President, serving from Washington Prairie Lutheran Church
(2017-2023) Jim lives outside Decorah with his wife Martha. He graduated from Decorah High School in 1970 and then spent 2 years in India with the Peace Corps. Jim started farming in 1974 and married Martha in 1975. They have 3 grown children (2 girls and a boy) and 5 grandchildren. Jim and his wife continue to farm on a small scale.
Vice President, serving from Stone Ridge Community Church
Secretary, serving from Our Lady of Seven Dolors Church
Treasurer, serving from Burr Oak Lutheran Church
(2019-2022) Carol lives in Burr Oak with her husband Glenn, but is originally from Springfield, MN. Carol graduated from the University of MN with a degree in Home Economics Education. After graduation she taught school in St. Paul, MN. After raising a family of 3 children, she worked at North Winneshiek School for 15 years as Board Secretary/Business Manager. She then worked at Decorah community School as Board Secretary/Human Resources Director. After retirement Carol continues to work part time at the Winneshiek Wildberry Winery. Carol enjoys reading, gardening, crafts, and sewing.
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
(2018-2024) Jim lives in Decorah with his wife Kathy. They moved here in 2001 after living in Lanesboro, MN for 28 years where he was the public school band instructor . Jim recently retired from Luther College where he was the coordinator of the Dorian Music Festivals and Camps. Jim enjoys helping with the music program at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, antiques, and cooking. Jim has also been a volunteer at the Depot Outlet for a number of years.
St. Benedict’s Catholic Church
(2020-2023) Sue lives in Decorah with her husband Dave. Sue worked in the school system until she retired in 2008. Since retirement she has worked at the Hotel Winneshiek and Whippy Dip. She also a substitute teacher.
Serving from Decorah Lutheran Church
Historian, Serving from St. Aloysius Catholic Church
Serving from Big Canoe Lutheran Church