Keynote Speakers


Damon A. Williams, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President for Programs, Training, and Youth Development
Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Alvin Sanders, Ph.D.
Associate Executive Director of National Ministries
Evangelical Free Church of America

Mary Poplin, Ph.D.
Professor of Education, Claremont Graduate University


Doretha O’Quinn, Ph.D.
Vice Provost, Biola University

Sally Alonzo Bell, Ph.D., LCSW
Professor of Social Work, Azusa Pacific University

Delores B. Lindsey, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Cal State San Marcos


Rev. Elizabeth Conde-Frazier, Ph.D.
Vice President of Education and Dean of Esperanza College

Terrence Roberts, Ph.D.
CEO, Terrence J. Roberts & Associates

Henry Gee
Vice President of Student Services at Rio Hondo College


Ruth H. Chung, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of Southern California

LTC Les Knotts, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, United States Military Academy

Pete C. Menjares, Ph.D.
Associate Provost and Associate Professor, Biola University


Herma Williams, Ph.D.
Provost, Fresno Pacific University

Michael Emerson, Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology, Rice University

Alexander Jun, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of Southern California