The Board of Trustees is the University’s governing body. Among its responsibilities, the 31 member entity appoints the president and other officers of the university, directs the officers to carry out institution’s business, adopt policies consistent with the articles of incorporation and the bylaws for the guidance of the officers, appoint trustees to vacant seats, remove trustees for cause by an affirmative vote of not less than two-thirds of the total membership of the board, grant emeritus status to administrative and academic personnel, and appoint members to all standing or ad hoc committees of the Board of Trustees and set the scope and authority of the committee to act and/or report.
President – Columbia Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists
President – Washington Adventist University
Secretary – Columbia Union
Treasurer – Columbia Union
Evelyn Bata Ph.D
Professor – University of Maryland University College
President – Sloan Management Inc.
Vijayan Charles MD, FACS, FICS
Surgeon – Prince George’s Hospital
William Cox Sr., D.Min
President of AdventistCare
Henry Fordham, III
President of Allegheny East Conference
President of the Ohio Conference
Project Coordinator for Educational Data Systems, Inc.
Deborah A. Hill, MSSA, LISW
Author, Activist, Former Elected Official, (City Councilwoman) Church Elder
Sandra Loughlin, Ph.D
Director of Learning and Innovative Instruction
President of the NBME
Renee Battle-Brooks, Esq.
President of the Chesapeake Conference
Vice President for Medical Affairs at UMD
Donovan Ross, PhD
Vice President for Education at Columbia Union Conference
Former City Council
Charles Antoine Tapp
Senior Pastor – Sligo Seventh-day Adventist Church