Board of Trustees

ULS Board of Trustees (as of February 1, 2023)
Mr. Bernie Annor - ELCA
Ms. Karen Arnold - SWPA (Secretary)
Rev. Dr. Peter Boehringer - New England (Chair)
Sister Marianne Brock - ELCA
Rev. Tedd Cogar - NWPA
Mr. Ronald Fairchild - DE/MD Synod
Rev. Dr. R. Guy Erwin - Ex officio
Rev. Beth George - Upstate NY Synod
Rev. Cean James - Urban Theological Institute at ULS
Rev. Marjorie H. Keiter - Slovak Zion Synod
Dr. James Lakso - Allegheny
Rev. Sara Lilja - NJ
Bishop Michael Lozano - Region 8 Bishops
Rev. Dr. Constance Mentzer - Lower Susquehanna
Bishop Craig Arthur Miller - Upper Susquehanna
Mr. Chris Mondics - SEPA
Dr. Tommie Robinson, Jr. - Metro DC
Mr. David A. Russell - NEPA (Treasurer)
Ms. Melody Stevens - West VA/Western MD
The Very Rev. Judith Sullivan - ELCA
Board Liaison
Rev. Dr. Javier Goitia - Sr. Director, Education for Leadership - ELCA
Representatives to the Board
Rev. Donald B. Green -  Alumni Representative
Rev. Dr. Teresa Smallwood, Rev. Dr. Reed Carlson, Rev. Dr. Allison deForest (alternate) - Faculty Representatives
Dr. Clifford Stanley and Mr. Andrew Taminger -  Student Body Advisories
Staff Advisory Members  
Rev. Dr. Jayakiran Sebastian, Dean and Vice President of Student Services
Mr. Buff Carlson, Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Kyle Barger, Senior Director of Operations
Rev. Dr. Martin Zimmann, Kindling Faith Continuing Education
Tentative dates for future meetings (locations may change/remote)
January 23-24, 2023 (Virtual)
May 8-9, 2023 (Philadelphia)
September 25-26, 2023 (Gettysburg)