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There are endless ways to remain connected to Biola and with Biolans. We’re Biolans for Life because those bonds formed at Biola remain for life. See how you can involve yourself in the life of Biola from wherever you are.

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Regional Engagement

Whether you’re down the block from Biola or way across the ocean, you can be a part of a Biolan community. There are Biolan communities forming every week! If you don’t see an Alumni Regional Contact (ARC) in your region, become the Contact and begin forming a Biolan community where you are!

U.S. Regional Contacts

State City Name Email Address
Arizona Surprise Kim Baumann
Phoenix Shawna Thackrah
Tucson Geoffrey Knopf
Arkansas Glennallen Hannah Silvey
California Agoura John Erwin
Aliso Viejo Jeremiah Chuang
Bakersfield Lynn Froude
Costa Mesa Katherine Davis
Dublin Sher Mowrer
Fountain Valley Benjamin Park
Fremont Anson Tjing
Hawthorne Daniel Kerr
Hesperia Carisa Koch
La Habra Casey Morlet
Lancaster Alex Ruiz
Lawndale Brina Suttle
Los Alamitos Laurie Fulton
Los Angeles Chelsea Vukovich
Los Angeles Kelly Krieger
Los Angeles Kennary Macwan
Los Angeles–South Park Cameron Peck
Mammoth Lakes Samuel Fung
Newport Beach Blake Nelle
Oakland Hannah Chu
Oakland Kayla Thomas
Oceanside Havilah Steinman
Oceanside Penny Steinman
Pasadena Taylor West
Perris Susie Woods
Pine Mountain Club Lynn Froude
Pismo Beach Carolyn Caldwell
Rancho Cucamonga Ruth Doke
Rancho Cucamonga Ryan Bohm
Rancho Penasquitos Jill Gamelson
Riverside Bob Hayden
Sacramento Katie Sepe
Sacramento Ayla Namisniak
Salinas Josh Kristianto
Salinas Dave Brown
San Diego Meagan Strodel
San Francisco Sean Thomas
San Luis Obispo Mckenzie Hathaway
Santa Barbara Claire Flores
Sherman Oaks Rebecca Gallacher
Temecula Ray Bailey
Tustin Jan Lynn
Vista Sean Harrington
Watsonville Crystal/Jeffrey Nelson
Colorado Denver Molly Simpson
District of Columbia Washington Jocelynne Florian
Delaware Newark Alissa Lomakin
Florida Jacksonville Christie Dizzia
Kissimmee Phillip Jones
Georgia Atlanta Ron/Melanie Hill
Augusta Winona Cannady
Idaho Boise Katy Bissel
Coeur d'Alene Kathy Danis
Illinois Wheaton Sue Wynsma
Indiana Indianapolis Dorothy Scharer
South Bend Sarah N. Wright
Massachusetts Boston Joe Miterko
Michigan Grand Rapids Jeff Baxter
Minnesota Minneapolis Jason Gonzalez
Missouri St. Louis Randy/Sarah Larson
Mississippi Ocean Springs Emily Wise
Montana Bozeman Phil Martin
Nevada Boulder City Christina Lodge
Pahrump Ray Bailey
New Mexico Albuquerque June Bliss
Los Alamos Paul Mendoza
Ruidoso Debra Marquez-Butts
New York
Vestal Bill Sprouse
North Carolina Charlotte Alyson Winter
Raleigh Sara Lynn Payne
Valdese Nancy Hartman
Ohio Cincinnati Samantha Owen
Cincinnati Robby Ballmeyer
Columbus Jess Lindner
Oregon Ashland Chris Jones
Tigard David Toyer
Pennsylvania Bethlehem Marlene Vant Hoogt
Julian Dan Hannon
South Carolina Charleston Sam Hammer
South Dakota Sioux Falls Katie Nelson
Tennessee Nashville Taylor Whitt
Texas Austin Greg Cox
College Station Taylor Carlson
Dallas Amy Walz
Fort Worth Lucas Laird
Houston Cory Noel
Kileen Joey Colon
San Antonio Tim Fillinger/Melissa White
Waco Yvette Fries
Utah Provo Matt Gould
Virginia Arlington Laura & Adam Crane
Washington Richland Kayla Croskrey
Seattle Blake Lawson
Tacoma Chuck Wahlstrom
Vancouver Benjamin Surmi
Tacoma Bruce Mitchell

Contact Don Bernstein at for more information and to sign up to be a contact.

Note: If you are an alumni contact, please be sure to fill out the Volunteer Code of Ethics and submit it to Don Bernstein at

Student and Young Alumni

The Student Alumni Association and the Young Alumni Engagement team are here to facilitate the transition from student to alumni. Whether it's mentoring, networking, navigating the work world, you have Biolans behind you and alongside you! For more information or to get involved, please contact

Alumni Awards

Cultural Award to David Kinnaman

Biola alumni are out in the world impacting it for our Lord Jesus Christ. This impact takes various forms and in various fields. We honor, first and foremost, our Lord and we also want to acknowledge those who have made the impact with their God-given gifts and talents. For more information or to get involved, please contact

Career Coaching

Older woman coaching younger woman

As seasoned alumni, we invite you to share and provide direct career advice to students and young alumni. Your experience can be practically applied for professional development, advancement, and career transition. For more information or to get involved, please contact


Through our mentorship program, Biola alumni are invited to share your professional trajectory and experience with a student or young alum. Students and young alumni can also benefit from your experience to guide and help navigate the professional landscape. For more information or to sign up to be a mentor, please contact

Biolans Breaking Bread

There’s nothing like sitting down to fellowship over a meal. That’s what “Biolans Breaking Bread” is all about. Alumni - Invite students to your home for a home-cooked meal and share your Biola experiences while hearing all about theirs. The bond that spans over time is the "Biola bond"! For more information please contact

Older man mentoring younger man