Leadership and Service


Chair, CUW Faculty (Aug 30, 2010 –

Chair, Division of History, Languages, and Religion, Concordia College – New York (2001-2004)

Chair, Department of History, Concordia College – New York (2001-2004)

Chair, Faculty Development Committee, CUW, 2005-2006; 2007-2010.  View the 2009 and 2010 faculty retreat programs.

Chair, Faculty Governance Committee, CUW, 2006-2007 (read our 2007 report to the Senate here)

Chair, Student Life Committee, Concordia College – New York (2003-2004)

Director, Concordia Fellows Program (Honors College), 2001-2004

Director, Pre-Law Program, Concordia College – New York (2001-2004)

Parliamentarian, CUW, 2004-2006

Higher Learning Commission Self-Study Team, 2010

E-learning Academic Task Force (2006, CUW)


Service Learning projects in HIST 103/Worldviews courses.  See description under Teaching tab.

Student Success Adviser, CUW, 2009-2010 (view SSA program data here)

Concordia Cares Mentor, CUW, 2010

Creation Care Council, CUW (2008-2010).  Organized two energy symposia (2008 and 2009), securing $5,000 grant from WE Energies

Organizing, with President Ferry, Dr. Jeff Walz, Paul Devantier, and Jonathan Laabs, a National Lutheran Alliance

Organized 4th Street Forum “On the Road at CUW,” April 8, 2010

Adviser, Student Government Association (SGA), 2006-2008.  Adviser, Concordia Republicans (2008-2010)

Frequent commentator, Studio A with Roland Lettner (KFUO, St. Louis)

Several appearances on 4th Street Forum including, most recently, January 2010 (Does America Need an Economic Bill of Rights?)

Preaching: CUW chapel (2004-2010); Haven; vacancy preaching in Atlantic District (2000-2004)

Worship leader, First Immanuel Lutheran Church, Cedarburg, Wisconsin

Parliamentarian, South Wisconsin District LCMS Convention (2006)

CUW Hockey Committee (2006)

Speaking to several LCMS Pastors’ Conferences (see example here)

Writing for The Lutheran Witness

Organized and led mission trip to Mexico, December/January 2001/2002