BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Board of Trustees


David Harrell

Chairman

David is passionate about serving Dallas International University as it prepares students to serve across cultures in the areas of translation, language development, literacy and the arts. He is a graduate of Baylor University and spent most of his career managing computing infrastructure for Fidelity Investments. David and his wife…
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Mari Thornburg, MBA

Vice Chair

Mari Thornburg has spent her entire career in health care. As founder and partner in Posada Consulting, she works with Medical Schools all over the country assisting them with strategy, leadership, financial performance and clinical delivery. Mari grew up in Toronto, Canada. As the daughter of immigrant parents, her first…
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James Talley

James Talley brings to the Board of Trustees at DIU his 40 years of experience in financial consultation to various profit and non-profit organizations in Texas and throughout the nation. In addition, he has acquired over 24 years of governmental auditing experience (16 of which were supervisory), for a number…
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Rachel Kull

Rachel has served with SIL International in a variety of capacities since the early 1990s, first supporting Bible translation efforts in the west Mediterranean area, caring for colleagues through hospitality and staff care ministries for 21 years. She is passionate about seeing people from all worldviews learn to serve God…
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Dennis R. Morrow, PhD

Denny Morrow is the President of Renewal Associates, LLP, an executive coaching firm in Minnesota.  However, most of his career has been in education, having served as Principal of four schools, including Hong Kong International School; and Superintendent of Schools in suburban Minneapolis, Minnesota.  In addition, he served as a…
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George Kenworthy, PhD, EdD

George Kenworthy is a Spiritual Formation and Outreach Pastor in suburban Minneapolis, Minnesota. George and his family lived in Mongolia for ten years where he was an international relief worker and community development leader.  Their work included building a school and clinic which all ultimately became Mongolian-led. George was named…
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Rachelle Holm

* Rachelle is a graduate of Bethel University with a M.A. in Organizational Leadership and a B.A. in Organizational Studies. * Rachelle has been in non-profit leadership at a variety of organizations for over 20 years, concentrating on college admissions and development (fundraising). * Currently, Rachelle is Director of Development…
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