board of directors

BOD adopts $59.6M budget for FY21

A cautious approach to expenditures in FY21 reflects major economic uncertainties in the current forecasting environment, not the least of which has been the impact of COVID-19.

BOD adopts first-quarter budget for FY21

Due to near-term COVID-related challenges, the Board in April had endorsed a proposal from the Operations Team to prepare spending forecasts through the end of the current fiscal year and abbreviated budget proposals for just the first quarter of the next.  

LCMS Board of Directors welcomes new members

The LCMS Board of Directors met Sept. 12–13 in St. Louis.

Delegates tidy up the polity of the Synod

Delegates of the 2019 LCMS convention adopted four final resolutions brought to the delegation by Floor Committee 9 on Structure and Governance.

Sias re-elected, four BOD members elected

Sias was re-elected as secretary of the Synod, and four members were elected to the LCMS Board of Directors.

BOD business includes budget, convention prep

Preparations for the Synod convention are proceeding on schedule, and three major Synodwide initiatives are newly underway or soon to be.

Simek to serve as Synod’s new chief administrative officer

Frank Simek of Keller, Texas, is appointed by the LCMS Board of Directors as the Synod’s new chief administrative officer, effective Oct. 2.

Schulz, Edwards elected as regional members of Board of Directors

Convention delegates elect LCMS Board of Directors members from two of its five newly-created regions.

Delegates take initial actions on administration, finance resolutions

The convention approves two resolutions that authorize tweaking several Synod Bylaws dealing with election of the president and duties of the LCMS Board of Directors.

Board approves $81.7 million-plus operating budget

The Synod Board of Directors adopts a balanced national-Synod operating budget (or “spending plan”) of $81,762,189 for the 2013-14 fiscal year that begins July 1.