Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Bethany College provides fiduciary, strategic and generative leadership to the college.


Dr. Kristina ‘Kris’ Ericson, Class of ’84
Chair of the Board of Directors
Principal – Ericson Consulting: Addressing the Health Community
Executive Director, ACMHA: The college for Behavioral Health Leadership/Alumni Rep
Consultant – Behavioral Health



Mr. Sean M. Patty, Class of ’86
Vice Chair of the Board of Directors
Venture Capitalist




Dr. Marie Friedemann
Secretary of the Board of Directors
Associate Dean for Higher Education – Regis University




headshot-web-v_DennisStugelmeyerMr. Dennis Stugelmeyer
College Treasurer, Vice President for Finance & Operations





Mr. Randy W. Berry, Class of ’87
Senior Foreign Service Officer/Career Diplomat




Dr. Jon Bredeson
Professor & Chair Emeritus – Texas Tech University
Professor Emeritus – University of Oklahoma




headshot-v_BobCarlsonProfessor Robert Carlson
Interim Provost and Dean of the College
Professor of Business & Economics
Faculty Representative



Mr. Eric E. Doering, Class of ’77
District Manager, St. Vrain Sanitation District (Public Administrator)
Owner, Mediation & Conflict Consultants, Inc.




Bishop Michael Girlinghouse
Arkansas-Oklahoma Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America




Bishop Roger Gustafson
Central States Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America



Mr. Leroy Hackley, Class of ’80
High School Athletics Director




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Mr. James F. ‘Jim’ Martin
Co-Owner & VP of Marketing & Sales – MedAccuracy LLC
Central States Synod Representative




Mr. Kurt Meyer
Director of Resource Development, National Council of Churches




Mr. Bobby R. ‘Bob’ Mooney
Telecom Solutions Architect, Telcordia Technologies




Mr. Michael O’Dell
President, O’Dell Financial Services




Mr. M. Jason Opat, Class of ’94
Founder/CEO Integrated Media Group




Mr. Corey D. Peterson, Class of ’84
Business Owner, Hemslojd, Lindsborg KS
Alumni Representative




Mr. V. Todd Waletzki
Managing VP – Card Operations, Capital One




Ms. Marlene Waltz, Class of ’74
Sales Executive, Sprint

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