Staff Directory by Ministry Area

The directory below contains contact information for staff working at the denominational offices of the Evangelical Covenant Church located at 8303 W Higgins Road in Chicago, Illinois. To view entire staff list alphabetically, click here.

Mission Priority

Start and Strengthen Churches
Make and Deepen Disciples
Develop Leaders
Love Mercy Do Justice
Serve Globally (including World Mission, Covenant World Relief, and Paul Carlson Partnership)

Mission Support

Finance (including Bethany Benefit Service and Pension Plan)
Communication (including Fulfillment Center and Online Bookstore)
Advancement (including Covenant Kids Congo)
Operations (including Mailroom/Facilities, Reception, Covenant Events, and Information Services)

 

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Advancement

ENGEBRETSON, DONN
director for global advancement
donn.engebretson@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3377

HOLT, JACQUELINE
manager of donor engagement and stewardship
jacqueline.holt@covchurch.org
(773) 596-5429

GILREATH, GAYLE
manager for advancement strategy,
Advancement

gayle.gilreath@covchurch.org
(773) 596-2488

PETERSON, CURT
church mission advancement
curt.peterson@covchurch.org
(773) 596-2482

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Communication

GILBREATH, EDWARD
executive director of strategic communication
edward.gilbreath@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3331

AHNE, PHILIP
video services manager
philip.ahne@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3355

CHAO, JANE
director, Digital Services
jane.chao@covchurch.org
(773) 784-2413

FRIEDMAN, STAN
news editor, Covenant News Service
stan.friedman@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3324

LENNARD, EVY
administrative assistant
evy.lennard@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3328

MICHEL, KEVIN
digital media specialist
kevin.michel@covchurch.org
(773) 596-2407

NORMAN PETERSON, CATHY
editor, Covenant Publications
cathy.normanpeterson@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3329

SCHILD, KRISTI
senior designer
kristi.schild@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3378

SWANSON-NYSTROM, JANE
senior editor, Covenant Companion
jane.swanson@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3326

VÉLEZ-LUCE, STEVEN
director, Creative Services
steven.luce@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3367

FULFILLMENT CENTER | ONLINE BOOKSTORE
KEMPE, KEVIN
fulfillment center manager
kevin.kempe@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3305

TORRES, EDGAR
fullfillment center assistant
edgar.torres@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3306

WILLIAMS, AMY
fullfillment center assistant
amy.williams@covchurch.org
(773) 596-2404

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Develop Leaders

General Dept number: (773) 583-3211

NOVAK, MARK
executive minister
mark.novak@covchurch.org
(773) 442-6586

CONSTANZA, TANYA
manager, CovOrientation & SPE
tanya.constanza@covchurch.org
(773) 442-6581?

LAWSON, CAROL
director, Ministry Services
carol.lawson@covchurch.org
(773) 442-6585

 

MARKS, THERESA
manager, Pastoral Care Services
theresa.marks@covchurch.org
(773) 442-6584

NG, DANIELLE
manager, Credentialing Services
danielle.ng@covchurch.org
(773) 442-6583

CAGER, PARIS 
administrative assistant
paris.cager@covchurch.org
(773) 442-6580

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FINANCE

HAWKINSON, PAUL
treasurer and executive director of finance,
paul.hawkinson@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3364

DE LA PAZ, MARK
payroll coordinator and finance assistant
mark.delapaz@covchurch.org
(773) 596-2479

FRIEDMAN, MARCIA
administrative assistant
marcia.friedman@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3359

HARBECK HALEY, MICHELE
director of finance
michele.harbeck.haley@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3315

NYMAN, SCOTT
pension accounts manager
scott.nyman@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3360

PIETRYZK, DAN
program director for Lilly Endowment grant
dan.pietryzk@covchurch.org
(773) 907-7263

WALL, FREDRIK
director of finance and benefit administration
fredrik.wall@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3355

 

PAGAN, LUZ
accounts receivable and accounting assistant
luz.pagan@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3312

VIKEN, JOYCE
receipting clerk
joyce.viken@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3366

BETHANY BENEFIT SERVICE

General Dept: (800) 313-8955
bethany@covchurch.org

ECHEVARRIA, DAISY
administrative assistant
daisy.echevarria@covchurch.org
(773) 442-6589

KEMPE, CHRISTINA
benefits coordinator
christina.kempe@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3376

PENSION PLAN
JORDAN, RANDALL
pension and benefits financial manager
randall.jordan@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3358

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Love Mercy and Do Justice

WILLIAMS, CECILIA
executive minister
cecilia.williams@covchurch.org
(224) 585-0629

GUSTINE, ADAM
director of ministry initiatives,
Love Mercy and Do Justice

adam.gustine@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3368

 

