North Central

Region VI covers the states of Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. The principal elected and appointed officials serving the region at the national, district, and chapter levels are listed below with contact information.

Regional Councillor

SchemppMarilyn Schempp, SPC, MM
809 Plum Creek Road
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
W: 605-336-2942
H: 605-332-0038
Fax: 605-334-0671
mmschempp@sio.midco.net

Regional Coordinators

Education
Jeremy Chesman, AAGO, ChM
Missouri State University
Music Department
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897
417-343-4366
jchesman@MissouriState.edu

Professional Development
J. Gordon Christensen, AAGO
Director of Music
St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church
170 Nicholas Street
Council Bluffs, IA  51503
712-352-0298
mrc@chase3000.com

Competitions
Jeffrey J. Verkuilen, FAGO
1565 Belle Plane Circle
Green Bay, WI 54313
930-609-4483  (c)
920-434-1603 (h)
920-497-1746 (f)
jeffverkuilen@new.rr.com

District Conveners

Iowa
Dr. Karen E. Black
Rudi Inselmann Endowed Professor in Organ
Wartburg College
100 Wartburg Blvd.
319-352-8275
Waverly, IA 50677
karen.black@wartburg.edu

Chapters:

Kansas
David C. Pickering AAGO
Kansas State University
134 McCain Auditorium
Manhattan , KS 66506
208-340-7090 (H)
785-532-3830 (W)
dpickeri@ksu.edu

Chapters:

Minnesota
Chad Winterfeldt
526 Sioux Ln.
St. Peter, MN 56082
507-934-1836 (H)
507-934-3060 (W)
chadwinterfeldt@yahoo.com

Chapters:

Missouri
William E. Wade CAGO
PO Box 140067
Saint Louis, MO 63114-0067
314-258-2520 (H)
314-258-2520 (W)
drwewade@gmail.com

Chapters:

Nebraska
John Friesen
3000 Hitchcock Street
Lincoln, NE  68503
402-467-4316 (H)
402-420-7662 (Cell)
johncfriesen10@windstream.net

Chapters:

North Dakota
Ruth Discher
1756A 35th St. SW
Fargo, ND 58103
701-232-6037 (H)
discherjr@cableone.net

Chapters:

  • Northern Valley
  • Red River Valley

South Dakota
Elizabeth Soladay
P.O. Box 145
Fulton, SD  57340
605-770-0767 (cell)
bowsconbrio@santel.net

Chapters:

Wisconsin
Jeffrey J. Verkuilen, FAGO
1565 Belle Plane Circle
Green Bay, WI. 54313
Home phone: 920-434-1603
Cell phone: 920-609-4483
Fax: 920-497-1746
jeffverkuilen@new.rr.com

Chapters: