5 new people join CLU Board of Regents

9 representatives are re-elected to 3-year terms

Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 11:21 am

Pleasant Hill resident Linda Baumhefner, a board member of Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary and CEO of a management consulting firm, is one of the new regents.


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(THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Dec. 20, 2013) Five new members have joined the California Lutheran University Board of Regents.

The new regents are Pleasant Hill resident Linda Baumhefner, a board member of Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary and CEO of a management consulting firm; Oxnard resident Sue Chadwick, the former senior vice president of Santa Barbara Bank and Trust; the Rev. Mark Holmerud, a Sacramento resident and bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Sierra Pacific Synod; Los Angeles resident Malcolm McNeil, a partner in Fox Rothschild LLP law firm; and Dennis E. Robbins, a CLU alumnus and Scottsdale, Ariz., city councilmember. They will serve three-year terms on the 31-member board responsible for guiding the policies of the university.

The following regents were re-elected to three-year terms: Paso Robles resident Wally Brohaugh, a financial planner; Los Alamos, N.M., resident Dennis Erickson, a retired physicist; Los Angeles resident Randall Foster, a former vice president of Women’s and Children’s Mental Health and Rehabilitation at Cedars-Sinai; Thousand Oaks resident Jon Irwin, former president of Rhapsody International; Westlake Village resident Jill Lederer, CEO of the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce; Encino resident Sasan Nikoomanesh, a CLU alumnus and financial adviser; Cranbury, N.J., resident Kären Olson, a CLU alumna and CEO of Main Tape Co.; Los Angeles resident Jim Overton, a principal product consultant with Oracle Corp.; and Los Angeles resident Mark Stegemoeller, a partner in Latham & Watkins LLP law firm.

CLU is a selective university located in Thousand Oaks, Calif., with centers in Oxnard, Woodland Hills and Santa Maria for its graduate and Bachelor’s Degree for Professionals programs. With an enrollment of 4,300 students, CLU offers undergraduate and graduate programs within the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Management, Graduate School of Education and Graduate School of Psychology. Members of the CLU student body come from across the nation and around the world and represent a diversity of faiths and cultures. For more information, visit callutheran.edu.