Confessional Lutherans for Christ’s Commission (CLCC) is governed by a board of six directors. Three of the directors must be ordained graduates of a full-time recognized four-year Lutheran seminary; at least two of the three must be rostered members of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod. Three of the directors must be male laymen; and at least two of the three must be members of an LCMS congregation.
Rev. Mark B. Stirdivant (Chairman) is Associate Pastor at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Kansas City, Missouri. He is a native of Southern California and graduated from Christ College/Concordia University in Irvine, CA, before earning his M.Div. at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne. He has lived in the Midwest for over 17 years.
A.C. Schwark (Vice-Chairman and Director of Education) is a retired financial manager having served as Senior Vice President and CFO at Bank One, Cincinnati, and Director of Business Planning and Analysis at AT&T Wireless. He continues to teach finance and economics on an adjunct basis. He received a BA in mathematics and economics at Valparaiso University and his MBA in finance at Washington University in Saint Louis. He currently is a member of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Snohomish, WA, where he served on the Board of Elders, taught the Young Adults Bible class, and served as a lay delegate at the 2013 LCMS convention in Saint Louis.
Rev. Rob Jarvis is the pastor of Hosanna Lutheran Church in Buffalo, Minnesota. He is a graduate of Concordia University, Seward, and Concordia Seminary in St. Louis. In his 20+ years of pastoral ministry, Rev. Jarvis has served congregations in Moorhead, MN; Menomonie, WI; and Morris, MN along with the students of the University of Minnesota, Morris. Rev. Jarvis served on the working group that formed CLCC and is also a survivor of lymphoma.
Rev. Eric Lange is the senior pastor at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Gresham, Oregon. He is a graduate of Concordia College, Ann Arbor, and earned his Masters of Divinity at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, and a Master of Sacred Theology at Concordia Seminary, Saint Louis. Rev. Lange taught a term at the Lutheran Seminary in Novosibirsk, Siberia, and has served as a featured speaker on Table Talk Radio, at the Augustana Ministerium 2013 Theological Conference, and the Higher Things “Crucified” conference in Logan, Utah.
Daniel Sanchez is from Redwood Falls, Minnesota and a 2005 graduate of the University of Minnesota-Morris with degrees in Spanish and Latin American Area Studies. During his college years, he chaired UMM’s Lutheran Student Fellowship (LSF) chapter. In his senior year he was president of the Region IV LSF (MN, SD, ND). From 2004 – 2006, Daniel served as a counselor at Lutheran Island Camp, Henning, Minnesota. Daniel arrived at Camp Io-Dis-E-Ca as a Program Assistant in August of 2006, and a few months later was appointed to be the Program Director. Daniel served as the Camp’s Program Director until January of 2014, when he was appointed as Interim Camp Director. Daniel also serves on the Board of Directors for the National Lutheran Outdoors Ministry Association and is a member on the IDE Youth Committee.