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We're here to help serve your interests, to gather feedback from you about how the school is doing, and to help you keep in touch with your friends.

Historically, the Alumni Association has focused on raising funds. Please review the ways you can give to Monterey Bay Academy.

The Alumni Association serves as your voice to the school. Please contact any of the Alumni Board members with comments, concerns, or ideas that you may have about the school. Please use the email addresses below to let us know what we can do to improve your relationship with MBA.

Board of Directors

Officers:
Bruce Evans, President, Class of 1974
Currently Unfilled, Vice President
Joshua Rosado, Faculty Rep, Former Faculty


Additional Directors
Enga (Dirksen) Almeida, Class of 1969
Traci (Wareham) Follett, Class of 1993
Darlene Grunke, Association Member
Luis Macario, Class of 1986
Jerry Nelson, Class of 1982


Ex-Officio Members
Kinzie Speyer, MBA Director of Alumni Activities
Jeff Deming, MBA Principal
Efrain Murrillo, MBA Vice Principal of Finance
Current Senior Class President

Honorary
Gail (Hunt) Estey, Class of 1958
Leslie Goodwin, Former Faculty
Virginia Goodwin, Former Faculty


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Alumnus/Alumna of the Year Recipients

The MBA Alumni Association Board voted this award to be given at each annual Alumni Weekend. The first award was given in February 1995 and has been given each year since. The intent of the award is to recognize alumni or former faculty/staff for their involvement and volunteer contributions to Monterey Bay Academy, their church, their community or a mission project.

Carolyn Lacy - 2017 Alumna of the Year 2017 Alumna of the Year
Carolyn (Slepnikoff) Lacy, Class of 1952

Introduction of Recipient
"Carolyn (Slepnikoff) Lacy '52 has spent her life serving others in her community and . . .”
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Michael Davidson - 2016 Alumnus of the Year 2017 Alumnus of the Year
Scott Reiner, Class of 1982

Introduction of Recipient
"Scott Reiner '82 has dedicated his life to serving others through his leadership . . .”
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1995 David Bieber Former Principal 1950-1957
1996 Gail Hunt Estey Class of 1958 and MBA school nurse
1997 Ramona Richli Clark Class of 1957
1998 Clyde Morgan Class of 1968 and Founder of Adventist Frontier Mission
1999 J. Fred Speyer MBA Church Pastor and teacher 1968-1988
2000 Leal V. Grunke Posthumus - Founder of Monterey Bay Academy
2001 Jacob Chang Class of 1951
2002 Bob Butler Class of 1952
2003 Stuart Tyner Class of 1963
2004 Carol Moore Class of 1958
2005 Richard Osborn Class of 1965
2006 Milton Wheeler Class of 1956
2007 Gary Soderstrom Class of 1958
2008 Regina Hoover Jett Class of 1972
2009 Joseph L. Wheeler Class of 1954 [ Introduction ]
2010 Scott Nelson Class of 1988 [ Introduction ]
2011 Gayle Ocheltree Class of 1971 [ Introduction ]
2011 Jake Scheideman Class of 1986 [ Introduction ]
2012 Mindy Schwarz Class of 1985 [ Introduction ]
2012 Jay Ketelsen Class of 1976 [ Introduction ]
2013 Felicia (Levere) Phillips Class of 1961 [ Introduction ]
2013 Robert Mendenhall Class of 1963 [ Introduction ]
2014 Shana (Plumlee) Ruggenberg '80 Class of 1980 [ Introduction ]
2014 Bill Keresoma Class of 1970 [ Introduction ]
2015 Donna Teale Class of 1959 [ Introduction ]
2015 Tom Seibly Class of 1955 [ Introduction ]
2016 Debbi (Webb) Curry Class of 1982 [ Introduction ]
2016 Michael Davidson Class of 1986 [ Introduction ]


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Hall of Faith Inductees



Hall of Faith Inductees 2017 MBA Hall of Faith Inductees
Jim & Jeanette Genn

Introduction of Recipients
“Jim and Jeanette Genn have spent 40 years of their life giving their time and talents to Adventist educational institutions—but . . .”
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Hall of Faith Inductee 2017 MBA Hall of Faith Inductees
Earl & Melva Wright

Introduction of Recipients
“Earl Wright and Melva Baldwin were married on June 10, 1949, in Angwin, CA. The shared a deep love for . . .”
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2000 Leal V. Grunke Posthumus - Founder of Monterey Bay Academy
2011 Robert & Betty Baerg - Former Faculty [Introduction]
2012 Leslie & Virginia Goodwin - Former Faculty [Introduction]
2012 Phyllis & Rick Regester - Former Faculty [Introduction]
2012 Fred & Arladell Speyer - Former Faculty [Introduction]
2012 Harvey Voth - Former Faculty [Introduction]
2012 Steve Walls - Former Faculty [Introduction]
2013 Kathy Hixson - Former Faculty [Introduction]
2013 Jon M. Speyer - Former Faculty [Introduction]
2013 Keith & Aloha Wheeler - Former Faculty [Introduction]
2014 Verle Betts - Former Faculty [Introduction]
2014 Romona (Richli) Clark - Class of '57 [Introduction]
2014 Jim Grossman - Lifelong Volunteer [Introduction]
2014 Clay Maddox - Lifelong Volunteer [Introduction]
2015 Roger and Judy Anderson - Former Faculty
2016 John & Marge Eggers - Former Faculty [Introduction]
2016 Fred & Arlene Webb - Former Faculty[Introduction]



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Faculty Member of the Year



The Monterey Bay Academy Alumni Association has recognized a Faculty Member of the Year since 1994.  The 20 people selected since then were recognized for their service and dedication to the students and to their fellow colleagues, demonstrating a commitment to Monterey Bay Academy, and for communicating the unconditional love of Jesus Christ to others.


Faculty of the Year 2016 Nathan Henderson, Former Dean and Alumni

The Monterey Bay Academy Alumni Association has recognized a Faculty Member of the Year since 1994. The 22 people selected since then . . . continue reading … (PDF document)









2015 Tim Zytkoskee, Current Faculty
2014 Kristian Luekert, Former Faculty
2013 Jon M Speyer, Former Faculty
2012 Ruth Nobuhara, Former Staff
2011 Jeff Deming, Current Faculty
2010 Joshua Rivera, Former Faculty
2009 Scott Henderson, Former Staff
2008 Kirsten (Weber) Roggenkamp, Former Faculty
2007 Tim Zytkoskee, Current Faculty
2006 Mike Thomas, Former Faculty
2005 Tim Kubrock, Former Faculty
2004 Bonnie Carter, Former Faculty
2003 Jason Mustard, Former Faculty
2002 Samuel Kaligithi, Former Faculty
2001 Sheri (Ballard) Hanser, Former Faculty
2000 Steve Walls, Former Faculty/Current Volunteer
1999 Jon Speyer ('76), Former Faculty
1998 Arladell Nelson-Speyer, Former Faculty
1997 Evelyn Mariani, Former Faculty
1996 Emma Jean Bowes ('60), Former Faculty
1995 William Keresoma ('70), Former Faculty
1994 Gail Estey ('58)




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