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Raasch Named South Wisconsin District LCEF VP


LCEF is blessed to announce Diana Raasch as the new South Wisconsin District Lutheran Church Extension Fund Vice President. Raasch served as Director of Donor Relations at Concordia University Wisconsin in Mequon since June 2010.  Prior to this, she served as Concordia’s Director of Alumni and Parent Relations beginning in 2001.

Raasch earned her MBA and BA degrees from Concordia, as well as a certificate from the LCMS Foundation as a Christian Gift Planner to assist individuals, couples and families as they plan for their future.  Prior to June 2001, Diana enjoyed working as a technical recruiter.  She had opportunities both as an independent recruiter and as the Director of Recruitment for an information technology consulting company in Milwaukee.  Prior to recruiting, Diana worked in the Adult Education Department of Concordia for six years, which included serving as the Director of Continuing Education.

Diana’s husband is Rev. Randolph Raasch; he has served at First Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg since January 1989 and as an adjunct professor at Concordia since the early 1990’s.  They have two daughters, Elizabeth and Sarah, son-in-law Daniel, and son-in-law Patrick.