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 Greg Burch
Greg Burch, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chair, Global Studies; Director, Master of Arts in Global Development and Justice
Faculty Headshot Derek Chinn
Derek Chinn, D.Min.
Dean, Multnomah Biblical Seminary and Graduate School; Director, Master of Divinity Program; Assistant Professor, Pastoral Ministries and Practical Theology
Faculty Headshot Greg Dueker
Greg Dueker, D.Min.
Assistant Professor, Pastoral Ministries; Director, Doctor of Ministry
Faculty Headshot Karen Fancher
Karen Fancher, D.Int.St.
Assistant Professor, Global Studies and Master of Arts in Global Development and Justice
Faculty Headshot Sarah Gall
Sarah Gall, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chair, Biology
Faculty Headshot Brad Harper
Brad Harper, Ph.D.
Professor, Bible and Theology Director, Master of Arts in Theological Studies; Assistant Dean, School of Biblical and Theological Studies
Faculty Headshot Tom Hauff
Tom Hauff, Ph.D.
Professor, Bible and Theology
Faculty Headshot Rob Hildebrand
Rob Hildebrand, D.Min.
Associate Professor and Chair, Youth and Educational Ministries; Assistant Dean, School of Biblical and Theological Studies
Faculty Headshot Domani Pothen
Domani Hintze-Pothen, D.A.
Assistant Professor, English
Faculty Headshot Phil Johnson
Phil Johnson, Ph.D.
Director, Library; Associate Professor, History and Bible
Faculty Headshot Rebekah Josberger
Rebekah Josberger, Ph.D.
Program Chair, Master of Biblical Studies; Professor, Hebrew and Old Testament
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Kristyn Kidney, M.A.
Assistant 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
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Elliott Lawless Psy.D.
Associate Professor and Chair, Psychology
Faculty Headshot Mariah LeFeber
Mariah LeFeber, M.A.
Assistant Professor, Master of Arts in Counseling
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
Faculty Headshot Jeremiah Peck
Jeremiah Peck, M.A.
Instructor, Master of Arts in Counseling
Faculty Headshot Daniel Scalberg
Daniel Scalberg, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, History
Faculty Headshot Dough Schaak
Doug Schaak, D.A.
Associate Professor and Chair, English
Faculty Headshot Jason Stuckey
Jason Stuckey, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Environmental Sciences
Faculty Headshot Ted Takamura
Ted Takamura, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Business Administration
Faculty Headshot John Terveen
John Terveen, Ph.D.
Director, Master of Arts in Christian Leadership; Professor, New Testament and Greek
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Danielle Render Turmaud, M.S.
Faculty Coordinator and Instructor of Applied Psychology
Staff Headshot Alin Vrancila
Alin L. Vrancila
Chief Academic Officer, Academic Dean for Online Learning
Faculty Headshot Tiffany Warner
Tiffany Warner, M.A.
Master of Counseling Clinical Training Supervisor; Assistant Professor of Counseling
Faculty Headshot Kristen White
Kristen M. White, Psy.D.
Assistant Professor and Director, Master of Arts in Counseling
Staff Faculty Headshot President Craig Williford
Dr. Craig Williford
President; Associate Professor of Leadership Studies

