2016 LSA Annual Conference Look Who's Coming

2016 LSA Annual Conference
April 25-28, 2016
Hilton Minneapolis
Minneapolis, MN

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Steve Adams, Chairman of Board, Lutheran Social Service of MN

Mike Anderson, Board of Directors, Lutheran Social Service of MN

Phyllis Anderson, Seminiary President Emeritius, Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary 

Shareen Anderson, Executive Director, Lutheran Life Communities

Steve Anderson, Coordinator, Lutheran Financial Managers Association

Rick Armstrong, Executive Director, Lutheran Counseling Services

Valarie Ashley, Executive Director, Southeast Ministry

Michael Athen, Assistant Administrator, Augsburg Lutheran Village

Melissa Austin, Director HCBS, Lutheran Services of GA 

Ashley Azar, Staff, One Source The Background Check Company 

Marian Baldini, President/CEO, KenCrest Services

James Barclay, President & CEO, Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains

Kristen Barlow, Senior Consultant, The Advisory Board Company

Shirley Barnes, Chief Executive Officer, Crest View Senior Communities

Cynthia Barth, Managing Director, Diversified Search

Alex Bartolic, Director, Disability Services Division, MN Department of Human Services

John Bauer, Retired, John E. Bauer Consulting LLC 

Chris Beach, Chief Development Officer, Lutheran Social Service of MN 

Sam Beals, CEO, Samaritas

Ann Beatty, Nonprofit Volunteer/Board Leader, Lutheran Social Service of MN

Kathie Bender Schwich, Senior VP, Mission & Spiritual Care, Advocate Health Care

Josselyn Bennett, Director-Poverty & Justice, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Michael Bertrand, President & COO, Lutheran Child and Family Services of IL

Judy Blaseg, Executive, VP Philanthropy, Ecumen

James Bosse, Vice President, Graceworks Lutheran Services

Angela Bovill, President/CEO, Ascentria Care Alliance

Kristine Braaten-Lee, Pastor & Director of Spiritual Care, Northfield Retirement Community

Lawerence Bradshaw, President/CEO, National Lutheran Communities & Services

Randy Bremhorst, Vice President of Design, Hoffman Planning, Design & Construction, Inc.

Starla Brennan, Operations Director, Metro Lutheran Ministry

Rochelle Brunsdon, Area Director, Lutheran Community Services Northwest

Carrie Bublitz-Cardarella, Director, Lutheran Social Services of WI and Upper MI

Alan Budahl, Executive Director, Lutheran Social Services of Alaska

Antony Bugg-Levine, CEO, Nonprofit Finance Fund

Michael Burk, Bishop, ELCA - Southeastern Iowa Synod

Phil Campbell, COO, Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

T.J. Cantwell, Director of Member Engagement -Disaster Response, Lutheran Services in America 

William Carney, Managing Director, ZIEGLER

Hilary Carr, Program Manager, Compass Housing Alliance

Andrea Carruthers, LSSMN Board Trustee, Lutheran Social Service of MN

Tiffany Cartmill, Service Coordinator, Lutheran Services in IA

Malcom Chapman, Incoming Board Chair, Lutheran Social Services of SD

V-Anne Chernock, Chair & Board of Directors, Lutheran Social Services of Northern CA

Joseph Chu, Associate Program Director, Lutheran Disaster Response, ELCA

Elizabeth Clark, ALT Year Toledo Participant, Abundant Life Together

Elisabeth Coats, ALT Year Toledo Participant Abundant Life Together 

James Colbert, Vice President, Salem Lutheran Church

Kichelle Coleman, Director, Adoption and Foster Care, LSS of the National Capital Area

Christine Connell, CEO, LSS of the National Capital Area

Staci Coomer, VP for Development, Outreach & Communications, Lutheran Immigrationa and Refugee Services

Lindsey Copeland, Director of Public Policy and Advocacy, Lutheran Services in America

Larry Crowell, President & CEO, Lutheran Social Services of Central OH

Sharon Dailey, Board Member, Lutheran Ministries of Mercy

Patricia Davenport, Director for Evangelical Mission, Southeastern PA synod, ELCA

