Seven members from LSTC's Board of Directors standing with President Nieman

Board of Directors

Members & Reports

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Mark Bartusch (2026)

La Crosse Area Synod
Pastor, Our Redeemer Lutheran Church

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Bishop Susan Candea (2026)

ELCA Region 4
Bishop, Central States Synod

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Kelly Chatman (2026)

ELCA at large
Executive Director, Center for Leadership and Neighborhood Engagement

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DeWayne Cook (2024), Secretary

ELCA at large
Senior Director of Major Gifts, Lutheran World Relief

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Bishop Yehiel Curry (2024)

ELCA Region 5
Bishop, Metropolitan Chicago Synod

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Paul K. Erbes (2028)

Western Iowa Synod
Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Morningside University; Sioux City, IA

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Kristi Ferguson (2024)

Southeastern Iowa Synod
Professor of General Internal Medicine, University of Iowa, Retired

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Morgan Gates (2026)

Texas-Louisiana Gulf Coast Synod
Director for Houston Area Campus Ministry – ELCA

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Terry Goff (2024), Chairperson

Central/Southern Illinois Synod
Director, Emissions Regulations and Conformance, Caterpillar, Inc., Retired

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ELCA at large
Pastor of Faith Formation, Messiah Lutheran Church

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Greg Lewis (2024), Vice Chairperson

ELCA at large
Retired, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Office of the Regional Counsel, Attorney; DePaul College of Law, Adjunct Professor

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Karen McClain (2024)

ELCA at large
Senior Director, Athletic Partnership and Strategic Initiatives

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Harry Mueller (2024)

ELCA at large
President, Delta Group Electronics, Inc.

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Maryjeanne Schaffmeyer (2026)

East Central Synod of Wisconsin
Chief Operating Office, Appleton and Theda Clark Medical Centers, Retired

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Janette C. Schumm (2024)

Central States Synod
Owner of certified public accounting firm, Retired

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Ginni Young (2026) Treasurer

Arkansas-Oklahoma Synod
Retired, commercial property owner and manager

Board Reports & Stories

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