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2022 Disciples Seminary Foundation Board of Trustees


Executive Committee:


Rev. Dr. LaTaunya M. (Toni) Bynum 

Regional Minister, Northern California-Northern Nevada region


Rev. Pedro Ramos-Goycolea 

Pastor at Desert Dove Christian Church in Tucson, Arizona


Rev. Sandy Messick 

Transitional Regional Minister for the Northern Lights Region of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)


Treasurer & Finance Committee Chair:

Rev. Dr. Robert Welsh

Former President of the Council on Christian Unity


Co-Nominating Committee Chair:

Rev. Dr. Lisa Tunstall

Speech/Language Pathologist - Los Angeles Unified School District, Associate Pastor at McCarty Memorial Christian Church. 

Former Board Chair:

Rev. Marilyn Fiddmont

Vice President, Southwest Zone for Christian Church Foundation

Development Committee Chair & Co-Nominating Committee Chair: 

Rev. Dr. Ben Bohren 

Retired Regional Minister (Northern California-Northern Nevada region)

Education Committee Chair:

Rev. Lori Tapia

National Pastor for Hispanic Ministries of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)


Young K. Susan Chung, M.D.

Retired child and adolescent psychiatrist

Rev. Sadie Cullumber

Pastor, Harbor Christian Church in Newport Beach, CA


Rev. Michelle Harris-Gloyer 

Associate Pastor, First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Orange, CA

Rev. Rosario Ibarra

Building and Capital Services Advisor for Disciples Church Extension Fund

Lindsey Jacobs

Assistant Director for Legacy Planning at Chapman, layperson from First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Orange, CA

Rev. Kyungmok Lee

Children's Ministry Director at Downey Memorial Christian Church and Co-Pastor at Sallims Christian Church

Kenneth Oh

Layperson at Saegil Christian Church in Burbank, CA

Dr. Tom Perring

Professor of Entomology at the University of California, Riverside, layperson from First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Orange, CA

Rev. Richie Sanchez 

Regional Minister and President-CEO for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the Pacific Southwest Region


Rev. Darryl E. Searuggs 

Airline pilot and Regional Reconciliation Minister (Central Rocky Mountain Region)

Rev. Dr. R. Larry Snow 

Retired Pastor


Ann Willard

Layperson from Chalice Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

Rev. Dr. Douglas Wirt

Co-Regional Minister, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Oregon and Southwest Idaho


Rev. Dr. Kah-Jin "Jeffrey" Kuan

President of Claremont School of Theology at Willamette University and Professor of Hebrew Bible and Asian-American Hermeneutics

Rev. Dr. David Vásquez-Levy

President of Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, California

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Chair, Rev. LaTaunya Bynum