Leadership

Maranatha’s Board of Trustees has established a system of institutional governance. Some administrative functions are operational; others are strategic. Current members of the administrative structure are listed below.

Executive Council

The Executive Council is comprised of the president, vice presidents, and other appointees. This council governs policy, personnel, finances, and interdepartmental issues needing executive resolution.

Members of the Executive Council

Marty Marriott, BA, BS, MA, MDiv, DD
John Brock, BS, MS, EdD
Matthew Davis, BS, JD
Jim Harrison, BA, MMin, DD
Werner Lumm, BS, MS, EdS, EdD
Larry Oats, BA, MA, MDiv, ThM, PhD
Mark Stevens, BS

Strategy Council

The Strategy Council is comprised of the President, vice presidents, directors of Information Technology and Institutional Research & Effectiveness, and selected members at large. The Strategy Council manages strategic projects flowing out of the Strategic Plan; reviews and updates the Systems Portfolio and Strategic Plan; monitors all accreditation efforts; and oversees integrating the quality program into the institution.

Members of the Strategy Council

Marty Marriott, BA, BS, MA, MDiv, DD
Matthew Davis, BS, JD, Chair
John Brock, BS, MS, EdD, Vice Chair
Jeff Crum, BS, BS, MA, PhD
Jim Harrison, BA, MMin, DD
Werner Lumm, BS, MS, EdS, EdD
Mark Stevens, BS

Leadership Council

The Leadership Council is comprised of all academic department chairs, selected staff department leaders and the president and vice presidents. The council enables leadership training and interdepartmental communication and facilitates collaboration. Meetings are scheduled on the school calendar. Opportunity is given for each member to succinctly share timely information related to the University or its stakeholders. Leadership Council members may serve periodically on Executive Council. The Leadership Council meets twice a month to share information and provide venues for collaboration.

Members of the Leadership Council

Marty Marriott, BA, BS, MA, MDiv, DD
John Brock, BS, MS, EdD
Jeff Crum, BS, BS, MA, PhD
Kelly Crum, BS, MSN
John Davis, AA, BA, DD
Matthew Davis, BS, JD
Lane Hansel, BS, MC, MS, EdD
Jim Harrison, BA, MMin, DD
Randy Hibbs, BA, MA
Peter Huber, BS, MA
David Ledgerwood, BS, MA, MA, DMus
William Licht, BS, MS, MA
Werner Lumm, BS, MS, EdS, EdD
Curt Malmanger, BS, BS, MS, PhD
Jeffrey Miller, BS, MA
Kevin Montney, BS, JD
Larry Oats, BA, MA, MDiv, ThM, PhD
Lois Oetken, AA, BA
Corey Pfaffe, AS, BS, CPA, MBA, PhD
Layna Steuerwald, BA
Mark Stevens, BS
Rob Thompson, BS
Brian Trainer, BA, MA, MDiv
Renee Westphall, BA
Peter Wright, BA