Resident Chaplains

Chaplain Jacob Wilbur

Chaplain Jacob Wilbur

Jacob is in his first-year residency and is on his second unit of Clinical Pastoral Education. He is currently a student at Pacific School of Religion finishing up his Master of Divinity. He is in the ordination process for the United Methodist Church. He is currently living in Sacramento and is excited to grow professionally as a chaplain. Jacob completed his summer internship here at UC Davis Health last August 2020.

Chaplain Herelle Kit Yen Cheung

Chaplain Herelle Kit Yen Cheung

Herelle moved from Hong Kong to pursue her master’s degree at Fuller Theological Seminary. She is motivated by her faith to bring hope to those she encounters. She is empathetic, adaptable, dependable, and seeks harmony and connection among those with whom she serves. She sees every day as a new day to dream and imagine again. Besides English, Herelle is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.

Chaplain Eric C. Sweeting

Chaplain Eric C. Sweeting

Eric C. Sweeting is a first-year chaplain from the Adventist tradition, who hails from the commonwealth of The Bahamas. Mr. Sweeting has a diverse educational background as he has an AA in Chemistry, BA Psychology from Oakwood University and a recent graduate from Andrews University Theological Seminary with a M.Div. While an active youth leader in his church, Eric is looking to become a hospital Chaplain, with a potential emphasis on youth and adolescents.


Chaplain Erinn Harris

Chaplain Erinn Harris

Erinn Harris is in the residency chaplain program with a focus on becoming a hospital chaplain. He has a Master of Christian Ministry degree from Abilene Christian University and a Master of Divinity from Pepperdine University.

Chaplain Timothy Klosterman

Chaplain Timothy Klosterman

Tim is in his first year of residency. He is from the Roman Catholic tradition. Tim is a native of Southern California. He received his B.A. in Philosophy from St. John’s Seminary College. He received his M.Div. and M.A. in Theology at St. John’s Seminary. After serving after serving in Los Angeles and being a Chaplain in a High School, he went on to receive a M.A. in Catholic Educational Leadership at the University of Notre Dame.

Chaplain Ezelle King

Chaplain Ezelle King

Ezelle King. She is a mother of three adult children and three grandchildren. Currently, she is a Chaplain Resident, completing her final fourth unit this Fall. She has an M.A. in Ministry Leadership from Western Seminary; a B.A. in Political Science from U.C. Berkeley, and an A.A. Social Services from Merritt College. Her personal theology which guides her life, character, and ministry of providing spiritual and pastoral care to humanity is based upon the biblical principles of love. As God’s Ambassador, it is an honor and a privilege to provide pastoral and spiritual care to souls: patients, families and staff at the UC Davis Health.


Chaplain Stephen Audu

Chaplain Stephen Audu

Stephen is in his first-year residency program here at UC Davis Health. He is ordained as a Roman Catholic Priest. Stephen is originally from Nigeria, where he received his B.Phil. from the University of Ibadan, B.Th. Urbanian University, Rome, and Licentiate in Systematic Theology (STL) degree from the University of St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein, IL. He has served as a Rector of Seminary of St. Peter the Apostle In Eruku-Kwara State, Nigeria, 2006-2019.