Committee Members


  • Artur Stele, chair (chair, Board of Trustees)
  • Ken Denslow, vice chair (president, Lake Union Conference, and vice chair, Board of Trustees)
  • Alexander Bryant (president, North American Division)
  • Lisa Beardsley-Hardy (director, Department of Education, General Conference)
  • Loren Hamel (non-church employed physician, chief strategy officer of Spectrum Health System and president of Spectrum Health Lakeland)
  • Vonda Douglas-Nikitin (non-church employed medical director, associate professor of pathology, Beaumont Health System)


  • L. Monique Pittman (College of Arts & Sciences)
  • Liz Muhlenbeck (College of Professions)
  • Heather Ferguson (College of Health & Human Services)
  • Roy Gaton (Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary)


  • Lorena Bidwell (Center for Distance Learning & Instructional Technology)


  • David Springer (MDiv student, president of the Andrews University Graduate Student Association)


  • Bradley Sheppard (president, Andrews University Alumni Association; assistant superintendent of instruction at Elkhart Community Schools)