Board of Directors

Mosaic Board of Directors

The Mosaic Board of Directors holds in responsibility the trust and welfare of the people who support and depend upon Mosaic. This includes, but is not limited to, people who rely on Mosaic for services, their families, donors to Mosaic, and the Lutheran churches with which Mosaic holds an affiliation or recognition.

There are 16 directors on the board. Three members of the board are appointed by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and the majority of board members must be Lutheran. The remaining members are elected by the board. Members serve three-year terms and may serve two consecutive terms. The board meets three times per year.

The Rev. Daniel Forehand, Tennessee, Chairperson

Pastor, First Lutheran Church

 

The Rev. Keith Hohly, Kansas, First Vice Chairperson

Retired

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Patricia Nimtz, Illinois, Second Vice Chairperson

Retired

Akash Sethi, Texas, Secretary

Managing Partner, McGuire Woods, LLP

Edward Barker, Kansas

Senior Counsel, Husch Blackwell

 

Jodi Benjamin, Nebraska

Vice President for Finance & Administration, Midland University

Robert Graulich, Connecticut

Chief Operating Officer, Novo Via Ventures

 

Megan Gustafson, Kansas

Nurse Practitioner, Children’s Mercy Hospital Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

Monica Holle, Nebraska

Vice President, Credit Manager at US Bank

Mark Nicholson, Kansas

Retired Senior Vice President in Finance and Investments

James Olmsted, Nebraska

President and Engineering Manager, Olmsted & Perry Consulting Engineers Inc.

Karen Peppmuller, Nebraska

Executive Financial Assistant, Lincoln Industries

Sean Poellnitz, Missouri

Vice President Supply Chain Management, Renown Health

Dr. Micah Prochaska, Illinois

Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago

Dr. Joe Savage Jr., Delaware

Regional Coordinator, U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness

Michelle Thompson, Virginia

Occupational Therapist, Richmond Public Schools

The Mosaic Foundation Board of Directors

The Mosaic Foundation Board of Directors receives gifts on behalf of Mosaic, and oversees the disbursement of charitable gifts and investment income to Mosaic. The board is also responsible for the prudent investment and management of funds held in the Foundation.

There are nine directors on the board, plus the Chairperson of the Mosaic Board of Directors, who acts as a member ex-officio. All members are elected by the Mosaic Board of Directors. Members serve three-year terms and may serve two consecutive terms. The Mosaic Foundation Board meets three times per year.

Rick Herman

Richard Herman, North Carolina, Chairperson

Retired, President Emeritus, We Raise Foundation

Gary Freeman, Nebraska, Vice Chairperson

Business Support and Project Manager, Suzanne and Walter Scott Foundation

Michelle Bolton King, Iowa, Secretary

Executive Director, ASAP, the After School Arts Program

The Rev. Daniel Forehand, Tennessee, ex-officio

Pastor, First Lutheran Church

Dan Friedlund, Nebraska

Retired

Matt Maciel, Kansas

Self-employed

Kevin Meyer, Nebraska

Self-employed

Ade Monareh, New Hampshire

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer, Cognia

Beth Nelson Chase, Illinois

Senior Philanthropic Advisor, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service

Mark Nicholson, Kansas

Retired Senior Vice President in Finance and Investments

Join Our Board

Mosaic is committed to ensuring that the organization can effectively respond to the changing needs of a diverse population of people who rely on Mosaic for support and their families while also supporting a workforce that is culturally and ethnically diverse. We strive to bring greater ethnic and racial diversity to our boards.