Staff members at work in Bangladesh
All of our staff working in Bangladesh provide services directly to the hospital and communities we serve.
Staff: Lutheran Health Care Bangladesh-Bangladesh
Pius Serao, Executive Director, leads a staff of about 50 members. Presently there are 4 doctors and 15 nurses in addition to other support staff members living and working in Dumki.
Staff: Lutheran Health Care Bangladesh-USA
Kristy Gehrke, Bookkeeper/Office Assistant
Sue Wheeler, Consultant
Board of Directors
LHCB-USA and LHCB-Bangladesh are each governed by its own executive Board of Directors/Trustees.
Rev. Lynn Peterson (President), Mr. Bill Scott, Jr. (Treasurer & acting Secretary), Ms. Lynda Minnick, Mr. Dave Kufahl and Mr. Dave Thorp
Mr. Sylvester Halder (Chairman), Mr. Dipak Sangma (Vice Chairman), Dr. Jucy Merina Adhikari (member), Mr. Tarun Daring (member), Advocate John Gomes (member), Dr. Helen Rema (Member), Mr. Gabriel Rozario (Member), Mr. Pius Serao (Executive Director)
Our Church partners
A number of churches partner with LHCB-USA providing financial support and sharing our story with their congregations.
All Saints (Minnetonka, MN)
Calvary (Golden Valley, MN)
Grace (Apple Valley, MN)
Gustavus Adolphus (Saint Paul)
Lutheran Church of The Good Shepherd (Minneapolis)
Saint John's (Arroyo Grande, CA)
Saint Peder´s (Minneapolis)
Westwood (Saint Louis Park, MN )
Organization and Corporate partners
Corporations, organizations and non-profits provide financial support and supplies for our work in Bangladesh.
Global Health Ministries
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
World Mission Prayer League
Lutheran Partners in Global Ministry
Evangelical Lutheran Church In America - Global Mission
Lutheran Community Foundation