SPS Advisory Board

seminary advisory board

The Advisory Board of Seattle Pacific Seminary is a group of interested and dedicated people who support the school, provide input for Seminary programs, and help to represent and interpret the Seminary to other individuals and groups. The Advisory Board meets bi-annually.


Steve Aeschbacher
Interim Pastor, First Presbyterian Church
Salt Lake City, UT

Laurie Brenner
Senior Pastor, West Side Presbyterian Church
Seattle, WA

Craig Brown, Chair
Senior Pastor, First Free Methodist Church
Seattle, WA

Victoria Carr-Ware
Pastor, Queen Anne Baptist Church
Seattle, WA 

D.J. del Rosario
Pastor, Federal Way United Methodist Church
Federal Way, WA

Harvey Drake
Senior Pastor, Emerald City Bible Fellowship
Seattle, WA

Scott Dudley
Senior Pastor, Bellevue Presbyterian Church
Bellevue, WA

Sonja Erickson
Director Family Ministry, Bethany Community Church
Seattle, WA

Charles Harrell
Director of Pastoral Care, Asbury Solomons
Solomons, MD

Elizabeth Ingram Schindler
Lead Pastor, Faith United Methodist Church
Issaquah, WA

Reginald Nichols
Senior Consultant, The Focus Group
Fair Oaks, CA 

Greg Oberg
Richland, WA

Marta Oberg
Homemaker; Volunteer at Central Protestant Church
Richland, WA

Matt Poole
Lead Pastor, First Free Methodist Church
Seattle, WA

Dave Sim
Lead Pastor, Renew Covenant Church
Seattle, WA

Jason Um
Agent & Tenant Representative, Swisher Commercial
Novi, MI