Members of the President's Cabinet

Dave Rule, Sr. Vice President and Provost

Dr Dave RuleDave Rule, PhD, spent eight years as a fulltime faculty teaching a wide variety of coursework; Psychology 101, childhood through adult human development, educational psychology, classroom assessment, research design, and program evaluation. Dr. Rule received tenure at Marist College, NY, in 1998, where he became Director of the Graduate Program in Educational Psychology, teaching graduate-level coursework in research, community systems approaches to learning and cultural pluralism. He also worked as methodologist on both National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Institutes for Health (NIH) grants, and supervised graduate theses.

Dr. Rule’s move to administration in 2000 has been equally varied, beginning as a Director of Institutional Research and Program Development, then serving as a Vice President of Academic Affairs, followed by three presidencies, including the presidency of Bellevue College, Washington state’s largest community college (approx. 35,000 students). Dr. Rule has been directly involved in regional and program level accreditations, including the Middle States Association, the Higher Learning Commission, and the Northwest Commission on Colleges & Universities, as well as in program accreditations (e.g., teacher education, nursing, radiography, etc.), and the development of new associate, bachelor, and master’s degree programs. He has an extensive background in budget management and oversight, strategic and educational master planning, program assessment, successful labor relations, international student programs, working with local and Fortune 500 companies, and fundraising. 

Contact: Holly Minch,, 425.602.3434

Amanda D. Reinhard, Associate Vice President for Budget and Finance & CFO 

Amanda Reinhard headshot

Amanda Reinhard, MBA, joined Bastyr University in 2017, bringing over fifteen years of financial and nonprofit experience. As Associate Vice President for Budget and Finance, she serves as the Chief Financial Officer and oversees the budget and financial functions of the University, as well as auxiliary services, including the Bastyr Center for Natural Health in Seattle, the Dispensaries, Bookstore, and Dining Commons.

Prior to coming to Bastyr, Amanda served as the Director of Finance at Alpha Supported Living Services, a nonprofit agency providing community residential support to adults with developmental disabilities, for over nine years. She has also worked in various roles in the banking industry.

Ms. Reinhard has a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and Social Change and a Master’s of Business Administration degree, both from the University of Wisconsin.

Contact: Amanda Reinhard,, 425.602.3044


Susan L. Weider, Vice President for Student Affairs

portrait of Susan WeiderSusan Weider, MS, serves as the primary student liaison and oversees admissions, financial aid, registrar, housing, counseling services, career services, alumni relations, conference services and marketing. She joined the University in 2001 as dean of students and was promoted to her current position in 2005. Before that, she spent 11 years working in student affairs administration at Linfield College in Oregon. She holds a Master of Science in college student personnel from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale and a Bachelor of Arts in history from Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa. 

Contact: Susan Weider,, 425.602.3014

Jeanne Galloway, ND, Vice President for Advancement and Enrollment Services

Dr Jeanne GallowayJeanne Galloway, ND, leads the University’s Advancement and Enrollment Services division. Her goal is to maximize engagement opportunities for those interested in expanding Bastyr’s message of wellness and hopefulness. The Advancement and Enrollment team focuses primarily on bringing amazing students to the University’s two locations, and also in developing strong connections to patients, philanthropic donors, corporate partners and the general community in support of Bastyr’s mission.

Dr. Galloway is a 2004 graduate of Bastyr’s Naturopathic Medicine program. In addition, she is a nonprofit management and fundraising expert with over 20 years of service for a number of regional and local organizations. She has worked in every aspect of nonprofit fundraising and communications, securing millions of dollars for organizations in California and Washington state for diverse causes including medical research, equity initiatives and educational access.

Dr. Galloway received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Southern California.

Contact: Jeanne Galloway,, 425.602.3007

Additional Members of the Executive Leadership Team

Coquina L. Deger, MBA

Associate Vice President of Marketing and External Communications

Lynelle Golden, PhD

Dean of School of Traditional World Medicines, and School of Health Arts & Sciences

Cynthia Hope, ND

Associate Dean, Bastyr University California

Kortet Mensah, PhD

Associate Vice President for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Arianna Staruch, ND

Dean of the School of Naturopathic Medicine

Jamey Wallace, ND

Executive Director of Clinical Training & Chief Medical Officer

Board of Trustees

Patricia “Pat” Dawson, MD 

University of Washington (UW) Medicine 

Gerald "Jerry" Hoffmeister 

Community Leader 

Deb Hubers 

Co-founder, LaVita Compounding Pharmacy - San Diego, California 

Benjamin "Ben" Lynch, ND 

Bastyr University Alumnus; Seeking Health 

Iman Majd, MD, MSA, LAc  

University of Washington (UW) Department of Family Medicine; Clinic Director, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at UW and recipient of 2018 Bastyr Mission Award.

Mark R. Martzen, PhD 

Research Associate Professor, Bastyr University 

Tammy McIver-Gay, MBA 

VP of Sales Operations, Nutraceutical Corporation 

Harlan Patterson, MBA, CPA 

President, Bastyr University 

Gary R. Quarfoth, PhD  

Senior Manager, Consultant and Community Service Leader 

Becky Su, EAMP, Dipl OM, MD (China) 

Bastyr University Alumna, Bellevue Acupuncture Clinic 

Barbara Schuchart Wright 

Community Volunteer 

Carol M. Taylor, MN, RN  

Healthcare Executive Board Director 


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