Welcome to the Foundation

The generosity of our donors allows us to provide compassionate care and services to those in need.

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.

The Rev. Glenn Miller | Vice President for External Relations

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The Rev. Glenn Miller
Vice President for External Relations
CEO, SpiriTrust Lutheran Foundation
gmiller@spiritrustlutheran.org
717.854.3522

Glenn oversees all the fundraising and volunteer activities of SpiriTrust Lutheran and manages the SpiriTrust Lutheran Foundation. As a member of the SpiriTrust Lutheran Executive team, he also participates in strategic planning activities for the entire organization. Glenn helps build partnerships with individuals, businesses, organizations, foundations, and congregations, as well as others interested in assisting us as we help those in our communities who are most vulnerable.

Kimberly Alvarez | Director of Development

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Director of Development
kalvarez@spiritrustlutheran.org
717.854.3256

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 | Assistant Director of Development

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Theresa Bachman

Assistant Director of Development
tbachman@spiritrustlutheran.org
717.217.5062

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.

Sherry Fair | Director of Volunteer Services

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Sherry Fair

Director of Volunteer Services
sfair@spiritrustlutheran.org
717.854.3713

Sherry directs the volunteer services department, including supervising seven volunteer coordinators who manage volunteers in our six retirement communities, the Senior Companion Program, Stephen Ministry and Touch-a-Life.

Melissa Fair | Assistant Director of Annual Fund & Special Events

Melissa Fair
Assistant Director of Annual Fund & Special Events
mfair@spiritrustlutheran.org
717.854.4105

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 Kunkel | Operations Manager

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Barb Kunkel

Operations Manager
bkunkel@spiritrustlutheran.org
717.854.4232

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 Landis | Database Coordinator

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Georgia Landis

Database Coordinator
glandis@spiritrustlutheran.org
717.854.4425

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.

Maria Augustyniak | Administrative Assistant

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Maria Augustyniak
Administrative Assistant
maugustyniak@spiritrustlutheran.org
717.854.4425

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.

Pr. Elizabeth Polanzke | ELCA Planned Giving Partner

Pr. Elizabeth Polanzke
ELCA Planned Giving Partner
Elizabeth.Polanzke@elca.org
717.654.2334

Pr. Polanski is an “adjunct” member of the Foundation staff through the Foundation’s partnership with the ELCA Foundation. Liz serves as a planned giving resource to all members of the partnership in the Central Pennsylvania area.

Meet Our Trustees

“It’s been a privilege to be involved in the work and ministry of SpiriTrust Lutheran for a number of years. The programs and services of SpiriTrust Lutheran have a significant impact on the quality of life in our community.”

Anthony P. Campisi, Chair, Foundation Board of Trustees
President/CEO Glatfelter Insurance Group

Our Trustees

2016 Foundation Board of Trustees

Meet the dedicated team of SpiriTrust Lutheran® Foundation Trustees.

Anthony P. Campisi, Chair

Anthony P. Campisi

 

 

 

Anthony (Tony) P. Campisi, Chair
Glatfelter Insurance Group, President & CEO

Elizabeth Dellinger, Vice Chair

Elizabeth Dellinger

 

 

 

Elizabeth (Liz) Dellinger, Vice Chair
York Traditions Bank, Director of Treasury Management

Stephanie Kessler, Secretary

Stephanie Kessler, Secretary
RKL, Senior Living Consulting Group Partner

Robert A. Bowen, Treasurer

Rob Bowen

 

 

Robert A. (Rob) Bowen, Treasurer
Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC, First Vice President Investment Officer

Joanne M. Bankos

Joanne Bankos

 

 

Joanne M. Bankos
Colleens-Wagner Agency, Inc., President

Michael Boustead

Michael Boustead

 

 

Michael Boustead
Retired

Samuel S. Laucks, II, MD

Samuel S Laucks

 

 

 

Samuel S. Laucks, II, MD
WellSpan General Surgery, Surgeon

The Rev. Glenn D. Miller

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The Rev. Glenn D. Miller
VP for External Relations
SpiriTrust Lutheran Foundation, President

Keith A. Mummert

Keith A. Mummert
M&T Bank, Vice President of Commercial Banking

Maria Royce

Maria Royce

 

Maria Royce
WellSpan Health, Senior Vice President, Strategy & Market Development

Robert L. Rundle

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Robert L. Rundle
President/CEO, ex officio

Richard Smith

Rick Smith

 

 

 

Richard Smith
Berkshire Hathaway Homesale Realty, Associate Broker

A. Dwight Utz

A. Dwight Utz

 

 

 

A. Dwight Utz
PeoplesBank, A Codorus Valley Company, President & CEO