Melanie Davis, Chief Development Officer, Lyngblomsten

Sean De Four, Vice President, Children & Families, Samaritas 

Dan Dean, Vice President Human Resources and Service Quality, Lutheran Services in IA

Kim Dettmer, Sr. Director for Disaster Services and Camp Noah, Lutheran Social Service of MN

David Dion, Foundation Chairperson, Samaritas Foundation

Alissa Dott, State Wide Host Home Director, Lutheran Social Service of MN

Paul Dovre, LSS MN Board Member, Lutheran Social Service of MN

Ronald Drews, President/CEO, Lutheran Social Services of Southern CA

David Duea, President & CEO, Lutheran Community Services Northwest

Michael Dungan, Chair Foundation Board of Directors, Lyngblomsten 

Robin Dunbar Balck, SVP of Administration & CSO, Ecumen

Anne Dunnenberger, Director of Outreach, Bridge of Hope National 

Shirley Dykshoorn, Vice President Senior and Humanitarian services, Lutheran Social Services of ND

Melody Eastman, Pastor, Grace Lutheran Church,

Ann Ellison, Director of Community Health & Church Relations, Fairview Health Services

Jan Elsasser, Director, Church Engagement, Thrivent Financial 

Alan Erdman, President/CEO, Lutheran Family and Children's Services of MO

Melanie Erdmann, Sales Executive, LawLogix division of Hyland Software, Inc.  

Jon Evert, Board Member, Lutheran Social Service of MN 

Diane Exner, Director- Developmental Services, Lutheran Family Services of VA, Inc.

Nicole Fallon, Director, CliftonLarsonAllen

David Fenoglietto, President/CEO, Lutheran SeniorLife

Luanne Fisher, President/CEO, Liberty Lutheran 

Patrick Fitzgerald, Operations, Portico Benefit Services

Elizabeth Flomo, Recruitment & Outreach Manager, Lutheran Volunteer Corps

Ann Fosco, Volunteer Services Capacity Builder, Lutheran Social Service of MN

Adam Fox, Regional Director, Lutheran Social Service of MN 

Jen Frazier, COO, Lutheran Social Services of IN

Alesia Frerichs,  VP Member Engagement, Lutheran Services in America

Jerry Fritsch, Executive Director, Lutheran Lakeside Camp

Cannady Fritzjunker, Project Manager, Lutheran Services in IA

Brian Gavin, Vice President of Communication, Lutheran Social Services of NY

Kristen Gay, President/CEO, Silver Springs - Martin Luther School 

Dave Gehm, President and CEO, Wellspring Lutheran Services

Rachel Gehm, Social Ministry Associate, Trinity Lutheran Church and School

Andrew Genszler, President/CEO, Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry

Janet George, Director of Church and Community Relations, The Lutheran Care Network

Ron Gerl, Chaplain, Ecumen Prmly LifePointes

Jim Glynn, Executive Director, Metro Lutheran Ministry

Ted Goins, President/CEO, Lutheran Services Carolinas

Brenda Goral, Senior Director, Lutheran Service of MN

Darrell Gordon, CEO/President, Wernle Youth & Family Treatment Center

Fay Gordon, Staff Attorney, Justice in Aging

Josh Graber, Pastor, Abundant Life Together 

Bill Gran, Spiritual Ministries Consultant/Pastor, The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society

Jewelie Grape, Partner, Conner & Winters, LLP

Sharei Green, Program Communicator, ELCA 

Kent Grider, Director of Operations, Wernle Youth & Family Treatment Center

Myra Griffie, Chief Operating Officer, Lutheran Services Carolinas 

Andy Grote, Manager-National Lending, Lutheran Church Extension Fund 

Ariel Guerrero, Director-Member Services, Lutheran Services in America

Erik Gustafson, Service Coordinator, Lutheran Services in IA

Charlotte Haberaecker, President & CEO, Lutheran Social Services in America

Rafael Haciski, Producer, Health and Human Services Division, The Graham Company

Joyce Hagen, Senior Director, Lutheran Social Service of MN

Mark Hagen, Corporate Director of Public Policy, Bethesda Lutheran Communities 

Meredith Hall, Senior Director, Lutheran Social Services of Southern CA 

Peggy Hall, VP Mission & Spiritual Care, Immanuel

Don Hallberg, Business Development, ELCA Mission Investment Fund

Michael Hanck, Pastor, Salem Lutheran Church

Matthew Hansen, Director of Assistive Technology, Lutheran Social Service of MN

Jodi Harpstead, CEO, Lutheran Social Service of MN

Linda Hartke, President/CEO, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service

