Association Congregation elect members to serve as Delegates. They are to attend the three yearly meetings and report back to their congregations.
1. To conduct all business of the corporation except such business as may be delegated to the Board of Directors.
2. To elect the members of the Board of Directors (cumulative voting is not permitted) from its midst by ballot.
3. To adopt at the annual meeting a budget for the next fiscal year which shall begin in July.
4. To approve the incurring of any extraordinary liabilities and the expending of monies therefore, which are not provided for in the budget.
5. To purchase or sell real or personal property and authorize major repairs.
6. To be responsible for keeping their congregations informed about the activities and progress of the Association, serve as liaison between the congregation and the Association, actively participate in the recruitment of students, and foster financial support for the Association. One delegate from each participating congregation shall be designated as chairperson of the respective delegation.
Full Member Association congregations with a communicant membership under 500 may have four delegates; 500-1000 six delegates; and over 1000 eight delegates.
Associate Member congregations may have one delegate regardless of communicant membership size.
2016-2017 Delegate Meeting Dates:
Sunday, October 16th
Sunday, March 19th
Sunday, June 25th.
All meetings begin at 1:00 p.m.
Full Member Associate Congregation Delegates
Immanuel Lutheran Church, Fairmont
798 members=6 Delegates
Rev Wade Daul
Rev George Ruwisch
Brent Johnson BOD
Salem Lutheran Church, Madelia
200 members=4 Delegates
Rev. Gregory Volbrecht
St James Lutheran Church, Northrop
(dual parish) w/Rev Trueblood
316 Members=4 Delegates
Jason Schuder BOD
Sarah Garcia Elementary Principal
St John’s Lutheran Church, South Branch
167 Members=4 Delegates
Rev Matthew Rusert
St Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Fairmont
1,010 members=8 delegates
Rev Anthony Bertram
Rev Thomas Fast
Jill Denton BOD
Tyler Garrison BOD
Joe Kallemeyn BOD
Brian Kube Elementary Principal
St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Wilbert
190 members=4 Delegates
Rev Russell Reimers
Trinity Lutheran Church, Fieldon (dual parish)
71 members=4 Delegates
Rev. Brian Thorson
St Johns Lutheran Church, Rapidan (dual parish)
37 Members=4 delegates
Pastor Bob Lund
St John’s Lutheran Church, Willow Creek
229 Members=4 delegates
Rev John Bennet
Deb Schulz BOD
St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Truman
498 Members=4 delegates
Rev Nathan Rusert
John and Deb Matasovsky
Marty Miller Elementary Principal BOD
Zion Lutheran Church, Fraser (dual parish)
Rev Robert Trueblood BOD
Kevin Behrens BOD
Associate Member Congregation Delegates
Immanuel Lutheran Church, Galena
87 members=1 delegate
Rev John Meyer
Immanuel Lutheran Church, Estherville
277 members=1 Delegate
Rev. Thomas Marth
St John’s Lutheran Church (dual parish), Antrim
121 members=1 Delegate
Rev Matthew Rusert
St John’s Lutheran Church, Good Thunder
393 members=1 Delegate
Rev Rudy Mauer
Trinity Lutheran Church, Lake Crystal (dual parish)
90 members=1 Delegate
Pastor Bob Lund
Our Saviors Lutheran Church, Winnebago
189 members=1 Delegate
Rev Bill Sabol
Trinity Lutheran Church, Trimont
177 members=1 delegate
Rev. John Meyer
Larry and Carole Harries
Zion Lutheran Church, Lewisville (dual parish)
210 members=1 Delegate
Rev Brian Thorson