• 2020 Board of Directors

    Front Row: Pam Carey, Bianca Schiffman, Lisa Gilbert, Laura Bierck, Jim Gibbs, Dorothy Bjorck, Hedi Reynolds, Donald Ross, and Paul Ditto
    Back Row: Jacob Tofa, Bryan Shockley, Jeff Zickefoose, Doug Hughes, David Anderson, Dick Upton, Darden McFarlin, Jim Bentley, Steve Anglin, and Doug Box
    Not Pictured: Chip Brosseau, Stephen Maus, Dee Velvin, Stan Copeland, Robert Burnett, and Dan Strother

  • 2020 Executive Committee

    Bryan Shockley, Laura Bierck, Jacob Tofa, Dorothy Bjorck, and Paul Ditto
    Not Pictured: Chip Brosseau, Steve Maus, and Dee Velvin)

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 Shockley (Treasurer)
Stephen Maus (Chair:  Investment Committee)
David Anderson
Doug Box
Jim Gibbs
Doug Hughes
Hedi Reynolds
Bianca Schiffman
Jeff Zickefoose

Ex-officio Members:
Stan Copeland – Sr. Pastor
Paul Ditto – Executive Director
Jacob Tofa – Finance Director
Steve Anglin – Finance Committee Chair
Robert Burnett – Wesley Prep
Dan Strother – Wesley Prep

Dorothy Bjorck (Vice-Chair)
Laura Bierck (Secretary)
Dee Velvin (Chair: Events Committee)
Jim Bentley
Pam Carey
Lisa Gilbert
Darden McFarlin
Donald Ross
Richard Upton
Paul Ditto (Executive Director)

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.

2020 Board Members

2018 Executive Committee

Front Row: Pam Carey, Bianca Schiffman, Lisa Gilbert, Laura Bierck, Jim Gibbs, Dorothy Bjorck, Hedi Reynolds, Donald Ross, and Paul Ditto
Back Row: Jacob Tofa, Bryan Shockley, Jeff Zickefoose, Doug Hughes, David Anderson, Dick Upton, Darden McFarlin, Jim Bentley, Steve Anglin, and Doug Box
Not Pictured: Chip Brosseau, Stephen Maus, Dee Velvin, Stan Copeland, Robert Burnett, and Dan Strother

Bryan Shockley, Laura Bierck, Jacob Tofa, Dorothy Bjorck, and Paul Ditto
Not Pictured: Chip Brosseau, Steve Maus, and Dee Velvin)

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, Lovers Lane UMC Foundation Director

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.

Dorothy Bierck

Laura Bierck

Secretary

Bryan Shockley

Treasurer

Dorothy Bierck

Vice Chair

Jacob Tofa

Finance Director

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