A Policy Council of representatives from Pennsylvania ministries directs LAMPa’s work, meeting three times each year to plan the advocacy agenda, provide fiscal oversight, and build constituency relationships.

Upcoming Meetings:

  • May 20, 2018 — Evening meeting in Harrisburg
  • May 21, 2018 — Lutheran Day in the Capitol – Harrisburg
  • September 23-24, 2018 — Retreat (Location TBA)
  • December 6, 2018 — Harrisburg (United Church Center)

Executive Committee:

The Rev. William Snyder, Chair
The Rev. Deborah Jacobson, Vice-chair
The Rev. Scott Schul, Treasurer
Mrs. Cheryl Burns, Secretary
The Rev. William Osman, Member-at-large

Members Representing:

Allegheny Synod:

The Rev. Will Osman, Bellefonte
The Rev. Scott Schul, State College

Lower Susquehanna Synod:

The Rev. Titus Clarke, York
Mrs. Cheryl Burns, Mechanicsburg

Northeastern PA Synod:

The Rev. Inge Williams, Shartlesville
The Rev. Dr. Dennis Ritter, Lyons

Northwestern PA Synod:

Ms. Gayle Truitt-Bean, Clarion
The Rev. Deborah Jacobson, Clarion

Southeastern PA Synod:

Ms. Diane Casey, Yardley
The Rev. Lydia Posselt, Buckingham

Southwestern PA Synod:

The Rev. Sarah Rossing, Youngstown
Ms. Cathy Coudriet, Pittsburgh

Upper Susquehanna Synod:

Mr. Terry Brown, Potts Grove
The Rev. Karl Runser, Lock Haven

Pennsylvania Bishops:

Bishop Barbara Collins, Upper Susquehanna Synod

Pennsylvania Seminaries:


Social Ministry Organizations:

The Rev. William C. Snyder, Luthercare, Lititz
Mr. Robert Rundle, SpiriTrust, York