MOOLO, CHRISTINE
manager of ministry services,
Love Mercy and Do Justice

christine.moolo@covchurch.org
(773) 596-2489

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Make and Deepen Disciples

SANCHEZ, MICHELLE
executive minister
michelle.sanchez@covchurch.org
(773) 596-5480

BURGER, STEVE
adults, children, family, and intergenerational ministries
steve.burger@covchurch.org
(773) 442-6574

CICCONE, TIM
youth ministry
tim.ciccone@covchurch.org
(773) 442-6573

FOLTZ, BRIGGITE
coordinator of administrative support
briggite.foltz@covchurch.org
(773) 442-6577

 

GILLAN, MEAGAN
women ministries
meagan.gillan@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3333

MORROW, HEIDI
manager of administrative support
heidi.morrow@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3332

SEVERSEN, BETH
director of evangelism
beth.seversen@covchurch.org
(773) 442-6570

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President’s Office

WALTER, GARY
president
president@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3347

LUCCO, DICK
executive director of ministry development
dick.lucco@covchurch.org
(773) 596-2408

 

HAGBERG, CHRIS
departmental services manager
chris.hagberg@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3347


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Operations

GONZALEZ, REBECCA
executive director of operations
rebecca.gonzalez@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3374

NOWLIN, NILWONA
administrative specialist over governance
nilwona.nowlin@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3375

MAILROOM | FACILITIES
ARCHIBALD, GABBY
cafeteria manager and assembly room worker
(773) 907-3304

HAUKOM ANDERSON, KARL
shipping & receiving and building services coordinator
karl.anderson@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3303

YARBROUGH, WILLIAM
building and property manager
william.yarbrough@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3304

RECEPTION

TORGERSON, TRACY
receptionist/administrative assistant
tracy.torgerson@covchurch.org
(773) 784-3000

LUNA, VANESSA
receptionist/administrative assistant
vanessa.luna@covchurch.org
(773) 784-3000

COVENANT EVENTS
BURGER, MARTI
director
marti.burger@covchurch.org
(773) 442-6588

MEYERS, JORDEN
manager of covenant events
jorden.meyers@covchurch.org
(773) 596-2481

ULVEN, JILL
registrar
jill.ulven@covchurch.org
(773) 596-2493

INFORMATION SERVICES

General Dept number: (773) 596-2400

CHORZEMPA, RENATA
director of information services
renata.chorzempa@covchurch.org

GONZALEZ, ABRAHAM
network administrator
abraham.gonzalez@covchurch.org
(773) 586-2400

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Serve Globally

TIZON, AL
executive minister
al.tizon@covchurch.org
773-907-3345

WORLD MISSION
AMUNDSEN, BYRON
director, Administration and Finance
byron.amundsen@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3317

AMUNDSEN, JUDY
travel coordinator, Home Assignment
judy.amundsen@covchurch.org
(773) 596-2498

BUKI, SARAH
advancement & communication coordinator
sarah.buki@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3321

CONSTANZA, MARISOL
administrative assistant, Merge Ministries
marisol.constanza@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3351

DAVID, PRAJAKTA
Manager of Administrative Support, Serve Globally
prajakta.david@covchurch.org
(224) 585-0627

DE NEUI, GRETCHEN
finance manager
gretchen.deneui@covchurch.org
(773) 907-8325

FISK, BARBARA
scheduling coordinator, home assignment
barbara.fisk@covchurch.org
(773) 596-2499

HEINRICH, LANA
associate director, missionary personnel
lana.heinrich@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3350

HUSBY, RONNA
assistant, missionary personnel
ronna.husby@covchurch.org
(773) 596-2483

SEVERSEN, MARK
director of missional congregations
mark.seversen@covchurch.org

SWENSON, BAXTER
co-director, missionary personnel
baxter.swenson@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3330

SWENSON, MARGIE
co-director, missionary personnel
margie.swenson@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3342

COVENANT WORLD RELIEF
HUSBY, DAVE
director, Covenant World Relief
david.husby@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3372

PALMERLEE, CHRISSY
manager of ministry services
chrissy.palmerlee@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3301

PAUL CARLSON PARTNERSHIP


VEDOORN, TOM
interim executive director
tom.vedoorn@covchurch.org
(651) 324-5794

ANDERSON, CRAIG
director of medical and health programs
craig.anderson@covchurch.org
(317) 201-6555

DANGEL, REBECCA
marketing manager
becky.dangel@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3302

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Start and Strengthen Churches

WENRICH, JOHN
executive minister of start and strengthen churches
Start and Strengthen Churches

john.wenrich@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3379

RADAKOVICH, BEATRICE
administrative coordinator
beatrice.radakovich@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3354

 

TETER, JOHN
team leader, Church Planting
john.teter@covchurch.org
(773) 907-3346

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