2017 LSA Annual Conference Look Who's Coming

2017 LSA Annual Conference
May 4-6, 2017
Washington, DC

 

 

Join other members from the LSA network at the 2017 Annual Conference.

  • David Abrahamson, Chairman, Board of Directors, Lutheran Life Communities
  • Kelly Aiken, Vice President and CareerSTAT Director, National Fund for Workforce Solutions
  • Jessica Allen, General Sales Manager, Versiant Corp
  • Shareen Anderson, Executive Director, Lutheran Life Communities
  • Mike Anderson, Community and Resources Manager, Compass Housing Alliance
  • Phyllis Anderson, Seminary President Emeritus, Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary
  • MacArthur Antigua, Senior Director of Alumni Engagement and Cross-Sector Partnerships, Public Allies
  • Mokgari Aphane, Student, Wartburg College
  • Valarie Ashley, Executive Director, Southeast Ministry
  • Michael Athen, Director of Assisted Living Operations, Augsburg Lutheran Home & Village
  • Kate Atkins, Client Development Advisor, Wipfli LLP
  • Melissa Austin, Director of HCBS, Lutheran Services of Georgia
  • Marian Baldini, President and CEO, KenCrest Centers
  • Matthew Banda, Council President, Faith-Immanuel Lutheran Church
  • James Barclay, President and CEO, Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains
  • Amy Battjer, Vice President, The Hatcher Group
  • John Bauer, Consultant, John E. Bauer Consulting, LLC
  • Sam Beals, CEO, Samaritas
  • Kathie Bender Schwich, Senior Vice President, Mission & Spiritual Care, Advocate Health Care
  • Josselyn Bennett, Director, Poverty & Justice, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • Alice Benson, Regional Gift Planner, ELCA Foundation
  • Dan Berland, Director of Federal Policy, National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services
  • Stanley Berman, CFO, Lutheran Services in America
  • Marianne Berner, VP of Development, World Food Program USA
  • Michael Bertrand, President and CEO, Lutheran Child and Family Services of IL
  • Melissa Bonicelli, Principal, Venn Strategies, LLC
  • James Bosse, Vice President, Graceworks Lutheran Services
  • Stephen Bouman, Executive Director, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • Angela Bovill, President/CEO, Ascentria Care Alliance
  • Pete Bowmer, Senior Pastor, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church (Toledo, Ohio)
  • Lawrence Bradshaw, President/CEO, National Lutheran Communities & Services, Inc.
  • Brian Brant, Vice President Child and Family Services, Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains
  • Jennifer Brooks, Senior Program Officer, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Ben Brown, Program Assistant, Faith in Public Life
  • Rochelle Brunsdon, Director, Lutheran Community Services Northwest
  • Alan Budahl, Executive Director, Lutheran Social Services of AK
  • Judy Budi, Vice-President Residential Care, Graceworks Lutheran Services
  • Anthony Bugg-Levine, CEO, Nonprofit Finance Fund
  • T.J. Cantwell, Director of Member Engagement – Disaster Response, Lutheran Services in America
  • Lisa Carr, Health Insurance Specialist, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • Jean Casper, Vice President of Human Resources, Lutheran Community Services Northwest 
  • Christine Cauffield, CEO, LSF Health Systems
  • Jenny Cederstrom, CFO, Samaritas
  • Joseph Chu, Associate Program Director, Lutheran Disaster Response, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • Ba Cockburn, Executive Director of Research & Quality Improvement, Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area
  • Kichelle Coleman, Executive Director of Children Services, Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area
  • Edward Coleman, Interim President/CEO, Bethel New Life
  • Christine Connell, CEO, Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area
  • Dan Connors, CEO, St. Joseph Home
  • Lindsey Copeland, Director of Public Policy and Advocacy, Lutheran Services in America
  • Andrew Corrigan, Producer, The Graham Company
  • Larry Crowell, President and CEO, Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio
  • Rebecca Curzon, Senior Program Manager, PMP, IBM Marketing, Communications, and Citizenship Corporate Citizenship & Corporate Affairs
  • Debra Dade, Independent Living Specialist, Oesterlen Services For Youth, Inc.
