Dr. Albert B. Collver III, director of Church Relations–assistant to the president. Collver currently serves as executive pastoral assistant for LCMS World Relief and Human Care.
Rev. Jon D. Vieker, senior assistant to the president. Vieker is assistant director of the LCMS Commission on Worship.
Barb A. Below, assistant to the president. Below is director of social ministry organizations with LCMS World Relief and Human Care. She is the first woman to serve on the executive-level staff of an LCMS president.
Job descriptions for each of the positions are still under review.
“These three individuals bring a vast amount of experience to their new positions, both in terms of knowing how the International Center works and serving the broader church,” Harrison said. “I pray God will richly bless them as they continue their service to The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod.”
Harrison, executive director of LCMS World Relief and Human Care, was elected July 13 by delegates to the Synod’s 64th Regular Convention. He will become the Synod’s 13th president when he takes office Sept. 1.