The Board of Regents Fall Meeting, Friday, Oct. 13, 2023, at PLU. (PLU Photo / Sy Bean)

The Board of Regents consists of a maximum of 35 voting members:

  • The President of the university, ex-officio
  • Three Bishops of the synods of Region 1 of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • No less than one-half of the total number of Regents are from the membership of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (three are rostered leaders)
  • Remaining Regents are comprised of Alumni and Regent-At-Large positions


MarkGriffith '02ChairPastor, St. Luke's Lutheran Church, BellevueNorth Bend, WA
Bruce Deal '87Vice ChairManaging Principal, Analysis GroupAtherton, CA
SaraKass '88Vice ChairFamily Physician and Healthcare ConsultantBethesda, MD
ThomasSaathoff '87Vice ChairVP, Strategy and Portfolio Management, Hewlett-PackardMossyrock, WA
TroyAndrade '07SecretaryAssistant Professor and Director, Ulu Lehua Scholars Program, University of Hawai'i at ManoaHonolulu, HI
GehringTreasurerAssociate Vice President for Finance
Bremerton, WA
AllanBeltonEx-OfficioPresident - Pacific Lutheran UniversityGig Harbor, WA


TroyAndrade '07Assistant Professor, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Richardson Law SchoolHonolulu, Hawaii
ScottBarnum '77Kamas, Utah
JoyceBarr '76, '08Retired Foreign Service Officer and Professor of Practice in Government & International Affairs, Virginia TechArlington, Vir.
AllanBeltonPresident, PLUGig Harbor, Wash.
ShelleyBryan-Wee '88Bishop, Northwest Washington SynodSeattle, Wash.
RebeccaBurad '74Partner, DZH Phillips LLP (retired)San Francisco, Calif.
DavidCoy '90Physician/Chief of Radiology, Virginia Mason Medical CenterSeattle, Wash.
BruceDeal '87Managing Principal, Analysis GroupMenlo Park, Calif.
MarkGriffith '02Pastor, St. Luke's Lutheran Church, BellevueNorth Bend, Wash.
JayneeGrosethPresident Emerita, Montana State University Alumni AssociationBozeman, Mont.
SaraKass '88Family Physician and Healthcare ConsultantBethesda, Mary.
LaurieLarson-CaesarBishop, Oregon SynodPortland, Oreg.
KathiLittmannPresident & CEO, Greater Tacoma Community FoundationTacoma, Wash.
MegganManloveBishop, Northwest Intermountain SynodNampa, Idaho
JosephMayerReal Estate Developer, Jemstone LLC/Mayer Built HomesTacoma, Wash.
SalvadorMungia '81Attorney, Gordon Thomas HoneywellTacoma, Wash.
ArneNess '72DentistSammamish, Wash.
SheilaRadford-HillChief Diversity Officer, Rosary College of Arts and Sciences, Dominican University (retired)River Forest, Illinois
Thomas Saathoff '87Vice President, Strategy and Portfolio Management, Hewlett-PackardRidgefield, Wash.
LaurieSoine '88Nurse Practitioner, Cardiology and Director, Advance Practice Nursing/Chief ARNP, University of Washington Medical CenterSeattle, Wash.
ScottSquires '88Owner/Broker, Squires Development & Real Estate, Inc.Newbury Park, Calif.
BenWarwickChief Investment Officer, Aveo Capital PartnersHighlands Ranch, CO
StacyWilson '03President, Wilson Construction Bend, Oreg.