THE UNITED LIST FOR 2019

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PRESIDENT

Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison* (MO)

FIRST VICE-PRESIDENT

Rev. Peter K. Lange (KS)

SECRETARY

Rev. Dr. John W. Sias* (MO)

REGIONAL VICE-PRESIDENTS

Central:  Rev. Benjamin T. Ball (SI)

East-Southeast:  Rev. Christopher S. Esget* (SE)

Great Lakes:  Rev. Dr. John C. Wohlrabe, Jr.* (SW)

Great Plains:  Rev. Nabil S. Nour* (SD)

West-Southwest:  Rev. Dr. Scott R. Murray* (TX)

LCMS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Com-at-Large:  Tchr. Dr. Jan H. Lohmeyer (TX)               

(floor nomination)

Lay-Central:  Atty. Andrew N. Grams (MDS)

Lay-West-Southwest:  Dr. Jesse L. Yow (CNH)

Lay-at-Large:  Atty. Christian A. Preus* (MNS)

BOARD FOR NATIONAL MISSION

Ord/Com-Central:  Tchr. Martha J. Milas* (CI)

Ord/Com-Great Lakes:  Rev. Peter C. Bender* (SW)

Ord/Com-West-Southwest:  Rev. Dr. Alfonso O. Espinosa* (PSW)

Lay-East-Southeast:  Paul Techau (SE)

Lay Great Plains:  Carla M. Claussen* (MNS)

BOARD FOR INTERNATIONAL MISSION

Ord/Com-East-Southeast:  Rev. Roberto E. Rojas, Jr.* (FG)

Ord/Com-Great Plains:  Rev. Bernhard M. Seter* (ND)

Lay-Central:  Dr. Kristine S. Bruss* (KS)

Lay-Great Lakes:  Atty. K. Allan Voss* (SW)

Lay-West-Southwest:  Terence Lung* (CNH)

COMMISSION ON THEOLOGY

AND CHURCH RELATIONS

Ord (parish pastor):  Rev. Robert A. Dargatz* (PSW)

Lay:  Dr. Andrea R. Pitkus* (NI) or

Dr. Erich Heidenreich, D.D.S. (MI)                                   

(both are recommended)

CONCORDIA HISTORICAL INSTITUTE, BOARD OF GOVERNORS

Ord:  Rev. Rodney A. Benkendorf (MO)

Ord:  Rev. Robert V. Roethemeyer (IN)

Com/Lay:  Atty. David G. Millar* (MO)

CONCORDIA PUBLISHING HOUSE, BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Lay:  Stephanie A. Egger* (IW)

Lay:  Atty. Thomas R. Halvorson (MT)

Lay:  Angela M. Hill* (WY)

Lay:  Atty. Joseph L. Olson* (SW)

LUTHERAN CHURCH EXTENSION FUND, BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Ord/Com:  Rev. Jason M. Braaten (CI)

Lay:  Susan J. Elsholz* (ENG; congregation in MI)

Lay:  Jonathan H. Kramer (MO)

LCMS FOUNDATION, BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Ord:  Rev. Robert C. Weinkauf (KS) (floor nomination)

Lay:  Atty. Gregory J. Miller* (MO)

CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM, BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Ord:  Rev. Dr. Raymond L. Hartwig (SD)

FORT WAYNE REGENTS

Ord:  Rev. Dr. Matthew W. Rueger (IE)

Ord:  Rev. Dr. Korey D. Maas (MI)

Com:  Tchr. E. Theodore Lams II (NI)

(floor nomination) or                                                       

Dcs. Sara K. Smith (OH)                                    

(if Lams is not nominated from the floor)

Lay:   David L. Daniels* (SE)

SAINT LOUIS REGENTS

Ord:  Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn* (CNH)

Ord:  Rev. Bruce E. Keseman* (SI)

Com:  Tchr. Michael S. Staub (TX)

Lay:   Atty. Mark O. Stern* (NI)

CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM COLLEGE &

UNIVERSITY BOARDS OF REGENTS

BRONXVILLE (NY)

Ord:  Rev. Jon M. Ellingworth* (IE)

Com:  Tchr. Dr. Ross E. Stueber* (NI)

Lay:  Dr. Mark E. Gruenwald (IN)

Lay:  Dr. David M. Wolf*, D.D.S. (NE)

CHICAGO (RIVER FOREST)

Ord:  Rev. Michael R. Knox (IE)

Com:  Tchr. Carol Ruth (Umbach) Johnson (NJ)

Lay:  Dr. Edward C. Kopff (RM)

Lay:  Stanley C. Lemon (IN)

IRVINE

Ord:  Rev. Scott C. Klemsz* (CNH)

Com:  Tchr. Jeffrey S. Beavers* (PSW)

Lay:  Dr. Susan L. Christian (RM)

Lay:  Peter K.S. Lee* (PSW)

NEBRASKA (SEWARD)

Ord:  Rev. James H. DeLoach (NEB)

Com:  [no recommendation]

Lay:  Dr. Timothy Hu* (WY)

Lay:  Jill M. Johnson* (NEB)

PORTLAND

Ord:  Rev. Timothy J. Pauls* (NOW)

Com:  Tchr. David O. Berger (MO)

Lay: Michael P. Borg* (WY)

Lay:  Brian T. Yamabe (CNH)

SAINT PAUL

Ord:  Rev. Dennis L. Voss (ND)

Com:  Tchr. Mark J. L’Heureux* (NEB)

Lay:  Amy S. Wenthe* (MNS)

Lay:  Robert P. Wurl (ND)

TEXAS (AUSTIN) 

Ord:  Rev. Nathaniel W. Hill* (TX)

Com:  [no recommendation]

Lay:  Mark K. DeYoung* (TX) (floor nomination)

Lay:  Thomas J. Zachman (TX) (floor nomination)

WISCONSIN (MEQUON)

Ord:  Rev. David C. Fleming* (MI)

Com:  Tchr. Dr. Gary Petersen (SW)

Lay:  Dr. Alison C. Witte (OH)

Lay:  Deborah J. Davidson* (SW)

KEY:  *= Incumbent; (  ) = District; Rev.= pastor; Tchr.= commissioned professor, teacher or principal; Dcs.=deaconess; Dr.= Ph.D., M.D., or other doctoral degree; Atty.= attorney or judge.

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