Convention 2013: Nominees announced for Synod President, VPs, BOD (by Pr. Charles Henrickson)

 St. Louis, July 20-25

Today the nominees were announced for LCMS President, First Vice-President, regional vice-presidents, and regional Board of Director lay members. The nominees are those who received the highest number of nominations from congregations and who then consented to serve if elected. (These nominations are in addition to the previously announced nominees for the various boards, commissions, and other offices.)

PRESIDENT (To be elected in June, four weeks before the convention.)
Matthew C. Harrison: 1,111
Herbert C. Mueller, Jr.: 140
David P. E. Maier: 126

FIRST VICE-PRESIDENT (Of these 22 names, the President-elect will pick five for the ballot at the convention, at least two of whom will be from the top five nominees.)
Herbert C. Mueller, Jr. 828
Matthew C. Harrison 98
John C. Wohlrabe, Jr. 68
Daniel Preus 64
Scott R. Murray 40
Jeffery T. Schrank 30
Robert D. Newton 16
Jon T. Diefenthaler 14
Larry A. Stoterau 14
Kurtis D. Schultz 9
Gerhard C. Michael 8
Clint K. Poppe 8
William R. Diekelman 7
Paul A. Linnemann 7
Dien A. Taylor 6
Carl C. Fickenscher 5
Brian S. Saunders 5
Terry L. Cripe 4
Brent W. Kuhlman 2
Dan P. Gilbert 2
Robert E. Kasper 2
William R. Woolsey 2

CENTRAL REGION VICE-PRESIDENT
Daniel Preus 123
Dean O. Wenthe 11
Daniel L. Gard 10
David J. Bueltmann 7
Martin R. Noland 7

EAST-SOUTHEAST REGION VICE-PRESIDENT
Jon T. Diefenthaler 38
Gerhard C. Michael 31
Robert T. Kuhn 27
Dien A. Taylor 24
David D. Buegler 12

GREAT LAKES REGION VICE-PRESIDENT
John C. Wohlrabe, Jr. 104
Paul A. Weber 13
David A. Davis 7
Peter C. Bender 5
C. William Hoesman 5

GREAT PLAINS REGION VICE-PRESIDENT
Nabil S. Nour 84
Ronald M. Garwood 30
Steven D. Turner 22
Gene D. Bauman 20
Mark J. Buchhop 19

WEST-SOUTHWEST REGION VICE-PRESIDENT
Scott R. Murray 79
Jeffery T. Schrank 26
Robert C. Preece 9
William M. Cwirla 7
William R. Woolsey 5

CENTRAL REGION BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Kathy A. Schulz 48
Ernest E. Garbe 8
Herbert W. Israel 6
Monica Boesdorfer 4
Frederick P. Guengerich 4
Travis L. Hindman 4
Jeff Schwarz 4

WEST-SOUTHWEST REGION BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Carol Ann Hack Broome 38
Daniel C. Lorenz 11
Ed H. Moerbe 4
Gloria S. Edwards 3
Ernest Hamann 2
Fred G. Karle 2
Damon P. Tobias 2
Douglas J. Utberg 2

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