Michael W. Cruz '80 has spent his career in service to his island and nation. As a surgeon, a colonel in the Guam Army National Guard, a senator in the Guam Legislature and to his present role as Lieutenant Governor of Guam, he has always proudly answered the call to serve. Michael has served in several deployments to Iraq, most recently, from October 2009 to January 2010 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, where he was awarded Combat Medical Badge for his services while in combat and under direct enemy fire.
Bringing people to Christ has been Lyle Albrecht's life work. During the past 40 years, Lyle and his wife, Peggy, have held nearly 200 evangelistic series and have seen more than 5,000 people baptized in the U.S. alone. Lyle has also traveled to 55 countries with his message of hope. Known as an outstanding storyteller, Lyle became well known to television audiences during his 15 years as a speaker for the Three Angels Broadcast Network.
A consummate musical artist, Reginald Unterseher is both an accomplished vocal performer and a composer. Reginald is music director and composer-in-residence at Shalom United Church of Christ. He is also a voice teacher, adjudicator, clinician, and a member of the Male Ensemble Northwest. His compositions are published by Oxford University Press and Walton Music performed throughout the world.
Biblical studies professor. Old Testament theologian. Popular speaker. Seminar presenter. Prolific author. These are just a few of the roles Alden Thompson has held during his career and life of service to Walla Walla University and the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Since 1970, when Alden joined WWU as a faculty member, he has enriched the lives of his students with his insight and knowledge of the Bible, church history, and Ellen White.