September 2019 Alumni Update

Joy Ndombeson (FS ’17) is chief operating officer at GoDonut, a maker of portable device stands.

Noemi (Vega) Quiñones (MA ’17) wrote an article, “Go and Make Disciples. But First, Stop.,” posted September 27, 2019, on the Christian Leader magazine website. She is also an adjunct instructor at Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary

Bernadette Rodriguez (BA ’15) is a behavior analyst at the Kern Regional Center, Bakersfield, CA.

Don Kurtze (BA ’09) is national coordinator of originations at commercial lender Liberty SBF, managing sales efforts

Jennifer (Bailey) David (BA ’05) is the director of development at the Society for DisABILITIES, Modesto, CA.

Raquel Garcia (MA ’08, BA ’05) is program facilitator of Leadership Visalia for 2019. Leadership Visalia is a Visalia Chamber of Commerce program to help community leaders develop professionally, gain insight into local, county and state government and expand their leadership skills. She will create course content, conduct training sessions throughout the program and guide participants towards their personal leadership goals. A 2005 Leadership Visalia graduate, Raquel has been a mentor, steering committee member and program coordinator over the last three years. Raquel also works as assistant director of community development at FPU’s Visalia Campus.

Sean Peifer (BA ’97) is a pastor at Valley Bible Church, Merced, CA.

Allan Hollman (BA ’90) is principal of Mountain Vista High School


Wayne Steffen
Associate Director of Publications and Media Relations