Mosaic Board of Directors

The Mosaic Board of Directors holds in responsibility the trust and welfare of the people who support and who depend upon Mosaic. This includes, but is not limited to, people with developmental disabilities, their families, donors to Mosaic, and the Lutheran churches with which Mosaic holds an affiliation or recognition.

There are 13 Directors on the Board. Three members of the Board are appointed by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and the majority of Board members shall be Lutheran. The remaining members are elected by the Board. Members serve three-year terms and may serve two consecutive terms. The Board meets three times a year.

The Mosaic Foundation Board of Directors

The Mosaic Foundation Board of Directors receives gifts on behalf of Mosaic, and oversees the disbursement of charitable gifts and investment income to Mosaic. The Board is also responsible for the prudent investment and management of funds held in the Foundation.

There are seven Directors on the Foundation Board, plus the Chairperson of the Mosaic Board of Directors, who acts as a member ex-officio. All members are elected by the Mosaic Board of Directors. Members serve three-year terms and may serve two consecutive terms. The Mosaic Foundation Board meets three times a year.

Mosaic Board Members

Mosaic Board Members
Mosaic Board Members

Chairperson

Lisa Negstad, Minnesota
Owner/Consultant, Negstad Consulting, LLC

Vice Chairperson

Kathy Patrick, Texas
Attorney, Gibbs & Bruns, LLP

Second Vice Chairperson

Conrad Theodore Swanson, Colorado
Attorney, Swanson & Dumler, P.C.

Secretary

The Rev. Keith Hohly, Kansas
Bishop's Associate, Central States Synod, ELCA

Edward L. Barker,  Kansas
Senior Counsel, Husch Blackwell

James S. Bowen, Nebraska
Co-Founder, Five-Nines

Linda Burt, Nebraska
CFO, Nebraska Methodist Health System

The Rev. Daniel Forehand, Indiana
Pastor/Mission Redeveloper, Grace Lutheran Church, Elkhart, Indiana

James Olmsted, Nebraska
President and Engineering Manager, Olmsted & Perry Consulting Engineers Inc.

Sandra Scott, Colorado
Director, Talent and Organizational Effectiveness, Banner Health

Pamela Spadaro, Texas
Senior Vice President, U.S. Trust Bank of America

James Totsch, Illinois
Ret. Bigadier General, United States Air Force

Joseph Turkowski, New Jersey
Human Resources Manager, Macy's Systems & Technology

The Mosaic Foundation Board Members

The Mosaic Foundation Board Members
The Mosaic Foundation Board Members

Chairperson

Thomas Earnshaw, Texas
Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer, Allison Publications, LLC

Vice Chairperson

Kent Cattarello, Colorado
Self-employed Business and Financial Consultant/Real Estate Investor

Secretary

Ramona Edwards, Nebraska
Manager, Immanuel Communities

Devin Gorman, Kansas
Vice President of Operations, Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce

Robert Graulich, Connecticut
Senior Vice President, Bank of America

Susan Lutz, Iowa
Pharmacist, retired

Kevin Meyer, Nebraska
Self-employed

Mark Nicholson, Kansas
Charlie Hustle, LLC

Pamela Spadaro, Texas
Senior Vice President, US Trust Bank of America

Lisa Negstad, ex-officio