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:

  • TONY ANOBILE (President of the Arizona Conference of Seventh-day Adventists)
  • THEODORE BENSON (Treasurer, Pacific Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists)
  • ALVARO BOLIVAR (Surgeon)
  • LARRY L. CAVINESS (President, Southern California Conference of Seventh-day Adventists)
  • JOAN COGGIN (Retired Physician)
  • KAREN GAIO HANSBERGER (Physician)
  • ERNIE HWANG (Bank President)
  • MEREDITH JOBE (Attorney)
  • DONALD KANEN (Businessman)
  • ALVIN KWIRAM (Academic Administrator)
  • GERALD MCINTOSH (Businessman)
  • 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)
  • ARNOLD TRUJILLO (Vice President, Pacific Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists)
  • BERIT VON POHLE (Director of Education, Pacific Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists)
  • MARILENE WANG (Physician)

Committees of the Board

Academic Programs and Personnel Committee:
BERIT VON POHLE, chair

Advancement and Marketing Committee
:
KAREN GAIO HANSBERGER, chair

Finance, Budget, and Audit Committee
:
THEODORE BENSEN, chair

Student Life Committee:
BRAD NEWTON, chair

Trusteeship Committee:
JUDY ST. John, chair

   

  • Last update on  November 07, 2013