MBU Board 2018 KD 02

Executive Office

  • Marty Marriott, BA, BS, MA, MDiv, DD | President [More Information]
  • Matthew Davis, BS, JD | Executive Vice President, Corporate Counsel

 Board of Trustees

  • Marty Marriott President, Watertown, WI
  • Kevin Ames Retired Businessman, Pacifica, CA
  • David Anderson | Pastor, Roscoe, IL
  • David Baldwin Businessman, Owosso, MI
  • Darrell Beernink Retired Businessman, Normal, IL
  • Stephen Burton Businessman, Chesapeake, VA
  • Andy Counterman Pastor, Millersville, MD
  • Michael Dean Attorney, Brookfield, WI
  • Doug Jackson Pastor, Saginaw, MI
  • William Lincoln Retired Pastor, Watertown, WI
  • Bob Loggans Pastor, Watertown, WI
  • Greg McLaughlin Pastor, Huntsville, AL
  • Randy Melchert Jr. | Educator & Attorney, Menomonee Falls, WI
  • John Phillips Businessman, Ocoee, FL
  • Mark Poorman Pastor, Fridley, MN
  • Chad Prigge Pastor, Watertown, WI
  • Michael Stoltenberg Physician, Livonia, MI

Board of Resource

  • Todd Abbey | Pastor, Fairfax Station, VA
  • Randell Gillespie | Businessman, Tipp City, OH
  • Matt Lahmann Pastor, Lake Saint Louis, MO
  • Joel Matthews | Businessman, Decatur, AL
  • Zachary Mortimer Businessman, Shelocta, PA
  • David Oliver | Pastor, Belding, MI
  • Tim Schmig | Educator, Owosso, MI
  • Jesse Sherburn | Research Engineer, Vicksburg, MS

Maranatha’s Board of Trustees has established a system of institutional governance. Some administrative functions are operational. Others are strategic. A description of each part of our administrative structure (the Executive, Strategy, and Leadership councils) and the current members of each are listed below.

Executive Council

The Executive Council is comprised of the president, vice presidents, and other appointees. This council governs policy, personnel, finances, and interdepartmental issues needing executive resolution.

  • Marty Marriott, BA, BS, MA, MDiv, DD | President
  • Matthew Davis, BS, JD | Executive Vice President, Corporate Counsel
  • John Davis, AA, BA, DD | Dean of Students, Director of Alumni Services
  • James Harrison, BA, MMin, DD | Vice President for Institutional Advancement
  • Mark Herbster, BA, MDiv | Dean of the College of Bible & Church Ministries, Maranatha Baptist Seminary
  • William Licht, BA, MS, MA, EdD | Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Werner Lumm, BS, MS, EdS, EdD | Chief Information Officer, Facilities Manager

Strategy Council

The Strategy Council is comprised of the president, vice presidents, directors of Information Technology and Institutional Research & Effectiveness, and selected members at large. The Strategy Council manages strategic projects flowing out of the Strategic Plan; reviews and updates the Systems Portfolio and Strategic Plan; monitors all accreditation efforts; and oversees integrating the quality program into the institution.

  • Marty Marriott, BA, BS, MA, MDiv, DD | President
  • Matthew Davis, BS, JD | Executive Vice President, Corporate Counsel, Chair
  • Jonathan Coleman, BA, MA, MEd | Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness
  • Jeff Drost, BS, MS, Phd | School of Business
  • James Harrison, BA, MMin, DD | Vice President for Institutional Advancement
  • William Licht, BA, MS, MA, EdD | Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Werner Lumm, BS, MS, EdS, EdD | Chief Information Officer, Facilities Manager

Leadership Council

The Leadership Council is comprised of all academic department leaders (deans, directors, chairs, etc.), selected staff department leaders, and the president and vice presidents. The council enables leadership training and interdepartmental communication and facilitates collaboration. Opportunity is given for each member to succinctly share timely information from their departments. The Leadership Council meets twice a month to share information and provide venues for collaboration.

  • Marty Marriott, BA, BS, MA, MDiv, DD | President
  • Matthew Davis, BS, JD | Executive Vice President
  • David Anderson, Jr., BA, MA | OSA Director
  • Steven Board, BS | Director of Development & Stewardship Services
  • Steven Carlson, BA, MA | Registrar
  • Melissa Chapman, BA| Kiddie Kampus Director
  • Jonathan Coleman, BA, MA, MEd | Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness
  • John Davis, AA, BA | Dean of Students, Director of Alumni Services
  • Tracy Foster, BS, MBA, DBA | Dean, School of Business
  • David Handyside, BS, MEd | Director, School of Education
  • Lane Hansel, BS, MS, MS, EdD | Maranatha Baptist Academy Administrator
  • Mark Hanson, BS, MDiv, MLIS | Library Director
  • James Harrison, BA, MMin, DD | Vice President for Institutional Advancement
  • Emily Haynes, BA, MA | Dean of Women
  • Mark Herbster, BA, MDiv | Dean of the College of Bible & Church Ministries, Maranatha Baptist Seminary
  • Randy Hibbs, BS, MA | Director of Financial Aid
  • David Ledgerwood, BS, MA, MA, DMA | Chair, Department of Music
  • William Licht, BA, MS, MA, EdD | Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Werner Lumm, BS, MS, EdS, EdD | Chief Information Officer, Facilities Manager
  • Jeffrey Miller, BS, MA, PhD | Chair, Department of Humanities
  • Curt Oberholtzer, BA, MA | Director of Human Resources
  • Susan Rasmussen, BSN, MSN | Director, School of Nursing
  • Jonathan Sheeley, BS | Director of Student Recruitment
  • Robert Thompson, BS | Athletic Director
  • Timothy Veenstra, BS, PhD | Chair, Department of Applied Science
  • Peter Wright, BS | Director of Communications
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