Board of Regents

  • Susan Lundeen-Smuck, Chair
  • Randall Foster, Vice Chair
  • Ted Jensen, Secretary


Linda Baumhefner

LSB Executive Consulting
Pleasant Hill, Calif.

Glen Becerra

Council Member
Simi Valley City Council
Simi Valley, Calif.

Rev. Jim Bessey '66

Chair, Convocation
California Lutheran University
Thousand Oaks, Calif.

Wallace Brohaugh

Financial Planner (retired)
Ameriprise Financial
Paso Robles, Calif.

Bill Camarillo

Camarillo, Calif.

Evan Carthen '16

Associated Students of California Lutheran University
Thousand Oaks, Calif.

Sue Chadwick

Senior Vice President (retired)
Santa Barbara Bank and Trust
Oxnard, Calif.

Dennis Erickson, Ph.D.

Physicist (retired)
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos, N.M.

Randall Foster

Vice President (retired)
Women's and Children's Mental Health and Rehabilitation, Cedars-Sinai
Los Angeles, Calif.

Rev. Mark Hanson

Distinguished Fellow
Augsburg College
Minneapolis, Minn.

Tim Hengst '72, M.A.

Faculty Chair
California Lutheran University

Thousand Oaks, Calif.

Rev. Mark Holmerud

Sierra Pacific Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Sacramento, Calif.

Jon Irwin

Head of Global Business Development
Amazon Instant Video
Thousand Oaks, Calif.

Ted Jensen

Flight Test Engineer (retired)
Hughes Aircraft
Culver City, Calif.

Chris Kimball, Ph.D.

California Lutheran University

Thousand Oaks, Calif.

William Krantz

Principal (retired)
Boston Partners Asset Management
Los Angeles, Calif.

Judy Larsen, Ph.D.

Vice President Worldwide Research Operations (retired)
Palo Alto, Calif.

Jill Lederer

Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce
Westlake Village, Calif.

Rick Lemmo

Senior Vice President, Community Relations
Caruso Affiliated
Los Angeles, Calif.

Susan Lundeen-Smuck '88

Vice President, Human Resources (retired)
Kythera Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
Westlake Village, Calif.

Malcolm McNeil

Arent Fox
Los Angeles, Calif.

Rev. Frank Nausin '70, M.Div. '74

Pastor (retired)
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
Phoenix, Ariz.

Carrie Nebens

Equis Staffing
Calabasas, Calif.

Kären Olson '83

Windsor, Conn.

Jim Overton

Principal Product Consultant
Oracle Corp.
Los Angeles, Calif.

Dennis Robbins '86

Attorney and Owner
Midas Auto Service Franchisee
Scottsdale, Ariz.

Erin (Rivers '97) Rulon, MBA '06

Chair, Alumni Board of Directors
California Lutheran University
Thousand Oaks, Calif.

Stephen Schmalen '16

Chair, Graduate and Professionals Student Council
California Lutheran University
Thousand Oaks, Calif.

Mark Stegemoeller

Partner (retired)
Latham & Watkins LLP
Los Angeles, Calif.

Deborah Sweeney

Calabasas, Calif.

Jim Swenson

Founder, Swenson Family Foundation
President (retired)
Details Inc.
Dana Point, Calif.

Rev. Steve Talmage

Bishop and Chair, PLTS Advisory Board
Grand Canyon Synod
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Phoenix, Ariz.

George “Corky" Ullman '76

Ullman Brothers Land and Cattle Company
Santa Ynez, Calif.