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☰ In This Section

The President's Cabinet includes the senior leaders of the university, representing Bethel's:

  • Primary purposes (education)
  • Operations (human resources, finance and administration)
  • Outreach and stakeholder relationships (development, church and alumni relations, communications and marketing)
  • Future orientation (planning, enrollment, and diversity)
  • Governance (relationships with accreditors, trustees and Converge Worldwide)

The Cabinet meets bi-weekly to address tactical concerns and quarterly for strategic issues.

Jay Barnes


Randy Bergen

Executive Assistant to the President

Pat Brooke

Chief Financial Officer

Deb Harless

Executive Vice President and Provost

Joe LaLuzerne

Senior Vice President for Strategic Planning and Operational Effectiveness

Mark Miles

Senior Vice President for Advancement

Ruben Rivera

Chief Diversity Officer

Cara Wald

Chief Human Resources Officer, Title IX Coordinator​ and Compliance Officer