Mesa Advisory Board 


The Mesa Advisory Board is made up of well-known, active community members in Phoenix's East Valley region, Westminster College alumni, and strong supporters of Mesa's higher education initiative. The Board provides leadership, guidance, and support to Westminster College as it grows its second campus in Mesa, AZ.

Meet the members of the 2013-2014 Mesa Advisory Board:

Dr. Leo Archer Owner and principal of Caveo Services (semiconductors and other high tech ventures); Curriculum Director of Mesa Leadership Training and Development
Rev. Dr. Brant Baker Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, Mesa
Dr. Joe Creech Westminster College Class of 1973, pediatric dentist; serves on admissions committee of A.T. Still
Jeffrey W. Crockett Attorney at Brownstein, Hyatt, Farber, and Schreck
Dr. Sally Downey Superintendent of East Valley Institute of Technology; incoming president of
Rotary; well-known and active community member
Mr. Alex Finter Councilmember, Vice-Mayor; strong supporter of the Mesa Education Initiative
Mr. John Giles Local attorney, our landlord at 238 West Second St., Mesa, AZ 85201; former
Councilmember and Vice-Mayor; civic leader
Mr. Eric Jackson Local attorney in major firm, prominent in Rotary, the Chamber of Commerce, and the United Way; strong supporter of all schools, especially Westminster
The Honorable Thomas Kleinschmidt Westminster College Class of 1962, former judge on the Maricopa County Superior Court and Arizona Court of Appeals, well-known attorney in Phoenix area
Mr. Kent Mueller Westminster College Class of 1962, Westminster College Board of Trustees member, member of Mesa Oversight Committee, well-known business man
Mr. Jared Ryan Westminster College Class of 2001, principal of Campo Verde High School, a premier high school in Gilbert; strong supporter of Westminster’s Mesa initiative
Ms. Claudia Sieb A principal of the Sieb Organization; well-known business person and marketing expert, consultant to Westminster College