Administration & Staff

Executive Comittee

Eli Lopez, President and CEO

B.A., Christian Life College

MA, Evangel University
BA, Christian Life College

Christian Life College is led by President Eli Lopez, who has over twenty-two years of experience in ecclesial and academic leadership. As an ordained minister, Rev. Lopez has filled leadership roles in both local church settings and in elected organizational positions. Further, President Lopez is a recognized voice in the Oneness Pentecostal movement in the areas of church administration and spiritual formation; as such, he is a frequent speaker at various religious conferences and meetings. Additionally, Rev. Lopez’s educational qualifications include a BA in Bible and Theology from Christian Life College and an MA in Theological Studies from Evangel University (Springfield, Missouri). Both his educational training and leadership experience provide him with the understanding, knowledge, skills, and deportment to lead Christian Life College through the unique changes and challenges of fulfilling the vision of being a regionally accredited institution of higher learning. Since 2005, Rev. Lopez has served as an instructor of the College and continues to do so in his current position as the full-time President and CEO.

Dr. William Riddell, CFO/COO

B.A., Christian Life College

PhD, Regent University
MBA, University of the Pacific
BS, California State University Stanislaus

Dr. William Riddell serves as the CFO/COO of the College. Dr. Riddell possesses a BS in Accounting from CSU Stanislaus and an MBA from University of the Pacific (Stockton, California). Combined with over thirty years of experience in financial services, Dr. Riddell is fully qualified to fulfill the duties of the CFO/COO. In addition to his financial training, he has also earned a PhD in Communications from Regent University (Virginia Beach, Virginia). 2017 marks Dr. Riddell’s thirtieth year as an instructor of the college. Due to his vast level of institutional knowledge brought about by his many years of service, Dr. Riddell is a critical member of the administration as he continually helps craft the college’s responses to the challenges of fulfilling its mission. To help better position the college for the dynamics of a changing religious landscape, Dr. Riddell is also currently enrolled in the Master of Theological Studies–Biblical Studies program at Regent University (projected completion, May 2018).

Micah Johnson, CAO

B.A., Christian Life College

MABTS, Western Seminary
BA, Christian Life College

Rev. Micah Johnson is the Academic Dean and Chief Academic Officer of the College. Rev. Johnson possesses a BA in Bible and Theology from Christian Life College and an MA in Biblical and Theological Studies from Western Seminary (Portland, Oregon). He is also currently enrolled in the ThM program at Regent University. Rev. Johnson has served as an instructor of the college for eight years in addition to fulfilling various ecclesial leadership roles in both local church and organizational positions. Since 2013, he has been a part of the college’s Executive Committee and has been instrumental in driving the necessary academic and operational changes required of the College’s vision of being a regionally accredited institution of higher education.

 

Administration and Staff

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Joshua Abrego
Financial Services


MA, Christian Ministry, Evangel University, 2017
BA, Bible and Theology, Christian Life College, 2013


Ruth Antillon
Dining Services


Sergio Antillon
Dining Services


Jeanetta Bishop
Office Manager


Richard Bishop
Dean of Students, Campus Pastor, Student Services Coordinator


Enrolled in MA, Christian Ministry (Projected Completion: May 2018),
Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
BA, Bible and Theology, Christian Life College, 1986


Kevin Daniel
Recruitment Department Liaison, Music Team Advisor


BA, Christian Music, Christian Life College, 2007


Morgan Ellis
Campaign Development


Enrolled in MA, Christian Leadership (Projected Completion: May 2018),
Multnomah University
BA, Biblical Studies, Christian Life College, 2014


Tamara Fitzpatrick
Title IX Coordinator, Accrediting Liaison Officer


Juris Doctor, Lincoln Law, 2013
MBA with Specialization in Non-Profit Management,
Hope International University, 2000
BS, Business Administration in Finance, CSU Sacramento, 1989
BA, Music Management, CSU Sacramento, 2007


Tara Fontanoza
Director of Institutional Research Effectiveness, Associate Director of Learning Resources


MA, Teaching with Specialization in Reading, National University, 2005
BA, Interdisciplinary Studies with Depth in Literature, National University, 2004
BA, Christian Music, Christian Life College, 1999


Joanne Gresham
Recruitment and Retention


Ralph Gresham
Alumni Relations


Mychail Haney
Administrative Assistant to the Academic Dean


Enrolled in MA, Bible and Theology (Projected Completion: May 2020),
Southwestern Assemblies of God University
BA, General Ministries, Christian Life College, 2015


Jasmin Johnson
Director of Online Services


MA, Education, Liberty University, 2016
BA, Christian Music, Christian Life College, 2008


Sherry Kinney
LRC Manager


James Langston
Director of Human Resources


MBA with Specialization in Human Resources, National University, 2002
BA, Behavioral Science, National University, 1999
BA, Bible and Theology, Western Apostolic Bible College/Christian Life College, 1974


Brett Little
Director of IT Services


MS, Computer Science, University of Pacific, 2010
BS, Computer Science, University of Pacific, 2008


Jennifer Llamas
Registrar


MS, Legal Studies, Grand Canyon University, 2014
BA, Justice Studies, Grand Canyon University, 2012
BA, Bible and Theology, Christian Life College, 2017


Regina Lopez
Director of Learning Resources


MA, Education in Curriculum and Technology, University of Phoenix, 2002
BA, Bible and Theology, Christian Life College, 1998
BA, Communication with Emphasis in Intercultural Communication,
University of Arkansas, 1997
BA, Spanish, University of Arkansas, 1997


Sandy Riddell
Bookstore Manager, Billing Services


Josh Rivas
Marketing and Media Design


Enrolled in MA, Film-Television with a concentration in Producing (Projected Completion: Dec. 2018), Regent University
BA, Bible and Theology, Christian Life College, 2005


Israel Rodriguez
Senior Academic Advisor, Assessment Coordinator


Enrolled in MEd (Projected Completion: May 2019), Regent University
BA, General Ministry, Christian Life College, 2012


Raquel Rodriguez
Recruitment and Admissions Assistant


BA, General Ministry, Christian Life College, 2014


JS Sable
IT Services


Enrolled in MA, Old Testament Studies (Projected Completion: May 2018), Amridge University
BA, General Ministry, Christian Life College, 2014


Laird Sillimon
Special Assistant to the President and COO, Director of Admissions


Enrolled in MBA, with Emphasis in Leadership (Projected Completion: October 2018),
Grand Canyon University
AA, Christian Music, Christian Life College, 2012
BS, Mechanical Engineering, Howard University, 1984