The work of the Trustees is to give governance oversight to the mission, values, policies, programs, and resources of the University. They are Ambassadors of Fresno Pacific University who use their talents and abilities to further the university. The governance, property, affairs and business of the Corporation (Fresno Pacific University) shall be managed by the Board of Trustees.

Board Executive


Joshua Wilson

Joshua Wilson, J.D.

Board Chair
Shafter, CA
Darling & Wilson, Attorney


Royce Fast

Royce Fast

Vice Chair/Treasurer, Chair/Budget, Finance, and Facilities Committee.
Bakersfield, CA
R & G Farms, Partner


Ed Eng

Ed Eng, M.B.A.

Secretary
Fresno, CA
State Center Community College District, Vice Chancellor Finance and Administration (Retired)


Will Dyck

Will Dyck, M.A.

Fresno, CA
Summa Properties, CEO


Xavier Pina

Xavier Piña, Ed.D.

Chair, Academic Committee
Hanford, CA
Armona Union Elementary School District, Superintendent


Aaron Wiens

Aaron Wiens, O.D.

Chair, Board Development and Enrollment Committees
Fresno, CA
Fogg, Maxwell, Lanier, Remington Eyecare, Doctor


Nicolas Allen

Nicolas Allen, CFP®, M.A.

Chair, Audit and Campus Life Committees
Fresno, CA
Ameriprise Financial, Financial Advisor


Ronald Smith

Ronald Smith, Ed.D.

Chair, Seminary Committee
Fresno, CA
Sterling & Smith Funeral Directors, Inc, President


Jordan Ringhofer

Jordan Ringhofer, M.A.

Kingsburg, CA
Pacific District Conference, District Minister


Board Members


Patrick Coyle

Patrick Coyle, M.Div.

Shafter, CA
Shafter MB Church, Lead Pastor


Steven Dicks

Steven Dick

Fresno, CA
Inspiration Cruises & Tours Inc, President and CEO


Jason Ekk

Jason Ekk, J.D.

Visalia, CA
Darling & Wilson, Attorney


Arthur L. "Bud" Klassen

Reedley, CA
Klassen & Associates Insurance Services, Owner


Paul Micu

Paul Micu, M.A.

Clovis, CA
Preaching Pastor, Highview Bible Church


Linda Montemayor

Linda Montemayor, M.A.

Visalia, CA
Rocky Hill Elementary School, Principal


Linda Montemayor

Nichole Mosqueda

Clovis, CA
Camarena Health, Chief Administrative Officer


Ken Neufeld

Ken Neufeld, M.P.A.

Fresno, CA
London Properties, Broker Associate


Cary Nikkel

Cary Nikkel

Bakersfield, CA
Vaquero Energy Inc., Chief Financial Officer


James Parks

James Parks, J.D.

Fresno, CA
West Fresno Christian Center, Pastor


Kelsey Penner-mattox

Kelsey Penner-Mattox, PsyD

Madera, CA
California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation - Avenal State Prison, Psychologist


Larry Powell

Larry Powell, M.A.

Fresno, CA
Peoples Church, Pastor for Community Connections


Garry Prieb, M.Div.

Fresno, CA
Retired FPU Staff


John Gregory Root

John Gregory Root, Ed.S

Bakersfield, CA
Bakersfield Christian High School, VP for Academic Growth


Don Warkentine

Don Warkentine, C.P.A.

Fresno, CA
Daniel, Towle & Warkentine, CPAs, Owner


Emeritus Trustees


Dale Boese
Eugene Enns
Patrick (Pat) Evans
Velma Dyck
Max Steinert
Alvin Warkentine


Recording Secretary


Gwen Burks

Gwen Burks, M.A.

Fresno, CA
Fresno Pacific University, Executive Assistant to the President


FPU Representatives to the Board


Photo of Laura Tekunoff.

Laura Tekunoff, Staff Caucus President

Staff Representative


Photo of Quentin P. Kinnison, Ph.D.

Quentin P. Kinnison, Ph.D.

Faculty Senate Chair


Veronica Mendez Garcia, Student Body President

Student Body Representative