Leadership

Members of the 2018-2019 LCS Northwest Leadership Team include: (front row from left) Bob Pickel, District Director – Klamath Falls, Salah Ansary – Senior District Director – Portland area, Scott Willard, former Director of Healthcare Innovation; and Steve Haviland, Director of Communications; (second row, from left) Heike Lake, Chief Operating Officer; Amy Converse, Director of Organizational Excellence; Karyn Huffman, Chief Financial Officer; Trudy Sorensen, District Director – South Puget Sound, Jean Casper, former Chief Human Resources Officer; and Erin Williams Hueter, District Director – Spokane; (back row, from left) Sharon Gentry, District Director – Tri-Cities; Jake Fournier, Chief Information and Strategy Officer; David Duea, President and CEO; Kate Gerken, Executive Assistant; Jordan Robinson, District Director – Yamhill County; and Elliot Stockstad, Chief Development Officer.

Executive Team

David Duea

President and CEO

Jake Fournier

Chief Information & Strategy Officer

Karyn Huffman

Chief Financial Officer

Elliot Stockstad

Chief Development Officer

Heike Lake

Chief Operating 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

Roger Chase

Member

Spokane, WA

At-large

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

Anna Meekisho

Member

Beaverton, OR

At-large

Gretta Merwin

Member

Kennewick, WA

At-large

Barbara Smithson

Member

Bremerton, WA

SW WA Synod, ELCA

Amina Suchoski

Member

Seattle, WA

At-large

Mike Wilson

Member

Prineville, OR

At-large

Mike Youngquist

Member

Mount Vernon, WA

NW District, LCMS

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

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