Laura Heintz, CEO, Stanford Youth Solutions

Matt Hembree, Quality Management Director, Lutheran Services Carolinas

Ruth Henrichs, President & CEO, Lutheran Family Services of NE, Inc. 

Dan Hermann, Head of Investment Banking, ZIEGLER

Carlos Hernandez, Director-Church and Community Engagement, LCMS

Tania Hernandez-Andersen, VP of Marketing & Communications, Lutheran Services in America

Christie Hinrichs, President/CEO, Tabitha Health Care Services

Joelle Hoeft, Program Officer, Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies 

Deborah Hoesly, VP-Development, Lutheran Services in America

Eileen Hofer, Senior Director, Lutheran Social Services of Southern CA

Laura Hoffman, Clinical Director, Lutheran Social Services of IN

Barb Hoffmann, Grant Manager, Lutheran Chruch-Missouri Synod

Larry Hoffsis, Mission Integration Consultant, GraceWorks Lutheran Services

Lucinda Hoffsis, Guest, GraceWorks Lutheran Services

Brian Hofland, President, Research to Prevent Blindness

David Horazdovsky, President/CEO, The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society

Michael House, Board President, Lutheran Ministries of Mercy

Eric Hoyle,  Board Chair, Lutheran Services Carolinas

Katie Hruska, Quality Assurance Director, Lutheran Family Services of NE, Inc.

Rick Hutchins, VPHR, Lutheran Community Services Northwest

Kate Hutchinson, Deputy Director, Lutheran Social Services of Northern CA

Deborah Hutterer, Director of Congregational Relations & Volunteers, Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest

Tim Imler, Foundation Director, Lutheran Life Villages

Evette Jackson, Senior Associate, Annie E. Casey Foundation

Bradley Jacobson, CFO, Lyngblomsten

Roxanne Jenkins, AVP Older Adult Services, Lutheran Social Service of MN

Dave Johnson, Director of Development, Bethesda Children's Home

Hayley  Johnson, Intern, Lutheran Services in America

Stephen Johnson, Managing Director, ZIEGLER

Gary Johnstone, Chief Executive Officer, Lutheran Services of GA, Inc.

Shawna Jokinen, Director of Operations-Home Care & Hospice, Ecumen

Beverly Jones, VP Chief Program Officer, Lutheran Child & Family Services IL

Kathleen Judd,  Director of Customer Relations, LawLogix Group

Amber Kalina, ALT Year Toledo Participant, Abundant Life Together 

Bill Kallestad, Director of Services for People with Disabilities, Lutheran Services IA

Shirley Kang, Independent Meeting Planner, LSA/SK Conference Services

Irv Katz, President Emeritus, National Human Services Assembly

Al Kaul, Vice President of Human Resources/CPO, Wellspring Lutheran Services

Rasa Kaunelis, Director of Family Support, Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains

Juliana Keen, Advocacy Manager, Lutheran Social Service of MN 

Alex Kiefer, CEO, Lutheran Life Villages

Rebecca Kiesow Knudson, VP-Community Services, Lutheran Social Service of SD

Knox Kimberly, Vice President – Government and Corporate Relations, Upbring

Bruce Kintz, President & CEO, Concordia Publishing House

George Klauser, Altair Exec. Director, Lutheran Social Service of MN - Altair ACO

Richard Kleven, Vice President, Government Affairs, Thrivent Financial

Jari Knowlton-Simrad, ALT Year Toledo Participant, Abundant Life Together 

Tom Kopp, Youth Home Program Manager, Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch 

Alice Korngold, President & CEO, Korngold Consulting LLC

Mary Koster, Executive Assistant, Lutheran Services in America

John Kotovsky, President/CEO, Lutheran Senior Services

Fred Kraegel, LSA Board Emeritus, Lutheran Services in America 

Dorothy Krans, Director-Recognized Service Organizations, LCMS

Marissa Krey, Pastor, Lutheran Chariiteis of Southeasat PA 

Bill Kubat, Director of Mission Integration, Good Samaritan Society

Tresha Lafon, VP for Program Operations, Lutheran Family Services of VA, Inc. 

