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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for the governance oversight of ALC according to the ALC Constitution. Directors are appointed by the General Convention of Synod of the Lutheran Church of Australia and New Zealand.

Current Directors:

  • Mrs Cheryl Bartel (Chair)
  • Mr Andrew Long (Vice Chair)
  • Rev Peter Miller (Secretary)
  • Rev Paul Smith (ex officio, LCANZ Bishop)
  • Ms Sharryn Cook
  • Mr David Goedecke
  • Mr Mark Hughes
  • Mr Andrew Long
  • Rev Greg Pietsch


  • Rev Dr Tim Stringer (Principal)
  • Dr Merryn Ruwoldt (Academic Dean)
  • Ms Judy Baker (Business Manager)