LSSWis - Lutheran Social Services (LSS) of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan

Lutheran Social Services of
Wisconsin and Upper Michigan


Boards of Directors

We are governed by a Board of Directors, which is comprised of representatives from business, clergy, health care and other sectors of the community. The board provides direction and approval in terms of our strategic plan, employee and fiscal policies, and other programmatic issues.

Operating Board of Directors

John Howman, Chair
John Schaller, Past Chair
Bishop Jim Arends, Second Vice Chair
David N. Larson, President
Eric Thomas, Treasurer
Renee Patterson, Secretary
Pastor Katie Baardseth
Richard Edwards
Timothy Haas
Pastor Rich Likeness
Michael Loseneggar
Pastor Catherine Mode
Bill Orth
Janet Schulz
David Titus
Laura Vartanian

Advisory Directors

Bishop Jim Arends, La Crosse Area Synod
Bishop Paul Erickson, Greater Milwaukee Synod
Bishop Rick Hoyme, Northwest Synod
Bishop Gerald Mansholt, East Central Synod
Bishop Tom Skrenes, Northern Great Lakes Synod
Bishop Mary Stumme-Froiland, South Central Synod

Foundation Board of Directors

Patricia Wesner, Chair
Daryl Diesing, Past Chair
George Roth, Vice Chair and Secretary
Cynthia Halverson, President
David C. Boerke, Treasurer
Gary Gussel
A. William Huelsman
Julie Ische
David N. Larson
A. Bela Maroti
Margaret M. Paur
William C. Pickering
Matthew Richmond
John Silseth
Jon Stellmacher
Robert Wortinger



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Milwaukee, WI 53204

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