BJ Larson, Director, Spiritual Health Services, Farview Health Services

David Larson, CEO, Lutheran Social Services of WI and Upper MI

Barbara Le Roy, Associate Professor, Developmental Disabilities Institute at Wayne State University

Jonathan Lever, Executive VP, Chief Membership and Programs Officer, YMCA of the USA

Paul Libbon, Senior Regional Director, Ecumen

Anthony Lompis, Director of Social Services, Lutheran Ministries of Mercy

Michael Loo, President & COO, Upbring

April Ludwig, QIR Director, Stanford Youth Solutions

Leah Lundquist, Program Manager-Leadership Development, Minnesota Council on Foundations

Rachel Lunnebrog, Regional Director, Lutheran Social Service of MN 

Deb Lyle, Administrator, Graceworks Enhanced Living

David Maack, Executive Director, Lutheran Mission Society

Matthew Madden, Director of Mission Advancement, Augsburg Lutheran Village

Vincent Madera, Program Manager, The Children's Village

Sue Madigan, Church and Community Engagement, Thrivent Financial 

Teresa Markowitz, Vice President, The Annie E. Casey Foundation

Richard Martin, Chief Advancement Officer, Samaritas 

John Mattes, Board Member, Lutheran Social Service of MN

Mark Matulka, Governmental Affairs Director, Mosaic

Jennifer McCrea, CEO & Founder, Exponential Fundraising

Tonyna McGhee, Assistant Vice President, The Children's Village

Sarah Meek, Director of Public Policy & Advocacy, LSA-DN Lutheran Services in America

Bonnie Meyer, Ex. VP-Chief Creative Officer, Meyer Partners

Dennis Meyer, President, Meyer Partners

Michael Meyer, Manager of LCMS Disaster Response, Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

Melissa Micham, Pastor, Abundant Life Together

Tim Middendorf, COO, AustanaCare

Ryan Mielcarek, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Mielcarek

Paul Miles, President, Wheat Ridge Ministries

Glenn Miller, VP for External Relations, SpiriTrust Lutheran

Paige Mills-Haag, Director of Fund Development, Concordia Life Care Community

Tony Minio, Director on Independent Living, Augsburg Lutheran Village

Angie Moellering, President/CEO, Lutheran Social Services of IN

Evan Moilan, Consultant, Gronlund Sayther Burnkow (GSB)

Patricia Montgomery, Director of Marketing & Communications & Church Relations, Lyngblomsten

Lisa Morgan, VP for Strategic Growth, Lutheran Family Services of VA, Inc. 

Sarah Morrison, Senior Associate, Center for the Study of Social Policy

Scott Morrison, VP of Operations, Ascentria Care Alliance

Sunitha Mortha, Director of Mission Formation, ELCA

Smoky Mountain, Account Manager, DATIS HR Cloud, Inc. 

Mary Muliett, VP, Home & Community, Samaritas

Joanne Negstad, N/A, Lutheran Social Service of MN

Carrie Nelson, Senior Director, Medical Population, Advocate Physician Partners 

Krystal Nelson, ALT Year Toledo Participant, Abundant Life Together

William Nolan, Strategist, KenCrest Centers

Tammy Noteboom, Vice President Communications, Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Raye Nae Nylander, VP of Affordable Housing,The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society 

Nora OBrien-Suric, Sr. Program Officer, The John A. Hartford Foundation, Inc.