  • Ken Daly, President & CEO, National Association of Corporate Directors
  • Patricia Davenport, Director for Evangelical Mission, Southeastern Pennsylvania Synod, ELCA
  • Melanie Davis, Chief Development Officer, Lyngblomsten Foundation
  • Bart Day, Executive Director, The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod
  • Moses Dennis, Pastor, All For All Agency
  • Mia Dillard, Community Resiliance Program VISTA Leader, LSA
  • Sue Doeden-Stacy, LSSI Works Business Relationship Manager, Lutheran Social Services of Indiana
  • Liz Donnelly, SVP, Treasury Solutions Division, F&M Bank
  • Mike Dorsey, VP of Sales, Odyssey Software
  • Alissa Dott, Director, Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota
  • Kevin Dougher, Treasurer, KenCrest Centers
  • David Duea, President and CEO, Lutheran Community Services Northwest
  • Mike Duggar, President and CEO, Lutheran Family and Children's Services
  • Chelsey Duggar, Spouse, Lutheran Family and Children’s Services of Missouri
  • Robin Dunbar Balck, SVP of Administration & CSO, Ecumen
  • Anne Dunnenberger, Director of Outreach, Bridge of Hope National
  • Indivar Dutta-Gupta, Co-Executive Director, Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality
  • Mike Earman, Enterprise Account Executive, Relias Learning
  • Melody Eastman, Pastor, Grace Lutheran Church of Glen Ellyn
  • Ryan Edlich, Regional Account Executive, Relias Learning
  • Robert Egger, CEO, L.A. Kitchen
  • Nathanael Ellens, Case Manager, Lutheran Social Services of South Dakota
  • Alan Erdman, Reverand, LFCS of Missouri
  • Jon Evert, Board of Directors, Lutheran Social Services of MN
  • John Feather, CEO, Grantmakers in Aging
  • David Fenoglietto, President and CEO, Lutheran SeniorLife
  • David Fiedler, President, LCMS Foundation
  • Luanne Fisher, President & CEO, Liberty Lutheran
  • Patrick Fitzgerald, Operations Specialist, Portico Benefit Services
  • Stephen Fitzgerald, Operations Specialist, Portico Benefit Services
  • Ken Flynn, VP Sales, Versiant Corp.
  • Colleen Frankenfield, President & CEO, Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey
  • Gillian Frazier, Development Coordinator, Lutheran Social Services of Indiana
  • Carol Fredrich, Retired CEO, None - retired
  • Alesia Frerichs, Vice President of Member Engagement, Lutheran Services in America
  • Andrew Fuller, Advocacy Coordinator, ELCA
  • Michele Gardner, Case Manager, Bread for the City
  • Brian Gavin, Vice-President of Advancement and Communications, Lutheran Social Services of NY
  • Kristen Gay, President/CEO, Silver Springs-Martin Luther School
  • Beth Gebhart, Executive Director Mission Advancement, Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey
  • Andrew Genszler, President and CEO, Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry
  • Janet George, Director of Church and Community Relations, The Lutheran Care Network
  • Jasmine Gibson, Marketing Manager, Lutheran Services in America
  • Jim Glynn, Executive Director, Metro Lutheran Ministry
  • Ted Goins, President/CEO, Lutheran Services Carolinas
  • Jennifer Goldberg, Directing Attorney, Health Team, Justice in Aging
  • Colin Goldfinch, Senior Health Policy Advisor, Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-WA), Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee
  • Natalie Goodnow, Member Engagement Fellow, Lutheran Services in America
  • Darrell Gordon, CEO/President, Wernle Youth & Family Treatment Center
  • Sharei Green, Program Communicator, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • Mik Gregoire, Director of Community Engagement, KenCrest
  • Andy Grote, Manager - National Lending, Lutheran Church Extension Fund
  • Brady Gurganious, Spiritual Life Leader, Lutheran Child and Family Services
  • Eric Gurley, President & CEO, Immanuel
  • Charlotte Haberaecker, President and CEO, Lutheran Services in America
  • Rafael Haciski, Health and Human Services Division, The Graham Company
  • Connor Hagey, Director Retirement Services, Concordia Lutheran Ministries
  • Don Hallberg, Business Development, Mission Investment Fund of the ELCA
  • Jill Hammer, Foundation Executive, Front Porch
  • Athena Hansen, Student, Wartburg College
  • Jim Harney, President, Harney Management Partners
  • Jodi Harpstead, CEO, Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota
  • Barbara Harris-Yarsiah, Teacher, Faith Immanuel Lutheran Church
  • Ron Hauser, Chief Program Officer, Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan
  • Jimmie Hawkins, Director of the PC (USA) Office of Public Witness, Reverend
  • Ruth Henrichs, President & CEO, Lutheran Family Services of NE, Inc.
