ESTHER's Leadership Board is proud to announce that Bill Van Lopik has been named our new Lead Organizer. Bill brings commitment, vision, and experience to his work with ESTHER. He is a passionate, proven leader who, in the words of Fr. Joe Mattern, president of ESTHER, “is the perfect person to lead ESTHER in the coming years.”
We invite you to read Bill's own words explaning why this new work excites him and how he plans to approach being ESTHER's lead organizer:
… I have been so impressed with the history, mission and members of ESTHER who are committed to social justice and making our community an accepting place to live for all people. This is a movement that I am excited to be a part of and one that I feel that I can contribute to in a positive and substantive way. I come to this position with many experiences in my life that….