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Board of Trustees

The Officers

Ron Smith, DMin, PhD, Chairman

President, Southern Union Conference

Norcross, GA

Jim Davidson, Vice Chair

Executive Secretary, Southern Union Conference

Norcross, GA

The Trustees

David Smith, PhD

University President

Collegedale, TN

Benjamin Jones '01

South Central Conference

Nashville, TN

Scott McClure, JD '88

Attorney

Silver Spring, MD

Brian Danese '89

President, Gulf States Conference

Montgomery, AL

Franklin Farrow '93

Business Executive

Ooltewah, TN

John Boskind, MD '93

Physician

Nashville,TN

David Jimenez

Business Executive

Ooltewah, TN

Doug Zinke '95

Business Executive

Ellicott City, MA

Debra Fryson

Director of Education, Southern Union Conference

Norcross, GA

Allan Machado

President, Florida Conference

Winter Park, FL

Gary Rustad '00

President, Georgia-Cumberland Conference

Calhoun, GA

Barbara McKinney, MD '81, '85

Physician

Jacksonville, FL

Steven Haley, PhD '83

President, Kentucky-Tennessee Conference

Goodlettsville, TN

William Winston

President, South Atlantic Conference

Atlanta, GA

Moses Maier '17

Finance for AdventHealth

Calhoun, GA

Danny Houghton '98

Business Executive

Blaine, WA

David Freedman

Treasurer, Southern Union Conference

Norcross, GA

Heather Hilliard, JD '95

Attorney

Winter Park, FL

Ken DeFoor '71

Business Executive

Chattanooga, TN

Dan Turk, PhD '85

Educator

Fort Collins, CO

Karin Covi, MD '81

Physician/ Dermatologist

Chattanooga, TN

Jeff Bromme, JD

Attorney

Orlando, FL

Michael Owusu, PhD

President, South Eastern Conference

Mt. Dora, FL

Ruth Liu, EdD

Educator

Chattanooga, TN

Jeanette Stepanske, PhD

Educator

Ooltewah, TN

Christine Waldrop '92, '14

Nurse

Chattanooga, TN

Todd McFarland, JD '97

Attorney

Silver Spring, MD

Leslie Louis

President, Carolina Conference

Charlotte, NC

Jack McClarty, MD '99

Physician

Ooltewah, TN

The Board EMERITI Members

Gordon Retzer '68

Ellsworth McKee '54

Bill McGhinnis '69