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Board of Directors & Leadership Team


Thomas E. Madden, Executive Director
Tom is pleased to serve as Executive Director and CEO since his appointment in 2014. He oversees Lutheran Charities operations, serves as its public representative to congregations, donors, agencies, businesses and the community, and provides vision and continuity.

Marilynn Horwood, Administrator
The friendly voice answering our phone is that of Marilynn Horwood, Lutheran Charities Administrator for the last ten years. Marilynn handles day-to-day operations at our office and plays key roles organizing and managing our fundraising events.

Abby Mandris, Social Media Specialist/Graphic Designer
Abby is excited to join the Lutheran Charities of Western New York team. Abby is the one who helps connect Lutheran Charities to the community with Social Media outreach and content management. Contact her at abby.mandris@wnylutherancharities.org

Board of Directors

David Johnston, President
St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Williamsville

The Rev. Serena Mollenkopf-Grill, Vice President
Town Line Lutheran Church, Alden

Gail Singer, Secretary
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Eggertsville

Barbara Beigner, Treasurer
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Eggertsville

Christopher George, Governance
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Depew

David Macro, Marketing & Communications
Parkside Lutheran Church

The Rev. Serena Mollenkopf-Grill, Grants
Town Line Lutheran Church, Alden

Peter Storey, Fundraising
Zion Lutheran Church, Clarence Center

Mike Bieger, Finance and Administration
Zion Lutheran Church, Clarence Center