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Board & Staff

Lutheran Child and Family Services Board of Directors:

  • Lewis D. Beckwith, J.D.
  • Ann Diefenthaler
  • *Thomas J. Grau, J.D., President
  • Tristan Fretwell, J.D.
  • George Hurd
  • Adam Wade Johnson
  • *James McKnight, J.D., Treasurer
  • *Aaron Miller, Vice President
  • Rev. Victor Minetola
  • Zonda Stead, MBA
  • Joseph Zielenski, J.D.
  • * Executive Committee Member

Foundation for Lutheran Child and Family Services Board of Directors:

  • Lewis D. Beckwith, J.D.
  • *Tania Deng, Vice President
  • Thomas J. Grau, J.D.
  • *Robert P. Kassing, J.D., President
  • Martha Schmidt
  • *Sven Schumacher, Secretary
  • Rev James Stuck
  • *Cheryl Troyer, CPA, Treasurer
  • Ron Thieme
  • *Executive Committee Member

LCFS Leadership Team

  • Sven Schumacher, Executive Director
    Sven Schumacher, Executive Director

    Sven Schumacher, LCSW, MSW, MPA is the LCFS Executive Director and also serves as the CEO of the Foundation for Lutheran Child and Family Services.

  • Amanda Hodge, CFO & Director of Operations

    Amanda Hodge holds an MBA and is the CFO for both LCFS and the Foundation for LCFS. Amanda oversees all Administrative, Finance, HR, Information Technology, and Operations.

  • Barbara Walters, Director of Strategy & Innovation

    Barbara Walters, RN holds an MBA and is responsible for Strategic Initiatives and New Program Implementation, Accreditation, Grant Compliance and Outcome Reporting, Communications, and Development Activities.

  • Mark Gaddis, Facility Manager

    Mark Gaddis coordinates all facility repairs and maintenance needs for the LCFS main campus and the Sharing Place Food Pantry.

  • Brady Gurganious, Spiritual Life Leader

    Brady Gurganious coordinates the LCFS SEED (Spiritual Engagement, Education, & Development) program for LCFS and works one-on-one with Lutherwood residents to help guide them as they discern their spiritual journey. Brady offers weekly chapel and Bible study opportunities for all residents that are interested in participating.

  • Pastor John Kolb, Chaplain

    Pastor Kolb provides spiritual guidance and support for LCFS staff and the youth enrolled in in our residential programs.

Leadership Team for Programs Operated in Collaboration with Community Health Network:

  • Rachael Fisher, MSA Executive Director
  • Kendra Belden, MSA Operations Director – Residential Programs
  • Bill Wischnowski, MSA Operations Director – Community-based Programs
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