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Meet our Leadership Team

In addition to our Board of Directors and Executive Director, LECS is guided by a dedicated and professional Chaplain Leadership Team.  Below is our current organizational chart as well as a list of our Leadership Team Members and their assignments.

Meet our Chaplain Leadership

Leadership TeamAssigned Area As of 4/7/2021
Chaplain Mindi RussellExecutive Director and Senior Chaplain
Chaplain Debra FontesCoordinator: Training Programs
Chaplain Norm PowersCoordinator:School Programs | Kids in Crisis | Every 15 Minute Program | DUI Checkpoint Coordinator
Chaplain Shirley WoodfyChaplain Specialist / Chaplain Wellness
Chaplain Lisa WestCoordinator: Marketing | Fundraising | Website
Chaplain John HeidelCoordinator: Chaplain Programs
Chaplain Mary NobbeCoordinator: Academy Program | First Responder Churches | Follow-up Team
Administrative Team 
Karen ZembowerExecutive Assistant
Chaplain Ronda VestalChaplain Specialist / Office Support
Chaplain Ken EvansChaplain Specialist / Peer Support
Technology & Website 
Chaplain Lisa West 
Chaplain Ronda Vestal
Weekly Advisors 
Chaplain Mindi Russell 
Chaplain Debra Fontes 
Chaplain Norm Powers 
Chaplain John Heidel 
Chaplain Mary Nobbe