LMPC

STAFF & BOARD MEMBERS

The Lombard Mennonite Peace Center seeks to proclaim Christ’s good news, the gospel of peace and justice, and to be active in the sacred ministry of reconciliation, wherever and whenever we can.

LMPC

STAFF & BOARD MEMBERS

The Lombard Mennonite Peace Center seeks to proclaim Christ’s good news, the gospel of peace and justice, and to be active in the sacred ministry of reconciliation, wherever and whenever we can.

LMPC

TEAM MEMBERS

Richard Blackburn

Richard Blackburn

Executive Director

Richard Blackburn is Executive Director of the Lombard Mennonite Peace Center.  He has broad experience as a trainer, mediator, and consultant with conflicted churches and their leaders.  The congregational mediation model he developed represents a transformational approach, placed within the context of Bowen family systems theory. For several years, he attended Edwin Friedman’s Post Graduate Clergy Seminar in Family Emotional Process in Bethesda, MD.  Richard also participated in the Postgraduate Program in Bowen Family Systems Theory and Its Applications at the Bowen Center for the Study of the Family in Washington, D.C.
Bill Blank

Bill Blank

Associate Director

Bill Blank is Associate Director of the Lombard Mennonite Peace Center.  As an ordained minister in the Mennonite Church, he has served as a pastor and interim pastor for a number of years.  He has participated in the Postgraduate Program in Bowen Family Systems Theory and Its Applications at the Bowen Center for the Study of the Family in Washington, D.C.  He has experience as a mediator, trainer, and church consultant as well as providing coaching for pastors and church leaders from a Bowen family systems theory perspective.
Daniel Foxvog

Daniel Foxvog

Assistant Director

Daniel Foxvog is Assistant Director, joining the LMPC staff in 2016. He is a graduate of The Center for Justice and Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University, where he earned an M.A. in Conflict Transformation. He previously served as a mediator and restorative justice trainer in California, and recently served as consultant and dialogue facilitator with churches in Virginia.
Sheryl Reynolds Slack

Sheryl Reynolds Slack

Administrative Assistant

Sheryl Reynolds Slack is Administrative Assistant for LMPC, joining the LMPC staff in 2000. She is a member of St. Andrew United Methodist Church, where she serves as a Peace-with-Justice advocate. She is also an active member of Restore: Carol Stream Peacemakers, a local organization whose mission is “to address harm experienced by members of the Carol Stream community who seek a peaceful resolution through restorative circles, a collaborative and effective dialogue process facilitated by trained group members.”
Pamela Eiten

Pamela Eiten

Assistant for Communications

Pamela Eiten is the Assistant for Communications, joining the LMPC staff in early 2017. She has been a music educator and church musician for many years, and currently serves on the Ministry Team at Lombard Mennonite Church. She enjoys photography, reading, traveling, weaving, and rooting for the 2016 World Champion Chicago Cubs.

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Lombard Mennonite Peace Center

101 W. 22nd Street, Suite 206
Lombard, IL 60148
630-627-0507

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