Jonathan Allbaugh, MA

Ratified: 06/21/11
Committees: Student Life (Chair)

Bio: Jonathan is the pastor at Palomar Heights Church in San Marcos, California. Jon earned a master of arts in religion from Vanguard University.  Jonathan currently serves as the Secretary for the Corporation and the Board of Trustees.

Curt Carson, MBA

ex-officio as chair of the Vanguard University Foundation Board
Ratified: 06/09/09
Committee: Finance

Bio: Curt earned his graduate degree at Stonier Graduate School of Banking, Rutgers University (New Brunswick NJ), where he majored in economics, business and banking. He has more than 40 years of banking experience, most recently serving as the managing director of the Private Bank for Southern California for Union Bank of California. His experience includes consumer banking, commercial banking, private banking and wealth management. Currently retired from banking, he is doing consulting with the Client Advocate Network Group.

David W. Clark

David W. Clark, PhD

Ratified: 06/15/10
Committee: Academic

Bio: President of Media Analysts, a marketing consulting firm serving ministry and nonprofit organizations. He is a member of the board of PowerPoint, the broadcast ministry of Dr. Jack Graham and as an adjunct professor at Dallas Baptist University in the doctoral program in higher educatin. In 2003, Dr. Clark became the sixth president of Palm Beach Atlantic University and retired in June 2009. He was the founding dean of Regent University and the dean of the College of Communication and the Arts where he launched the first PhD program. Dr. Clark has served as president of FamilyNet, vice president of Broadcast Communications for the Southern Baptist Convention, president of KMC Media, vice president of marketing at the Christian Broadcasting Network and Federal bankruptcy trustee for Heritage USA. He has produced dozens of award-winning radio and television programs including the Emmy winning documentary for ABC Television and the Hallmark Channel, We Shall Not Be Moved. He has served on the National Religious Broadcasters board of directors for over 30 years and was president and chairman for six years. Dr. Clark is a graduate of Evangel University and holds an MDiv from Northern Baptist Siminary and an MA and PhD from the University of Iowa in rhetoric and communication theory.

Admiral Vernon E. Clark, USN (ret.)

Ratified: 06/21/11
Committee: Advancement

Bio: Admiral Clark retired in 2005 after completing the Navy’s second-longest tenure as Chief of Naval Operations (CNO). He served aboard naval destroyers and commanded the Carl Vinson Battle Group/Cruiser Destroyer Group Three, the Second Fleet, and the Atlantic Fleet. Previously, he served in several capacities in the Office of Naval Operations, including Special Assistant to the Director of the Systems Analysis Division, Administrative Assistant to the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, and Administrative Aide to the Vice Chief of Naval Operations. Admiral Clark directed the Joint Staff’s Crisis Action Team for Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. In additional to Vanguard, Admiral Clark serves on the Board of Directors of Raytheon Company, Stanford Research Institute (SRI) International, the Armed Forces YMCA and the world Board of Governors of the USO. He is a graduate of Evangel University and holds an MBA from the University of Arkansas and honorary doctorate degrees from the University of Toledo, Old Dominion University, Northwest University and Palm Beach Atlantic University. He attended Officer Candidate School and received his Navy commission in August 1968. Recently, Admiral Clark co-chaired the independent panel for the Fort Hood investigation.

Tim Dresselhaus, MD MPH

Ratified: 06/21/11
Committee: Academic (Chair)

Bio: Tim is a clinical professor of medicine at the University of California and associate chief of the medical service of the VA San Diego Healthcare System. He also serves as the director of the University of California San Diego department of medicine core clerkship, a 12-week rotation required of all third year students. He serves on the Assemblies of God World Missions board and chairs the board of the China Training Network.

Doug Green, DMin

Ratified: 06/21/11
Committee: Advancement

Bio: Doug is the pastor of North Hills Church (Brea, CA). He received his DMin from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Doug currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees. He also serves on the national board for the Assemblies of God World Missions (AGWM) Department. Doug loves to eat, laugh, and discover something new – especially with his family nearby.

Bob Greiner, MBA

Ratified: 11/30/10
Committees: Finance

Bio: Bob is the President of Mission Ventures, Inc, a farm management company, and Cabot Packing, LLC. He is also a Labor Committee member of the California Grape and Tree Fruit League and Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for First Assembly of God in Visalia. Bob received his Executive MBA from the University of Washington.

Richard M. Guerra, MA

ex-officio as Superintendent of the Southern California District Council of the Assemblies of God
Ratified: 06/01/10
Committee: Student Life

Bio: Rich came to District Leadership after serving as the Senior Pastor of Visalia First Assembly for 12 years. Under his leadership, the church saw tremendous growth and relocated their Worship Center, Elementary School, and Church Offices to a 40 acre (Akers) campus, while retaining their 5 acre (Walnut) campus for the Preschool, Jr. High and Sr. High Schools. The Miracle League of Visalia baseball field for special needs children is located on the Akers Campus and presently is the only one of its kind on the West Coast. Rich served as the Executive Presbyter for Region One in the Southern California District prior to being elected as the Assistant Superintendent, and then District Superintendent in 2010. Rich received his BA and MA from Vanguard University.

