Academic Affairs and Student Services
Barbour Library
Business Office
Doctor of Ministry Program
Field Education
Human Resources
Information Technology
Institutional Advancement
Neighborhood Collaborative
Placement Office
President's Office

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Academic Affairs and Student Services

Angela HancockVice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty As dean, Angela works with the faculty to develop the Seminary's curriculum and academic policies as well as program and course offerings. As vice president, she oversees the operations of the Academic Affairs and related offices as well as admissions and enrollment. Angela is a member of the senior leadership team. 
Dan Frayer-GriggsAssistant Professor of Biblical Exegesis and Director of the Writing Center for Learning and Support  Dan oversees the services and programming of the Seminary's Writing Center, offering support in theological writing and learning. Learn more about the Writing Center.
Ashley JohnsonAssociate Director for Student Services Ashley nurtures students’ vocational potential, and provides administrative support for formation activities and implementation of department communications.
Anne MaloneRegistrar and Student Support Specialist Anne manages the functions of the Registrar’s Office including the registration process for new and returning students, scheduling courses offered each semester, maintaining student academic records, processing transcript requests, and maintaining degree audits to certify students for graduation. Additionally, Anne provides curricular-related pastoral and vocational support as a member of the student services team.
Holly McKelveyAdministrative Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs/Dean of Faculty and Faculty Holly assists in the day-to-day operations of the Dean of Faculty's Office.
Kendra Buckwalter SmithDirector of the Worship Program Kendra coordinates the Seminary’s worship program, which equips students for Christian ministries as faithful, thoughtful, and hospitable worshipers and worship leaders. Learn more about the Worship Program. 
Ayana TeterAssociate Dean for Students and Formation Ayana oversees all student support functions, including formation, vocation, placement, care teams, student organizations, and the Houses of Study. Additionally, she manages Seminary student housing. Ayana is a member of the senior leadership team. 



Tracy Riggle YoungAssociate Dean of Enrollment Management Tracy's work includes assisting students in discerning their calls to ministry while also ensuring their ongoing success while at the Seminary. She is a member of the senior leadership team. 
Ryan JensemaDirector of Financial Aid Ryan directs the financial aid program for students. This includes grants, scholarships, and loans. He also manages the Seminary's Graduate Assistantship Program.
Eric NolinAdmissions Counselor Eric serves prospective doctor of ministry students to answer any questions related to the admissions process, schedule a campus visit, or to help applicants discern which cohort is right for them.
Chris TaylorAdmissions Counselor Chris serves prospective master's students to answer any questions related to the admissions process, schedule a campus visit, or to arrange meeting different program directors or faculty.


Barbour Library

Michelle SpomerDirector of Barbour Library Michelle oversees all aspects of the library. Learn more about the library.
Julien Donahoe Acquisitions and Serials Librarian Julien develops acquisitions policies and procedures and orders library materials.
Carrie NelsonElectronic Resources Librarian Carrie manages electronic resources such as databases and ebooks, and maintains the library's online catalog.
Mark C. RussellResearch and Instruction Librarian Mark develops research and instruction programming that supports faculty research and student coursework and manages interlibrary loan services.
Darlene VeghtsHead of Technical Services Darlene oversees all aspects of technical services including cataloging, serials, and materials processing.
Tisha WooUser Services Librarian Tisha manages circulation operations and develops programming, policies, and services that support user access to the library.


Business Office

Tom HindsVice President for Finance and Administration Tom oversees the financial and other administrative functions of the Seminary, including facilities, information technology, and food service. He is a member of the senior leadership team.
Ruth AllenAccountant/Payroll Ruth serves as an accountant and also handles the Seminary's payroll. 
Eddie BrownAccounts Payable/Student Accounts Accountant In this role, Eddie assists with the Seminary's accounts payables and handles student accounts. 
Ellen FriscoAssistant Controller Ellen manages the accounting and financial operations of the Seminary. 
Elena HillstromStaff Accountant Elena performs a variety of accounting support tasks within the Business Office.
John StillwagonController John manages the accounting and financial operations of the Seminary and ensures compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, regulatory requirements, Board mandates, and appropriate business practices.


