Board of Trustees

News and updates from the United Lutheran Seminary Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees

ULS Board of Trustees (as of September 2020)
Ms. Karen Arnold - SWPA (Secretary)
Rev. Dr. Peter Boehringer - New England (Chair)
Rev. Tedd Cogar - NWPA
Bishop Wilma Kucharek - Region 7 Bishops
Rev. Cean James - Urban Theological Institute at ULS
Dr. James Lakso - Allegheny
Rev. Sara Lilja - NJ
Rev. Craig Arthur Miller - USS
Rev. Dr. Constance Mentzer - Lower Susquehanna
Mr. Chris Mondics - SEPA
Mr. Fred Risser - Upstate NY
Dr. Tommie Robinson, Jr. - Metro DC
Mr. David A. Russell - NEPA (Treasurer)
Bishop Michael L. Rhyne - Region 8 Bishops
Ms. Cheryl Williams - ELCA (Vice Chair)
Ms. Melody Stevens
Board Liaison
Rev. Dr. Javier Goitia - Sr. Director, Education for Leadership - ELCA
Representatives to the Board
Rev. Donald B. Green             Alumni Representative
Crystal Hall                              Faculty Representative
John Hoffmeyer                      Faculty Representative
Gil Waldkoenig                        Faculty Representative (Alternate)
Dianne Lewis and Robin Hinton     Student Body Advisories
Staff Advisory Members  
Rev. Dr. Jayakiran Sebastian, Dean and Vice President of Student Services
Buff Carlson, Chief Financial Officer
Kyle Barger, Senior Director of Operations
Rev. Martin Zimmann, Congregational Relations 
Tentative dates for future meetings (locations may change/remote)
September 27–28, 2021 (Gettysburg)
January 26-27, 2022 (Virtual)
May 9 - 10, 2022 (Philadelphia)