Family and community services

Leadership

The LCS Northwest Leadership Team members in December of 2017: (front from left) Scott Willard, Director of Healthcare Innovation; Jake Fournier, Chief Information and Strategy Officer; Trudy Sorensen, District Director – South Puget Sound; Susan Brook, Interim District Director – North Puget Sound; Amy Converse, Director of Organizational Excellence; Jordan Robinson, District Director – Yamhill County; Steve Haviland, Communications Director; (back from left) Kate Gerken, Executive Assistant; Bob Pickel, Senior District Director – Klamath Falls and Central Oregon; Karyn Huffman, Chief Financial Officer; Heike Lake, District Director – Spokane and Boise; Sharon Gentry, District Director – Tri-Cities; Salah Ansary, Senior District Director – Portland Area; David Duea, President and CEO; Denny McGaughy, Chief Operating Officer; Barry Hazard, Chief Development Officer (retired); and Jean Casper, Chief Human Resources Officer.

Executive Team

David Duea

President and CEO

Heike Lake

Chief Operating Officer

Karyn Huffman

Chief Financial Officer

Jake Fournier

Chief Information & Strategy Officer

Jean Casper

Chief Human Resources Officer

Board of Directors

Laura Gifford

Chair

Portland, OR

OR Synod, ELCA

Les White

Vice-Chair

University Place, WA

At-large

Paul Stumme-Diers

Secretary

Bainbridge Island, WA

NW WA Synod, ELCA

Greg Gilbert

Member

Gig Harbor, WA

At-large

Jimmy Go

Member

Portland, OR

At-large

Mark Kachmarek

Member

Hillsboro, OR

NW District, LCMS

Lisa Kraft

Member

Eagle, ID

Eastern WA-ID Synod, ELCA

Heavin Maier

Member

Spokane, WA

At-large

Gretta Merwin

Member

Kennewick, WA

At-large

Barbara Smithson

Member

Bremerton, WA

SW WA Synod, ELCA

Mike Wilson

Member

Prineville, OR

At-large

ELCA – Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
LCMS – Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

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