IDE Office Staff

Our Staff

Iowa District East
1100 Blairs Ferry Rd.
Marion, IA 52302-3093

Phone: 319-373-2112
Fax: 319-373-9827

Office Hours
8:00AM – 4:30PM
Monday – Friday

Rev. Dr. Brian Saunders

District President

The District President oversees the doctrine and practice of our congregations and church workers, and assembles call lists for vacant congregations. As District President, he is a member on the LCMS Council of Presidents. Contact the District President’s office when you have questions about pulpit supply, special occasions, and congregational visits.

Rev. Dr. Dean Rothchild

Assistant to the President

As Assistant to the President, please contact Rev. Rothchild for matters regarding the Proclaiming Christ Jesus campaign, for information on IDE supported missions and ministries, stewardship, and other congregational resources.

Sherry Brendes

Business/Office Manager

Please contact Sherry for questions and information on salary guidelines and benefits, insurance, mission vouchers and receipts, and congregational business resources for treasurers and congregation leaders.

Pam Krog

Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

Please contact Pam to give updates regarding vacancies and calling congregations, as well as directory updates for congregations, pastors, and church workers. General questions and information may also be directed her way.

Daniel Sanchez

Communication/Events/Technology

Please contact Daniel regarding submissions and sign-ups for district communications, website, publications, and media, in addition to questions and information about IDE events and registration.

Jan Doellinger

Assistant to┬áthe President – Schools

Jan is available to provide guidance and support for IDE Schools, principals, teachers, education boards, preschool directors, and pastors. Contact her for questions on NLSA, Iowa State Education Department, and LCMS sponsored workshops/conferences for schools and teachers.

Rev. Allen Konrad

District Archivist

For inquires regarding IDE history and submissions to the IDE Archives, please contact Rev. Konrad.