Donald Bedney

Donald Bedney

Donald Bedney

Title: Senior Development Officer
Office Location: Griggs Hall 213
Phone: (269) 471-6664


Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE)
CFRE International

Bachelor of Arts, Religion
Oakwood College (1979)

Master of Divinity
Andrews University (1990)

Master of Science, Administration
Andrews Unviersity (1991)

Juris Doctorate
University of Notre Dame (1995)

Certified Specialist in Planned Giving
California State University (2003)


Donald L. Bedney II is a native of Southern California and was raised in a loving Christian home. God’s calling has led him to serve as an elementary and secondary school teacher, a pastor, a departmental director in the areas of Stewardship, Trust Services and Religious Liberty, and most recently as a Conference Executive Secretary and Director of Human Resources.

Don has been married to the former Elynda A. Dunn of Cleveland, Ohio for 33 years. Elynda serves as the Director of Student Financial Services at Andrews. The Bedneys are blessed with two adult sons, Donald III and Daniel, both of whom are pursuing their respective careers in the sunshine state of Florida.

For recreation and relaxation, Don enjoys singing and listening to music, walking, writing, reading, golf and traveling with family and friends.