Lutheran Executive Alumni Network

Lutheran Executive Alumni Network (LEAN)

Who We Are

The Lutheran Executive Alumni Network (LEAN) is a network of executives who have served or supported Lutheran social ministry organizations in leadership positions. Through regular emails and annual gatherings, members experience stimulating discussions, genuine fellowship, and shared worship. LEAN members welcome new members as friends and sustained relationships. Join us and contribute to our learning, friendships, and faith. There is also a LEAN Facebook page to share information.


LEAN will hold its 2025 gathering virtually. Plans for the 2026 gathering are already underway and the planning committee is exploring venues.


LEAN Planning Committee:

Carol Fredrich, Chair (for more information)

Ralie Deffenbaugh, Secretary

Jim Barclay (Communication)

Patricia Savage (Facebook contact)