At least four of the elected members must be pastors of the ELCA, of whom at least one shall be a bishop of a synod within the Corporate Territory of the College. In addition, at least three elected members shall be alumni of the College.

Each of the voting members of the Board of Regents is elected by the Corporation Assembly for a term of four years and subsequently may be re-elected for two additional full consecutive terms.

2019-20 Board of Regents
CHAIR: Dr. Earl Lewis '78, Ann Arbor, Mich. | Director, University of Michigan Center for Social Solutions
Rev. Lowell G. Almen '63, Elgin, Ill. | Retired Secretary, ELCA
Dr. Julie A. Blehm '74, Fargo, N.D. | Senior Medical Director, BCBSND
Rev. Terry A. Brandt, Valley City, N.D. | Bishop, Eastern North Dakota Synod of ELCA
Troy J. Butner '90, Hingham, Mass. | Partner, Ernst & Young
Jean E. Bye '79, Mankato, Minn. | President & CEO, Dotson Iron Casting
Victor A. Everson '73, Minnetrista, Minn. | President, CLA LLC 
Karen L. Grandstrand '77, Orono, Minn. | Chair of Bank & Finance Group, Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
Dr. David M. Gring, Moneta, Va. | President Emeritus, Roanoke College, and Senior VP, Myers McRae Executive Search and Consulting
Corey L. Haaland '86, Edina, Minn. | Senior VP and Treasurer, Target Corp.
Dr. Kathryn E. Hasbargen '95, Fargo, N.D. | Team Leader, Microsoft Dynamics 364 Fans and Technical Readiness
Rev. Gary R. Henderson '79,  Nashville, Tenn. | Chief Relationship Officer - Global Partnerships, United Methodist Communications
Rachel C. Hollstadt '70, Edina, Minn. | Founder and Retired CEO, Hollstadt & Associates, Inc.
David J. Horazdovsky '78, Sioux Falls, S.D. | CEO, the Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society
Keith A. Johanneson, Bemidji, Minn. | President and CEO, Johanneson Companies
Tammy Lee '93, Minneapolis, Minn. | President and CEO, Recombinetics
Dr. Roland D. Martinson '64, New Brighton, Minn. | Retired Academic Dean and Professor Emeritus, Luther Seminary
Dr. Bradley Miller, Minneapolis, Minn. | Founder, Runestone Interactive, LLC
Rosa M. Miller, Minneapolis, Minn. | Retired VP, Latin American Division, 3M
Rev. Jennifer Nagel '94, Minneapolis, Minn. | Lead Pastor, University Lutheran Church of Hope
Connie Nicholas, Fargo, N.D. | Part Owner-Operator, Nicholas Farms
Ronald D. Offutt '64, Fargo, N.D. | Founder and Chairman Emeritus of the Board, R.D. Offutt Company and RDO Equipment Company
Rev. Mary Pechauer, Minneapolis, Minn. | Co-Lead Pastor, Bethlehem Lutheran Church Twin Cities
Mary S. Ranum '78, Circle Pines, Minn. | Chair, Board of Directors, Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
James E. Senske '75, Eden Prairie, Minn. | Chair and CEO, Commerce Bank, and President, Commerce Label, Inc.
Dr. Richard L. Torgerson '64,  Edina, Minn. | President Emeritus, Luther College, and Senior Consultant, AGB Search
John E. Ydstie '74, Chevy Chase, Md. | Correspondent/host, National Public Radio
Current Advisory Members
Ted Horan,  Moorhead, Minn. | President, National Alumni Board of Directors
Dr. Mark N. Wilhelm, Chicago, Ill. | Executive Director, Network of ELCA Colleges & Universities, ELCA-Domestic Mission