Multnomah University

College Advisory Council

The College Alumni Advisory Council gives college alumni the opportunity to support the Alumni Relations Department and the College Administration in building and maintaining relationships with alumni and the Multnomah community.

Marc Lucca
2001 Biblical Studies/Speech Communication

Marc owns and operates a retail store and fuel station, aswell as a consulting business, in Salem, Oregon. Marc is active inconservative politics, his community, and his church. He lives in Stayton,Oregon with his wife and a very energetic German Shepherd Dog.

Serving since 2009

David Manning
1988 Biblical Studies

David and his wife Leslie live in Beaverton with their three children Harrison, Spencer and Olivia. Leslie has recently entered the degree completion program at Multnomah Bible College. David works as an IT Account Manager for a global supply-chain logistics company. He is active in the intercessory prayer ministry where they worship.

Serving since 2008

Neil Mast
1955 Diploma

Neil is retired after having worked for 41 years for three different corporations in the Portland area. The last 23 years were for a large retail corpration of which he was executive manager. He has been married to Beverly (Brown), also a diploma graduate of the class of 1955, for 51 years and counting! Neil and Beverly have 2 married children, a granddaughter, and 2 grandsons.

Neil says that he and Beverly consider the foundation of their years of marriage to have been the training they received at Multnomah.Their foundation for both their marriage and their ministry has been the Word of God.

Serving since 2005

Ben Thomas
2001 Biblical Studies/Youth Ministry

Ben is a Resident Director at Multnomah. He says that he is single but searching! He feels that Multnomah has been an environment of grace for him. It was here that he found the safety to be broken and allow Christ to change him.
Ben's interests are gallivanting around the city of Portland and enjoying the concerts, art venues, and coffee shops that it provides. He also enjoys snowboarding, surfing, soccer, and an afternoon with a good book.

Serving since 2002

Adam Weinert
2006 Biblical Studies/Historical Studies

Adam is currently the Junior High intern at Trinity Fellowship in Portland's South Tabor neighborhood. He is currently a student in the advanced track M.Div program of Multnomah's seminary and plans to graduate in December 2010. He is married to Farrah Weinert (BSBE '07). Currently they have no children and two great dogs! Multnomah has helped Adam develop and deepen his passions as well as the drive to continue to follow them. He loves to read history, is an avid football fan and enjoys spending time with family and friends!

Serving since 2007

Additional members:

  • Dr. Wayne Strickland - Vice President and Academic Dean
  • Michelle Peel (MA '10 / BA '00) - Director of Alumni Relations