Board of Regents | Giving | Concordia University Irvine


  • Vice Chairman: Craig Olson, Retired CEO/CFO, International Bakery Supplier
  • Secretary: Steven Buuck, Executive Director, Faith Lutheran Middle and High School

Voting Members

  • Jeffrey Beavers, Teacher/Executive Director, Crean Lutheran High School, Irvine, CA
  • Paul Belden, Investment Executive, WLA Investments, Inc.
  • Caryn Borland '85, Former Educator
  • Roger Burtner, Ph.D., Retired Senior Research Associate, Chevron Oil
  • Ryan P. Ermeling ’97, Founder of College Athletics Video Streaming Provider
  • Matthew Flandermeyer, Business Owner
  • Michael E. Gibson, President, Pacific Southwest District, LCMS
  • James Henkell '94, Senior Pastor, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Pacific Beach, CA
  • Scott Klemsz, Pastor, Our Savior Lutheran Church, Salinas, CA
  • Peter K.S. Lee, Retired Healthcare Finance Executive
  • Ronald R. Levesque, Retired Executive, Raytheon Company
  • Paula Meyer ’80, Attorney, President, Paula E. Meyer & Associates
  • Sandra Ostapowich, Conference and Retreat Coordinator for Higher Things Youth Ministry
  • Samuel Schuldheisz ’04, Pastor, Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, Milton, WA

Ex Officio/Advisory

  • H.E. Durbin II '93, Ex Officio, CUI Trustee Chair, Executive, Thrivent Financial
  • Rachel Klitzing, Advisory, Executive Director of School Ministries, Pacific Southwest District, LCMS
  • Dr. Kurt Krueger, Ex Officio, CUI President
  • Michael Lange, Advisory, President, California-Nevada-Hawaii District, LCMS
  • Roger Schlechte, Advisory, President, Rocky Mountain District, LCMS