Betty Oldenkamp, President/CEO, Lutheran Social Services of SD 

Patrice O'Leary, Senior Director, Lutheran Social Service of MN

Jennifer Ollikainen, Executive Director, Liberty Lutheran

Paul Opgrande, President/CEO, Tacoma Lutheran Retirement Community

Joanne Otte, Director of Programs, Wheat Ridge Ministries 

Min Chan Park, Pastor, Advent Lutheran Church

Cara Patton, Coordinator, Recognized Services Organizations, Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

Roger Paulsberg, President & CEO, Lutheran Life Communities 

Jill Peck, Director of Quality, Children & Families, Samaritas

Benjamin Perrin, Mgr, Disaster Services, Lutheran Family and Children's Serviecs

Mark Peterson, Member, Board of Directors, Lutheran Social Service of MN

Mary Peterson, Retired, LEAN

Julie Pfab, Director of Home and Community Based Services, Lyngblomsten

Connie Phillips, President/CEO, Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest

Arnold Pierson, Business Development, Mission Investment Fund of the ELCA

Mark Pile, President/CEO, Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries

Elizabeth Pittman, Public Relations and Concordia Gospel Outreach, Concordia Publishing House

Janet Pope, Executive Director, Compass Housing Alliance

Trevor Poteet, ALT Year Toledo Participant, Abundant Life Together

Melodie Powers, Director of Large Employer Resources, Concordia Plan Services

Paul Pribbenow, President, Augsburg College

Sarah Quirk, Executive Clinical Director, Lutheran Services Carolinas

Bonnie E. Raquet, Thrivent

Carri Ratazzi, Program Director, Older Adult and Caregiver Services, Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains

Kim Rawlings, Quality & Compliance Specialist, Lutheran Family Services VA

Bill Reddy, Chief Operating Officer, Compass Housing Alliance

Janell Regimbal, Vice President for Children's Services, Lutheran Social Services of ND

Jerrad Rimel, Director of Operations, Bethesda Children's Home

Carol Roberts, President & CEO, Lutheran Social Services of Northern CA

LaWanda Robertson, Director-Human Resources, Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area

Christina Rocks, Director of Fund Development, Compass Housing Alliance

Caleb Rollins, Development Manager, Lutheran Services in America

Kimberly Roque, Director-Member Engagement, Lutheran Services in America

Nancy Rosermore, Associate Vice President, Lutheran Social Service of MN

Carolyn Ross, Project Coordinator, Care Connections Networks 

Sandy Rothschiller, Pastor, Prince of Peache Lutheran Church

Joy Ryan, President/CEO, Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Dave Saemrow, VP of Sales & Marketing, Augustana Care

Murray Sagsveen, Synod Attorney, Western North Dakota Synod

Raul Saldivar, Chief Operating Officer, Mosaic 

Patricia Savage, President &  CEO, Allegheny Lutheran Social Ministries

Susie Schatz, Director of Advocacy & Volunteer Service, Lutheran Social Service of MN

Glenn Scherer, Executive Director, Augsburg Lutheran Village

Nik Schillack, Director of Church Relations, Samaritas Foundation

Tom Schlotterback, Vice President of Mission Advancement, St. John's Lutheran Ministries, Inc.

Jeri Schoonover, Chief Service Officer, Lutheran Social Service of MiN

Eric Schubert, VP Strategic Initiatives, Ecumen

Pamela Schuessler, COO, KenCrest Services

Kurt Senske, CEO, Upbring

Tamer Seoud, Chief Financial Officer, Lutheran Social Services of NY 

Willis Serr, President & CEO, Graceworks Lutheran Services 

Michael Shaw, Program Officer, The Kresge Foundation

Jennifer Shebesta, Wraparound & TBS Director, Stanford Youth Solutions

Annette Shoemaker, Director, ELCA 

Julianna Shults, Program Manager, Lutheran Church-Missouri 

Samuel Sipes, CEO, Lutheran Services FL, Inc. 

