Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors guide The Lutheran Foundation and approve all grant requests. 
They are elected by delegates from our member congregations.

Jill Ann Nichols

Chairman

Peace Lutheran Church Fremont

Dave Heine

Vice Chairman

Emanuel Lutheran Church New Haven

Chris Walda

Treasurer

St. John Lutheran Church Fort Wayne

Christine Michael

Secretary

Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church Fort Wayne

The Rev. Dr. Thomas Ahlersmeyer

Holy Cross Lutheran Church Fort Wayne

The Rev. Dr. Gary Erdos

Trinity English Lutheran Church Fort Wayne

Cheryl Erickson

Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church Fort Wayne

Andy Haddock

Ascension Lutheran Church Fort Wayne

Patricia Hartman, Ph.D.

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Fort Wayne

Connie Kerrigan

St. John Lutheran Church Kendallville

David Lawrenz

Zion Lutheran Church North Manchester

Dr. Scott Miller

Trinity English Lutheran Church Fort Wayne

Jon Niemeyer

Emmanuel Lutheran Church – Soest Fort Wayne

Jacob Pennekamp

Emmanuel Lutheran Church Fort Wayne

The Honorable Charles Pratt

Emmanuel Lutheran Church Fort Wayne

Anne Simerman

Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church Fort Wayne

Steve Van Wyngarden

Messiah Lutheran Church Fort Wayne

Beth Webber

Concordia Lutheran Church Fort Wayne