Governing Council

The NLA Governing Council is the governing body authorized by the Elder Board of New Life Church to develop strategic plans and oversight of NLA. Its role is to ensure the long-term viability and stability of NLA and to monitor the efforts of Academy leadership on living up to its mission, values and vision.

Michael Brocker
Kristen Bryant
Don Cooper


Peter Germann
Steve Hamill
Jim Leske


Brett Lilly
Robin Maynard


Kathryn Nash
Tyler Schelhaas

Vice Chair

Michelle Schumacher
Karl Steinkamp

Head of School

Missy Woolf

2022-23 Committee Assignments