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Seattle Pacific Seminary Advisory Board

The Advisory Board of Seattle Pacific Seminary is a group of interested and dedicated people who support the school, provide input for seminary programs, and who help to represent and interpret the seminary to other individuals and groups. The Advisory Board meets bi-annually and members serve three-year terms.


Wes Anderson
Associate, International Foundation
Seattle, WA

David Brenner
Partner, Riddell Williams
Seattle, WA

Katherine L. Cosner
President, Information Design Inc.
Bremerton, WA

Donald Cosner
Business Manager, Information Design Inc.
Bremerton, WA

P. Scott Cummins
Senior Consultant, Expense Reduction Analysts Ltd.
Seattle, WA

Richard Dahlstrom
Senior Pastor, Bethany Community Church
Seattle, WA

Scott Dudley
Senior Pastor, First Presbyterian Church
Bellevue, WA

John Emerson
Regional Vice President, Symplified Inc.
Olney, MD

Katharine Ervin
Waynesville, NC

Paul Ervin
Retired Executive Director, A Foundation for Theological Education
Waynesville, NC

Charles Harrell
Retired Pastor, Trinity United Methodist Church
Prince Frederick, MD

Mark Janci
Regional Director and Investment Counselor at Halbert Hargrove
Kirkland, WA

Mary Janci
Nurse Practitioner, Diabetes Care Center, UW Medical Center
Kirkland, WA

David Aaron Johnson
Pastor, TriWorship Covenant Church
Federal Way, WA

Jaymes Lackey
Student Representative, Seattle Pacific Seminary
Seattle, WA

George Mitrovich
President, The City Club of San Diego and The Denver Forum
San Diego, CA

Donald Mowat
La Conner, WA

Brian Muchmore
Executive Director, Youth for Christ Seattle Metro
Snohomish, WA

Greg Oberg
Richland, WA

Marta Oberg
Homemaker; Volunteer at Central Protestant Church
Richland, WA

Wayne Ogimachi
Founding Pastor, Lighthouse Christian Church
Bellevue, WA

David Parker
Lead Pastor, Central United Protestant Church
Richland, WA

Dave Sim
Lead Pastor, Renew Covenant Church
Seattle, WA

Jason Um
American Airlines Flight Attendant; Former Chief Finance Officer, Scan, Inc.
Novi, MI

Blake Wood
Lead Pastor, First Free Methodist Church
Seattle, WA

Rick Vinther
Pastor, Woodinville Community United Methodist Church
Woodinville, WA

Jaymes Lackey

Seminary Advisory Board Student Representative Jaymes Lackey talks about the community aspect of Seattle Pacific Seminary.