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Lutheran Services in America Welcomes New Board Members, Announces New Elected Officers

Washington, DC, July 01, 2016 --( Lutheran Services in America, Incorporated (LSA) has welcomed two new members to its Board of Directors and announced newly elected officers following its Annual Conference in Minneapolis, Minn. in April.

Larry Bradshaw, President and CEO of National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS), was elected by member CEOs as a Director during the Annual Meeting of the membership that took place on April 27 in Minneapolis. James P. Zils, retired insurance industry executive, was appointed as a Director by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). Both terms run from July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2019.

As members of the Board of Directors, Bradshaw and Zils lend their unique skills and experience to LSA, one of the nation’s largest health and human service networks, representing 300 Lutheran nonprofits throughout the United States and the Caribbean.

During the Annual Meeting, the LSA Board of Directors also elected the new officers, effective July 1, 2016:

- Betty Oldenkamp, President and CEO Lutheran Social Services of South Dakota, was re-elected Chairperson of the Board
- David Fenoglietto, President and CEO of Lutheran SeniorLife, re-elected Vice Chair
- David Swartling, Of Counsel at Mills Meyers Swartling, elected Board Treasurer
- Bruce Kintz, President and CEO of Concordia Publishing, elected Board Secretary

During its Annual Meeting, two Board members were re-elected for second terms: Betty Oldenkamp, President & CEO of Lutheran Social Services of South Dakota, and Julie Swanson, President & CEO of Lutheran Family Services of Virginia, Inc. LSA also acknowledged outgoing Board members Wendy Goldstein, President Emeritus of NYU Lutheran, and Brian Hofland, President of Research to Prevent Blindness, Inc., whose terms end on June 30, 2016. Thank you to all our current and former Board members for their steadfast service to Lutheran social ministry and the LSA national network.

For more information about LSA's Board of Directors, visit

Lutheran Services in America, Incorporated (LSA) is one of the largest health and human services networks in the country with more than 300 members that provide a broad range of critical services from health care to children and family services, senior services, disaster relief, refugee services, disability support, housing, and employment support, among others. Collectively, LSA members serve 1 in 50 people each year in thousands of communities across the United States and are open to all regardless of their religious affiliation or social or economic background. The LSA network is ranked at #23 on the Philanthropy 400, an annual listing of top charitable groups, and has combined revenue of $21 billion. LSA is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS). To learn more, please visit

About National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS)
Based in Rockville, Md., NLCS is a faith-based, not-for-profit ministry of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America’s (ELCA) Delaware-Maryland, Metropolitan Washington, D.C. and Virginia Synods, serving people of all beliefs. With more than 125-years’ experience, NLCS provides seniors with a variety of lifestyle, residential and health care options through retirement communities and services in Maryland and Virginia. Communities and services sponsored by National Lutheran include The Village at Rockville in Rockville, Md., The Legacy at North Augusta in Staunton, Va., The Village at Orchard Ridge and myPotential at Home in Winchester, Va., and The Village at Crystal Spring in Annapolis, Md., subject to Maryland Department of Aging approval. For more information, visit
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