SPS Advisory Board

SPS Advisory Board Members group photo in front of Alexander Hall

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.



Laurie Brenner 

Senior Pastor, West Side Presbyterian Church 

Seattle, WA 

Craig Brown, Chair
Executive Director of Congregational Development, California-Nevada Conference of the United Methodist Church
West Sacramento, CA

Katherine L. Cosner
President, Information Design Inc.
Bremerton, WA

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

Scott Dudley
Senior Pastor, Bellevue Presbyterian Church
Bellevue, WA

Katharine Ervin
Retired Educator
Waynesville, NC

Paul Ervin, Chair Emeritus
Director, Generous Living for Longs Chapel UMC
Waynesville, NC

Charles Harrell
Retired Pastor, Trinity United Methodist Church
Prince Frederick, MD

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

Doug Kelly
Pastor, Bethany Presbyterian Church
Seattle, WA

Samuel Kim
Senior Minister, Japanese Baptist Church 
Seattle, WA

Elton Lee

Internal Medicine, The Polyclinic

Mercer Island, WA

Pam Morton
Retired Dental Hygienist
Bremerton, WA

Greg Oberg
Richland, WA

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

Wayne Ogimachi
Founding Pastor, Lighthouse Christian Church
Bellevue, WA

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

Dave Sim
Lead Pastor, Renew Covenant Church
Seattle, WA

Jason Um
Novi, MI