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Senior Leadership

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President/CEO
Paul A. Mittman, ND, EdD
Professor of Naturopathic Medicine
BA, State University of New York at Buffalo
ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine


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Vice President Of Finance & Administration
Dawn Rector, CPA, MBA
BS, Arizona State University
CPA, State of Arizona
MBA, Regis University


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Vice President of Student Affairs
Melissa Winquist, MA
BA, Arizona State University
MA, Arizona State University


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Chief Information Officer
Mark Lierley, MSIM
BS, Arizona State University
MS, Arizona State University


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Chief Medical Officer
Forrest Beck, ND
Director of Certificate Programs
Associate Professor of Naturopathic Medicine
BA, University of Puget Sound
ND, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine


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Faculty Senate President
Matthew Baral, ND
Professor and Chair, Pediatric Medicine
BS, Castleton State College
ND, Bastyr University


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Dean of Academic Affairs
H. Garrett Thompson, DC, PhD 
BA, Reed College
PhD, Loma Linda University
DC, Southern California University of Health Sciences