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GOVERNANCE

PLI’s Governance ensures a healthy organization with a biblical and Spirit-led focus.

Board of Directors

PLI’s Governance is led by eight Directors plus the PLI Executive Leader that comprise our Board of Directors. We are blessed to have the support, wisdom, guidance, and accountability from the following Board members:

Lynn Thomsen

Board Chair

Lynn Thomsen

Retired, State Farm Insurance Company

Rebeka Cook

Vice Board Chair

Rebeka Cook

Executive Coach and Consultant – Green Boat Executive Coaching and Consulting

Aaron Rosenau

Secretary

Aaron Rosenau

Co-Lead Pastor, Faith Lutheran Church

John McGinty

Finance Chair

John McGinty

President, Pacific-Southwest District (LCMS); Representative Council of Presidents (LCMS)

Dr. Yared Halche

Member

Dr. Yared Halche

Facilitator for Mission Engagement, Northern Region, Southeastern District (LCMS)

Mike Gibson

Member

Mike Gibson

President, Pacific-Southwest District (LCMS); Representative Council of Presidents (LCMS)

Michelle Thompson

Member

Michelle Thompson

Director of the Executive Coaching and Consultation Program, Townsend Institute, Concordia University, Irvine, CA 

Paul Frank

Member

Paul Frank

Senior Pastor, Hosanna Lutheran Church

Barnabas Group

We are also blessed to be supported by a group that we call Barnabas. Barnabas is comprised of 32 members who are primarily major donors, and have a broad breadth of experience to offer key insights and wisdom into furthering the PLI mission.

Gloria and Ross Edwards

Kristen and Bill Hochmuth

Christine and Scott Homan

Cheryl Keithly

Judy and Dave Koshinski

Jamie and John Kuddes

John McGinty (Board of Directors)

Alan Mueller

Jean and Ken Neumann

Jackie and Norb Oesch

Craig Olson

Marianne and Steve Perkins

Ruth and Lloyd Probasco

Cathy and Paul Schroeder

Donna and Todd Strubbe

Amy and Lynn Thomsen (Board of Directors)

Elizabeth and John Wendorff

Lynn and Carl Young

Governance Documents & Awards

2022 Public Inspection Return

PLI’s 2022 Public Inspection Return can be found HERE.

Financial Audit

PLI’s Financial Audit from 2021-2022 can be found HERE.

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