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Robert J. Duncan, Jr, D.Min

Board Chair


Founder & President

Professor of Leadership & Ministry

Michael Christensen, Ph.D

Board Vice Chair


Academic Dean & Vice President for Academic Affairs

Professor of Theology & Spiritual Formation

Christin Standifird, M.Ed

Board Secretary / Treasurer



Faculty for Temperament Studies

Steve Van Ostran D.Min

Board Member


Faculty for ABCUSA History & Polity

Dr. Van Ostran is the Executive Minister
American Baptist Churches of the Rocky Mountains - ABCUSA

Richard G. Arno, Ph.D

Board Member


Distinguished Senior Fellow for Counseling Ministries

Dr. Arno is the founder & retired President of the National Christian Counselors Association.

Erin Baran

Board Member

Erin is the President of Sarasota Academy

Carl Savage, D.Min, Ph.D

Ex-Officio Board Member

Associate Dean for Doctoral Studies

Professor of Biblical Studies & Archeology