Larger Life Management

The Larger Life Foundation (LLF) is governed by a Board of Trustees consisting of seven members of the Moravian Church, Northern Province. Six members shall be lay members of the Moravian Church, Northern Province; with the seventh being a lay member or member of the clergy, or licensed or appointed lay pastor of the Moravian Church, Northern Province. One trustee is a member of the Provincial Elders’ Conference (PEC). Three are elected at Provincial Synod every four years to serve a maximum of three consecutive terms. Three are appointed by the elected Trustees and the PEC member every four years, in the middle of the intersynodal period, to serve a maximum of three consecutive terms. Current (2023) Trustees are:

  • Wendy Brockert, President, Lake Mills WI,  Lake Mills Moravian Church
  • Carolyn Clewell, Bethesda MD, Central Moravian Church
  • Gary Straughan, Green Bay WI, West Side Moravian Church
  • David Jones, Edmonton Canada, Millwoods Moravian Church
  • Gary Dodd, Hope IN, Hope Moravian Church
  • Leonie Burke, Valley Stream NY, John Hus Moravian Church
  • Ralph Wanamaker Jr, Bethlehem PA, West Side Moravian Church
  • Tammy Curcio, ex-officio, Treasurer

Trustees regularly meet in person at least once a year; in addition, numerous meetings are held by telephone conference and by electronic media. Trustees review LLF finances, determine the annual financial distribution percentage, approve applications for discretionary grants and loans, review reports produced by the beneficiary agencies and ministries, deal with Foundation issues, and plan for the future.

A copy of the Larger Life Foundation audit is available, upon request, from their Treasurer:

Tammy Curcio
1021 Center Street
Bethlehem, PA 18018