Adjunct Faculty

Timothy Allen, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor, Nevada
Martin Alphonse, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor, Global Studies
Geneva Arnold, M.Div.
Adjunct Instructor, Nevada
Leroy Barber, D.Min.
Adjunct Instructor, Master of Arts in Global Development and Justice
Adam Barkley
Adjunct Instructor, Nevada
Lisa Barrow, M.A.T.
Adjunct Instructor, Arts & Sciences
Allen Battle, M.A.
Adjunct Instructor, Nevada
Mark Belokonny, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor, Practical Theology
Sean Benesh, D.Min.
Adjunct Instructor, Global Studies
Kathrine Berning, M.A.
Adjunct Instructor, Nevada
Michael Bess, M.A.
Adjunct Instructor, TESOL
Chuck Bomar, D.Min.
Adjunct Instructor, Doctor of Ministry
Rebecca Brown
Adjunct Faculty, Nevada
Donna Buhrow, M.A.
Adjunct Instructor, Bible and Theology
Jill Campo, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor, Applied Psychology
Tyler Campo, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor, Business Management
Santino Cantalupo, M.Div.
Adjunct Instructor, Nevada
Daniel Christiansen, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor, Bible and Theology
Val Clemen, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor, Bible and Theology
Gene Curtis, D.Min.
Adjunct Instructor, Bible and Theology
Christine Dahir, M.A.
Adjunct Instructor, Nevada
Kristopher Dahir, M.A.
Adjunct Instructor, Nevada
Christine DeYoe, D.Min.
Adjunct Instructor, School of Professional Studies
Kyle Dittmer, M.S.
Adjunct Instructor, Biology
Richard Elzinga
Adjunct Instructor, Biblical & Theological Studies
Kristi French, M.A.
Adjunct Instructor, TESOL
Eli Gomez
Adjunct Instructor, Nevada
Ross Halbach, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor, Biblical & Theological Studies
Wade Hampton, Psy.D.
Adjunct Instructor, DCP
Katy Hartley, M.A.
Adjunct Instructor, Nevada
Ericka Henry, M.A.
Adjunct Instructor, DCP
Michael Hohn, Ed.D.
Adjunct Instructor, Business Administration
James Hull, M.Div.
Adjunct Instructor, Nevada
Rachel Humphrey, M.A.
Adjunct Instructor, History
Miecke Johnson, M.Ed.
Adjunct Instructor, Master of Arts in TESOL
Ronald Karsten, M.S.
Adjunct Instructor, Arts & Sciences
Haley Kirkpatrick, M.P.W.
Adjunct Instructor, Biblical & Theological Studies
John Kwak, M.A.
Adjunct Instructor, School of Professional Studies
Rex Koivisto, Th.D.
Adjunct Instructor, Biblical & Theological Studies
Michael Loehrer, Th.D.
Adjunct Instructor, Nevada
Adrienne Livingston
Adjunct Faculty, Global Studies/MAGDJ
Roger Martin, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor, Business
Chantel Mathson
Adjunct Instructor, Nevada
Joy Mauldin, Psy.D.
Adjunct Instructor, Applied Psychology
Piera Mburia
Adjunct Instructor, Nevada
Garrett McGeein, M.A.S.
Adjunct Instructor, Nevada
Michael McMullan
Adjunct Instructor, Nevada
Debra Mervyn, M.S.
Adjunct Instructor, Arts & Sciences
Mark Morse, M.A.
Adjunct Instructor, School of Professional Studies
Andrew Nelson, M.Div.
Adjunct Instructor, Nevada
Marcel Newsome, M.Ed.
Adjunct Instructor, Master of Arts in Global Development and Justice
Kevin Nicklas, M.Div.
Adjunct Instructor, Bible and Theology
Jennifer Owen, M.S.
Adjunct Instructor, Nevada
Rhys Michael Pasimio, M.A.C.
Adjunct Instructor, Master of Arts in Counseling
Paul Pastor, M.A.
Adjunct Instructor, Bible and Theology
Patricia Poulous Leonard, B.A.
Adjunct Instructor, Nevada
Michael Preston, M.A.
Adjunct Instructor, Nevada
Michael Pucci, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor, Master of Arts in Global Development and Justice
Kristie Richman, M.A.
Adjunct Instructor, English
Jon Robertson, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor, Bible and Theology
Tim Robnett, D.Min.
Adjunct Instructor, Bible and Theology
Dawayne Rowell, M.B.A.
Adjunct Instructor, Business Management
Tom Schiave, M.Div.
Adjunct Instructor, Bible and Theology
William Schneider, M.Div.
Adjunct Faculty, School of Professional Studies
Ralph Schoen, M.B.A.
Adjunct Instructor, Business Management
Larry Sharp, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor, Business Management
Tony Slavin, M.A.
Adjunct Instructor, Nevada
Lynsey Stepan, M.A.
Adjunct Instructor, Bible & Theology
Keith Swenson, M.D.
Adjunct Instructor, Biology
Ben Tertin, Th.M.
Adjunct Instructor, Bible and Theology
Karla Thommen, Th.M.
Adjunct Instructor, School of Professional Studies
Syrett Gatdula Torres, Psy.D.
Adjunct Instructor, Psychology
Matthew Toupin, Th.M.
Adjunct Instructor, Arts & Sciences
Roger Trautman, D.Min.
Adjunct Instructor, Bible and Theology
Freddy Tung, D.Min.
Adjunct Faculty, School of Professional Studies
Douglas Tweet, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor, Biology
Douglas Vaughan, D.Min.
Adjunct Instructor, Nevada
Chad Venters, M.A.S.
Adjunct Instructor, Nevada
Brandi Walters, M.A.
Adjunct Instructor, Psychology
Carley Wecks, M.Ed.
Adjunct Instructor
Leah Wheeler, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor, Master of Arts in Global Development and Justice
Guy White, Ed.D.
Adjunct Instructor, Arts & Sciences
Joseph Zichterman, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor, Bible and Theology

