2 Jun 2018 0 Comment

Lisa Polito

Deaconess Lisa Polito is a 1990 graduate of Valparaiso University and assumed the role of Executive Director of the LDA in 2008. Previously, Lisa served the LDA as the Director of Development and Public Relations for seven years. Before...
1 Jun 2018 0 Comment

Deb Lennox

Deaconess Deb Lennox was consecrated in June 2008 and joined the LDA in June 2018.  She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Hearing & Speech Sciences from the University of Maryland.  Prior to joining the LDA staff, Deb served as a...
13 Mar 2018 0 Comment

Valerie Webdell

Deaconess Valerie Webdell has been on staff at the LDA since August 2014, and was also consecrated as a deaconess the same year. Valerie holds a Bachelor's degree in Piano and Music Education, and is an active composer and pianist. Prior...
3 Mar 2018 0 Comment

Amy Smessaert

Prior to joining the LDA staff, Amy served as communications director for the Sisters of the Holy Cross, Notre Dame, Indiana, for 13 years, and in other communications roles in the Sisters’ health ministry for 15 years. Why I love the...
2 Mar 2018 0 Comment

Mary Hohnke

Mary joined the LDA in 2003 and brought with her nearly 20 years of administrative experience. Originally from Wisconsin, Mary worked in the Milwaukee Public Schools as an administrative assistant for 15 years. Upon moving to Michigan...
1 Mar 2018 0 Comment

Gloria Hanks

Gloria joined the LDA staff in 2008 and “retired” in 2014. She rejoined the staff in January of 2016 as a part-time member. She is the database administrator and secretarial assistant. She worked as a certified...