Five New Members Join LSTC Board of Directors November 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.


Jan Boden
Director of Communication and Marketing

The Lutheran School of Theology (LSTC) is dedicated to bearing witness to the good news of Jesus Christ. Based in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood, it is the leading urban Lutheran seminary training students for purposeful vocations in the global community. Aligned with its Lutheran heritage and built on a foundation of intellectual rigor, LSTC’s innovative, nationally recognized curriculum gives students skills for visionary Christian leadership in the public sphere.

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