Board of Trustees

John Thiesen - Board Chair

Reedley, CA 
Rio Vista Fruit Farms, Owner

Cary Nikkel - 1st Vice-Chair, Chair Budget and Finance, Facilities  

Bakersfield, CA 
Vaquero Energy Inc., CFO

Yami Rodriguez - 2nd Vice-Chair, Chair Board Development

Fresno, CA
Youth Leadership Institute, Director of Programs

Suzana Dobric Veiss - Chair Academic

Visalia, CA 
FPU Adjunct Faculty 
San Joaquin Valley College, Curriculum Consultant

Will Dyck - Chair Advancement

Fresno, CA 
Suma Properties, CEO

Gary Wall - Chair Seminary

Visalia, CA 
Pacific Distric Conference, District Minister

Pat Evans - Board Secretary, Chair Enrollment Management

Fresno, CA
Northwest Church, Pastor for Special Projects

Nicolas Allen

Fresno, CA 
Ameriprise Financial, Financial Advisor

Lynne Ashbeck

Clovis, CA 
Hospital Council of Northern & Central California, Regional VP
City of Clovis, Mayor

Timothy Bergdahl, Ph.D.

Madera, CA
Madera Avenue Bible Church, Pastor

James Bergen

Fresno, CA
North Fresno Mennonite Brethren Church, Pastor

Dale Boese

Salem, OR
Dale Boese Construction, President

Eugene Enns

Kingsburg, CA
Agri-Business, Retired

Royce Fast

Bakersfield, CA 
R & G Farms, Partner

Kenneth J. Fransen, J.D.

Clovis, CA
Bolen, Fransen LLP, Attorney/Partner

Marilyn Friesen

Fresno, CA
Educator

Sheila Frowsing

Madera, CA
Kamps Insurance - Farmers Insurance, Owner/Agent

Donald Griffith

Fresno, CA
Griffith Financial, Owner

Joe Hernandez, Ed.D.

Prather, CA
Dinuba Unified School District, Superintendent

Janet Hinman

Clovis, CA
Guarantee Real Estate, Broker Associate

Arthur (Bud) Klassen

Reedley, CA
Klassen & Associates Insurance Services, Owner/Broker

Paul Micu

Clovis, CA
Riverpark Bible Church, Pastor

Ken Neufeld

Fresno, CA
London Properties, Broker Associate, Real Estate Agent

Xavier Pina, Ed.D.

Hanford, CA
Armona Union Elementary School District, Superintendent

Larry L. Powell

Fresno, CA 
Fresno County Office of Education, Superintendent, Retired

Don Warkentine

Fresno, CA 
Daniel Towle & Warkentine, CPAs, Owner

Aaron Wiens, O.D.

Fresno, CA 
Fogg, Maxwell, Lanier, Remington Eyecare, Doctor

Joshua Wilson

Shafter, CA
Darling &  Wilson, Attorney