Board of Directors

Called to our mission through faith and inspired each day by the success of the people we support, our board of directors establishes the legal and ethical policies that govern our organization and ensure our future.

Bethesda Communities Board

Dr. F. Paul Carlson

Bethesda Communities Board Chairman | Olympia, Washington

Dr. Virginia Miller

Bethesda Communities Vice Chair | Rochester, Minnesota

Catherine Brondos

Bethesda Communities Secretary | Centennial, Colorado

Norman D. Sell

Bethesda Communities Treasurer | Mequon, Wisconsin

Dr. Roger L. Burtner

Fullerton, California

Rev. Quinten A. Buechner

Cumberland, Wisconsin

Karen Carter

Auxiliary Advisory Director | Whitehall, Wisconsin

David M. Kahle

Austin, Texas

Ardis Loeber

Watertown, Wisconsin

Deaconess Tiffany Manor

New Hartford, Connecticut

Thomas F. McRae

Wales, Wisconsin

Frederick Mundt

Crossville, Tennessee



John Osland

Nashville, Tennesssee

Kurt D. Rutzen

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Dr. David C. Thomas

Columbia, Missouri

Rev. Ryan Tietz

Fort Wayne, Indiana

Ellen Trytek

Elm Grove, Wisconsin

Bethesda Foundation Board

Norman D. Sell

Bethesda Foundation Board Chairman | Mequon, Wisconsin

Frederick D. Mundt

Bethesda Foundation Vice Chairman | Crossville, Tennessee

Thomas F. McRae

Foundation Secretary | Brookfield, Wisconsin

Dr. Roger L. Burtner

Foundation Treasurer | Fullerton, California

Dr. Virginia M. Miller 

Rochester, Minnesota