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Five New Members Join LSTC Board of Directors

Posted Nov 24, 2003

The Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (LSTC) welcomes five new members to its Board of Directors. Celebrating the time, experience, and talent they bring to the leadership of this seminary, we give thanks to God for them, and for the continuing members as well.

Ms. Helen Bruno lives in Wakefield, Michigan, and she represents the Northern Great Lakes Synod, which includes northern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. She is a retired college business instructor and has been very active in her congregation and in Women of the ELCA.

The Rev. Susan Davenport is an LSTC Alum. She currently serves as pastor of Bethesda Lutheran Church in Morrison, Illinois, and represents the Northern Illinois Synod.

Mr. Juan Garcia resides in San Antonio, Texas and represents Southwestern Texas Synod.   Active in his congregation and synod, he is a hospital administrator and instructor in the healthcare field.   During the latest board meeting, he was actually teaching a course on-line.

Mr. Roger Lewis represents the Nebraska Synod. Serving on a number of other boards, including the board of Midland College, he works in Marketing and Communications for Commercial Federal bank in Omaha, Nebraska. His daughter, Carrie Lewis, is a senior this year at LSTC.

The Rev. Dr. Mario Miranda resides in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, and he was appointed to the board by the Division for Ministry.   Serving also on the Division for Ministry board, Dr. Miranda is a physician who attended seminary and is ordained.

Contact:

Jan Boden
Director of Communications
773-256-0744
jboden@lstc.edu

The Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (LSTC), a seminary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, forms visionary leaders who bear witness to the good news of Jesus Christ. It provides high-quality seminary and graduate education for women and men in a community that is global, multicultural, ecumenical, interfaith, and urban. LSTC faculty provides resources for the whole church through their research, writing, and workshops and presentations around the world. Graduates serve in every type of ministry setting as they work to realize the gospel vision of peace and justice.

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