Our Staff

Renjy Bio Photo
Renjy Abraham
Dean of Spiritual Life and Cultural Integration
Ted Allen
Ted Allen
Executive Vice President | Chief Operating Officer | Chief Financial Officer
Elizabeth Anderson
Elizabeth Anderson
Resident Director
Staff Headshot Carlee Anglin
Carlee Anglin
Office Manager, Student Life
Staff Headshot Sam Anglin
Sam Anglin
Resident Director
Maddy Barbarino Headshot
Maddy Barbarino
Head Coach, Women's Soccer
Staff Faculty Headshot Curt Buckley
Curt Bickley
Head Coach, Men's Basketball; Assistant Professor, Physical Education
Tim Bieri Headshot
Tim Bieri
Assistant Athletics Director; Head Coach, Women's Basketball
Admissions Team Xander
Xander Brechbiel
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
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Grant Burns
Assistant Dean of Residence Life and Community Standards
Admissions Team Rusty
Rusty Butler
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
Staff Headshot Julie Frorenza
Julie Frorenza
Student Success Coordinator
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Mariko Gilman
Career Initiatives Specialist
Admissions Team Bethany
Bethany Gregg
E-Files Specialist, Admissions
Admissions Team Francesca
Francesca Hallworth
Assistant Director of Admissions Marketing and Operations
Admissions Team Megan
Megan Henske
Online Enrollment Counselor
Staff Headshot Becca Jones
Becca Jones, M.A. MFT LPC
Director of Student Counseling & Wellness Center
Admissions Team Mindy
Mindy Kate Hasenkamp
Director of Enrollment Services
JD Leonard Headshot
JD Leonard
Head Coach, Men's Golf
Staff Headshot Christy Martin
Christy Martin
Associate Dean of Student Success
Corey Mehl Headshot
Corey Mehl
Head Coach, Men and Women's Track & Field and Cross Country
Staff Headshot Shane Meyer
Shane Meyer, M.A.
Assistant Dean of Leadership and Community Life
Admissions Team Jazmin
Jazmin Miller-Price
Office Coordinator, Admissions
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Colton Naill
Head Coach, Women's Volleyball
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Dalon Parker
Head Coach, Men's Soccer
Admissions Team Reilly
Reilly Pekkola
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
Staff Headshot Joe Slavens
Joe Slavens, Ph.D.
Vice President of Student Life
Admissions Team Launa
Launa Steward
Campus Visit Coordinator
Staff Headshot Jessica Taylor
Jessica Taylor, Ph.D.
Vice President of Diversity and Inclusive Development
Admissions Team Heidi
Heidi Vanderpan
Senior Graduate and Seminary Enrollment 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, VP of Enrollment, and Marketing & Communications teams are listed below but do not include biography pages.

Staff Headshot Susan Bealor
Susan Bealor
Graphic Designer, Marketing & Communications
Staff Headshot Gina Berquist
Gina Berquist
Vice President of Enrollment Management
Office of the Registrar Team Lynette
Linette Bethurum
Assistant Registrar/Online Success Coach (503) 251-6444
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Azaria Coakley
Digital Media Coordinator
Staff Headshot Junior Cortez
Junior Cortez
Videographer/Graphic Designer, Marketing & Communications
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Betty Crews
Assistant Registrar (503) 251-5376
Staff Headshot Austin Davis
Austin Davis
Copywriter / Public Relations Specialist, Marketing & Communications
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Barbara Fetters
Assistant Registrar (503) 251-5374
Staff Headshot Robby Larson
Robby Larson, Ed.D.
Vice President of Advancement (503) 251-6464
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Amanda Lowe
Financial Aid Counselor (503) 251-5339
Staff Headshot Cynthia Mathai
Cynthia Mathai, M.A.
Director, Alumni & Parent Relations (503) 251-6458
Staff Headshot Donna Myers
Donna S. Myers
Interim Director, Financial Aid (503) 251-5336
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Sarah Parker
Donor Relations Specialist (503) 251-6462
Staff Headshot Alyssa Trulen
Alyssa Trulen, M.B.M.
Director, Marketing & Communications
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Mia Utterback
Financial Aid Counselor (503) 251-5334
Staff Headshot Kimberly Won
Kimberly Won
Lead Editor / Copywriter, Marketing & Communications

Board of Trustees

Dr. Ben Ochs, Chair
Executive Development Consultant
Tualatin, OR

 

Mrs. Sue Ruud Stover, Vice-chair
Retired Business Owner
Windermere, FL

 

Mr. Chuck Landers, Treasurer
CPA
Portland, OR

 

Pastor Nathan Nymeyer, Secretary
Youth Pastor
Vancouver, WA

Pastor Cliff Chappell, Member at Large
Pastor
Vancouver, WA

 

Pastor Victor Alvarizares
Senior Pastor
Portland, OR

 

Mr. Brad Bickley
Global President, Infant Goods
Taipei, Taiwan

 

Mr. Paul Colligan
CEO, Internet Company
Portland, OR

Mr. Clifford Cook
Financial Planner
Arroyo Grande, CA

 

Pastor Scott Gilchrist
Pastor
Beaverton, OR

 

Mr. Brent Mesquit
Program Manager
Portland, OR

 

Dr. Jay Mosser
Pastor
University Place, WA

 

Mr. Jonathan Ortiz-Myers
Turnaround CEO
Portland, OR

Mr. Michael Schatz
COO of a Marketing Agency
Franklin, TN

 

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

 

Mrs. Bridget Jeffries
Banker
Cumming, GA

 

Ms. Adrienne Livingston
Nonprofit Manager
Clackamas, OR