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Ms Judy Baker

BAcc MBA
Business Manager

Judy is a member of ALC’s Leadership Team which oversees the strategic operations and plans for the college on behalf of the Board of Directors.
Judy’s primary responsibility is ensuring organisational effectiveness by providing leadership for ALC’s financial, administrative, and human resources functions, and the accommodation facilities.

Location ALC North Adelaide

Pastor Andrew Jaensch

BTh BEdSt GradCertTESOL MEd GradCertHE
Emeritus Lecturer

Pastor Andrew Jaensch began teaching with ALC in 2009 as the Lutheran Strand Coordinator at the ACU campus in Brisbane and retired in 2020.

Ms Sonia Jeffrey

BA GDipAddictSt MEd(EdLeadPol)
VET Development Officer

Sonia leads ALC in the design and development of content and flexible delivery options for a 10741NAT Certificate III in Christian Ministry and Theology (Cert III CMT).

Location Victoria

Melissa Juergensen

BA
Project Support Officer

Melissa provides support to projects that relate to ALC training and promotional methods for the college.

Location Queensland

Dr John Kleinig

BA(Hons) MPhil Cantab PhD Cantab DD
Emeritus Lecturer

Dr John Kleinig served as a lecturer at the Australian Lutheran College from 1982 until his retirement from full-time teaching at the end of 2009.

Dr John Koch

BA MDiv STM ThD MA(EdAdmin)
Emeritus Lecturer

Dr John Koch taught at ALC from 1977 to 2000 in the area of Pastoral Theology. On his retirement from full-time teaching, the November 2000 edition of the Lutheran Theological Journal (LTJ 34/3) contained an editorial tribute and articles written in his honour. John served as principal from 1998 to 2000 and was a lecturer at Lutheran Teachers College from 1970 to 1976.

Dr Jeff Silcock

BA BTh STM ThD
Emeritus Lecturer

Jeff served as a lecturer from 1996 until his retirement at the end of 2016. After retirement he continued to serve the Lutheran Church of Australia as the chair of the Commission on Theology and Inter-Church Relations (CTICR) and co-chair of the Lutheran – Uniting Church Dialogue until the end of 2018, and remains a member of the Lutheran – Orthodox International Joint Commission.

Mrs Jan Wallent

BA CertIIIT
Quality Assurance Administrator

Jan’s key task is to ensure clarity, coherency, consistency and correctness of ALC’s information and documents, particularly in our managed document approval system. She also assists with academic administration in the Office of the Dean.

Location ALC North Adelaide

Pastor James Winderlich

BTh GradDipMin GradDipHR CertIVTAE
Principal

James has served as an LCA pastor since 1991. He has also served as the chair of the National Safe Place Committee, the chair of Finke River Mission and as an assistant bishop in the SA/NT district of the LCA.

Location ALC North Adelaide