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Employee Directory

Leslie Bell

Faculty – General Education
 [email protected]
 B.S., Grand Canyon University; M.A., Northern Arizona University; Ph.D., North Central University

Zoe Cary

Staff – Executive Assistant to the President
 602-944-3335, ext. 237
 [email protected]
 B.S., Liberty University, M. Div., Liberty University

Ethan Childs

Staff – Resident Director/Dorm Pastor
 602-944-3335, ext. 223
 [email protected]
 A.A., Southwestern Assemblies of God University, B.A., Southwestern Assemblies of God University

David Cleaveland

Faculty – Church Leadership
 602-944-3335, ext. 248
 [email protected]
 B.A., Vanguard University of Southern California; M. Div., Fuller Theological Seminary

Joel Cornelius

Administration – Vice President for Student Development
 602-944-3335, ext. 213
 [email protected]
 B.A., American Indian Bible College; M.A. Southwestern Assemblies of God University

Gabriela (Imán) Cota

Staff – Library Assistant
 (602) 944-3335, ext. 252
 [email protected]

Keilah Coverstone

Staff – Librarian and Webmaster
 (602) 944-3335, ext. 217 and 252
 [email protected]
 B.S., Campbellsville University; M.S.L.S., University of Kentucky

Omar Craddock

Staff – Cross Country Coach
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 B.S. University of Florida

Brisa Ellis

Staff – Admissions Counselor
 602-944-3335, ext. 232
 [email protected]
 A.A. SAGU American Indian College

Jonathan Gannon

Administration – President
 602-944-3335, ext. 231
 [email protected]
 B.A., Evangel University; M.Div., Assemblies of God Theological Seminary; D.Min., Assemblies of God Theological Seminary

Matthew Holgate

Staff – Director of Student Life
 (602) 944-3335, ext. 267
 [email protected]
 B.A., Vanguard University

Robert (Bob) Jones

Faculty – Education, General Education; Director of IT Services
 602-944-3335, ext. 271
 [email protected]
 B.A., Southwestern Assemblies of God University; M.A., The University of Arizona

Sherry Jones

Faculty – Elementary Education, Program Coordinator; Assistant Administrative Dean
 602-944-3335, ext. 238
 [email protected]
 B.S., Eastern New Mexico University; M.A., University of Arizona; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University

Willis Lewis

Faculty – Elementary Education
 602-944-3335, ext. 272
 [email protected]
 A. A., Area XI Community College; B.S., Mankato State University; B.A., Buena Vista College; M.Ed., Northern Arizona University

Martin Manuel

Staff – Maintenance Director
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Vince Roubideaux

Staff – Athletic Director
 (602) 944-3335, ext. 226
 [email protected]
 A.A., American Indian Bible College; B.A., American Indian Bible College; M.A.H.R., Ottawa University

Joseph (Joe) J. Saggio

Administration – Executive Vice President; Administrative Dean of the College; Church Leadership Program Liaison, Public Speaking
 602-944-3335, ext. 244
 [email protected]

B.A., California State University Fresno; M.A., Azusa Pacific University; M.A., Vanguard University of Southern California; Ed.D., Arizona State University; Management Development Program (Post-Doctoral Studies) Harvard University

Blair Schlepp

Faculty – Behavioral Sciences and Community Services, College of Bible and Church Ministries
 602-944-3335, ext. 208
 [email protected]
 A.A., Central Indian Bible College; B.C.A., Southwestern Assemblies of God University; M.A., Ashland Theological Seminary

Barry D. Shennum

Faculty – Business, Program Liaison
 602-944-3335, ext. 256
 [email protected]
 B.S. Oral Roberts University; M.B.A. Oral Roberts University; D.B.A. California Coast University

Elesebeth (Beth) Stevenson

Faculty – General Education
 602-944-3335, ext. 269
 [email protected]
 B.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha; B.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.A., University of West Florida; Publishing and Editing Certificate, Florida State University; M.F.A., University of Nebraska

Karen Town

Faculty – Elementary Education; General Education; Assistant to the Executive Vice President
 602-944-3335, ext. 245
 [email protected]
 A.A., Diablo Valley College; B.A., Arizona State University; M.Ed., Arizona State University

Ruth Urquidy

Staff – Admissions Counselor and Media Support
 602-944-3335 ext. 215
 [email protected]

Carl Vanderpool

Faculty – Theology
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 B.A., Central Bible College; M.Div., Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary; ThM, Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary; ABD, AGTS-Evangel University

James Villa

Staff – Food Service Manager
 602-944-3335, ext. 261
 [email protected]

Mazzie Villa

Staff – Cook
 602-944-3335, ext. 261
 [email protected]

Colton Whitethunder

Staff – Cook
 602-944-3335, ext. 261
 [email protected]

Tylon Wilson

Staff – Women’s Basketball Coach
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Erica Zamorano

Staff – Director of Institutional and Student Services; Faculty – Business
 602-944-3335, ext. 239
 [email protected]
 B.A., American Indian College; M.A. Ottawa University

Marina Zamorano

Staff – Administrative Assistant
 602-944-3335, ext. 228
 [email protected]
 A.A., SAGU American Indian College; B.A., SAGU American Indian College

Nick Zamorano

Faculty – Bible & Church Leadership
 [email protected]
 B.A., American Indian College; M.A., Southwestern Assemblies of God University

Primary Contact Info


(602) 944-3335


SAGU American Indian College
10020 N. 15th Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85021


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Southwestern Assemblies of God University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the SACSCOC at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Southwestern Assemblies of God University.