Three new members named to CLHS board

May 5, 2015

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Concordia Lutheran High School has named three new members to its Board of Directors beginning in the 2015-16 school year. Each will serve three-year terms.

Greg Clark, a 1997 graduate of CLHS, is the vice president of finance at Sweetwater Sound. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and computer information systems from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. He is a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church and currently serves as the treasurer and as a member of the Church Council. He also is a member of the Board of Directors at Lutheran Social Services of Indiana. He is married with two children.

Barry Marquart, a 1983 graduate of the high school, is the property manager for the City of Fort Wayne’s Citizens Square facility. He holds an associate degree in construction technology from Ivy Tech State College. He is a member of Ascension Lutheran Church and has served on the church’s Board of Christian Education. He is married with four children.

A parent of two CLHS alumni, John Stafford retired in 2013 after working for the City of Fort Wayne and Allen County in the areas of urban planning, economic development, strategic planning and public administration. He earned his undergraduate degree in urban planning from Ball State University and a master’s degree in urban planning from the University of Illinois. He is a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church and has served on its Board of Directors and on the church’s Scholarship Fund Committee, the Bylaws Committee and the Strategic Ministry Plan Committee. Throughout his career, he served on numerous boards in Fort Wayne and Allen County, and he currently teaches part time at IPFW. He is married to his wife, Linda.

Karen Johnson, a local accountant, and the Rev. Douglas Croucher, senior pastor at Concordia Lutheran Church, also were re-elected to the board for three-year terms.

Concordia Lutheran High School, located at 1601 St. Joe River Drive in Fort Wayne, Ind., was founded in 1935 as a private, co-educational Lutheran high school open to students of all faiths and backgrounds. With Christ at the center, Concordia continues to pursue educational excellence that equips individuals for lifelong learning and service as disciples of Jesus Christ. Learn more at