Pacific Northwest Christian College Faculty and Staff
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Bob Nash

President

Instructor – Human Performance / Practicum

Doctor of Education in progress at Grand Canyon University, AZ
B.S., Math and Physical Education, Washington State University
M.Ed., Counseling/Psychology, Washington State University

Bob Nash has been involved in public and private Christian school education for nearly 31 years as a Teacher, Counselor, Athletic Director, Principal and President. In addition, for 10+ years Bob was called by Liberty Christian School to perform many of the duties listed above and raise a substantial amount of funds for special projects within the school. Bob formed a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization called Gather 4 Him ministries in 2005, which developed through a regional youth event called “The Gathering” and created Gather 4 Him Christian College in 2008 which was re-named in 2021 to Pacific Northwest Christian College. He is excited to see what the Lord is going to do as his ministry is expanding to take more territory for Jesus Christ. You can contact Bob at: bob.nash@pnwcc.edu

Bob Nash

President

Instructor – Human Performance / Practicum

Doctor of Education in progress at Grand Canyon University, AZ
B.S., Math and Physical Education, Washington State University
M.Ed., Counseling/Psychology, Washington State University

Bob Nash has been involved in public and private Christian school education for nearly 31 years as a Teacher, Counselor, Athletic Director, Principal and President. In addition, for 10+ years Bob was called by Liberty Christian School to perform many of the duties listed above and raise a substantial amount of funds for special projects within the school. Bob formed a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization called Gather 4 Him ministries in 2005, which developed through a regional youth event called “The Gathering” and created Gather 4 Him Christian College in 2008 which was re-named in 2021 to Pacific Northwest Christian College. He is excited to see what the Lord is going to do as his ministry is expanding to take more territory for Jesus Christ. You can contact Bob at: bnash@pnwcc.edu

Kelli Templeton

Dean of Academic Affairs

Registrar

Instructor – Human Development, Natural Sciences

Doctor of Education in progress at Grand Canyon University, AZ

B.S., Biology, Washington State University
M.S., Environmental Science, Washington State University
M.A., Specialized Ministry, Western Seminary

Kelli Templeton

Dean of Academic Affairs

Registrar

Instructor – Human Development, Natural Sciences

Doctor of Education in progress at Grand Canyon University, AZ
B.S., Biology, Washington State University
M.S., Environmental Science, Washington State University
M.A., Specialized Ministry, Western Seminary

Dr. Diana Petty

General Studies Department Head/Instructor Science, Mathematics

B.S., Physics, Sofia University, Bulgaria
M.S., Physics, Major Meteorology, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Doctor of Philosophy-Atmospheric Science, Nagoya University, Japan

Math & Science Tutor.  http://mathtutor3cities.weebly.com/

Dr. Diana Petty

General Studies Department Head/Instructor Science, Mathematics

B.S., Physics, Sofia University, Bulgaria
M.S., Physics, Major Meteorology, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Doctor of Philosophy-Atmospheric Science, Nagoya University, Japan

Math & Science Tutor.  http://mathtutor3cities.weebly.com/

Joe Svoboda

Head of Biblical Studies/Instructor – Biblical Studies, Humanities

M.A., Intercultural Studies, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, CA

Master’s Certificate, International Studies, John Hopkins University – Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies

B.A., Asian Studies, minor in Mandarin/Chinese, Oklahoma City University, OK

Joe Svoboda

Head of Biblical Studies/Instructor – Biblical Studies, Humanities

M.A., Intercultural Studies, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, CA

Master’s Certificate, International Studies, John Hopkins University – Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies

