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PASTOR and STAFF        Salem Lutheran Church and School

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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!

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Rev. Elizabeth "Libby" Denton
Associate Pastor

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Pamela Perry
School Principal
Michelle Goetsch
Asst. Principal

Office Team:
Laurie Mack and Charlotte Walker

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Church Staff

Laurie Mack   Office Administrator,
Church and School

Dr. Jay Brunot   Organist/Pianist

Hans Ludwig   Sanctuary Choir Director
Zoom Technical Coordinator

Dave and Sue Siebels   Praise Leaders

Barbara Denton   Worship Presentation


Scott Smyser   President

Jennifer Mullin  Vice President

Debbie Johnsen   Secretary

Andrew Hall   Treasurer

Barbara Denton   Worship and Creative Arts

Elizabeth Hall   Christian Education, PTO Pres.

Jim Pietsch   School Board

Mark Johnsen   Member Care

Ed Esposito  Facilities

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