LLU Councilors

  • Presidents: Virgil and Karen Nielsen
  • Vice presidents: Jay and Natalie Jutzy
  • Treasurer: Noni Patchett
  • University president: Richard H. Hart

Past Presidents

  • Jerry L. Pettis 1961-1967
  • M. Bernard Graybill 1967-1969
  • Harry Schrillo 1969
  • N.A. McAnally 1969-1971
  • Harold W. Willis 1971-1974
  • Samuel H. Fritz 1974-1977
  • Tom Zapara 1977-1983
  • Paul S. Damazo 1983-1985
  • Ronald D. Drayson 1985-1988
  • J. Dee Lansing 1988-1990
  • Carleton Wallace 1990-1992
  • Lewis W. (Bill) Johnson 1992-1994
  • Reuben Matiko 1994-1996
  • Bob Reynolds 1996-1998
  • Carlton R. Lofgren 1998-2000
  • Elvin C. Gaines 2000-2002
  • Floyd S. Brauer 2002-2004
  • Roy V. Jutzy 2004-2006
  • Clyde L. Davis 2006
  • Naor Stoehr 2006-2010
  • Jesse James 2010-2012
  • Richard and Patti Catalano 2012-2014
  • Stan and Carol Appleton 2014-2016

Background

  • Created by the Loma Linda University Board of Trustees in 1961
  • Objectives
    • To be ambassadors to alumni, patients, the Seventh-day Adventist Church and world community
    • To give and receive counsel with the University President and executive leadership
    • To provide moral and financial support
    • To fellowship with each other
  • Since 1961, the councilors have underwritten various institutional projects in excess of $80 million.