Council of Directors

The Council of Directors serves as the approving authority of the mission, finances, and property of the Church of the Lutheran Brethren. This group is made of up of representatives from our five regions, both pastors and lay-leaders, as well as the directors of each of our ministries.

Next Meeting

Theological Council: April 16-17, 2024
Council of Directors: April 18-19, 2024
Biennial Convention: June 8-11, 2024 (Learn More)

Meeting Minutes

  • Meeting minutes are available by request on a password protected page

Members

Voting Members:
  • Chairman: Mr. Michael Swenson (Central) / term ends 2026
  • Rev. Paul Larson (CLB President) / term ends 2026
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  • Mr. Dennis Rude (Canada) / term ends 2026
  • Rev. Harold Rust (Canada) / term ends 2024
  • Open (Canada)
  • Mr. Scott Dunsmore (Eastern) / term ends 2024
  • Rev. Michael Natale (Eastern) / term ends 2026
  • Mr. Matthew DeKok (Eastern) / term ends 2026
  • Mr. Joel Torgerson (Central) / term ends 2024
  • Rev. Richard Iverson (Central) / term ends 2024
  • Pastor Scott Skones (Western) / term ends 2024
  • Mr. Doug Bounds (Western) / term ends 2026
  • Mr. Charles Strand (Western) / term ends 2026
  • Rev. Luther Stenberg (Pacific) / term ends 2026
  • Mr. Jeff Kleveland (Pacific) / term ends 2024
  • Mr. Warren Hall (Pacific) / term ends 2026
  • Rev. Mark Nienow / Secretary / term ends 2024
Non-Voting Members:
  • Vice-Chairman: Rev. Matthew Rogness / Director of Operations
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  • Mr. LaWayne Rogness / Director of Finance & Personnel
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  • Dr. Troy Tysdal / President of Lutheran Brethren Seminary
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  • Rev. Brandon Pangman / Director of North American Mission
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  • Dan Venberg / Director of International Mission
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  • Tim Mathiesen / Director of Communications & Prayer
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  • Mrs. Barbara Heggland / Co-Director of Women’s Ministries
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  • Mrs. Karen Stenberg / Co-Director of Women’s Ministries
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