Staff and Board of Directors

ALDE welcomes your feedback, questions or requests:

24 Essex Drive
Ormond Beach FL  32176
PHONE and FAX: (888) 630-2533
[email protected]

Laurie Brill
Executive Director
ext. 2
[email protected] 

Jon NelsonJon Nelson 
Associate Director
ext. 4
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The Board of Directors is made up of 10 members who are elected to two-year terms by the members at the Annual Meeting held each year at the ALDE IGNITE International Conference.  The Board meets four times per year.

The Executive Committee of the Board includes the President, President-Elect, Treasurer and Secretary. The group ensures the ongoing support, coordination and implementation of the Board's decisions and plans.


David Fuerst
Senior Director of Philanthropic Engagement
Lutheran World Relief
413 Wacouta St, Ste. 430
St. Paul MN  55101
Ph: (952) 607-5064
[email protected]

Susan Troutman
Director of Development
Lutheran Homes of SC Foundation
114 W Montclair Ave
Greenville SC 29609
Ph: (864) 361-4242
[email protected]


David Friesen
Gift Coordinator - Central District
Lutheran Foundation Canada
3074 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg MB R3K 0Y2
Ph: (800) 588-4226, ext. 225
[email protected]

Brian Gavin
SVP Communications & Marketing
Volunteers of America
1660 Duke Street
Alexandria VA 22314
Ph: (703) 341-7040
[email protected]

Bonnie Meyer, CFRE
Executive VP & Chief Creative Officer
Meyer Partners L.L.C.
8725 West Higgins Rd., Suite 530
Chicago IL 60631
Ph: (312) 635-7003
[email protected]

Laurie Brill
Executive Director
24 Essex Drive
Ormond Beach FL  32176
Ph: (888) 630-ALDE ext. 2 
[email protected]

Michael Nevergall, CFRE
Gift Planner
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 West College Ave
Saint Peter MN 56082
Ph: (612) 759-0826
[email protected]

Alice Mowbray
Director of Development
Bethel Lutheran Church
312 Wisconsin Ave
Madison WI 53703
Ph: (608) 257-3577
[email protected]


Brenda Moore, CFRE
Brenda Moore & Associates LLC
707 Carver Creek Place
Carver MN 55315
Ph: (952) 737-8568
[email protected]

Christine Safranek
Director of Mission Advancement
St. Marcus Lutheran Church & School
2215 N Palmer St.
Milwaukee WI 53212
Ph: (414) 267-8361
[email protected]

Stephanie Wollenburg
Development Director
Long Island Lutheran Middle & High School
2252 33rd Street
Astoria NY 11105
[email protected]