Lutheran Historical Conference



Board of Directors: 2016–2018

Year following name indicates expiration of term as director.


Mark Granquist (2018)
Luther Seminary
2481 Como Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108


Joel Pless (2020)
Wisconsin Lutheran College
8800 West Bluemound Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53226-4699


Richard M. Chapman (2018)
Concordia College
901 8th St. S.
Moorhead, MN 56562


Martin Lohrmann (2022)
Wartburg Seminary
333 Wartburg Place
Dubuque, IA 52003


Elisabeth Unruh (2018)
Northern Illinois University

Maria Erling (2020)
Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg
61 Seminary Ridge
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Susan Wilds McArver (2020)
Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary
4201 N. Main St.
Columbia, SC 29203-5898

Timothy D. Grundmeier (2022)
Baylor University
Waco, TX 76798

Mary Jane Haemig (2022)
Luther Seminary
2481 Como Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108

Commissioners of the Conference

Commissioners have the primary responsibility for areas listed below. Persons who wish to become involved with the work of the conference in these areas or who have questions are encouraged to contact the appropriate commissioner.

Membership Secretary

Marvin A. Huggins
5732 White Pine Dr
Saint Louis, MO 63129-2936

Newsletter Editor/Webmaster

Joel Thoreson
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Archives
321 Bonnie Lane
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

Editor, The Journal of the Lutheran Historical Conference

Mark A. Granquist

Research & Publication

Raymond M. Bost
904 2nd St., N.E., Apt. 106
Hickory, NC 28601

Annual Bibliography

James W. Albers
Valparaiso University
Valparaiso, IN 46383

John Dickmeier

Robert E. Smith
Electronic Records Librarian
Concordia Theological Seminary
6600 N. Clinton St.
Fort Wayne, IN 46825


Archivist Recruitment


Historian & Faculty Recruitment

Donald L. Huber
Trinity Lutheran Seminary
2199 E. Main St.
Columbus, OH 43209-2382

Librarian Recruitment



American Academy of Religion

Mary Todd
1479 Sedgefield Dr.
New Albany, OH 43054

American Society of Church History

Mark E. Braun
Wisconsin Lutheran College
8800 West Bluemound Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53226-4699

American Theological Library Association


Augustana Heritage Association

Maria E. Erling

Concordia Historical Institute

Marvin A. Huggins

Lutheran Historical Society of Eastern Pennsylvania

John E. Peterson
Lutheran Archives Center
7301 Germantown Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19119

Lutheran Historical Society of the Mid-Atlantic

Carolyn Hoover Sung

Lutheran History Center of the West


Society of American Archivists and International Council on Archives


Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Historical Society

Mark E. Braun
Wisconsin Lutheran College
8800 W. Bluemound Rd.
Milwaukee WI 53226

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