Lutheran Services in America (LSA) President and CEO, Charlotte Haberaecker, has been honored as one of this year's recipients of The NonProfit Times magazine's "Power & Influence Top 50" listing for her impact on behalf of the LSA network and Lutheran social ministry. LSA is one of the nation's largest health and human services networks, touching the lives of one in 50 people in the U.S. every year. The network spans the spectrum of care, providing critical services in communities across the country, from health care to disaster relief, senior care, refugee resettlement, disability support, housing, veterans' services and more.
On July 13, Lutheran Services in America (LSA) President and CEO Charlotte Haberaecker represented the LSA network at the 2015 White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA). This invitation only, once-a-decade forum took place at the White House, and brought together nearly 200 aging policy experts, thought leaders, Administration officials, and Members of Congress to discuss the issues that will help shape the landscape for older Americans over the next ten years. LSA is the largest faith-based group serving older adults in the United States, representing close to 200 Lutheran social ministry organizations that provide care for seniors.
Just released, “A Call for Action: Strengthening the Human Services Sector” is a synopsis report of the symposium The Kresge Foundation held last April 2014 at the Aspen Institute in Washington, DC. LSA's President & CEO, Charlotte Haberaecker, represented the LSA network at the symposium.
Lutheran Services in America, Inc. (LSA) has elected to its Board of Directors Jodi Harpstead, president and CEO of Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota, and Christie Hinrichs, president and CEO of Nebraska-based organization Tabitha. Dr. Bruce Kintz, president and CEO of Concordia Publishing House, has been appointed to the Board as a Class B Board Director.
Are we measuring the right things? Are we asking the right questions? How do we use data to improve our programs? These and more were the questions 15 members of the LSA Children, Youth and Family Community of Practice asked as they came together in partnership on June 25 at the LSA headquarters in Washington, DC. The group convened with the purpose of achieving positive outcomes for the children and families they support.
Lutheran Services in America (LSA) welcomes Kim Roque to our network. Effective June 15, Kim serves as the new Director of Member Engagement, based at the LSA national headquarters office in Washington, D.C. In this role, Kim is a key member of the team responsible for supporting and connecting our membership. Her responsibilities include leading the development and implementation of LSA’s three signature events – the CEO Academy, Lutheran Leadership Summit and the LSA Annual Conference – as well as leading several peer networks and communities of practice.
Statements have mailed for the annual membership dues for LSA members. Dues should be remitted by July 15 - timely submission of your dues commitment helps LSA continue to build a stronger, more connected and secure future for Lutheran social ministry.
In April, during the LSA Annual Conference in San Antonio, 12 LSA member organizations began a journey with The Annie E. Casey Foundation and the Provider Exchange® on a program to foster an outcomes focused organizational culture and improve the lives of at-risk children and families.
Lutheran Services in America (LSA) announced it has been invited by The Annie E. Casey Foundation to participate in the Provider Exchange®, a network of child welfare providers that commit their work to improve the lives of children and families. The LSA cohort of providers will create evidence-based practices and outcomes-guided programs to improve the well-being and lives of at-risk youth and families across the United States.
During the 2015 Annual Meeting of the membership in San Antonio, members elected two new Class A Board members. Their terms will begin July 1, 2015 and run through June 30, 2018.