Meet Our Team
The SpiriTrust Lutheran® Foundation team is available to answer your questions and assist you in making a difference in the lives of those we serve.
Vice President for Philanthropy
Emily serves on the executive leadership team for SpiriTrust Lutheran® and oversees all SpiriTrust Lutheran® Foundation initiatives. She works to connect donors and volunteers to the agency’s programs with the goal of increasing the impact of philanthropy on every person served by SpiriTrust Lutheran. Emily spends time with donors throughout our service area and welcomes opportunities to speak to individuals and groups about supporting our mission.
Director of Development
Kim assists in the overall strategic planning and execution of the Foundation philanthropy program including annual giving, major gifts, planned giving, grants and special events. Kim welcomes the opportunity to develop partnerships with individuals, businesses, organizations, foundations, and congregations, as well as others interested in investing in our services across the entire SpiriTrust Lutheran territory.
Theresa Bachman, CFRE
Assistant Director of Development
Theresa serves as the principle gift officer for Adams and Franklin Counties, working with annual giving, major gifts, planned giving and special events. Theresa welcomes the opportunity to explore partnerships with individuals, businesses, organizations, foundations, and congregations, as well as others interested in investing in our services. She is also the staff liaison for the Hospice Golf Tournament in Chambersburg.
Assistant Director of Annual Fund & Special Events
Melissa directs the strategy and implementation of the Annual Fund. She coordinates direct mail appeals, communication materials and maintains relationships with annual fund donors. She oversees all communication matters for the Foundation as well as special event planning and implementation.
Barb oversees the business, systems and financial operations for the Foundation and supervises support staff. Along with overseeing all institutional and financial information to support the gift-planning program, she insures compliance with operating standards and procedures. She manages budgeting, financials and database analysis.
Georgia records all gifts received by the Foundation and prepares gift acknowledgement letters. She also ensures database integrity through quality control and generates reports required to support the SpiriTrust Lutheran Foundation’s goals.
When calling the Foundation you are likely to be greeted by Maria’s warm and friendly voice. She processes event registrations, assists with gift processing and provides general administrative support to the entire Foundation team.
Meet Our Trustees
Meet the dedicated team of 2019 SpiriTrust Lutheran® Foundation Trustees.
Elizabeth (Liz) Dellinger, Chair
York Traditions Bank, Director of Treasury Management
A. Dwight Utz, Vice Chair
Financial Services President/CEO – Retired
Robert A. Bowen, Treasurer
First Vice President – Investment Officer, Wells Fargo Advisors
Joanne M. Bankos, Secretary
Colleens-Wagner Agency, Inc., President
Rev. Christopher Frye, Treasurer
Pastor, St. Luke Evangelical Lutheran Church, Chambersburg, PA
Patricia (Pat) Furry
WellSpan Health, Senior Vice President, Strategy & Market Development
Robert L. Rundle
President/CEO, ex officio
Brian D. Selby
Principal /Counsel Trust Company
Richard D. Smith
Berkshire Hathaway Homesale Realty, Associate Broker