Karl Tsatalbasidis is the new religion department chair at Hartland College. He is an ordained Seventh-day Adventist minister who served as a pastor for 18 years and as a teacher since 2011. His PhD from Andrews University is in systematic theology. His dissertation sought to recapture the vision of the heavenly sanctuary by applying it to the issue of worship. Karl is
married to Lily May, a gifted musician, and an RN. Their daughter Sofia is currently studying nursing at Shenandoah University, and their son Dino is a new pastor as part of the Texas Conference.