  • Dan Hermann, Senior Managing Director, Ziegler
  • Carlos Hernandez, Director Church and Community Engagement, Lutheran Church Missouri Synod
  • Christie Hinrichs, President/CEO, Tabitha
  • Deborah Hoesly, VP, Development, Lutheran Services in America
  • Kristen Hoffman, Board Director, Immanuel
  • Laura Hoffman, Clinical Director, Lutheran Social Services of Indiana
  • Barb Hoffmann, Manager, Grant Administration, Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod
  • Brian Hofland, President, Research to Prevent Blindness
  • Michael House, Board Chair, Lutheran Ministries of Mercy
  • Bonnie Howard, Director of National Partnerships, The Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • Eric Hoyle, Board Chairman, Lutheran Services Carolinas
  • Kate Hutchinson, Deputy Director, LSS of Northern California
  • Tammy Jelinek, Senior Manager, Wipfli LLP
  • William Jennings, CEO Elect, California Lutheran Homes
  • Junia John-Straker, CEO, Lutheran Social Services of the Virgin Islands, Inc.
  • Louis Johnson, Director of Employer Resources, Concordia Plan Services
  • Carol Josefowski, Disability Ministries Administration, ELCA
  • Bill Kallestad, Vice President of Programs and Services, Lutheran Services in Iowa
  • Tricia Katebini, Manager, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
  • Al Kaul, Vice President of Human Resources/CPO, Wellspring Lutheran Services
  • Damyn Kelly, President/CEO, Lutheran Social Services of New York
  • Rachel Kerestes, Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Lutheran Services in America
  • Rebecca Kiesow Knudsen, VP of Community Services, Lutheran Social Services of SD
  • Knox Kimberly, Sr. VP of Government and Corporate Relations, Upbring
  • Robert Kirschner, Vice President, Development & Communications, Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry
  • George Klauser, Executive Director, Lutheran Social Services of MN
  • Rick Kleven, Vice President of Government Affairs, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
  • Chris Koenig, President and Chief Executive Officer, Niagara Lutheran Health Systems, Inc
  • Tom Kopp, Treatment Manager, Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch
  • Fred Kraegel, LSA Board Emeritus, Lutheran Services in America
  • Dorothy Krans, Director, Recognized Service Organizations, The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod
  • Kurt Kusserow, Bishop, Southwestern PA Synod, ELCA
  • Mark Laisch, Professional Staff Member, Senate Appropriations Committee, Minority
  • Heike Lake, Area Director, Lutheran Community Services Northwest
  • David Larson, President & CEO, Lutheran Social Services of WI and Upper MI
  • Matthew Leighty, Executive Director, Lutheran Ministries Media, Inc.
  • Beth Lewis, President & CEO, 1517 Media
  • Bethany Lilly, Deputy Director of Policy & Legal Advocacy, Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
  • Kathryn Linthicum, Student, Wartburg College
  • Anthony Lompis, LSW, Coordinator of Social Services, Luther Home of Mercy
  • Michael Loo, President & COO, Upbring
  • Deb Lyle, Administrator, Graceworks Enhanced Living
  • David Maack, Executive Director, Lutheran Mission Society
  • David Machledt, Senior Policy Analyst, National Health Law Program (NHeLP)
  • Vincent Madera, Program Manager, The Children's Village
  • Sue Madigan, Church and Community Engagement, Thrivent Financial
  • Tijuana Madison, Health Insurance Specialist, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • Dee Mahan, Director of Medicaid Initiatives, Families USA
  • Rick Marshall, CEO, Genacross Lutheran Services
  • Francesca Martin, Chief Program Officer, Compass Housing Alliance
  • Stacy Martin, Executive Vice President, Programs, Lutheran Services Florida, Inc.
