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District Staff

PLEASE CONTACT STAFF of the LCMS Northern Illinois District at 2301 S. Wolf Road, Hillside, IL 60162 or 708-449-3020, or by using the email links or phone numbers below.

Email general inquiries to: office@nidlcms.org

Additional resource people include:

  • Human Care & Disaster Response, You are encouraged to email Lutheran Church Charities, which functions as the human care arm of the district, or call them at 866-455-6466, Email
  • District Archivist, While there are a few historical records at the district office, most are sent on to Concordia Historical Institute in St. Louis. To inquire about records from NID congregations and schools that are now closed, please email our district archivist. If the ministry is still active, contact them directly

2301 S. Wolf Road | Hillside, IL 60162
P: 708-449-3020 | E: office@nidlcms.org

Find District Office

The Northern Illinois District office is a half-block south of the Wolf Road and Cermak (22nd Street) intersection in Hillside, Illinois, in proximity to I-294, I-88 and I-290 in near west suburban Chicago.

Meet Our Staff

ACOSTA, LeeAnn -Business Manager/Treasurer, 708-223-3107, Email

BOYER, Aaron Writer 708-223-3114, Email

BUSS, Rev. Dr. Allan R. – District President, 708-223-3101, Email

CIACCIO, Ann – Communications, Our Northern Illinois District Magazine, Website, Social Media and Email News, 708-223-3118, Email

GREEN, Sue – District Services Coordinator 708-223-3116, Email

JOHNSON, Rev. Dr. Thomas – Ethnic Ministries Development 708-738-2512, Email

LA VELLE, Michelle – President’s Office, Ordained Workers, 708-223-3101, Email

PROHL, Rev. John – Assistant to the President, Email

STEWART, Lois –  Mission Facilitator for Schools,  serving Commissioned Workers, 708-223-3110, Email

TONER, Vanda – Lutheran Church Extension Fund VP, 708-223-3117, Email

TRINCHE, Lori – Deaconess, Stewardship, Administration and Human Care Liaison 708-223-3105, Email

WHITBY, Kris –  Assistant to the President-Mission & Ministry, 847-630-3357, Email

WILHARM, Keith –  Accreditation, Email