Board of Regents

  • Susan Lundeen-Smuck, Chair
  • Deborah Sweeney, Vice Chair
  • Bill Camarillo, Secretary
Candice (Cerro '09) Aragon

 Chair, Alumni Board of Directors

California Lutheran University
Thousand Oaks, Calif.
Linda Baumhefner


LSB Executive Consulting
Pleasant Hill, Calif.
Rev. Jim Bessey '66

 Chair, Convocation

California Lutheran University
Thousand Oaks, Calif.
Andrew Binsley

 Vice President, Manufacturing and ALM Product Strategy

Westlake Village, Calif.
Ann Boynton '83

 Director of Payer Strategies and Values Based Contract Management

UC Davis Medical Center
Sacramento, Calif.
Bill Camarillo


Camarillo, Calif.
Joshua Carter-McHale '21

 Chair, Graduate and Professionals Student Council

Thousand Oaks, Calif.
Sue Chadwick

 Senior Vice President (retired)

Santa Barbara Bank and Trust
Oxnard, Calif.
Tracy M. Downs, '88, M.D.

 Professor of Urology

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Madison, Wisc.
Randall Foster

 Healthcare Administrator (retired)

Los Angeles County Department of Health Services
Carson, Calif.
Josyua Gatison '22

 President, Associated Students California Lutheran University Government

Thousand Oaks, Calif.
Rod Gilbert H'16


TOLD Corporation
Camarillo, Ca
Arnold Gutierrez, Ph.D.

 Chemist (retired)

San Jose, 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.
Chris Kimball, Ph.D.


California Lutheran University
Thousand Oaks, Calif.
Judy Larsen, Ph.D.

 Vice President Worldwide Research Operations (retired)

Palo Alto, 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. David Nagler, M.Div. '93

 Pastor, Chair of the PLTS Advisory Board

Christ Lutheran Church
San Diego, Calif.
Rev. Frank Nausin '70, M.Div. '74

 Pastor (retired)

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
Thousand Oaks, Calif.
Carrie Nebens


Equis Staffing
Calabasas, Calif.
Kären Olson '83


Windsor, Conn.
Jim Overton

 Vice President

Fredrickson Enterprises
Westlake Village, Calif.
Debra Papageorge '12

 Managing Director Trust, Central Coast

Union Bank
Santa Barbara, Calif.
Michael Soules


Thousand Oaks, Calif.
Deborah Sweeney


Calabasas, Calif.
Colleen Windham-Hughes, Ph.D., M.Div.

 Faculty Regent

California Lutheran University
Thousand Oaks, Calif.
Russell Young '71

 Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (retired)

Lyondell Chemical Company
Bainbridge Island,  Wash.