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


Royce Fast

Vice Chair/Treasurer, Chair/Budget, Finance, and Facilities Committee.
Bakersfield, CA
R & G Farms, Partner


 

Vacant

Secretary


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


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


Lynne Ashbeck, M.A.

Clovis, CA
Valley Children's Healthcare, Senior VP, Community Engagement and Population Wellness


Patrick Coyle, M.Div.

Shafter, CA
Shafter MB Church, Lead Pastor


Steven Dick

Fresno, CA
Inspiration Cruises & Tours Inc, President and CEO


Jason Ekk, J.D.

Visalia, CA
Darling & Wilson, Attorney


Ed Eng, M.B.A.

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


Dennis Fast, M.Div.

Interim, Pacific District Conference, District Minister (June 1, 2020)


Marilyn Friesen

Fresno, CA
Educator


Arthur L. "Bud" Klassen

Reedly, CA
Klassen & Associates Insurance Services, Owner


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, J.D.

Fresno, CA
West Fresno Christian Center, Pastor


Larry Powell, M.A.

Fresno, CA
Peoples Church, Pastor for Community Connections


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

Don Warkentine, C.P.A.

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


Emeritus Trustees


Wesley Braun
Dale Boese
Eugene Enns
Patrick (Pat) Evans
Velma Dyck
Max Steinert
Alvin Warkentine


Recording Secretary


Gwen Burks, M.A.

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


FPU Representatives to the Board


Jason McGensy, Staff Caucus President

Staff Representative


Marshall Johnston, Ph.D.

Faculty Senate Chair


Kelsey Lowrey, Student Body President

Student Body Representative