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Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is Woodbury University’s governing body, providing policy, leadership, and oversight. Trustees govern Woodbury University with a dedication to its mission, preparing graduates who are articulate, ethical, and innovative, life-long learners.

The board consists of individuals who have diverse experience in education, business, law, philanthropy, medicine, and public service. Trustees are appointed to serve five-year terms that are renewable.


David St. Amant
President and COO
Anaheim, CA

Vice Chairman

Lawrence G. Shoaf, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President
Aon Risk Services
Irvine, CA

Members at Large

Brian B. Bowman
Retired Chairman of the Board
Ryan Herco Products Corporation
Burbank, CA

Luis Ma. R. Calingo, Ph.D.
Woodbury University
Burbank, CA

Stephen Chandler (Class of 1969)
Chandler Properties
Walnut, CA

David F. Cronenbold Jr.
Senior Vice President
Lawyers Title Insurance Company
Burbank, CA

R. Joseph De Briyn, Esq.
Managing Partner
Musick, Peeler & Garrett LLP
Los Angeles, CA

Jason A. Earnhardt (Class of 2011)
Business Management Professional
Valencia, CA

Yolanda J. Gorman
Phillips Graduate Institute
Chatsworth, CA

Lawrence Hurwitz
Lawrence Financial Group
Los Angeles, CA

V. Charles Jackson
Chairman and CEO
Wedbush Bank
Los Angeles, CA

Robert W. Kummer Jr.
Retired Director/Chairman and CEO
Mellon 1st Business Bank
Los Angeles, CA

Barry Kurtz
Attorney at Law
Kurtz Law Group
Woodland Hills, CA

Gregory N. Lippe, CPA (Class of 1969)
Gregory N. Lippe Accountancy Corporation
Simi Valley, CA

Pegi Matsuda (Class of 2007)
Senior Vice President, Community & Marketing Development
Valley Presbyterian Hospital
Van Nuys, CA

Malcolm S. McNeil
Fox Rothschild LLP
Los Angeles, CA

Ilse Metchek
California Fashion Association
Los Angeles, CA

Walter W. Mosher Jr., Ph.D.
Precision Dynamics Corporation
San Fernando, CA

Bruce C. Munster
Managing Director, Senior Portfolio Director
Morgan Stanley Wealth
Woodland Hills, CA

Louis M. Naidorf, FAIA
Dean Emeritus, Woodbury University
Santa Rosa, CA

Curt Pringle
Curt Pringle & Associates
Anaheim, CA

Ronald E. Soderling (Class of 1957)
Owner/Senior Partner
RESCO Properties
Newport Beach, CA

C. Edward Spiegel (Class of 1960)
Chairman Emeritus, Managing Partner
Cast & Crew Management Corporation
Burbank, CA

Judith D. Tamkin (Class of 1949)
Vice President
The Tamkin Foundation
West Los Angeles, CA

Carl R. Terzian
Carl Terzian Associates
Los Angeles, CA

William R. Thomas (Class of 1969)
Thomas Motors
El Centro, CA

Eddie S.Y. Wang, AIA
GLC Enterprises LLC
Diamond Bar, CA

Trustees Emeriti

Donald E. Butler
Professional Corporate Director
President Emeritus
The Employer Group

Russell L. Hanlin
President Emeritus
Sunkist Growers, Inc.

William C. Himstreet
Professor Emeritus
School of Business Administration
University of Southern California

Richard King
Founder and President, King International Group
Chairman Emeritus, Woodbury University

Leonis C. Malburg (Class of 1949)
Leonis C. Malburg Enterprises

Hugo J. Standing
Retired Chairman