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 Senior Administration

Gene Edelbach

President


Glenn Elssmann, M.A.

Chairman of the Board


Ed Boyatt,Ed.D., M.Div

Senior Vice President

Administrator-Instructor

Ed.D Educational Administration – University of Southern California

M.Div Systematic Theology – Andrews University (1968)

B.A. – Theology – Walla Walla College (1966)


Manual Alamo Jr., B.S.

Associate Vice-President for Student Life

Administrator-Instructor

B.S. – Physical Therapy – Manila Adventist Medical-Center of Medical Arts, Pasay City, Philippines  


Jamie Bird, Ed. D., M.B.A.

Academic Vice President

Administrator-Instructor

Ed.D. Business Education – La Sierra University (2003)

M.S. Geology – Loma Linda University (2014)

M.A. – History – Western New Mexico University (2013)

M.B.A Finance – La Sierra University (2000)

B.A. History – Canadian Union College (1999)


Jankel Coronado, B.S.

Associate Vice-President Marketing & Enrollment

B.S. Business Administration: International Business – La Sierra University (2004), Magna Cum Laude

Minor: Italian (2004) – Villa Aurora, Firenze, Italy

 

Faculty

Manual Alamo Jr., B.S.

B.A. – Physical Therapy – Manila Adventist Medical-Center of Medical Arts (2000)  

Physical Education


Norma Alban, Ed.D., M.S., M.Ed.

Andrews University

Si Se Puete! Program Director

Ed.D. – Religious Education: Family Life Education – Andrews University (2002)

M.S. – Public Health – Western Kentucky University (1991)

M.Ed. – School Counseling – Walla Walla College (1978)

B.A. – English as a Second Language – Universidad Central del Ecuador (1964)  

Spanish, English as a Second Language



Hogla Barcelo, M.A.

University of California, Riverside

M.A. – Spanish Literature – University of California, Riverside (1989)

TESL – University of California, Riverside (1989)

B.A. – Spanish Literature – University of California (1980)

Spanish


Jamie Bird, Ed. D., M.B.A., M.S., M.A.

Ed.D. Business Education – La Sierra University (2003)

M.S. – Geology – Loma Linda University (2014)

M.A. – History – Western New Mexico University (2013)

M.B.A – Finance – La Sierra University (2000)

B.A. – History – Canadian Union College (1999)

Business, Geology, History, Philosophy of Science


Myrna Benitez

P.A. Emergency Physician Assistant Program – University of Southern California (1974

P.A. Physician Assistant – University of California, Los Angeles (1973)

R.N. – Rio Hondo College (1980)

B.A. – La Sierra University (1969)

Western Healthcare Practices and Communication, English as a Second Language


Anthony Cadavid, M.B.A.

M.B.A. – Marketing – La Sierra University (2000)

B.A. – Management – La Sierra University (1999)

Business

 

Obed Carrera

M.B.A. – La Sierra University (2013)

B.S. – Exercise Science – La Sierra University (2005)

Physical Education


James Carter

Ph.D. – Biochemistry – Loma Linda University (2009)

B.S. – Biology – California State University (2000)

Biology, Chemistry


Nancy Choi, R.N.

B.S. Nursing – California State University – Fullerton (1996)

A.S. Nursing – Southern College of S.D.A. (1994)

A.S. Allied Health – Southern College of S.D.A. (1991)

Western Healthcare Practices and Communication – Pharmacology, Nursing Skills, Anatomy & Physiology Review, Job Skills


Shelly Cochran

B.A. – English – Pacific Union College

English as a Second Language


Allan Collins, M.S.

M.S. – Psychology – Portland State University (2005)

B.S. – Psychology – Pacific Union College (1997)

Psychology, Sociology, English as a Second Language


Daniel Dial, Ed.D., Ed.S., M.A., B.S.E.

Ed.D. – Administration and Leadership – Loma Linda University (1993)

Ed.S. – Supervision & Instruction – Loma Linda University (1987)

M.A. – English – Adventist University of Philippines (1979)

B.S.E. – Education – Mountain View College (1970)

English, English as a Second Language


Leanne Drieberg, M.P.H.

MPH, Health Administration and Health Promotion and Education - Loma Linda University (1995)

B. Sc. – Nursing - Loma Linda University (1988)

A.S. – Nursing - Southern University of S.D.A. (1984)

Western Healthcare Practices and Communication, English as a Second Language


Roy Ejurango, M.Ed

M.Ed – ESL Education – Avondale College (2003)

B.Ed – Elementary Education – Southwestern University (1992)

B.A. – Theology – Philippine Union Collge (1989)

English as a Second Language, Religion


Evelyn Fernando, M.S.

M.S. – Biology – Adventist University of the Philippines (1996)

B.S. – Biology – Philippine Union College (1990)

Anatomy & Physiology, Biology, Microbiology


Ranjan Fernando, M.S.

Ph.D – Geology – Loma Linda University – (expected 2017)

M.S. – Biology – Adventist University of Philippines (1996)

B.S. – Biology and Chemistry – Spicer Memorial College (1987)

Anatomy & Physiology, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics


Monte Fleming, M.A., M.S.

Ph.D. – Geology - Loma Linda University – (expected 2017)

M.S. – Geology - Loma Linda University – (2013)

M.A. – Music - University of California, Riverside (2004)

B.A. Music, Magna Cum Laude – La Sierra University (2002)

English as a Second Language, Humanities, Geology, Physics


Jennifer Gless, M.Ed.

M.Ed - Health Education – University of Tennessee (2002)

B.S. Health, Physical Education & Recreation (2002)

Health, P.E., Nutrition


Stephen Hale, M.B.A.

