Meet the Staff

  • Stacie M. Champine
    Director of Orientation and Transitions

    Hometown: Alta Loma, CA

    M.A., Organizational Leadership, Azusa Pacific University
    B.A., Liberal Studies, Azusa Pacific University

    Favorite quotation:
    “Let your smile change the world, but don’t let the world change your smile.” – Unknown

    Favorite verse:
    “Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope: Because of the LORD’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” – Lamentations 3:21-23

  • Katie Foster
    Program Coordinator

    Hometown: Gig Harbor, WA

    B.S., Business Marketing

    Favorite quotation:
    “Wherever you are be all there. Live to the Hilt of every Situation.” – Jim Elliot

    Favorite verse:
    “Don't let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity.” – 1 Timothy 4:12

  • Scott Salsman
    Graduate Assistant

    Hometown: La Verne, CA

    M.S., College Counseling and Student Development, Azusa Pacific University (in process)
    B.A., Psychology, Azusa Pacific University

    Favorite quotation:
    “Do simple better.” – Joe Maddon

    Favorite verse:
    “Do not fear, for I am with you, do not be afraid, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my victorious right hand.” – Isaiah 41:10

  • JK Kveton
    Alpha Intern

    Major: Biology

    Hometown: Littleton, CO

    Favorite Quotation:
    “We cannot all do great things, but we an do small things with great love.” – Mother Teresa

    Favorite Verse:
    “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” – Philippians 4:6–7

    Favorite Aspect of APU:
    I love that in every aspect, God and faith is integrated and that it is a place where meaningful relationships can be built.

  • Bryley De Ghetto
    Transfer Intern

    Major: Liberal Studies

    Hometown: Mission Viejo, CA

    Favorite Quotation:
    “The will of God will never take you where the grace of God will not protect you.”

    Favorite Verse:
    “For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” – Romans 8:38-39

    Favorite Aspect of APU:
    I love that community and relationships are so highly valued here at APU. It has always made me feel so welcomed, accepted, and loved.