B.A., Asian Studies, minor in Mandarin/Chinese, Oklahoma City University, OK

Administrative Team

Shelley Griggs

Bookkeeper 

A.S., Accounting, Blue Mountain Community College

Angela Orozco

Business Manager

B.A., Business Administration, Washington State University

Robbie Fiocchi

Admissions and Student Life Director

A.A., Biblical Studies, Gather 4 Him Christian College

B.A., Christian Studies, Grand Canyon University

Hannah Fiocchi

Assistant Registrar and Athletic Compliance

A.A. Biblical Studies, Pacific Northwest Christian College

B.A., Business Management, Grand Canyon University, 2022 to present

Ben Rodriguez
Ben Rodriguez

Athletic Director

B.S., Exercise & Health Science, Bryan College

M.B.A., Sports Management, Bryan College

Kyle Nash

Financial Aid/Instructor

B.A., Industrial Psychology, Corban University

MA Business Administration, Western Governors University, UT

 

Adjunct Faculty

Jeff Bennett

Instructor – Biblical Studies

B.A., History & Religion, Whitworth University

Vanessa Braudrick

Librarian

B.A., English, Eastern Washington University

MLIS, Library and Information Science, San Jose State University, 2021- present 

 

Patti Brewer

Instructor – Mathematics

MA Curriculum and Instruction, Western Governors University

BA Secondary Mathematics, Eastern Washington University

AA General Studies, Columbia Basin College

Nick Coleman

Instructor – Biblical Studies

MA Theological Studies, Liberty University

BS Biblical Studies, Corban University

 

Nathan Conway

Athletic Trainer/Instructor – Human Performance

MS in Athletic Training, Eastern Washington University

BS in Exercise Science, Eastern Washington University

Karel Coppock

Instructor – Church History

B.A., English, University of Washington
M.Div., Trinity Evangelical and Divinity School

Nolan Frantti

Instructor – College Writing 1&2, Fundamentals of Speech, Practicum

B.A., English Literature, Washington State University, WA

MA English Literature, Southern New Hampshire University (in progress), NH

 

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Larry French

Instructor – Humanities

B.S., Secondary Physical Education, Western Oregon University
M.Ed., Health, Oregon State University

Katherine Hoover

Instructor – Communication Skills

MA Writing, Spalding University

BA English, Washington State University

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Jacob Morris

Instructor – Biblical Education

B.S., Biblical Studies, Moody Bible Institute
Th.M., Theology, Dallas Theological Seminary

Michael Patterson

Instructor 

B.S., Theology, Western Baptist College

M.A., Counseling, Liberty University;

Ph.D., Biblical Counseling, Trinity Theological Seminary

 

Jeromy Roach

Instructor – Mathematics

Master in Teaching, University of Washington

BS in Psychology, Washington State University

 

Dr. Darrell Puls

Instructor

Biblical Education, Humanities

B.A., Music Education, Western Michigan University
M.A., Educational Leadership, Western Michigan University
Doctor of Religious Studies, Trinity Theological Seminary
Peacebridge Ministries – Founder and President  http://conflicttopeace.com/

Emily Vickerman

Instructor 

B.A., Ministry Leadership, Northwest University

M.A. in Counseling, Western Seminary, 2022 to present

Taylor Vickerman

Instructor

B.A., Christian Studies, Grand Canyon University,

M.A. in Counseling, Western Seminary, 2022 to present

Ashley Williams

Instructor – Mathematics

MBA, Chapman University

BS Mechanical Engineering, United States Air Force Academy

Dan Wodrich

Instructor – Bible Study Methods

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Washington State University
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Washington State University
M.A., Christian Studies, Regent College, Canada
M.A., Applied Theology, Regent College, Canada

Board Members

Pete Firth, Richland, WA

Chair

Marilyn French, Kennewick, WA

Vice Chair

Doug Guy, Kennewick, WA

Treasurer

Thomas Lee Williams, Richland, WA

Secretary

Timothy Koglin, Kennewick, WA

Member

Derek Higgins, Kennewick, WA

Member

Brian Talbot, Mattawa, WA

Member

Jon Patterson, Pasco, WA

Member

Michael Patterson, Hermiston, OR

Member

Dennis Higgins, Richland, WA

Member

Jason Jarrett, Richland, WA

Member

Kim Klippert, Kennewick, WA

Member