Prior to beginning her post at the National Offices on June 30, 2008, Marilyn served for 18 years at Bethany University in Scotts Valley, California – most recently as the associate dean for the School of Professional Studies and the Director of the master of arts in education. Before her stint at Bethany, Marilyn worked with her husband, Bob, as he pastored churches in Lovelock, Nevada and Fontana, California. Other ministries for Bob and Marilyn include working as youth pastors and acting with a street drama troupe – Resurrection Theatre.
Marilyn earned a bachelor’s degree from Bethany Bible College in 1972, which included a teaching credential for the State of California, a master’s degree from Santa Clara University in 1995 and an Ed.D. from the University of San Francisco in 2000.
She has been married to Bob since 1971, and they have 2 married daughters, Alethea and Hillary who have given them five astonishing grandchildren: Emma, Clara, Jackson, HollyMay and Hope.
Dave is the new president of American Indian College (AIC) in addition to his role in our department. Before his current position, Moore served at Convoy of Hope, a faith-based humanitarian aid organization, for seven years. During most of his tenure, he served as Sr. Director of Administration. From 1994-2001, he was Director of Intercultural Ministries and Administrator for U.S. Missions at the AG National Office.
Moore previously served as missionary/educator to American Indians at AIC in Phoenix, Arizona, for 20 years, as President from 1987-1994. Moore led AIC through the accreditation process with the North Central Accrediting Association, and the school became the only regionally accredited college serving primarily Native Americans in the nation. He has also taught adjunct courses at Evangel University since 1997.
Moore completed his undergraduate work at Evangel University in Springfield, MO, in 1972 and holds Master’s and Doctoral Degrees from the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary in Springfield, MO. Moore has also completed course work for his PhD in higher education administration at the University of Arizona where he is ABD.
Moore and his wife, Cheri, have three married children who have provided them with five grandchildren. Their daughter Rachael and her husband Darin reside in Fresno, CA where Darin serves on the faculty at Fresno Pacific University. Their son Ryan serves a lead pastor of Christian Life Center in Santa Cruz, CA, where he and his wife Alyson reside. Their son Royce and his wife Melanie reside in Columbia, Missouri, where Royce serves as chief resident physician at the University of Missouri School of Medicine.
Courtney Garcia serves as administrative coordinator. She began working for the Alliance in January 2012.
Courtney earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Evangel University in 2008. After graduation, Courtney worked in the field of Human Resources. She then moved to the Academic Affairs office at Central Bible College before finding her place on the Alliance team.
Courtney is married to the wonderful Chris Garcia and they enjoy exploring history and art museums together as well as finding treasures when they go “antiquing”.
Matt's primary tasks revolve around Alliance Web site updates to promote the various Assemblies of God colleges across the United States.
Matt completed his B.A. in journalism at Evangel University in 2010. He then proceeded to stay in Springfield, Missouri, to gain professional experience in his field and continue to woo the love of his life, Beth. Beth and Matt are now married, but the wooing continues because Matt likes to use the word, "woo," in his biographies.
Matt regularly exercises to improve his guns, and he eats steel for breakfast. He and his wife hike, play tennis and socialize, normally all at the same time. They attend Life360 Church on the Calvary Temple campus.