Board of Directors

Lutherhaven Ministries, Incorporated

Bob Baker, Executive Director, CEO (since 1996)

Former Assistant to the Pastor, Grace Lutheran Church, Hamilton, MT
Former Backcountry Wilderness Ranger, Glacier National Park

Dan Harris, Corporation President

Retired Mining Executive
Council President, Lutheran Church of the Master, Coeur d’Alene

Larry Comer, PE, President Emeritus

Retired Professional Engineer (Past President/CEO)
Welch Comer and Associates, Inc, Consulting Engineers
Deacon, Men’s Ministry Leader, Christ the King Lutheran Church, Coeur d’Alene

Kati Skinner, Vice President

Stay at Home Mom, Coeur d’Alene
Member, Christ the King Lutheran Church, Coeur d’Alene

Renae Howat, Corporation Secretary

Gonzaga University/Athletic Department, Program Assistant for External Operations
Member, Advent Lutheran Church, Spokane Valley

Brendan Wiechert, Corporation Treasurer

Director of Commercial Lending, Spokane Teacher’s Credit Union, Spokane Member, St. Luke Lutheran Church, Spokane

Karen Nelson, Incoming Treasurer

Certified Public Accountant, Spokane
Member, St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Spokane

Rick Grover, Executive Committee At Large

Vice President, GM Integrated Solutions, Premera Blue Cross
Member, St. Luke Lutheran Church, Spokane

Julie Blyckert

Pediatric Critical Care Nurse, Sacred Heart Medical Center, Spokane
Member, Trinity Lutheran Church, Pullman, WA

Rev. JJ Dygert

Pastor, Christ the King Lutheran Church, Milton Freewater, OR

Mark C. Holder, RICP® , FIC

Financial Consultant, Thrivent Financial
Member, Million Dollar Round Table
Member, National Association of Fraternal Insurance Counselor
Member, Millwood Presbyterian, Spokane Valley

Richard Jurvelin

Agent, Windermere/Coeur d’Alene Realty
Member, Trinity Lutheran Church, Coeur d’Alene

Susan Weeks, Attorney at Law

Managing Member, James, Vernon & Weeks, P.A.


Legal Counsel to the Board

Lee James, Attorney at Law

Founding & Managing Member, James, Vernon & Weeks, P.A.
Chair, Idaho State Bar Professional Conduct Board
Amicus Chairperson and Past-President, Idaho Trial Lawyers Association
Instructor, “Nurturing Fathers” parenting class for court-ordered fathers
Board President, ICARE Children’s Advocacy Center
Member, Idaho & Washington State Bar Associations

Standing Committees & Task Forces

Executive Committee, Dan Harris, Chair

Finance Committee, Brendan Wiechert, Chair (Investments, Annual Budget, & Permanent Endowment Fund)

Personnel Committee, Dan Harris, Chair

Policies Task Force

Development Committee, Rick Grover, Chair (Financial Development & Fundraising)

Program Task Force, Vacant