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Beth Bingham, D. Min.

Beth Bingham, D. Min.

Dr. Beth Bingham is returning for her second term on the Claremont Board of Education, having served from 2007-2011 when she was clerk, vice-president, and president.   Previous to her board service, she was active in the District as Chair of the 2004 Budget Advisory Committee, Chair of the Claremont Youth Partnership, and President of the Claremont Coordinating Council.   Her son, Teddy, attended Condit Elementary School, El Roble Intermediate School, and graduated from Claremont High School in 2007, while she volunteered as a district parent, classroom assistant, parking attendant, member of the Baseball Booster Club, and 2007 Grad Night chaperone.

Dr. Bingham received her B.A. with honors from Cornell College in Mt. Vernon, Iowa; her Master of Arts in Religion from Yale Divinity School; and her Doctor of Ministry from Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary.  She has been a minister and hospital chaplain in Wisconsin, Alaska, and California, and served 25 years at Pilgrim Congregational church in Pomona. Dr. Bingham is now the Senior Minister at the Congregational Church of the Chimes in Sherman Oaks, CA.

She has served as a board member and President of the Pomona Valley YMCA and the Fairplex Child Development Center, and board member and vice president of the Pomona Cemetery Association.   She is a member of the Los Angeles County Fair Association, the League of Women Voters and I also was a member and president of the Pomona Rotary Club.  

She is a member of the Clergy Council of the Van Nuys Division of the LAPD, and has served as a trustee of Piedmont College in Demorest, Georgia where she received an honorary Doctorate. 

Dr. Bingham has lived in Claremont since 1999.   Her son, Teddy, attended Condit Elementary School, El Roble Intermediate School, and graduated from Claremont High School in 2007. Her husband Paul passed away in 2011.  She has a son, Ted, and two stepsons, Jason and Paul Jr.  

Dr. Beth Bingham


Beth Bingham, D. Min.

Email: bbingham@cusd.claremont.edu