Lay Leaders

OUR COUNCIL OFFICERS






Council President

Deb Kauffman - Stewardship

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Deb Kauffman is President of the Church Council.  She is married to Keith and has two grown daughters.  She is the CEO of White Rose Credit Union.  She has always lived in the York area and has been a member of the Salem congregation since 2014.  Deb agreed to join church council to help the congregation and to keep us moving forward.  Deb says, “Salem is my church family and I will do whatever I can when something needs to be done.  Salem is full of amazing people who are friendly and giving.”






Council Vice-President -

Rick Hornberger - R3 liaison

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Rick Hornberger is Council Vice President He is the proud father of 2 sons and 1 granddaughter.  He is a HVAC technician who has been a member of Salem since 1975.  He is originally from Washington, PA.  He is an air force veteran.  When told that there was a need for council members, he agreed to fill the need.  Rick says, “I was married at Salem, both of my kids and grandchild were baptized here so I am really attached to this congregation.  Members are friendly, caring and love the Lord.”






Council Secretary

Wanda Morrison

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Wanda Morrison Council Secretary is a lifetime member of Salem. She taught Sunday School for over 30 years, plays on the chime choir, helps to make quilts, serves on Social Ministry, Stewardship and the R3 teams. She ran for council so she could be involved in making decisions about Salem because she cares about her church family. Wanda worked for McCrory Stores for 24 years and retired from Kelloggs after 19 years as a cost accountant. She has been married to her husband for over 40 years, has a step son, daughter-in-law and a granddaughter.






COUNCIL MEMBERS - with LIAISON






Council Member

Jim Bishard

Jim Bishard is a retired maintenance machinist who retired from Harley Davidson.  He is the father of 3 children and 4 grandchildren with a 5th on the way in September 2018.  He has been a member of Salem Lutheran since 1977.  He is an army veteran who served in Vietnam. He is a York area native.  Jim was asked to join the church council and agreed to serve and help with congregational life.  He would like to see more young people attend worship.  Jim is always willing to talk with people to answer questions or concerns or just be a listening ear.






Council Member

Georgy Daugherty - Youth

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Georganne (Georgy) Daugherty, I was born in Harrisburg, Pa. I married my husband, Dennis, almost 45 years ago. We have 2 children and 1 Granddaughter, Sydney. I have never been on council. When asked I said yes as I want to help make a difference at Salem Lutheran Church. I hope and pray I can.






Council Member

Sandy Dehoff

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Council Member

Don Goulden - Social Ministry

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Don is married to congregational member Joyce Goulden and is the father of 3 grown daughters and 4 grandchildren. He is a retired computer programmer and systems analyst, having worked 35 years in the data processing field. He grew up in York and graduated from Central High School and Penn State University. He and Joyce have lived in York, Dallastown and Jacobus for the past 40+ years and have attended Salem Lutheran for all of that time. It is a church of families with friendly people and is a church committed to our faith in Jesus Christ and our Christian faith. sings on the church choir, serves on the Social Ministry committee and is interested in the global mission of the Lutheran Church. He has served on the church council multiple times for the experience of helping to set the church agenda and tackling the problems associated with the administration of the church.






Council Member

Deb Hare - Fellowship

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Deb Hare is a RN with 3 children.  She has lived in Baltimore, Carlisle and in the York area for 24 years.  She never served on council.  So when asked to fill a council seat, she wanted to learn the inner workings of the congregation.  She says; “Salem members are wonderful and loving.  They have seen me though some rough times.  I just feel part of the family.”  Deb also sings in the chancel choir.






Council Member

Karen McHenry - Worship & Music

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Karen McHenry I am a retired school teacher -- at Manheim Central for a year and at Kreutz Creek in Hellam for 26 years.  I also taught for 4 years at  St. Paul's Lutheran preschool at George and Springettsbury Ave.  We have three children, 8 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren (so far!) We have been attending Salem LC since 2008 and joined in 2009. Since then, I have been active in various areas of the church family.  I am a member of the church council,  Worship and Music Committee, and  the finance committee.  I also help with the community breakfasts, VBS, Sunday school, Christmas in Loganville. and am a member of the church choir and the chime choir.  The people at Salem are wonderful, caring, and compassionate.  I am proud to be a member of this family.






Council Member

Larry Miller

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Larry Miller is a retired commercial/industrial electrician and worked for Miller Electric for 43 years. This is his first time serving as a new council member. He has served previously on the Property Committee and has performed various electrical maintenance tasks at the church over the years. He is the father of 2 children and 2 grandchildren.   He has been coming to Salem Lutheran since 1969 after he began dating his wife Karen (Jacobs) Miller a lifetime member. He was born in Illinois and moved to the York area with his family in 1964.  Larry was asked to join the church council after retiring and agreed to serve and help wherever needed. 






Council Member

Charlotte Swank - Finance

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Charlotte Swank Is a past President of the Council and continues to serve on council. She is the mother of 1 and grandmother of 3.  She is a retired manager.  She thinks everyone should do their part in the life of the congregation.  She likes to be “in the know” and have her voice heard.  She has been a member of Salem for 23 years.  “The small, intimate family atmosphere is uplifting.  I joined the Salem congregation because of the friendliness of the people.  I think Salem’s ministry is fulfilling.” says Charlotte.






Council Member

Scott Wright - Property

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