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

Eric Thomas, Chair

Pastor Katie Baardseth, First Vice Chair

José Olivieri, Second Vice Chair

Michael Losenegger, Treasurer

Franklin Cumberbatch, Secretary

Héctor Colón, President

Corinne Bodeman

Lisa Cieslak

Bishop Katherine Finegan

Pastor Becky Goche

Mike Groth

Dean Gruner

Timothy Haas

Bill Kessler

Maureen Kolb

Eric Lorenz

Paul Neuberger

Richard Pieper

Melanie Varin

Advisory Directors
Bishop Jim Arends, La Crosse Area Synod
Bishop Paul Erickson, Greater Milwaukee Synod
Bishop Gerald Mansholt, East Central Synod
Interim Bishop Peter Rogness, South Central Synod
Bishop Lauri Skow-Anderson, Northwest Synod
David Titus
Bill Orth
Janet Schulz

Foundation Board of Directors

Patricia Wesner, Chair

George Roth, Vice Chair and Secretary

David C. Boerke, Treasurer

Héctor Colón

A. William Huelsman

Sarah Maio

A. Bela Maroti

Margaret M. Paur

Matthew Richmond

John Schaller

Robert Shepard

John Silseth

Jon Stellmacher

Mark Van Genderen