Faculty and Staff

Mr. Neil Webb


  • B.S. Concordia University
  • M.Ed. Concordia University

Mr. Webb grew up in Emmett, Idaho. Since graduating from Concordia University, Nebraska, he has served as teacher, athletic director, and coach in Nevada and Michigan.

Mrs. Amy Cole

Principal’s Secretary

Mrs. Cole is a lifetime member of Christ Lutheran Church. She attended Christ Lutheran School from Kindergarten through 8th grade. She has served six years on the Board of Assimilation and for 2 of those years she was the Chairperson and sat on the Parish Planning Council. Mrs. Cole took her current position as Principal’s Secretary in May of 2010. She is married to Phil Cole (a teacher at St. Joseph High School) and they have three children. She enjoys reading and spending time with her family.

Mr. Jeff Wallace

7th and 8th Grade Homeroom Teacher

  • BA from Concordia University Chicago
  • MA from Western Michigan University

Mr. Wallace teaches multiple subjects in the junior high, and serves as the Athletic Director. Prior to rejoining the CLS faculty in 2019, Mr. Wallace served in Indiana and Illinois since serving CLS from 1999 – 2013. Mr. Wallace is married to Allison, and they are blessed with two children – Emery and Domenick.

Mrs. Susan Jackemeyer

5th & 6th Grade Homeroom

  • B.A. Concordia University

Mrs. Jackemeyer started teaching at Christ Lutheran School in 2008. She is the 6th grade homeroom teacher, Junior High Language Arts Teacher, the Talent Show Director, the Junior High Choir Director, the Yearbook Advisor and the 6th grade Lutheran Outdoor Education Coordinator. Mrs. Jackemeyer is married to Mike Jackemeyer (lifetime member at Christ) and together they have three children.


Mr. Carl Steffens

3rd & 4th Homeroom Teacher

  • Concordia University River Forest
  • Western Michigan University

Mr. Steffens is our 3rd & 4th grade teacher as well as our band director. Mr. Steffens has a bachelor’s degree in Music education and a Lutheran Teachers Diploma from Concordia University River Forest, as well as a K-8 classroom instruction certification from Western Michigan University.

Ms. Katrina Wentzel

1st & 2nd Grade Homeroom Teacher

  • Concordia University

Miss Katrina Wentzel grew up in Michigan and attended college at Concordia University, Mequon, WI. She has attended Lutheran schools her entire life. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Lutheran Elementary Education and a minor in science. Miss Wentzel joined the staff of Christ in 2021 as the first and second grade teacher. Her passions are theatre, books, and animals.

Mrs. Angela Webb

Kindergarten Teacher

  • B.S. Concordia University

Mrs. Webb, the daughter of a Lutheran School principal and teacher, grew up in Lutheran education. Upon graduating from Concordia University Nebraska, Mrs. Webb served as teacher and coach at Faith Lutheran Jr./Sr. High, Las Vegas, Nevada. She recently taught 2nd grade at St. Peter’s Lutheran in Big Rapids, Michigan. She has four children, Grace, Olivia, Isaiah, and Jacob.


Mrs. Sue Veurink-Meyer

Preschool Teacher

  • B.A Calvin College
  • M.A. Indiana University

Mrs. Sue Veurink-Meyer is the Preschool Director of Christ Lutheran School. She earned her undergraduate degree from Calvin College in 1980, and went on to obtain her Masters Degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education from Indiana University in South Bend. Mrs. Meyer has been teaching for most of her adult life with a primary focus in early childhood education, specifically Kindergarten and preschool. In addition to her obligations at Christ Lutheran School, she is an Early Childhood Adjunct Professor at Lake Michigan College teaching four courses every year.

Rev. Martin Measel

Administrative Pastor

Mrs. Terri Gerken

After School Coordinator

Mr. Mark Steffens

Church Music Director

Mr. Carl Steffens

Director of Bands

Mrs. Tabatha Winter

Head Cook

Mrs. Naomi Hettig

Art Instructor

Mrs. Kristie Koehn

Church Secretary