The work of the Trustees is to give governance oversight to the mission, values, policies, programs, and resources of the University. They are Ambassadors of Fresno Pacific University who use their talents and abilities to further the university. The governance, property, affairs and business of the Corporation (Fresno Pacific University) shall be managed by the Board of Trustees.

Board Executive

Joshua Wilson, J.D.

Board Chair
Shafter, CA
Darling & Wilson, Attorney


Patrick (Pat) Evans

Chair, Advancement Committee
Fresno, CA
Family Community Church, Associate Pastor


Royce Fast

Treasurer, Chair, Business/Finance Committee
Bakersfield, CA
R & G Farms, Partner


Will Dyck, M.A.

Fresno, CA
Summa Properties, CEO


Xavier Piña, Ed.D.

Chair, Academic Committee
Hanford, CA
Armona Union Elementary School District, Superintendent


Aaron Wiens, O.D.

Chair, Enrollment Committee
Fresno, CA
Fogg, Maxwell, Lanier, Remington Eyecare, Doctor


 

Gary Wall, D.Min.

PDC District Minister
Visalia, CA
Pacific District Conference, District Minister


Nicolas Allen, CFP®, M.A.

Chair, Audit Committee, Chair, Student Life Committee
Fresno, CA
Ameriprise Financial, Financial Advisor


Ronald Smith, Ed.D.

Chair, Seminary Committee
Fresno, CA
Sterling & Smith Funeral Directors, Inc, President

Board Members

Dale Boese

Salem, OR
Dale Boese Construction, President


Patrick Coyle, M.Div.

Shafter, CA
Shafter MB Church, Lead Pastor


Jason Ekk

Visalia, CA
Darling & Wilson, Attorney


Ed Eng, M.B.A.

Fresno, CA
State Center Community College District , Vice Chancellor Finance and Administration


Marilyn Friesen

Fresno, CA
Educator


Janet Hinman

Clovis, CA
Guarantee Real Estate, Broker Associate


Paul Micu, M.A.

Clovis, CA
Preaching Pastor, Highview Bible Church


Linda Montemayor, M.A.

Visalia, CA
Rocky Hill Elementary School, Principal


Ken Neufeld, M.P.A.

Fresno, CA
London Properties, Broker Associate


Cary Nikkel

Bakersfield, CA
Vaquero Energy Inc., Chief Financial Officer

 


 

James Parks, JD

Fresno, CA
West Fresno Christian Center, Pastor


 

Garry Prieb, M.Div.

Fresno, CA
Retired FPU Staff


John Gregory Root, Ed.S

Bakersfield, CA
Bakersfield Christian High School, VP for Academic Growth


 

Don Warkentine, C.P.A.

Fresno, CA
Daniel, Towle & Warkentine, CPAs, Owner

Emeritus Trustees

Wesley Braun
Eugene Enns
Velma Dyck
Peter Klassen
Max Steinert
Alvin Warkentine

Recording Secretary

Gwen Burks, M.A.

Fresno, CA
Fresno Pacific University, Executive Assistant to the President

Legal Counsel

Elizabeth (Liz) Steinhauer-Clark, Legal Counsel

Fresno, CA
Bolen Fransen LLP

FPU Representatives to the Board

Jeff Jones

Staff President


Pam Johnston

Faculty Senate Chair


Samra Gebretsadkan

Student Body President