School Board Members

  • Jennine Vanderlip, Chairwoman
  • Jean Blank, Secretary
  • Carolyn Goodson
  • Leslie Kingsley
  • John Lendman
  • Willis Milner
  • Rachel Satterfield
  • Jim Essig, Principal, ex officio
  • Vivian Throgmorton, Early Childhood & Marketing Director, ex officio
  • Jenny Norman, School Bookkeeper, ex officio
  • Donna Hascup, Technology Director & Media Specialist, ex officio

PTO Representatives

  • Renee Wade, PTO Co-President
  • Kate Bradford, PTO Co-President

For policy change suggestions or school board information, please feel free to e-mail our Principal, Jim Essig.

Roles and Responsibilities

The Redeemer Lutheran School Board is charged to:

  • Set the vision and direction of the school
  • Set policies for the school
  • Recommend to congregation the calling of new teachers or administrators
  • Determine what fund raisers the school will use for the year
  • Oversee the administrator of the school
  • Set Registration fees and Tuition amounts each year
  • Ensure safety at the school
  • Aid in setting the budget for the school
  • Establish a calendar for the school year


Redeemer Lutheran Church and School’s School board members are elected each year by the Redeemer Lutheran Church and School congregation. Board personnel are members in good standing of Redeemer Lutheran Church.