Carol Slight, Vice President, Filling Home

David Sloop, Board Member, The Serving Cup

Courtney Smith, Program Associate, Resilience, The Rockefeller Foundation

Dennis Smithe, Director of Residential Services, Lutheran Services in IA

Sherone Smith-Sanchez, Chief Operating Officer, Lutheran Social Services of NY 

Trudy Sorensen, Area Director, Lutheran Community Services Northwest

Jason Sroufe, Division Director, Wellspring Lutheran Services 

Michael Stadie, Program Director-Lutheran Disaster Response, ELCA

Pastor Lary Stappler, Director of Pastoral Care, Immanuel Lutheran Communities

Kermit Starnes, President, Lutheran Trust Insurance Agency

Kristin Steffen, Vice President, Products and Marketing, Portico Benefit Services 

Melissa Stein, Placement Supervisor, Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains

Cari Still, Associate VP of QA and Compliance, Lutheran Services of FL

Gordon Straw, Prog. Dir. Lay Schools for Ministry, CSM-ELCA

Erin Strybis, Associate Editor, Living Lutheran, ELCA

Mark Stutrud, CEO, Lutheran Social Services of IL

Amber Suckow, Statewide Manager of Daily Services, Lutheran Services in IA

Gene Svebakken, CEO, Lutheran Child and Family Services of IL

Julie Swanson, President/CEO, Lutheran Family Services of VA, Inc. 

Mona Swanson, Chief Program Officer, The Children's Village

David Swartling, LSA Board Member, Mills Meyers Swartling 

Thomas Syverson, COO & Affordable Housing President, The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society

Jeff Thiemann, President/CEO, Portico Benefit Services

Mark Thomas, Presidnet/CEO, Ebenezer

Jessica Thomasson, CEO, Lutheran Social Services of ND

Dale Thompson, Board Member, Good Samaritan Society

Johnnie Thompson, Senior Administrative Assistant, ELCA

Vickie Thompson-Sandy, President, Samaritas 

Patrick Thueson, VP & Chief Financial Officer, Lutheran Social Service of MN

Linda Timmons, President/CEO, Mosaic

George Trauner, CEO, Bethesda Children's Home

Joe Traynor, Director of Sales & Marketing, Prelude Services

David Trost, Chief Operating Officer, St. John's Lutheran Ministries, Inc.

Brad Turner-Little, Director of Strategy, Goodwill Industries International, Inc. 

Elaine Turville, Managing Director, Accenture

Kristi Ulrich, Director Communications/Development, Lutheran Social Services of ND

Huck Usgaard, Assistant to the President for Church Relations, Portico Benefit Services

Lori Vallelunga, President & CEO, Bethel New Life

Shari VanderGast, Senior Vice President for Operations and Business Development, Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries

Eric Vaughn, Board Member, The Serving Cup

Gail Vaughn, Board Member, The Serving Cup

Ann Vazquez, President & CEO, Lutheran Foundation of St. Louis 

Jim Vetter, Vice President Community and Partner Relations, Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

Christina Von Bank, Director of Customer Outreach, Portico Benefit Services

Kelly Wagner, Service Coordinator, Lutheran Services in IA

Donald  Warner, Executive Director, Oesterlen Services For Youth, Inc.

Natalie Watson, Senior Marketing Manager, Lutheran Services in America

Bob Weir, Medicaid Home and Community-Based Policy Analyst, Oregon Department of Human Services, Aging & People with Disabilities 

Marcia Wessels, Vice President of Programs, Lutheran Services of GA

Lisa Wettstaedt, Vice President, Client Services, Meyer Partners

Andrew Wheeler, Practice Leader, Education and Not-for-Profit Practice, Diversified Search

Gary Wheeler, CEO, California Lutheran Homes - Front Porch

Rhonda Whitenack, Public Affairs Specialist, Social Security Administration

Laurie Wigtil, Chief Advancement Officer, Lutheran Social Services of ND

Greg Wilcox, Vice President, The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society

Laurie Wilkinson, Director, Church Relations, Thrivent Financial 

Mark Wimmer, VP Church Relations & Ministry Partnerships, Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries 

Patricia Witt, Program Director, Lutheran Community Services Northwest

Lindsey Wolf, Program Assistant, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America 

Taniesha Woods, Vice President for Research and Quality Improvement, Lutheran Social Services of NY 

Donald Wukotich, President & CEO, Lutheran Ministries of Mercy

Joe Young, Program Director, ELCA

Carol Zemke, Chair, Board of Directors, Lutheran Braille Workers