Our faculty are the reason that Multnomah is what it is. They are at the top of their game and leverage their expertise to maximize the impact of their students. Our faculty and staff are passionate about seeing each and every student step into the plan God has for them and helping that come to fruition.

Our Faculty

Faculty Headshot Ruben Alvarado
Ruben Alvarado, Th.M.
Assistant Professor, Pastoral Ministry & Community Development
Emma Baumert, M.S.Ed.
Assistant Professor, Exercise Science
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Pamela Beilby, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
Greg Burch, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chair, Global Studies; Director, Master of Arts in Global Development and Justice
Renee Duffy, M.A.B.T.S.
Assistant Professor, Bible and Theology
Faculty Headshot Karen Fancher
Karen Fancher, D.Int.St.
Professor, Global Studies and Master of Arts in Global Development and Justice
Faculty Headshot Matthew Farlow
Matthew S. Farlow, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Pastoral Ministry & Community Development
Faculty Headshot Sarah Gall
Sarah Gall, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Biology
Faculty Headshot Rob Hildebrand
Rob Hildebrand, D.Min.
Associate Professor and Chair, Youth and Educational Ministries; Assistant Dean, School of Biblical and Theological Studies
Domani Hintze-Pothen, D.A.
Associate Professor, English
Rebekah Josberger, Ph.D.
Program Chair, Master of Biblical Studies; Professor, Hebrew and Old Testament
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Kristyn Kidney, M.A.
Associate Professor and Chair, TESOL; Director, Master of Arts in TESOL
Faculty Headshot Karl Kutz
Karl Kutz, Ph.D.
Professor of Biblical Languages and Bible; Chair of Biblical Languages
Faculty Headshot Heather Lohmolder
Heather Lohmolder, M.B.A.
Director and Chair, Business Administration Program; Assistant Professor, Business Administration
Faculty Headshot Ray Lubeck
Ray Lubeck, D.Th.
Professor, Bible and Theology
Faculty Headshot Paul Metzger
Paul Louis Metzger, Ph.D.
Professor, Christian Theology and Theology of Culture; Director of New Wine, New Wineskins
Victor Reynolds, Ph.D.
Faculty Moderator and Assistant Professor; NAIA Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR)
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Michelle Reilly, M.A.T., M.A.C.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
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Jon Robertson
Associate Professor, Greek and New Testament
Faculty Headshot Dough Schaak
Doug Schaak, D.A.
Professor and Chair, English
Steve Studebaker
Professor, Theology
Faculty Headshot Danielle Render Turmaud
Danielle Render Turmaud, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Director, Master of Arts in Counseling
Staff Headshot Alin Vrancila
Alin L. Vrancila
Provost; Academic Dean for Online Learning
Faculty Headshot Kristen White
Kristen M. White, Psy.D.
Professor of Counseling

Adjunct Faculty

Our adjunct faculty play a significant role in education here at Multnomah University. They are comprised of experts in their fields from all over and have a strong desire to share their unique knowledge and expertise with our students. Our adjunct faculty are passionate about seeing each and every student step into the plan God has for them. View our adjunct faculty here.

Our Staff

Gary Akiyama
Head Golf Coach, Associate Vice-President of Business Strategies
Staff Headshot Ben Barber
Ben Barber
Head Coach, Men and Women's Cross Country; Head Coach, Men and Women's Track & Field
William Beck III
Director of University Events
Staff Headshot Quinn Curry
Quinn Curry
Assistant Coach, Men's Basketball
Sunshine Eddy
Associate VP of Student and Social Impact
Carlos Fernandez
Dean of Spiritual Life & Cultural Integration
Sam Fredrickson
Graduate and Seminary Admissions Counselor
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Head Coach, Men's Basketball
Becca Jones, M.A. MFT LPC
Associate VP of People, Culture & Belonging
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Brynn Stewart
Roger's Cafe Manager
Caden Lowman
Resident Director and Housing Coordinator
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Corey Mehl
Associate VP of Athletics & Enrollment
Linsey Montgomery
Senior Women's Administrator; Assistant Coach, Men and Women's Track & Field
Lisa Newbore
Director of Presidential Academic Operations
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Caitlin O'Donnell
Head Athletic Trainer
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Sarah Parker
Assistant Athletic Director of Communications
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Dalon Parker
Head Coach, Men and Women's Soccer
Janis Rehmke
Mailroom and Campus Store Manager
Carlie Shoup
Carlie Shoup
Director of Admissions
Joe Slavens, Ph.D.
Vice President of Student and Social Impact
Reid Takatsuka
Head Women's Basketball Coach
Alan Tovar
Director of Student Success
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Diana Villalpando
Head Coach, Women's Volleyball
Derek White
Head Coach, Men and Women's Developmental Track & Field; Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
Olivia Williams
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor

*This is not an exhaustive list of the staff at Multnomah University. Those included on this page are staff members from Admissions, Athletics Recruiting, Student Life, Diversity and Inclusive Development. Advancement, the Office of the Registrar, Financial Aid, and Marketing & Communications teams are listed below but do not include biography pages.

Office of the Registrar Team Lynette
Linette Bethurum
Pathways Manager (503) 251-6444
Staff Headshot Barb Fetters
Barbara Fetters
Registrar Operations Coordinator (503) 251-5374
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Joe Pfeiffer
Director of Advancement Operations (503) 251-5354
Staff Headshot Deborah Rezene
Deborah Rezene
Associate VP of Enrollment Management (503) 251-5339
Staff Headshot Amy Stephens
Amy Stephens, M.A.
Registrar (503) 251-5371

Board of Trustees

Rev. Dr. Cliff Chappell
Vancouver, WA

Mr. Paul Colligan
CEO, Internet Company
Portland, OR

Mr. Austin Hodges
Chief Marketing Officer
Tualatin, OR

Mr. Chuck Landers, Treasurer
Portland, OR

Ms. Adrienne Livingston, Member at Large
Nonprofit Manager
Clackamas, OR

Mr. Brent Mesquit, Secretary
Program Manager
Portland, OR

Dr. Jay Mosser, Chair
University Place, WA

Mr. Nathan Nymeyer
Speaker Coordinator
Vancouver, WA

Mrs. Joyce Schroeder, Vice Chair
Elementary Education Teacher, Missionary
Englewood, CO

Pastor Victor Alvarizares
Senior Pastor
Tigard, OR