One charitable gift, a lifetime of benefits

  • Your gift will help SpiriTrust Lutheran fulfill its mission
  • You will enjoy a wide variety of tax benefits
  • You will give back to the causes that mean the most to you

Meet Our Staff

Welcome! We are very pleased that you are learning about the many benefits of gift plans.

 
The Rev. Glenn Miller
Vice President for External Relations
CEO, SpiriTrust Lutheran™ Foundation
gmiller@spiritrustlutheran.org
717-854-3522

Glenn oversees all the fundraising and volunteer activities of SpiriTrust Lutheran and manages the SpiriTrust Lutheran Foundation. As a member of the SpiriTrust Lutheran Executive team, he also participates in strategic planning activities for the entire organization. Glenn helps build partnerships with individuals, businesses, organizations, foundations, and congregations, as well as others interested in assisting us as we help those in our communities who are most vulnerable.

 
Kimberly Alvarez
Director of Development
kalvarez@spiritrustlutheran.org
717-854-3256

Kim assists in the overall strategic planning and execution of the Foundation philanthropy program including annual giving, major gifts, planned giving, grants and special events. Kim welcomes the opportunity to develop partnerships with individuals, businesses, organizations, foundations, and congregations, as well as others interested in investing in our services across the entire SpiriTrust Lutheran territory.

 
Theresa Bachman
Assistant Director of Development
tbachman@spiritrustlutheran.org
717-217-3511

Theresa represents the agency in Adams and Franklin Counties, working with annual giving, major gifts, planned giving and special events. Theresa welcomes the opportunity to explore partnerships with individuals, businesses, organizations, foundations, and congregations, as well as others interested in investing in our services. She is also the staff liaison for the Hospice Golf Tournament in Chambersburg.

 
Sherry Fair
Director, Volunteer Services
sfair@spiritrustlutheran.org
717-854-3713

Sherry directs the volunteer department, supervising 7 volunteer coordinators who manage volunteers in our retirement communities and in our community outreach programs.

 
Barb Kunkel
Operations Manager
bkunkel@spiritrustlutheran.org
717-854-4232

Barb oversees the business, systems, and financial operations for the Foundation Department and supervises the support staff. Along with overseeing all institutional and financial information to support the gift-planning program, she insures compliance with operating standards and procedures. She handles budgeting, financials and database analysis.

 
Georgia Landis
Database Coordinator
glandis@spiritrustlutheran.org
717-854-4425

Georgia maintains records of all gifts received by the Foundation and prepares gift acknowledgement letters. She also ensures database integrity through quality control and generates reports required to support the SpiriTrust Lutheran Foundation's goals.

 
Pr. Elizabeth Polanzke
ELCA Planned Giving Partner
Elizabeth.Polanzke@elca.org
717-654-2334

Pr. Polanski is an "adjunct" member of the Foundation staff through the Foundation's partnership with the ELCA Foundation. Liz serves as a planned giving resource to all members of the partnership in the Central Pennsylvania area.

 
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