Vice President for Student Development
Charles ‘Chip’ Moody, STM, DMin
Dean of Students
Director of Field Education
Director of Mentoring
- BA, William Jessup University
- MA, MDiv, Lincoln Christian Seminary
- STM, Yale University
- DMin, Western Seminary
Dr. Moody, who joined the seminary in 2006, became Vice President for Student Development in 2011. He has over thirty-six years of ordained ministry experience both in local church pastorates and as a U.S. Navy chaplain. Dr. Moody, who teaches in the areas of Biblical Communication and Pastoral Theology, has several other leadership roles. As Dean of Students, he shepherds and counsels students, promotes Seminary community and oversees the student educational experience. He supervises the offices of Student Life, Mentoring, Financial Aid, Enrollment, Alumni Affairs, Placement and Field Education. He is a member of the Evangelical Homiletics Society, the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education and has served on the faculty of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Arizona Christian University.
Vice President of Administration, IT and Online Learning
Grant Gasson, MBA
- BA, Arizona State University
- MBA, University of Phoenix
Mr. Gasson holds the BA degree from Arizona State University and the MBA from the University of Phoenix. He has done post-graduate work at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business and was ITIL V3 Foundations Certified in 2010. Vice President Gasson has served in several Vice Presidential and Director-level positions at the University of Phoenix and possesses unique experience in general management, organizational leadership and planning, financial management and information technology. He has served in various leadership roles in local church and parachurch ministries. He joined Phoenix Seminary in 2011 and oversees administration, information technology and online learning.
Vice President of Advancement and Marketing
Patti Scott Sellers, MA
- AA, Chadron State College/Grace University
- BS, Colorado Christian University
- MA, Fuller Theological Seminary
The Vice President of Advancement and Marketing, Patti Sellers, holds the AA in Theological Studies and Ministry from Chadron State College/Grace University; the BS in Organizational Management/Human Resources from Colorado Christian University; and the M.A. in Christian Leadership Development from Fuller Theological Seminary. Vice President Sellers has experience in Vice Presidential and Director-level leadership in several areas, including higher education as Director of Communication and Marketing, in radio as a Public Relations Director, and in various parachurch leadership positions including Manager of Major Donor Relations, Events Management, Human Resources, Data Base Management and local church pastoral leadership positions in Communications and Christian Education. Patti joined Phoenix Seminary in 2011.