Faculty & Staff

Department of Aviation Science

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John Marselus, D.Min.

Professor of Aviation Science
Chair, Department of Aviation Science
Colonel, USAF (ret)
Office Phone: 951-552-8188
E-mail: jmarselus@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Flight Operations Center, ARPT 202

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
D.Min. Ministry Liberty Theological Seminary 2015
M.Div. Divinity Liberty University 2007
M.S. Strategic Studies Air University 2004
M.A. Religion Liberty Theological Seminary 1996
B.S. Aeronautical Engineering United States Air Force Academy 1985

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Creighton Goodman, DPA

Assistant Professor of Aviation Flight
Office Phone: (951) 552-8802
E-mail: cgoodman@calbaptist.edu

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
DPA Public Administration California Baptist University 2018
M.A. Aviation Education Trident University 2010
B.S. Psychology Loyola University Chicago 2001

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Elisabeth Murillo, Ed. D.

Assistant Professor of Aviation Science
Office Phone: (951) 552-8810
E-mail: emurillo@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Flight Operations Center, ARPT 133

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ed. D. Higher Education Concordia University -Texas 2020
M.C.A Commercial Aviation Delta State University 2015
B.S. Aviation -Flight Operations Westminster College 2006

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C. Daniel Prather, Ph.D.

Professor of Aviation Science
Office Phone: (951) 343-4924
E-mail: dprather@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Flight Operations Center, ARPT 127

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Educational Leadership University of Nebraska - Lincoln 2007
D.B.A. California Southern University 2020
M.B.A. International Business University of North Alabama 2016
M.P.A. Aviation Administration Southern Illinois University 1997
B.C.A. Aviation Management Delta State University 1994

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Peyton Beard

Department Secretary, Aviation Science
Office Phone: (951) 343-4363
E-mail: pbeard@calbaptist.edu

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Matthew Castellano

Flight Instructor
Office Phone: (951) 552-8804
E-mail: mcastellano@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Flight Operations Center, ARPT 129

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Howard Dang

Flight Instructor
Office Phone: (951) 552-8804
E-mail: hdang@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Flight Operations Center, ARPT 120

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Jennifer Endeman

Flight Instructor
Chief Commercial Program
Office Phone: (951) 552-8804
E-mail: jendeman@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Flight Operations Center, ARPT 114

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Kyle Higginson

Flight Instructor
Chief Instrument Program
Office Phone: (951) 552-8804
E-mail: khigginson@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Flight Operations Center, ARPT 129

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Ivan Kut

Flight Instructor
Office Phone: (951) 552-8804
E-mail: ikut@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Flight Operations Center, ARPT 129

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Orlando Martinez

Director of Aircraft Maintenance
Office Phone: (951) 552-8462
E-mail: omartinez@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Flight Operations Center, D208

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John Mullins

Assistant Chief Flight Instructor
Office Phone: (951) 552-8463
E-mail: jmullins@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Flight Operations Center, D203

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Rene Nemecio

Assistant Aircraft Maintenance Technician
Office Phone: (951) 552-8462
E-mail: rnemecio@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Flight Operations Center, D207

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Kihan Park

Flight Instructor
Office Phone: (951) 552-8804
E-mail: kpark@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Flight Operations Center, D202

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Tyler Powell

Flight Instructor
Office Phone: (951) 552-8804
E-mail: tpowell@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Flight Operations Center, D201

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Lacey Schimming

Flight Instructor
Chief Private Program
Office Phone: (951) 552-8804
E-mail: lschimming@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Flight Operations Center, ARPT 114

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Jesse Sipan

Director of Flight Operations
Office Phone: (951) 552-8803
E-mail: jsipan@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Flight Operations Center, ARPT 111

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Paulina Slocum

Flight Instructor
Office Phone: (951) 552-8804
E-mail: pslocum@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Flight Operations Center, ARPT 114

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Aaron Varela

Flight Instructor
Chief of Safety
Office Phone: (951) 552-8804
E-mail: avarela@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Flight Operations Center, ARPT 119

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