Doctor of Ministry Program

Donna Giver-JohnstonDirector Donna oversees all aspects of the Seminary's Doctor of Ministry Program.
Jennifer BergDoctor of Ministry Program Coordinator Jennifer engages in office and program administration, manages financials and contracts, and develops efficient processes for operations.
Ramona SpencerAssociate Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program Ramona coordinates the daily operations of the office, student support, and class preparation in the Doctor of Ministry Program. 



Tom FultonFacilities Director Tom manages the facilities department which is charged with maintaining the Seminary's grounds.
Darryl AllenCustodian Darryl works in the student housing building to provide clean living spaces.
Bob CieriCustodian Bob ensures that McNaugher is clean and welcoming to the PTS community and beyond.
Dan HolmesDirector of Mail and Print/Copy Services Dan serves all members of the community in sorting and delivering the mail as well as copying and mailing a variety of communications.
Ed LewisGeneral Maintenance Ed provides general maintenance services across campus.
Joe MafriciAssistant Facilities Director Joe assists in managing the Seminary's facilities and can be found working in a variety of trades.
Bob MarnikStationary Engineer Bob is the Seminary’s “comfort specialist” in charge of the heating and cooling operations.
Walter MorganCustodian Walter makes sure the newly renovated Barbour Library is clean for students and visitors to study.
Audrey StarrCustodian Audrey works to keep Long Hall clean and ready for special events and daily lectures.


Field Education

Sue WashburnInterim Director of Field Education Sue provides administrative and pastoral oversight for the Seminary's Field Education Program. Learn more about the program.

Human Resources

Josie HooverDirector of Human Resources Josie is responsible for all human resources matters, including benefits, Title IX, and personnel. She is a member of the senior leadership team. 

Information Technology

David MiddletonDirector of Information Technology David is in charge of the Seminary’s technology infrastructure including the Seminary’s network, servers, databases, websites, telephone system, printing resources, and software solutions as well as support for these systems.
Brian FidellNetwork Administrator Brian assists the IT director in managing the Seminary's network including phones and e-mails. He provides IT support to employees.
Bobby Jarsulic  Audio Visual Technician Bobby offers A/V support to the Seminary community by providing event assistance and setting up equipment and/or software.
David KeysDatabase and Website Administrator David runs reports from the Seminary's database, oversees the functionality of the Seminary's website, and is in charge of the Seminary's website portal for students, faculty, and staff.
Simeon RodgersApplication and Database Specialist Simeon administers, supports, and provides day-to-day operations related to applications and databases, particularly for the PTS Neighborhood Collaborative. 

Institutional Advancement

Charles Fischer IIIVice President for Seminary Advancement Charles directs all aspects of fundraising, alumni/ae and church relations, and marketing and communications. He is a member of the senior leadership team. 
Elizabeth BaisleyWelcome Center Front Desk Coordinator Elizabeth works with internal and external groups to schedule PTS facilities and events, manages overnight housing, and welcomes visitors to campus at the Reception Desk.
Sarah BetzigCommunications Stategist Sarah writes for various Seminary publications, produces ministry resources for church and lay leaders, and serves the Neighborhood Collaborative by coordinating communications efforts across the  programs. 
Carolyn CranstonDirector of Alumnae/i and Church Relations Carolyn works with alums to host the annual Alumnae/i Days events, Phonathon, and graduation brunch. Additionally, she is the liaison between the Seminary and supporting churches.
Hallie IsadoreDatabase and Donor Services Specialist Hallie manages the Advancement computer databases and acknowledgment system related to donor and constituent relations. She assists with constituent events and communications.
Melissa LoganSenior Director of Communications Melissa oversees the Seminary's strategic vision for communications. Additionally, she is the contact for media relations. Melissa is a member of the senior leadership team. 
Robin MenardCommunications and Marketing Specialist Robin is responsible for advertising, marketing, and event promotion as it relates to the Seminary's public programming.
Dominick OliverDirector of Development Dom directs the planning and implementation of all programs and activities associated with the Seminary's annual fund. In addition, he oversees donor services, along with planned and major gift giving.
Derek Woodard-LehmanSeminary Advancement Coordinator Derek provides support to the Vice President for Seminary Advancement, coordinates the Seminary's grant writing efforts, and organizes special events.


