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.

Board Listing

Officers:

  • 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 OSBORN-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)
  • 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)

Committees of the Board

Academic Programs and Personnel Committee:

Advancement and Marketing Committee:

Finance, Budget, and Audit Committee:

Student Life Committee:

Trusteeship Committee:

  • Last update on  July 14, 2014