  • Isabel Masch, VP of Research and Quality Improvement, Lutheran Social Services of New York
  • Mark Matulka, Government Affairs Director, Mosaic
  • Angi McCloskey, Community Relations Manager, Mosaic
  • Lisa McCracken, Senior Vice President, Ziegler
  • Carol McKinley, VP of Operations, United Methodist Communities
  • Tonia McNeal, CFO, KenCrest
  • Larry McReynolds, Executive Director, Family Health Centers at NYU Langone
  • Sarah Meek, Director of Policy & Advocacy for LSA-DN, Lutheran Services in America
  • Diane Melley, Vice President, Global Citizenship Initiatives Corporate Citizenship & Corporate Affairs, IBM
  • Tom Meyers, Managing Director, Ziegler
  • Paul Miles, President and CEO, Wheat Ridge Ministries
  • Glenn Miller, Vice President for External Relations, SpiriTrust Lutheran
  • Greg Milligan, Executive Vice President, Harney Management Partners
  • Paige Mills-Haag, Director of Fund Development, Concordia Life Care Community
  • John Moeller, CEO, Lutheran Services of Georgia
  • Angie Moellering, CEO & President, Lutheran Social Services of Indiana
  • Lisa Morgan, VP Program Operations, Lutheran Family Services of Virginia
  • Mary Muliett, Vice President, Home & Community, Samaritas
  • Loretta Murray, Executive Director, Mill Neck Services
  • Brendan Nelson, Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministry, Peace Lutheran Church
  • Megan Neubauer, Coordinator, Domestic Hunger Initiative Pilot Projects, ELCA
  • Sonia Noorman, Division Director, Wellspring Lutheran Services
  • Megan O'Brien, Mission Advancement Coordinator, Lutheran Ministries of Mercy
  • Janet Obee, Adult Day Services Manager, Filling Homes – Soaring Arts Studio
  • Christine Oddo, Director of Corporate Compliance and Community Outreach, Mill Neck Services
  • Betty Oldenkamp, President/CEO, Lutheran Social Services of SD
  • Joanne Otte, Program Director, Lutheran Volunteer Corps - Milwaukee/Chicago Office 
  • Jon Overvold, Senior Director, Mission & Spiritual Care, NYU Langone Health
  • Jackie Palmer, Senior Manager of Communications, Lutheran Services in America
  • Donna Palmer, Chief External Relations Officer, Upbring
  • Terry Parker, Director of Property Management, The Good Samaritan Society
  • Cara Patton, Coordinator, Recognized Service Organizations, The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod
  • Roger Paulsberg, President/CEO, Lutheran Life Ministries
  • Tim Peifer, Director of Philanthropy, The Legacy at North Augusta
  • Jenny Perdew, DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY SERVICES, LMM-FILLING HOMES
  • Mark Peterson, Retired President and CEO, Lutheran Social Services of MN
  • Mary Perterson, Retired, Lutheran Social Services of MN
  • Arnold Pierson, VP - Mission Investment Fund of the ELCA, ELCA Mission Investment Fund
  • Mark Pile, President/CEO, Diakon 
  • Janet Pope, Executive Director, Compass Housing Alliance
  • Stuart Portman, Senior Legislative Assistant, Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT)
  • Peggy Powell, National Director of Workforce and Curriculum Development, PHI
  • Sarah Quirk, Executive Clinical Director, Lutheran Services Carolinas
  • Chris Quistad, Director of Spiritual Care, Ecumen
  • Bonnie Raquet, Board of Directors, Lutheran Services Carolinas
  • Anna Rathmann, Director, Great Plains Conservation Foundation
  • Ray Ratke, Chief Operations Officer, Lutheran Family Services of Virginia
  • Eunice Ravenna, Director of Mission and Community Care, St. Joseph Home
  • Todd Reckling, Vice President of Program, Lutheran Family Services of NE, Inc.
  • Bill Reddy, Chief Operating Officer, Compass Housing Alliance
  • Steven Reid, Vice President for Mission and Ministry, Lutheran Life Communities
  • Amy Reumann, Director, Lutheran Advocacy Ministry in Pennsylvania (LAMPa)
  • Jerrad Rimel, Operations Director, Bethesda Children's Home
  • Nichole Rineer, President, Holleran Consulting
  • Carol Roberts, President & CEO, Lutheran Social Services of Northern CA
  • LaWanda Robertson, Director, Human Resources, Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area
  • Tommie L Robinson Jr, Board Chair, National Lutheran Communities and Services
  • Terri Rodriguez, Vice President, Lutheran Ministries of Mercy
  • Caleb Rollins, Development Manager, Lutheran Services in America
  • Kim Roque, Director, Member Engagement, Lutheran Services in America
  • Nancy Rosemore, AVP of Disability Services, Lutheran Social Services of MN
  • Carolyn Ross, Executive Coordinator, Care Connections Network
  • Knute Rotto, COO, Mosaic
  • Robert Rundle, President/CEO, SpiriTrust Lutheran
  • Joyce Rutherford-Donner, Member, Board of Directors, Graceworks Lutheran Services
  • Joy Ryan, Preseident/CEO, Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch
  • Murray Sagsveen, Vice Board Chair, Lutheran Social Services ND
  • Patricia Savage, President/CEO, Allegheny Lutheran Social Ministries
  • Melissa Scaramuzzo, County Mental Health Director / Area Director, Lutheran Community Services Northwest
  • Susie Schatz, Sr. Director of Advocacy & Volunteer Services, Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota
  • Glenn Scherer, Executive Director, Augsburg Lutheran Village
  • Jeri Schoonover, Chief Service Officer, Lutheran Social Service of MN
  • Pam Schuessler, COO, KenCrest Centers
  • Sven Schumacher, CEO, Lutheran Child and Family Services
  • Arielle Semer, Mission Advancement Assistant, Lutheran Ministries of Mercy
  • Kurt Senske, CEO, Upbring
  • Tamer Seoud, Chief Financial Officer, Lutheran Social Services of New York 
  • Willis Serr, President & CEO, Graceworks Lutheran Services
  • Su Shaffer, VP Specialty Sales, Diversified Foods Inc.
