Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees is responsible for:
- Appointing the president and evaluating his/her performance with reference to the policies and priorities set by the trustees.
- Adopting policies and priorities for the advancement of the university.
- Providing the financial and other resources necessary to achieve trustee policies, including participation in fundraising.
- Defending the university from influences which interfere with the achievement of its mission.
- Safeguarding the principles of moral and academic freedom for the community of scholars.
- Establishing sound financial policies, which includes preservation of capital assets as well as stewardship of current funds.
- Serving as advocates for the entire university without losing sight of special school-based opportunities.
- Exercising final authority in a manner to ensure the future of the university.
- RICARDO GRAHAM, Chair (President, Pacific Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists)
- JUDY ST. JOHN, Vice Chair (Certified Public Accountant)
- RANDAL R. WISBEY, Secretary (President, La Sierra University)
Members At Large:
- MARLA OSBORNE-ANDERSON (Superior Court Judge)
- TONY ANOBILE (President of the Arizona Conference of Seventh-day Adventists)
- THEODORE BENSON (Treasurer, Pacific Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists)
- ED BOYATT (Educational Consultant)
- LARRY L. CAVINESS (President, Southern California Conference of Seventh-day Adventists)
- ERNIE HWANG (Bank President)
- MEREDITH JOBE (Attorney)
- ALVIN KWIRAM (Academic Administrator)
- GEORGE MELARA (Principal, Architecture Firm)
- BRAD NEWTON (Secretary, Pacific Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists)
- CHRIS OBERG (Pastor senior)
- SANDY ROBERTS (President of the Southeastern California Conference of Seventh-day Adventists)
- ALINA SANCHEZ (Businesswoman)
- JUSTIN SANDEFUR (Research Fellow)
- ZAREH SARRAFIAN (Higher Education Administrator)
- ALINA TOLAN (Clinical Pharmacist)
- ARNOLD TRUJILLO (Vice President, Pacific Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists)
- BERIT VON POHLE (Director of Education, Pacific Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists)
- LISA WALCKER (Assistant Regional Manager, Youth & Family Services Organization)
- MARILENE WANG (Physician)