John C. Martin, DMin

Ratified: 06/15/10
Committee: Academic

Bio: John is the lead pastor at First Assebmly of God in Victorville, California and sectional presbyter for the Mojave section with the Southern California District Council of the Assemblies of God. He is a graduate of Northwest University, earned an MA from Trinity Evanglical Divinity School and DMin from Fuller Theological Seminary. Prior to moving to Southern California, John pastored several churches in the Northwest District of the Assemblies of God and served on several Advisory Boards at Northwest University.

David Oddo, MBA

Ratified: 06/15/10
Committee: ex-officio on all committees

Bio: David currently owns two property investment and development companies. He is also the president of Pinnacle Precision Sheet Metal Corporation. During his 35-year business career, he has started six businesses. Prior to his current position, he served as president of Superior Engineered Products. David earned his MBA from Vanguard University and has served as an adjunct professor for Vanguard. David currently serves as Chair for the Board of Trustees.

Lance Pittluck

Ratified: 06/09/09
Committees: Academic Committee

Bio: earned his undergraduate degree from Pepperdine University (Malibu, CA) and graduated with a Master of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary (Pasadena, CA).  Lance has pastored church plants in Southern California, Long Island, NY, and South Shore in Rockville Centre, NY. He has served as the East Coast Regional Director with Vineyard USA for 13 years.  In 1997, Lance became the senior pastor at The Vineyard Anaheim and is currently serving as the Western Regional Overseer for Vineyard USA.  Lance has served two years as a member of the Student Life Committee on the Board of Trustees and will now serve as a committee member on the Academic Committee.

Tom Prince, MBA

Ratified: 06/15/10
Committee: Finance (Chair)

Bio: Tom received his undergraduate and MBA degrees at the University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles. Tom is a senior management executive with 40 years of experience in financial services. He has demonstrated an ability to combine strong leadership, organizational, and management skills to various disciplines within financial services, with primary emphasis on the finance function.

Evelyn Robertson

Evelyn Robertson, EdD

Ratified: 12/01/09
Committee: Advancement (Chair)

Bio: Evelyn, founder of the consulting firm Robertson and Associates, is an organization change consultant with experience assisting large organizations in designing and implementing strategic change and tactical business improvement strategies. Evelyn is experienced in the successful development of innovative programs as well as the implementation of targeted leadership, management, and change strategies. Robertson has consulted with numerous organizations including Beckman Coulter, Xerox, Port of San Diego, Philip Morris, LA Unified School District, Southern California Edison, Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Hughes Aircraft/Hughes Missile Systems, Lockheed Martin, University of Southern California, Northrop, Solectron, San Diego Regional Airport Authority, Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, Port of Long Beach, Northeastern Regional Hospital, Ameritech, Sun MicroSystems, Compaq, Kinko’s, Salomon Brothers, Irvine Ranch Water District, and Xerox China Limited. Dr. Robertson earned an EdD in Organization Change and M.B.A. both from Pepperdine University (Malibu, California), and a BSc in Business from the University of Washington (Seattle).

Del Tarr

Delbert (Del) Tarr, Jr., PhD

Ratified: 12/01/09
Committee: Student Life

Bio: Del is currently the Missions Pastor of Capital Christian Center (Sacramento, CA). He brings to the board over 50 years of diversity and cultural experience having lived or ministered in 70 countries in Asia, Africa, and Europe. Del received his BA from North Central University (Minneapolis, MN) and his MA and PhD are from the University of Minnesota with concentrations in Cultural Anthropology and Cross Cultural Communications. Besides English, Del is fluent in French, Mori of Burkina Faso, and Eve of Togo West Africa. Del is Professor Emeritus at the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (Springfield, MO) where he previously served as President for 9 years. In Africa, Dr. Tarr directed the Mossiland Bible School (Burkina Faso) and later founded Faculte Theologique de l’Afrique Occidentale (Lome, Togo). Dr. Tarr is also the founding president of California Theological Seminary (Fresno, CA) where he served for nine years. Del was a member of the International Roman Catholic/Pentecostal Dialogue team for over 10 years and is a published author.

Carol A. Taylor, PhD

ex-officio as President of Vanguard University
Ratified: 06/09/09
Committee: ex-officio on all committees

Bio: Dr. Carol Taylor began as Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs of Vanguard University in August of 2007 and holds a faculty appointment as Professor in the School of Education. Dr. Taylor has a PhD in multilingual/multicultural education from Florida State University, a master of arts in cross-cultural communication from the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, and a bachelor of science in elementary education from Evangel University. Before joining Vanguard, Dr. Taylor served for seven years as the vice provost for undergraduate education at Biola University in La Mirada, California. Prior to that, she worked for 12 years in administration and research at Educational Testing Service in Princeton, NJ. She has teaching and administrative experience ranging from elementary education to graduate university levels. Over the years she has served in the public marketplace as an advocate for second language learners and international students; taught at the University of Nebraska, Omaha; Florida State University; and Eastern Michigan University; consulted for state departments of education and national resource centers; and worked with national testing committees on large-scale testing. She has taught and/or lectured nationally and in 11 countries internationally. She has been a facilitator and mentor in the CCCU Women’s Leadership Development Institute and serves on the CCCU Student Academic Programs Commission.

