Board of Directors Members
Board of Directors members come from a variety of backgrounds and locales. The following information details how membership is comprised and gives a list of current members.
The membership of the Board of Directors is outlined in the LCMS Handbook, section 126.96.36.199, which states:
188.8.131.52 The Board of Directors shall consist of 15 voting members.
1. 13 members are elected by the Synod in convention and serve a maximum of two six-year terms: four ordained ministers, one commissioned minister and eight laypersons. No more than one of these may be elected from one district.
2. The President and Secretary shall be voting members of the board.
3. The First Vice-President and the Vice-President-Finance—Treasurer of the Synod shall be nonvoting members.
Individuals may communicate with the entire Board or individual Board members by sending written or electronic communications to the desired individual(s) in care of:
Mr. Ronald P. Schultz
Chief Administrative Officer
1333 S. Kirkwood Rd.
Saint Louis, MO 63122
All directors have access to this correspondence. In accordance with instructions from the Board, the chief administrative officer reviews all correspondence, organizes the communications for review by the Board or other senior staff and posts/forwards communications to the full Board or individual directors, as appropriate. Certain items that are unrelated to the Board's duties, such as spam, junk mail, mass mailings, solicitations, resumes and job inquiries will not be posted.