Inside LHCB


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
Augustana (Minneapolis
Bethany (Minneapolis
Bethel (Minneapolis
Calvary (Golden Valley, MN
Central (Minneapolis
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

Our finances

The complete annual financial report and the IRS 990 are available upon request.

The IRS Form 990 for LHCB-USA is available on Guidestar for your review.