PASTOR and STAFF        Salem Lutheran Church and School

Rev. Amie Barsch Odahl

Lead Pastor

Pastor Amie Barsch Odahl has served as the Lead Pastor at Salem since 2019.

She grew up in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Milwaukee, WI. She graduated from Luther College, Decorah, IA with a BA in Political Science and Spanish. Pastor Amie received her Master’s of Divinity degree from Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN. She has served congregations in Wisconsin and Minnesota. She is married to Scott, and together they have three children.

In her free time, she enjoys traveling, reading, knitting, playing with her dogs, exercising, and spending time with her family. She is an avid sports fan – her favorite teams include: the Twins, Dodgers, Packers & Badgers!

Pamela Perry

School Principal

Office Team:

Michelle Saeedi, Nadia Pineda

and Laurie Mack

Church Staff

Laurie Mack   Parish Administrator

Dr. Jay Brunot   Organist/Pianist

Hans Ludwig   Sanctuary Choir Director

Beth Chrzan   Cherubim Choir Director

Dave and Sue Siebels   Praise Band

Barbara Denton   Worship Presentation

Debbie Kahwaji   Nursery Attendant

Daniel Urrutia  Property Care

Cesar Hernandez   Weekend Property Care

Council

Dave Weller   President

Lauren Kaye   Vice President

Charlotte Walker   Secretary

Brant Reed   Treasurer

Jim Pietsch   School Board

Dave Siebels   Worship and Creative Arts

Ellie Hall   Christian Education, PTO Pres.

Social Outreach TBD

Sue Siebels   Member Care

Masa Suzuki   Facilities

Salem Lutheran Church and School      1211 N. Brand Blvd.  Glendale, CA 91202      818-243-3193