Johanna Townsend, MTS

Ratified: 06/15/10
Committee: Student Life

Bio: Johanna is the president of For Kids Only. With her bachelor’s degree in English and Masters in Theological Studies, Johanna has served as a public school teacher and director of children’s ministry at Newport Mesa Church. She has also been instrumental in the design of curriculum used nationally by Royal Family Kids Camps, Inc. to minister to abused and neglected children at campuses nation-wide. Johanna is a member of the Advancement Committee.

Ken Wayman, JD

Ratified: 06/21/11
Committee: Audit (Chair), Finance

Bio: Ken received his juris doctorate from Pepperdine and practices civil, administrative and trial law in Santa Ana, CA. He is a former school teacher with the Newport-Mesa Unified School District. He has served extensively on various school and ministry-related boards.

George O Wood

George O. Wood, DThP, JD

Ratified: 06/21/11 as Trustee Emeritus
Committee: Academic

Bio: Dr. George O. Wood was elected chief executive officer of the Assemblies of God at the 52nd General Council in August 2007. As general superintendent of the Assemblies of God, USA, part of the largest Pentecostal denomination in the world, he is a member of the denomination’s executive leadership team and executive presbytery. The church has over 12,300 congregations in the United States with some 2.8 million members and adherents. The U.S. Assemblies of God is part of a larger World Assemblies of God fellowship with a membership of over 60 million. Prior to his present position, Wood served the church as its general secretary for 14 years. He was assistant superintendent of the Southern California District from 1988-93. Wood pastored Newport-Mesa Christian Center in Costa Mesa, California, for 17 years. He was elected to serve as chairman of the World Assemblies of God Fellowship at its meeting in Lisbon, Portugal in May, 2008. The son of missionary parents to China and Tibet, Wood holds a doctoral degree in pastoral theology from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California, and a juris doctorate from Western State University College of Law in Fullerton, California. He did his undergraduate work at Evangel University (College) in Springfield, Missouri, and served the college in several capacities, including being director of spiritual life and student life from 1965-71. He was ordained by the Southern Missouri District in 1967.

Glenn Howard, PhD, JD, CPA

Approved: 02/11/11
Committees: Audit Committee (Non-Trustee)

Bio: Glenn is an attorney at Law and member of the California State Bar.  He is also a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California.  Glenn holds a PhD from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC in International development, law, business, trade, finance, and politics.  He holds a Juris Doctor form the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento and a BA and MS from CSU, Sacramento in accounting, economics, and business administration.  Dr. Howard maintains a private law practice representing non-profit organizations and private foundations, regarding formation, mergers, regulatory issues, business transactions, corporate matters, tax exemptions, finance and general law.  His clients include a range of nonprofit social service providers, church organizations, private foundations, and business concerns.  Glenn also serves a number of charities.  He serves on the Board of Royal Family Kids’ Camps and as their part-time CFO and business/legal counsel.  He also supports THINK Together, an after-school tutoring program for 50,000 at-risk children at 230 learning centers in poor minority areas of Orange, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, and Riverside Counties.  Other charities include Hands Together, a Center for Children, and the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra.  Beyond his own law practice, his professional experience includes being a partner with two law firms that handled exclusively business, real estate, tax, and administrative law matters.  He was a senior accountant with Essary, Dal Porto and Lowe.  He was also an attorney with the IRS in their estate and gift tax division in San Francisco and was an assistant to a Federal District Judge in Sacramento.  Glenn has extensive nonprofit service with foundations, hospice care and hospitals, and various Episcopal Diocese and church groups, frequently serving as treasurer or audit committee member.  Glenn served as a tenured faculty member at Howard University.  His adjunct and lecturing service includes Vanguard University, CSU Fullerton, CSU Sacramento. His primary areas of teaching included income taxation, business law, CPA review, and public policy formation.  Glenn is currently serving on the Audit Committee of the Board of Trustees as a non-Trustee.

Jeremy Moser

Approved: 03/25/11
Committee:  Audit Committee (Non-Trustee)

Bio: Jeremy holds an MBA in Organizational Leadership and a BA in Accounting and Finance from Vanguard University.  Jeremy is an advocate for Christian Education as he believes that it is a key influencer for life long decisions and allows one to integrate their faith into all aspects of their life.  This environment provides a strong foundation of one’s faith on which the rest of their life will be built.  In addition to serving as the CFO at Mariner’s Church (Irvine, CA),  he serves as the Secretary of the Board for the National Association of Church Business Administration (NACBA), CFO/Treasurer for Tahquitz Pines, which is a Christian Camp in Idyllwild that is associated with Mariners, and has served on Elder Boards for various churches in the area.  Jeremy services on the Audit Committee as a non-Trustee.