Board of Trustees

News and updates from the United Lutheran Seminary Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees

ULS Board of Trustees as of 5/7/2020
Ms. Karen Arnold - SWPA (Secretary)
Rev. Dr. Peter Boehringer - New England (Chair)
Rev. Tedd Cogar - NWPA
Bishop R. Guy Erwin - ELCA
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
Bishop Michael L. Rhyne - Region 8 Bishops
Mr. Paul Wangerin - WVA/WMD (Treasurer)
Ms. Cheryl Williams - ELCA (Vice Chair)
Alumni representative
Rev. Mark Rigg (President, TULSAA)
Student Body Advisory
Evan Christensen (President) and Marcia Williams (Vice President)
Faculty/Staff Advisory members
Rev. Dr. Jayakiran Sebastian: Dean and Vice President of Student Services
Buff Carlson: Chief Financial Officer
Conor Brooks: Acting Vice President of Institutional Advancement
Rev. Dr. Gilson Waldkoenig and Dr. Crystal Hall: Faculty Representatives
Board liaison: Rev. Dr. Javier Goitia, Program Director for Theological Formation, Seminaries and Lay Schools in the Domestic Mission unit of the ELCA.

The next Board of Trustees meeting is scheduled for September 29-30, 2020.
The May 2020 meeting offered an open gallery for the morning session which was available via live stream for ULS staff, faculty and students.