CALC's National Council
CALC's National Council is composed of a President, Vice-President, Treasurer, and Secretary as officers along with the members of the Board of Elders and the Board of Trustees.
The current President of CALC is Pastor Ed Skutshek, Grace Lutheran Church, Kelowna, BC, and Fred Schickedanz, a lay member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Cochrane, AB is the Vice-President. According to CALC's Constitution, either at least one or both of the positions of President and Vice-President must be held by a lay person. The current Secretary is Peggy Krause, a lay member of Christ, Morden, MB. Helen Zacharias, a lay member of Christ, Morden, is the current Treasurer.
The National Council functions as the legislative agency of the Association between General Conventions in order to deal with situations which necessitate action before the next General Convention. Legislative acts by the National Council shall require a majority vote of all its members and must be presented to the next General Convention for review. CALC's National Council has adopted "Guidelines for Effective National Council Governance."
National Council 2011-2012: Back row, left to right: Tim Bauer, Pastor Ed Skutshek, Tim Hartness, Lowell Lovrod and Sherland Chhangur. Front row left to right: Art Kroeker, Helen Zacharias, Fred Schickedanz, Peggy Krause and Ron Voss.