Staff

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Shae Agee

Interim Program Director – she/her/hers/they/them/theirs

Shae has lived and served in the Washington DC area for most of her adult life. She has been an athlete and a singer her entire life and continues to enjoy these activities. She loves animals and also is a major donor for a small non-profit that places animals in their forever homes. She is proudly part of the LGBTQI community and was a public speaker and advocate for marriage equality.…

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Deirdre Bagley

President, she/her/hers

Deirdre has served nonprofits as CEO and COO managing programs and operations, to training and development, to speech and video writing; in education, computer science, environmental advocacy, and workforce development arenas; with an ongoing interest in youth-related missions.  A master’s thesis led to consulting with public and private organizations and a fascination with leadership development and strategic planning.  …

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A.J. Cabrera

Admissions Manager, he/him/his

A graduate of the College of Holy Cross and Villanova University (M.S. in Counseling), A.J. hails from southern CT (in the middle of the Pizza Belt – between New Haven and New York). A.J. also served as a Jesuit Volunteer in Chuuk, Micronesia (2005-2007) as a high school teacher, then as a JVC recruiter on the East Coast.…

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Tait Danielson Castillo

Director of Finance and Administration, he/him/his

Tait has been raising funds and building upon the strengths of non-profits for over 20 years. As a graduate of Wittenberg University, he has focused his career on advocacy for under-resourced and new immigrant communities. Tait completed his year of service with LVC in 1998 in Baltimore, Maryland and moved to the Twin Cities of Minnesota where he spent another year becoming an ACORN trained community organizer.…

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Scott Glaser

Program Manager – Omaha, he/him/his

Scott Glaser is an alumni of the Urban Servant Corps in Denver, Colorado. He spent twenty years working in the nonprofit sector in Colorado after completing his year of service. His previous position was the Executive Director of NAMI Colorado before he moved to Nebraska in 2016 to join the Lutheran Volunteer Corps. In Omaha, Scott serves both the Lutheran Volunteer Corps as a Program Manager and the Lutheran Service Corps (Omaha) working on community development and fundraising.

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Julie Hamre

Comptroller (Volunteer Staff), she/her/hers

Ms. Hamre provides accounting and financial services for nonprofit organizations, including a performing arts center, a youth orchestra, a program for victims of domestic abuse, a small trade association and its related foundation, an Indian dance company, a program for at-risk youth, Luther Place Church (founder of LVC), and of course, LVC.  She has also held leadership positions in several of these organizations. …

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Deirdre Kanzer

Regional Program Manager – Twin Cities, she/her/hers

Contact Deirdre for information about LVC programming, placements or events in the Twin Cities.

Deirdre brings to LVC experience in and a deep passion for critical pedagogy and social justice education. Deirdre completed a Master of Arts in Religion and Theology (2005) and a Master of Divinity with a concentration in Leadership for Antiracism Witness (2011) at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities.  …

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Judy Kuhagen

Volunteer Staff, she/her/hers

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Drea Mast

Finance & Administration Manager, she/her/hers

Drea grew up in central Pennsylvania and did a year of service in Oregon before attending Goshen College in northern Indiana, where she studied English, Piano Pedagogy and TESOL. After college, she participated in another volunteer year with the Church of the Saviour in Washington, DC prior to joining LVC.

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Keithlee Spangler

Regional Program Manager – East Region, they/them/theirs

Keithlee is a queer white midwesterner hailing from St. Louis, Missouri. Recently, Keithlee has worked as a high school teacher at a radical Quaker semester school in California, a community educator at an urban farm in Detroit, a community mapper in DC, and as a pastoral caregiver for young adults all over the country. After living in four different cities in three years, they relocated to DC to work as an advocate on issues of immigration reform and prison abolition in 2015 and never left.…

LVC Regional Offices

Washington, DC – 1226 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005; 202-387-3222; staff

Twin Cities – Mailing Address: 2481 Como Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108 (on Luther Seminary’s campus); Physical Address – to visit us: Bockman Hall #205, 2375 Como Ave; staff

Chicago & Milwaukee – 1100 E. 55th St., Chicago, IL 60615 (in the Lutheran School of Theology); staff

Omaha – 6220 North 30th St., Omaha, NE 68111 (in Hillstrom House); staff