Neighborhood Collaborative

VacantVice President for Strategic Initiatives and Continuing Education The VP identifies, leads, and develops strategic, mutually beneficial external partnerships with other organizations whose mission aligns with the Seminary. Additionally, the VP oversees the work of the PTS Neighborhood Collaborative, which exists to connect the learned theology of the academy with the lived theology of church and society to form present and future Christian leaders in service to their contexts. The VP is a member of the senior leadership team. 
Kristen PazmanAdministrative Assistant to the Vice President for Strategic Initiatives and Continuing Education Kristen supports the work of the vice president and the PTS Neighborhood Collaborative. 

Center for Adaptive and Innovative Ministry

Scott HagleyW. Don McClure Associate Professor of World Mission and Evangelism

Continuing Education

Erik HoekeDirector of Continuing Education Erik directs the Office of Continuing Education, which provides clergy and lay persons with opportunities to explore faith and vocation through free lectures, special events, and professional development. Learn more about the program.

Faith Forming Families Network

Lynne Napoleon BassettDirector of the Faith Forming Families Network Lynne serves as the inaugural director of the Faith Forming Families Network, which reconnects families and communities as partners in the spiritual formation and moral development of young people. Learn more about the program.
Norma AllenFaith Forming Families Program Coordinator Norma provides a variety of management, coordination, and administrative tasks in support of the Faith Forming Families Network.
Lily SchatzFaith Forming Families Research Assistant Lily is responsible for data collection, Learning and Leading Program outcomes, and supporting cohorts with program design and evaluation. 

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Metro-Urban Institute

AnneMarie MingoDirector of the Metro-Urban Institute AnneMarie leads the Metro-Urban Institute in engaging at urban intersections of religious and social life. MUI is an academic and community-building resource for urban ministries and organizations. Learn more about the program.
Lisa BuntingMetro-Urban Institute Administrative and Program Assistant Lisa provides administrative support to MUI.
Sean ThomasAssociate Director of the Metro-Urban Institute Sean develops and coordinates MUI's advisory groups and community networks, leads the Graduate Certificate in Urban Ministry, mobilizes MUI's resources through grants and other means, and communicates MUI’s work and mission to community constituencies.

Miller Summer Youth Institute

Franklin Tanner CappsDirector of the Miller Summer Youth Institute Tanner oversees the Miller Summer Youth Institute, which resources churches in youth ministry and asks participants what God is calling them to do and who God is calling them to be. Learn more about the Miller Summer Youth Institute.
Chris TaylorMiller SYI Program Coordinator Chris assists in the expansion of SYI by coordinating recruiting, planning, and running one of the academies and preparing for the summer mission experiences.

World Mission Initiative

Hunter FarrellDirector of the World Mission Initiative Hunter leads the mission focus at the Seminary that seeks to engage students in what God is doing in the world through short-term cross-cultural mission experiences and institutional partnerships. Learn more about the program.
Lisa BuntingWorld Mission Initiative Program Assistant Lisa provides administrative support to WMI.
Bala KhyllepAssociate Director of the World Mission Initiative Bala helps develop mission vision, nurtures missionary vocation, and cultivates missional congregations through programs for students and churches.


President's Office

Asa J. LeePresident and Professor of Theological Formation for Ministry President Lee works with the Seminary's leadership team to determine the Seminary's core focus areas and new programs. He also frequently speaks at church and community events on behalf of the Seminary.
VacantChief of Staff and Secretary to the Board of Directors This position provides executive-level support to the president and to the Board of Directors. The person assists the president in special projects, handles correspondence with the Board, and coordinates all aspects of Board meetings.