  • Michael Shaw, Program Officer, The Kresge Foundation
  • Annette Shoemaker, Director, ELCA Foundation Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • Raleigh Sims, Director of Plant Operations, Lutheran Haven, Inc.,
  • Samual Sipes, CEO, Lutheran Services FL, Inc. 
  • Carol Slight, Vice President, ICF/IID Services, Filling Memorial Home of Mercy, INC
  • Deborah Sloss, Administrator, Senior Living Bloomfield Hills, Samaritas
  • William Snyder, Vice President Philanthropy and Community Engagement, Luthercare
  • Eliave Sobol, Management Analyst, Social Security Administration
  • Bola Sodeinde, Business Operations Manager, Lutheran Services in America
  • Elizabeth Sparling, Sr. VP & COO, Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey
  • Jason Sroufe, Division Director, Wellspring Lutheran Services
  • Michael Stadie, Program Director, Lutheran Disaster Response, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • Kermit Starnes, President, Lutheran Trust Insurance Agency
  • Karen Starnes, Agency Rep, Lutheran Trust
  • Cari Still, Associate Vice President of Quality Assurance and Compliance, Lutheran Services Florida
  • John Stroeh, Pastor, Peace Lutheran Church
  • Mark Stutrud, CEO, Lutheran Social Services of IL
  • Suzanne Sullivan, Director of Advancement, Compass Housing Alliance
  • Gene Svebakken, CEO Emeritus, Lutheran Child and Family Services of IL
  • Julie Swanson, President/CEO, Lutheran Family Services of VA, Inc.
  • Barbara Swartling, Board President, Bainbridge Community Foundation
  • David Swartling, LSA Board Member, Mills Meyers Swartling Attorneys
  • Brenda Swartz, President/CEO, Concordia Place
  • Mamadou Sy, Executive Director, Refugee and Immigrant Services, Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area
  • Thomas Syverson, Executive VP/COO, The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society
  • Damon Terzaghi, Senior Director of Medicaid Planning and Policy, National Association of States United for Aging and Disability
  • Lisa Thirer, Manager, Advisory Services, Nonprofit Finance Fund
  • Jessica Thomasson, CEO, Lutheran Social Services ND
  • Jamila Thompson, Legislative Assistant, Rep. John Lewis (D-GA)
  • Vickie Thompson-Sandy, President, Samaritas
  • Molly Tierney, BCDSS Director, Baltimore City Department of Social Services
  • Linda Timmons, President & CEO, Mosaic
  • George Trauner, CEO, Bethesda Children's Home
  • Kathy Trumbore, Director of Lifesharing, KenCrest Services
  • John Twardos, President/CEO, Lutheran Services in Iowa
  • Lynn Unipan, Development Director, Silver Springs-Martin Luther School
  • James Van Horn, Board President, KenCrest
  • Ann Vazquez, President and CEO, Lutheran Foundation of St. Louis
  • Jim Vetter, VP, Partner and Community Relations, Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch
  • Christine Vitelli, Relationship Manager, Portico Benefit Services
  • Melanie Wallschlaeger, Director for Evangelical Mission, Southwestern Washington Synod, ELCA
  • Clyde Walter, Campaign Director, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago
  • Donald Warner, Executive Director, Oesterlen Services for Youth, Inc.
  • Maureen Warren, VP Family Services, Lutheran Social Service of MN
  • Sheila Weber, VP, Children & Youth Services, LSS of South Dakota
  • Bruce White, Executive VP, Johnson, Kendall & Johnson
  • Rita Wiersma, CEO, Community Involvement Programs
  • Greg Wilcox, VP for Mission Integration, The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society
  • Michael Wilker, Senior Pastor, Lutheran Church of the Reformation
  • Mark Wimmer, VP Church Relations & Ministry Partnerships, Diakon
  • Thomas Woessner, Attorney, Lutheran Social Services of MN
  • Julie Wong, LSA Event Planner, The Event Concierge, LLC
  • Brent Worley, Senior Account Executive, Micro Distributing
  • Nicholas Wuertz, Director of Refugee Community Services, Lutheran Services in Iowa
  • Donald Wukotich, CEO, Lutheran Ministries of Mercy
  • Joe Young, Program Director, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • James Zils, LSA Board Member, Lutheran Services in America
 
Last Updated April 21, 2017