Ph.D – Organizational Management – University of Phoenix (abd)

M.B.A. – University of Phoenix (1991)

B.S. – Information Systems – California State University – Fullerton (1987)

B.S. – Accounting – California State University – Long Beach (1974)

Business, Computers


Melanya Harris, Ed.D., M.S.W.

Ed.D. – La Sierra University 

M.S.W. – Loma Linda University (2002)

Psychology, Sociology


In Seok Jeon, Ph.D., M.Div.

Ph.D – Social Policy and Research, Loma Linda University (2011)

MDiv – Andrews University Seminary (1992)

B.A. Theology – Sahmyook University (1989)

Religion, Statistics


Ernest John, Ph.D., M.S., M.Phil

Ph.D. – Chemistry – University of Idaho (1988)

M.Phil. – Chemistry – Quaid-A-Azam University (1982)

M.Sc. – Chemistry – Quaid-A-Azam (1978)

B.S. – Chemistry – Punjab University (1972)

Chemistry


Dorin Lataeanu, M.T.S.

M.T.S – Theological Studies – La Sierra University (2013)

B.A. – Religous Studies – La Sierra University (2010)

Religion


Mana Manoukian, M.S.N.

M.S.N. – Adult Gerontology – Loma Linda University (2014)

B.S. – Nursing – Loma Linda University (2010)

A.S. – Nursing – Loma Linda University (2009)

B.A. – Piano Performance – Lebanese National Higher Conservatory of Music (2005)

A.S. – Piano Teaching – Parsegh Ganatchian (1998)

Western Healthcare Practices and Communication, English as a Second Language, Music


Garth Jon Olango, Ph.D., M.D.

M.D. – Doctor of Medicine – Loma Linda University (2006)

Ph.D. – Microbiology & Molecular Genetics – Loma Linda University (2001)

M.S. – Biology – Walla Walla College (1996)

B.S. – Zoology – Andrews University (1994)

B.A. – Theology – Andrews University (1992)

Biology, Anatomy/Physiology


Ester Ramdin Oyoyo, M.S.Ed

M.S.Ed – School Education – University of New England (2003)

B.S. – Education – Hartland College (1998)

English as a Second Language


Joel Peterson, Esq., J.D.

J.D. – Western State University, College of Law (1996)

B.A. – International Communications – Pacific Union College (1988)

B.A. – Business Administration – Pacific Union College (1988)

Business, Oral Communication


Lindsay Pollard, M.S.W.

ACSW- 2008 State Boards in progress for LCSW licensure

M.S.W. -Master of Soc Work- Loma Linda University (2003)

B.S.W. - Social Work – La Sierra University (1994)

Psychology, Sociology


Mogi Pompe, M.A.

M.A. – TESOL – Andrews University (2014)

B.A. – Psychology and Liguistics – University of South Africa (2003)

B.A. – Speech and Hearing Therapy – University of Witwatersrand (1992)

English as a Second Language


Nathan Powers, M.A.

M.A. – English – La Sierra University (2006)

B.A. – English – La Sierra University (2004)

English, Philosophy


Breanna Strauss Ramirez

B.A. – Commercial Photography – Brooks Institute (2008)

Digital Media, Photography


Benjamin Scott, D.M.F.T.

D.M.F.T. – Loma Linda University (2013)

M.M.F.T – Loma Linda University (2006)

B.S. – Psychology and Nursing – Southern Adventist University (1999)

Psychology, Sociology


Herbert Shand, Ed.D., M.P.H., M.Ed.

Ed.D. – Administration and Leadership – Loma Linda University (1987)

M.P.H. – Health Education – Loma Linda University (1982)

M. Ed. – Administration and Supervision – University of Miami (FL) (1978)

Chemistry


Olugbenga Solademi, M.B.A.

M.B.A. – Finance – La Sierra University (2011)

B.S. – Accounting – Babcock University (2003)

Business


Lana Vaughan, R.D.

R.D. – Nutrition - Loma Linda University (2009)

B.S. – Physical Education – Pacific Union College (2005)

Health, Physical Education, Nutrition


Heather Yi, M.S.

M.S. – Telecommunications Management – Stevens Institute of Technology (2004)

B.A. – Math – Sung Kyun Kwan University (1982)

Math, English as a Second Language


Staff 

 

Olubunmi Ajayi

Student Records Support Staff

Bayero University


Jeanne Aranda

Student Financial Aid

California State University – San Bernardino

B.A. Business Administration (1984)


Christine Ammon

Student Finances


Nancy Choi, R.N.

Western Healthcare Practices and Communication Support Services

B.S. – Nursing – California State University – Fullerton (1996)


Leanne Drieberg, M.P.H.

Student Records Support Staff

MPH, Health Administration and Health Promotion and Education - Loma Linda University (1995)

B. Sc. – Nursing - Loma Linda University (1988)

A.S. – Nursing - Southern University of S.D.A. (1984)


Martha Leite

International Student Life Counselor

Universidade Federal de Juiz de For a (1997)


Mana Manoukian, M.S.N.

WHPC Coordinator

M.S.N. – Adult Gerontology – Loma Linda University (2014)

B.S. – Nursing – Loma Linda University (2010)

A.S. – Nursing – Loma Linda University (2009)

B.A. – Piano Performance – Lebanese National Higher Conservatory of Music (2005)

A.S. – Piano Teaching – Parsegh Ganatchian (1998)


James Ohm

WHPC Services Coordinator

B.S. Medical Technology (1976)


Joana Reyes

Student Accounts

 

 

Tolulope Adeniyi, M.B.A

Assistant Registrar

M.B.A. La Sierra University (2010)

 

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