Charles Beals was a college board member for twenty-six years from 1953-1976. Beals is a 1929 graduate of Pacific College. He retired after seventeen years as administrator of Friendsview Manor retirement center in Newberg. In his long career he was also president of Friends Bible College for ﬁve years and a regional church executive as general superintendent of the Iowa Yearly Meeting of Friends for three years. For sixteen years he was a pastor in Vancouver, Wash., Portland, and Newberg. Beals was awarded an honorary doctorate at George Fox, the seventeenth awarded by the college.