Leigh Johnsen, PhD, MBA

Leigh Johnsen, PhD, MBA

President

In 2011, Leigh helped spearhead the formation of ARC. Leigh is a historian, holding graduate degrees from Andrews University, Claremont Graduate University,  the University of California, Riverside, and the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Sarah Droze, CPA

Sarah Droze, CPA

Treasurer

Sarah graduated from Pacific Union College in 2009 with a Bachelors in Business Administration. She began her career as an auditor in healthcare, and now works as a finance manager within Adventist Health.

Patricia Pates, MA, EdS

Patricia Pates, MA, EdS

Board member

Pat earned graduate degrees in Education Administration and Student Development at the University of Louisville, Kentucky. She worked as an administrator at the University of Central Florida; where she also served as faculty advisor for ACM (Adventist Campus Ministry). Pat currently provides consulting and training to nonprofit organizations in the areas of strategic planning, assessment, and fundraising, while she completes a Ph.D. in Human Capital Management.

Zane Yi, PhD

Zane Yi, PhD

Board Member

Zane is an assistant professor at Loma Linda University’s School of Religion where he teaches courses in theology and philosophy. He worked with students on a variety of college campuses, both as an instructor and as a campus minister.

Miguel Quirarte, MFA

Miguel Quirarte, MFA

Board Member

Miguel is a User Experience and web manager, VP at Rabobank. From pre–post and final production he is a well-rounded marketer that does not hessitate to roll up his sleeves. From design to search engine marketing, Miguel focus is to help the end user to have the best experiance possible. 

Colleen Johnsen

Colleen Johnsen

Advisor

Colleen Johnsen is project lead in information technology at Adventist Health. Student members of Adventist Christian Fellowship at the University of California, Davis, have also adopted her as their mother away from home.

Jesica Minton

Jesica Minton

Advisor

Jesica’s experiences with campus ministry has ranged from starting and leading a campus ministry at a local community college, mentoring of others in campus ministry leadership, and planning a regional campus retreat. She is completing her BA in religion at Andrews University and works  as an asst. project manager for the California Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.

Harry Janke, MA

Harry Janke, MA

Advisor

Harry has served as an administrator for Adventist Health (Assistant CIO) and Adventist Risk Management (VP/CIO) before retiring in 2012.

Pat Kay

Pat Kay

Advisor

Pat is co-founder and trustee of the Diane Patmont Foundation for Christian education and youth ministries; founding board member of the Kukui Children’s Foundation for abused and at-risk children; president of the JHCA Community Association, and serves on the Hawaii Conference and Pacific Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Constitution & Bylaws committees.

Ron Pickell, DMin

Ron Pickell, DMin

Advisor

Ron currently serves as the director of Adventist Christian Fellowship in North America and is the senior pastor of the Berkeley SDA Church.

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