Policy Council Members

Officers

Chair: Vernita Kennen
Vice-Chair: Jane Grimsbo Jewett
Secretary: Larry Iverson
Treasurer: Rev. Janel Kuester

 

Northwest Minnesota Synod, ELCA

Rev. Paul Erdal, Staff Representative
Rev. Rachel Simonson, Clergy Representative
Jon D. Evert, Lay Representative

 

Northeast Minnesota Synod, ELCA

Brenda Tibbets, Staff Representative
Jane Grimsbo Jewett, Lay Representative
John Hanson, Clergy Representative

 

Minneapolis Area Synod, ELCA

Bob Hulteen, Staff Representative
Rev. Eva Jensen, Clergy Representative
Maryellen Skan, Lay Representative

 

Saint Paul Area Synod, ELCA

Rev. Joe Lees, Staff Representative
Rev. Janel Kuester, Clergy Representative,
Vernita Kennen, Lay Representative

 

Southwest Minnesota Synod

Rev. Mark Little, Elected Representative
Rev. John Gabrielson, Elected Representative
Vacant

 

Southeast Minnesota Synod

Bishop Steven Delzer, Bishop Representative
Rev. Joy Bussert, Clergy Representative
Larry D. Iverson, Lay Representative

 

At-Large Representatives          

Rev. Dana Nelson, experienced in ethnic ministries locally and globally