Administration & Staff

Administration & Staff

Eli Lopez | President, Chief Executive Officer

B.A., Christian Life College

B.A., Christian Life College

Eli Lopez serves as the President and CEO of Christian Life College. He is also an instructor, teaching classes such as Hermeneutics, Romans and Galatians, Theology of Prayer, Homiletics 1, and Pentecostal Theology. Prior to becoming the President of the College, Eli served on the staff of Christian Life Center for over twenty years. Having held various leadership positions, he was promoted to the role of Director of Ministries and Senior Associate Pastor in 2008. In these roles, he oversaw the daily operations of all divisions and was responsible for pastoral care oversight. In addition, Eli regularly accepts speaking engagements for conferences, organizations, and churches to address matters of church growth and administration, dynamics of prayer, effective youth ministry, and spiritual formation. Eli holds a BA in Bible and Theology from Christian Life College (1997) and is currently enrolled in the MA in Theological Studies program at the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (Springfield, MO).

Richard Bishop | Dean of Students

B.A., Christian Life College

B.A., Christian Life College

Rev. Richard Bishop and his wife Jeanetta have been married for 29 years. They have two daughters, Shannon, who is married to Aaron Gomez and Michaela. Richard worked as an Associate Pastor at Christian Life Center from 1986-1998. In 1990 he received his license with the United Pentecostal Church International. In 1998 he and his family moved to the state of Wisconsin where he was the founding pastor of Christian Life Center of Germantown. In 2006 Richard was elected as Alumni Association President of Christian Life College. In 2008 the Bishops moved back to Stockton, California where he assumed the responsibilities of Director of Student Development and Recruiting. In 2009 after the untimely death of Bishop Kenneth Haney, Richard was elected President of KYCC radio station. Richard is Dean of Students at Christian Life College.

Dr. William Riddell | Chief Financial Officer, COO

B.A., Christian Life College

B.S., California State University Stanislaus
MBA, University of the Pacific
Ph.D., Regent University

William Riddell is the Chief Financial Officer. Before joining the staff at Christian Life College in 1987, William Riddell worked at Bank of America for fourteen years, with his last position being a Commercial Lending Officer.  He has served as CFO at the College for nearly twenty years and as a church treasurer over 16 years.

 

 

 

 

 

Laird Sillimon | Special Assistant to the CEO/COO

B.A., Howard University

B.A., Howard University

Laird Sillimon

 

 

 

 

 

 

Micah Johnson | Academic Dean, Chief Academic Officer

B.A., Christian Life College

B.A., Christian Life College
M.A., Western Seminary

Micah Johnson, originally from Madison, Wisconsin, graduated in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Bible and Theology from Christian Life College, Stockton, CA. After graduation, Micah joined the staff of Christian Life Ministries and currently serves as Pastor of “Lifeline” the Young Adult Ministry of Christian Life Center. Micah became a licensed minister of the United Pentecostal Church International in 2009.

 

 

 

 

Joanne Gresham | Director of Student Development

B.A., Christian Life College

Joanne Gresham

Joanne Gresham

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tamara Fitzpatrick | Title IX Coordinator

Juris Doctorate from Lincoln Law School, Sacramento

B.A., CSUS
B.S., CSUS
M.A., Hope International University
J.D., Lincoln Law School

Tamara Fitzpatrick

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Israel Rodriguez | Accrediting Liaison Officer, Registrar

B.A., Christian Life College

B.A., Christian Life College

Israel Rodriguez

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joshua Abrego | Special Assistant (Admissions)

B.A., Christian Life College

B.A., Christian Life College

Joshua Abrego

 

 

 

 

 

 

Regina Lopez | Learning Resources

M.A., University of Phoenix

B.A., University of Arkansas
B.A., Christian Life College
M.A., University of Phoenix

Regina Lopez

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jeanetta Bishop | Office Manager

B.A., Christian Life College

Jeanetta Bishop

Jeanetta Bishop

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sandra Riddell | Financial Secretary

B.A., Christian Life College

Sandra Riddell

Sandra Riddell