San Diego, California

Rev. Moisés Champo
San Fernando, California

Rev. Dan Chung
San Francisco, California

Mr. Larry Fry (1980)
Roswell, New Mexico

Mr. Jose Hernandez
Chandler, Arizona

Dr. Larry Lacher
Capitan, New Mexico

Dr. Mark Lehman
Sutter Creek, California

Mrs. Mary Leland
Keller, Texas

Rev. John Nells
Winslow, Arizona

Mr. Daryl Nicholson (1968)
Porterville, California

Dr. Donald Schengel (1978)
Visalia, California

Rev. Steve Scott (1977)
Stockton, California

Mr. Gary Smee (1976)
Porterville, California

Rev. Rob Songer (1976)
Bakersfield, California

Dr. Daniel Spaite (1979)
Chandler, Arizona

Ms. Jan Stone (1968)
Whittier, California

Ms. Joye Straub (1982)
Oceanside, California

Mr. Steve Swartz
Murrieta, California

Dr. Nell Becker Sweeden
Lenexa, Kansas

Mr. Mendell Thompson (1976)
Glendora, California

Ms. Carol VanBuskirk (1979)
Saratoga, California