Community Council

President's Community Council

About the Council

The President's Community Council of Point Loma Nazarene University is a group of San Diego community leaders that has come to know the values, contributions and unique qualities of the university, and partners with the president to communicate them to key leaders and constituencies in the greater San Diego area.

The influence of the President's Council results in positive perceptions, increased charitable interest, and greater strategic impact for the university.

President's Community Council Members

Mr. Richard Bartell
Hotel chain


Ms. Joye Blount
Sr. VP Market Development Manager
Financial Institution


Dr. Jim Bowers
Consultant for Philanthropy


The Honorable Larry Burns ('76)
U.S. District Court
Federal Judge


Mr. Gordon Carrier
Design Principal
Carrier Johnson + Culture


Mr. John Engle ('83)
Sr. Corporate VP, Chief Development Officer
Health Organization


Ms. Karen Hutchens
Hutchens PR


Mr. Rod Lanthorne
Executive Advisor

Mr. Richard Lareau
Architectural Firm


Dr. Lera Smith