• 2018 Board of Directors

    Front Row: Sr Pastor Stan Copeland, Sandra Estess, Laura Bierck, Hedi Reynolds, Dee Velvin, Lisa Gilbert
    Back Row: Jacob Tofa, Bryan Booker, Dick Upton, Chip Brosseau, Stephen Maus, Paul Ditto Andrew Augustine
    Not Pictured: Bryan Shockley, Pam Carey, Robert Frank, Frank Jackson, Dory Johnson, Donald Ross and Beaux Wellborn

  • 2018 Executive Committee

    Front Row: Laura Bierck (Secretary), Stephen Maus (Chair: Investment Committee), Paul Ditto (Executive Director)
    Back Row: Bryan Booker (Chair: Development Committee), Dee Velvin (Chair: Events Committee), Chip Brosseau (Board Chair)
    Not Pictured: Bryan Shockley (Treasurer)

Board of Directors

Our board of directors is a carefully selected group of experienced individuals.We are well equipped to offer advice for Lovers Lane UMC’s financial endeavors.  Each individual is a faithful member of Lovers Lane UMC and has been appointed by the church to manage the Foundation on behalf of you and all our donors. The following are currently serving faithfully on the Foundation’s Board:

Chip Brosseau (Chair)
Bryan Booker (Chair:  Development Committee)
Dee Velvin (Chair: Events Committee)
Bryan Shockley (Treasurer)
Andrew Augustine
Pam Carey
Robert Frank
Lisa Gilbert
Frank Jackson

Ex-officio Members:
Stan Copeland – Sr. Pastor
Paul Ditto – Executive Director
Jacob Tofa – Finance Director
Steve Anglin – Finance Committee Chair
Jeff Smith – Chair of Trustees
Jerry Schaffner – Chair of Stewards

Laura Bierck (Secretary)
Stephen Maus (Chair: Investment Committee)
Paul Ditto (Executive Director)
Dory Johnson
Hedi Reynolds
Donald Ross
Richard Upton
Beaux Wellborn

We have a great group of leaders who have “love for their church” embedded in their hearts. If you would like to serve the Foundation in a volunteer or leadership role, contact us.

2018 Board Members

2018 Executive Committee

Front Row: Sr Pastor Stan Copeland, Sandra Estess, Laura Bierck, Hedi Reynolds, Dee Velvin, Lisa Gilbert
Back Row: Jacob Tofa, Bryan Booker, Dick Upton, Chip Brosseau, Stephen Maus, Paul Ditto Andrew Augustine
Not Pictured: Bryan Shockley, Pam Carey, Robert Frank, Frank Jackson, Dory Johnson, Donald Ross and Beaux Wellborn

Front Row: Laura Bierck (Secretary), Stephen Maus (Chair: Investment Committee), Paul Ditto (Executive Director)
Back Row: Bryan Booker (Chair: Development Committee), Dee Velvin (Chair: Events Committee), Chip Brosseau (Board Chair)
Not Pictured: Bryan Shockley (Treasurer)

Chip Brosseau

Chairman of the Board

Chip has been a member of the Board since 2015 and has served on all committees of the Foundation. Most recently, he has served as Vice Chair of the Foundation in 2016 and 2017. Chip has been honored with The President’s Volunteer Service Award under both President Obama and President Trump.

Chip and his wife Alden came to LLUMC through the Ray’s of Light Ministry in 2003 and were married here in 2009. Their two boys Charlie (6) and Sam (3) were both Baptized at LLUMC. The Brosseau Family attends Thrive worship.

Chip has been with AT&T since 2008 holding various responsibilities including: Operations, Supply Chain, Account Management, Construction & Engineering, Planning, Marketing and Data Analytics. Chip also coaches four Elementary School Soccer and Basketball teams and is Chair of the Dads Club at Arthur Kramer Elementary in Dallas.

Chip enjoys college sports, tailgating, fishing & hunting with his boys.

Paul Ditto

Executive Director

Paul joined the Foundation as Executive Director in December of 2015. Paul is a native of Dallas and has roots at LLUMC (having been baptized here by Tom Shipp when the church was on Lovers Lane). Paul went to W.T. White high school in North Dallas, attended UT Austin where he received his accounting degree, and came back home to SMU for his law studies. He spent four years as a CPA with Arthur Andersen and 30+ years practicing law with Jones Day (all in Dallas). Before joining the Foundation, Paul was the COO of Empower Africa Children and Executive Director of Vison Africa Ministries.

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