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School Board

President - April Diedrich

April is a retired elementary school principal, working 40 years for LAUSD. She is currently working with CSUDH as a supervisor for university student teachers. April also volunteers teaching STEAM lessons for the children of Family Promise, serves as a mentor with Walk with Sally and a garden angel with BCHD. April leads our church outreach ministries and supports children’s education. She has been a member of RLC for over 15 years.

Vice President - Marty Ensberg

Marty is a retired banker with 48 years’ experience in building business. He has strong analytical and sales skills. Marty has extensive experience in commercial real estate lending, asset based lending and leveraged finance. Awards include being selected 5 times for the presidents Club Achievement Award for Top performance within Citizen’s Bank. Marty has served on the Board of the Manhattan Beach Chamber of commerce , the Hermosa beach Little league and as vice president on the Church council for Resurrection Lutheran church.

Church Council Representative- Judy Milner

Judy has lived in the beach cities since 1952. She and her husband owned and operated a tourist shop for 42 years on the Redondo Beach pier. Other businesses included a restaurant, pet store and the largest gift shop on San Pedro's Ports o Call. Judy's daughter is an alumni of RHLPS and RHLS, attending pre-school through eighth grade at our Christian school. Judy is an active member of the RLC congregation. She serves on the church Council, the School Board and various ministry teams. Her interests include her dog and neighborhood walks. Judy also enjoys trips to the birthing lagoon of the coast of Mexico for the gray whales and a recent great white shark dive expedition

Member - Elaine Semple

Elaine is a retired school district administrator.  She served TUSD as the director of special education for  four years.  Prior to that Elaine worked as a principal, school psychologist, program specialist and teacher. Elaine is currently an adjunct professor and clinical coordinator for CSU Dominguez Hills College of Education.She is a licensed educational psychologist and a board certified behavior analyst.Elaine has been a member of RLC for about 13 years.  In addition to the school board ministry, she participates in children’s ministry as a Sunday school teacher.

Pastor Ken Johnson

In His ministry at Resurrection Lutheran Church Pastor Johnson focuses on interaction with other religious communities and partners in business, government, the arts and civic society.  Concerned for all the people of Resurrection Church, School and Preschool, he has a particular passion for the care and wellbeing of homeless people in the community parish.

Pastor Johnson is a graduate of Trinity Seminary, Columbus, Ohio, Fuller Seminary, Pasadena, California, Pepperdine University, Malibu, California, studied at the Drucker Institute, Stetson University and SUNY in Buffalo, New York.

Pastor Johnson lives in Redondo Beach with is wife Barbie.

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330 Palos Verdes Blvd.

Redondo Beach, CA 90277



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