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Leadership

Office of the President

Beck A. Taylor, Ph.D.

President's Cabinet

Kenneth M. Brown
Chief Information Officer & Director, Office of Institutional Effectiveness

Forrest H. Buckner, Ph.D.
Dean of Spiritual Life & Campus Pastor

JaCenda R. Davidson
Associate Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

Timothy W. Demant
Director of Athletics

Lorna Hernandez Jarvis, Ph.D.
Chief Diversity Officer and Associate Vice President for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Scott A. McQuilkin, Ph.D.
Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Luz I. Merkel
Associate Vice President for Finance & Administration

Gregory A. Orwig 
Vice President for Admissions & Financial Aid

Lawrence K. Probus
Vice President for Finance & Administration

Rhosetta R. Rhodes
Vice President for Student Life & Dean of Students

Gregor A. Thuswaldner, Ph.D.
Provost & Executive Vice President

Board of Trustees

Rev. Peter B. Barnes, D.Min.
Senior Pastor, First Presbyterian Church
Winston-Salem, N.C.

James S. Bennett, Jr. '89
President/CEO, Luvo Wealth Advisors
Bellevue, Wash.

Mark J. Benson
Retired Vice President of Public Affairs, PotlatchDeltic Corp.
Spokane, Wash.

Charles L. Boppell '65
Retired President & CEO, Worldwide Restaurant Concepts
Rancho Mirage, Calif.

Jeremiah Case '01
Senior Director of External Reporting, Nike, Inc.
Beaverton, Ore.

Scott C. Chandler '85
Managing Partner, Franklin Court Partners, Inc.
Littleton, Colo.

Randy E. Clark
Chairman of the Board, Farmer Brothers, Inc.
Whitworth Volunteer
Spokane, Wash.

Rev. Paul Cunningham, D.Min.
Senior Pastor, La Jolla Presbyterian Church
La Jolla, Calif.

Travis Downs III '85, J.D.
Partner, Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd, LLP
San Diego, Calif.

Rev. Scott Dudley, Ph.D.
Senior Pastor, Bellevue Presbyterian Church
Bellevue, Wash.

Andrew Erickson '84
Seattle, Wash.

Dr. David J. Flesher '81
Surgeon, Orthopedic Associates
Oklahoma City, Okla.

Rev. Nancy Trumble Fox, D. Miss
Parish Associate, National Presbyterian Church, Washington, D.c.
Bethesda, Md.

Alycia A. Gebbers
Gebbers Farms
Brewster, Wash.

Rev. Robyn Hogue '77
Senior Pastor, Skyline Presbyterian Church
Tacoma, Wash.

Gary J. Hopkins '77
President & CEO, George C. Hopkins Construction
Glendale, Calif.

Josh Hug '00
Co-founder & COO, Remitly, Inc.
Seattle, Wash.

John Kaites, J.D.
Owner, Global Security Innovative Strategies (GSIS)
Phoenix, Ariz.

Brian Kirkpatrick (Chair)
Retired CFO, T-Mobile USA
Bonney Lake, Wash.

Andrea Lairson '81, J.D.
Self-Employed Attorney in Private Practice
Redmond, Wash.

Julie L. Levi
Attorney
San Diego, Calif.

Octavio J. Morales
Senior Vice President of Operations, Tierpoint
Liberty Lake, Wash.

David G. Myers '64, Ph.D.
John Dirk Werkman Professor of Psychology, Hope College
Holland, Mich.

David M. Nelson '71, Ph.D.
Professor of Economics, Western Washington University
CEO and Founder, Finance & Resource Management Consultants, Inc.
Bellingham, Wash.

Walter M. Oliver '67
Retired Senior VP-HR/Administration, General Dynamics Corp.
Phoenix, Ariz.

Shelly O'Quinn '97
CEO, Innovia Foundation
Spokane, Wash.

Rev. Eric Peterson '85, D.Min.
Senior Pastor, Colbert Presbyterian Church
Colbert, Wash.

L. Denice Randle '07
Executive Director, Peace Community Center

Tacoma, Wash.

Dr. Jennifer V. Ratcliffe '86
Physician & Medical Director, Advanced Fertility Associates Medical Group
Santa Rosa, Calif.

Barbara L. Richter '77
Retired Procter & Gamble Executive
Seattle, Wash.

Andy Robblee '95
President, Six Robblees', Inc.
Seattle, Wash.

Kenneth M. Roberts '68
Chief Investment Strategist, Palouse Capital Management
Spokane, Wash.

Rev. John Sowers '88
Senior Pastor, First Presbyterian Church
Spokane, Wash.

Fred Stockton
Retired Entrepreneur
Scottsdale, Ariz.

Anne McCulloch Storm '74
Community Volunteer
Newport Beach, Calif.

Beck A. Taylor, Ph.D.
President, Whitworth University
Spokane, Wash.

Jason Thackston '92 
Senior Vice President for Energy Resources, Avista Corp.
Spokane, Wash.

Brenda Williams
Vice President, The Williams Group
Olympia, Wash.

Terri R. Wilson '78
Retired Vice President of Operations, Spokane Teachers Credit Union
Tucson, Ariz.