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Our Leadership Team

LCM Canterbury is led by a council of students and young adults
who work together with Pastor Mike to plan our activities and events.


Abby Bachman

Co-President and Music Minister

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Major: Vocal Performance

Class: 2025

Favorite carnivorous plant and why: Fluffy dogs with cute faces because they bring me joy.

Fiona Wiltse

Co-President and Peer Minister

Pronouns: she/they

Major: Biomedical Sciences

Minor: Queer Studies
Class: 2025

Favorite carnivorous plant and why: Audrey II

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Luke Zaddack


Pronouns: he/him

Major: Biomedical Sciences

Class: 2027

Favorite carnivorous plant and why:

Caleb Jensen

Website Manager

Pronouns: he/him/his

Major: Journalism

Class: 2026

Favorite carnivorous plant and why: Archaeopteryx, because they're cool

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Pastor Mike Girlinghouse

Interim Chaplain

Pastor Mike comes to LCM Canterbury after having served for twelve years as the bishop of the Arkansas-Oklahoma Synod of the ELCA.  Before being elected as bishop in 2011, Pastor Mike served for twenty years in campus ministry at Wayne State College, Wayne, NE, the University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD and at the University of Oklahoma, OK. Pastor Mike loves to cook, read, watch sci-fi and photography.  He also plays the trombone and djembe drum.  Pastor Mike lives with Terrie, his wife of forty years, and their two pups.

Our Board

LCM Canterbury is the campus ministry of the Episcopal Church and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America at NAU. Beginning in 2022 our ministry is governed by one covenanted board, along with the leadership and guidance of the Episcopal Diocese of Arizona and the Grand Canyon Synod of the ELCA.

Gwen Brandfass

Lutheran Vice-President

Cecily Combs

Board Member
NAU Staff Advisor

Kurt Fangmeier

Lutheran President

Cheryl Fox

Episcopal President

Martha Garner

Lutheran Treasurer

Kelsey Hitchcock

Episcopal Secretary

Ken Kumon

Lutheran Secretary

Alison Lee

Board Member

Katie Martin

Board Member

Zach Nance

Board Member

Lucy Redman

Board Member

Phil Shaw

Board Member

Charly Spining

Episcopal Treasurer

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