PACIFIC SOUTHWEST DISTRICT
2018 Election Results 
President
Rev. Dr. Michael Gibson  
Christ Lutheran Church, Costa Mesa, CA
Vice President - Region 1
Rev. John C. Koczman   
Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Canyon Country, CA
Vice President - Region 2
Rev. Kevin Austin  
Shepherd of the Hills LC, Rancho Cucamonga, CA  
Vice President - Region 3
Rev. Tim Eaton  
Edgewater Lutheran Church, Edgewater, CA 
Vice President - Region 4
Rev. Vince Harman * 
Christ Lutheran Church, Yuma, AZ 
SECRETARY 
Rev. Richard Burkey 
Christ Lutheran Church, La Mesa, CA 
TREASURER 
Ms. Leona Tschopp 
St. John’s Lutheran Church, Orange, CA  
BOARD OF DIRECTORS COMMISSIONED MEMBER – REGION 1 
Ms. Bonnie Hicks 
Christ the King, Newbury Park, CA 
BOARD OF DIRECTORS COMMISSIONED MEMBER – REGION 2 
Mr. Karl Fink
Bethany Lutheran Church, Long Beach, CA
BOARD OF DIRECTORS COMMISSIONED MEMBER – REGION 3
Faith Lutheran Church, Capistrano Beach, CA 
Mrs. Conni Schramm 
BOARD OF DIRECTORS COMMISSIONED MEMBER – REGION 4
Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, Phoenix, AZ 
Mr. Robert Koehne
BOARD OF DIRECTORS LAY MEMBER – REGION 1 
Mrs. Heather Davis
Hope Memorial Lutheran Church, Los Angeles, CA
BOARD OF DIRECTORS LAY MEMBER – REGION 2 
Mr. Adam Stadnik  
Shepherd of the Hills, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 
BOARD OF DIRECTORS LAY MEMBER – REGION 3
Edgewater Lutheran Church, Eastvale, CA
Mr. Joel Held 
 
BOARD OF DIRECTORS LAY MEMBER – REGION 4
Mt. View Lutheran Church, Las Vegas, NV 
Mrs. Linda Tayrien 
LCEF COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN
Desert Foothills Lutheran Church, Scottsdale, AZ
Mr. Julian Fruhling  
 
CONSTITUTION COMMITTEE – CLERGY (elect 2) 
Rev. Kerry Duerr
Rev. Bruce Jeske
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Anaheim, CA 
The Gathering Lutheran Church, Long Beach, CA 
CONSTITUTION COMMITTEE – LAY (elect 1) 
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Goleta, CA 
Ms. Carol Stoop 
2019 SYNOD NOMINATING COMMITTEE (lay position, elect 1) 
St. John’s Lutheran Church, Orange, CA
Mrs. Linda Stoterau
CONCORDIA BOARD OF REGENTS – ORDAINED (elect 1) 
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, San Diego, CA
Rev. James Henkell
CONCORDIA BOARD OF REGENTS – COMMISSIONED (elect 1) 
Faith Community Lutheran Church, Las Vegas, N
Dr. Steven Buuck
CONCORDIA BOARD OF REGENTS – LAY (elect 2) 
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Anaheim, CA
Faith Community Lutheran Church, Las Vegas, NV
Mr. Roger Burtner
Mr. Matthew Flandermeyer

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