2015 LSS Digital Annual Meeting
Thank you for participating in our first Digital Annual Meeting. Below is a video that includes all the information you would receive at a traditional meeting, including the very inspirational story of Janice, a former client of Faith Mission.
Please share this video with your Council and/or Social Ministry Committee and vote on all our new board members at a time that is convenient for you. The deadline to vote is October 16, 2015.
To view the 2015 Annual Report, please click here.
Board Member Ballot
Please select each name you approve in the form below, which we hope will be all.
Bonnie Gerber - First Full Term
Rev. Gerber currently serves as lead pastor at All Saints Lutheran Church in Worthington. Before joining that congregation as associate pastor in 2001, Rev. Gerber served as pastor at Israel’s Lutheran Church in Paris, Ohio. She received her M. Div. from Trinity Lutheran Seminary, an M. Ed. from the University of Dayton and her B.S. from Kent State University. Rev. Gerber is a member of the Worthington Noon Lion’s Club, and each year she coordinates the Worthington Community Good Friday worship, bringing several churches together to walk and pray on the Village Green. Rev. Gerber lives in Powell.
Ron Kerr - Second Full Term
Mr. Kerr currently serves as vice president, sales delivery at Nationwide and has been with the company since 2007. Previously, he was Nationwide’s vice president of member, agency and field solutions of direct and senior vice president – internet director for retail products at Wachovia Corp. Mr. Kerr received his bachelor’s degree in Finance from The Ohio State University and his M.B.A. from The University of Texas. He along with wife Kathy and their two children reside in Dublin and attend Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, also in Dublin.
Fred Manning - First Full Term
Mr. Manning is executive vice president, credit administration for Huntington National Bank and has been with the company since 2009. Previously he served as executive vice president, global restructuring group for Citizens Bank and senior vice president, team leader, managed asset division with Fleet Bank. Mr. Manning received his B.S. in business administration from Suffolk University, Sawyer School of Management. He and his wife, Mary, have a daughter and reside in Powell. The Mannings attend St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church.
Brad Signet- Second Full Term
Mr. Signet, who joined American Electric Power in 1985, currently serves as assistant general counsel, managing the legal transactions and commercial operations legal groups. After receiving his bachelor’s from Bowling Green State University, Mr. Signet earned his J.D. from the University of Akron School of Law and continues to serve on the school’s Law Intellectual Property Advisory Council. Previously, he has served on United Way of Central Ohio’s Health Impact Council and was a board member of the Columbus Spirituality Network. Mr. Signet and his wife, Ann, reside in Hilliard and have three children. The Signets attend Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Columbus where Mr. Signet has served in a variety of roles, including congregational president and leader of the stewardship team.
Mark Voltmann- Second Full Term
Mr. Voltmann is President and CEO of Covenant Capital Partners, LLC (CCP), a closely held investment firm formed in 1999. He also serves as CEO of the company’s asset management subsidiary, Caminata Management, LLC. Prior to forming CCP, Mr. Voltmann spent 16 years in the banking industry, most recently as senior vice president/director of Banc One Capital Markets, Inc. (now JPMorgan Chase). He received his B.B.A. and M.B.A. degrees from Baylor University. In addition to his work for LSS, Mr. Voltmann serves on the boards of Educational Media Foundation, parent of the K-LOVE and Air1 Christian radio networks, and the Covenant Trust. He and his wife, Beth, have four children and attend Upper Arlington Lutheran Church.
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