Meet the Staff
Mr. Joel Plocher
7th & 8th Grade Homeroom, Math, Science and Technology
E-mail: jplocher@htls-wa.org

Mr. Plocher grew up in Michigan before moving to Minnesota during grade school. He attended Minnesota Vally Lutheran High School in New Ulm, MN, before attending Martin Luther College. He met his wife, Kelli, and they were married in 1998. Mr. Plocher graduated MLC in 2000 and served at Martin Luther School in Neenah, WI from 2000 until 2005 as principal, and from 2006-2017 as technology director.

Mr. Plocher is working toward a Master's degree in Technology Education from Martin Luther College. Teaching is a passion for Mr. Plocher, especially math, science and the Word of God. In his free time, Mr. Plocher enjoys watching and playing sports, family games, and storm chasing. 

 
Mrs. Kelli Plocher
3rd & 4th Grades
E-mail: kplocher@htls-wa.org

Mrs. Plocher was born and raised in New Ulm, MN, residing there until she graduated from Martin Luther College in 2000 with a Bachelor's Degree in Education. She and Mr. Joel Plocher (HTLS 7/8 grade teacher) were married in 1998. They have been blessed with three wonderful children. Mrs. Plocher began her teaching ministry in 2008 at Martin Luther School in Neenah, WI, where she taught first in grades 3/4 and later in grades 1/2. She also was director of school music. She currently teaches third and fourth grades at Holy Trinity. When she is not teaching, Mrs. Plocher loves watching her children play and perform in extracurricular activities, as well as road tripping with her family. She also enhoys reading, playing piano, and crocheting in her free time. 


 
Mrs. Beth Humann
1st Grade
E-mail: bhumann@htls-wa.org

Mrs. Humann was born and raised in Wisconsin, but has spent her entire married life with her husband, retired minister James Humann, on the west coast. She has eight children and nine grandchildren and treasures every moment spent with family. In her downtime, she enjoys playing piano, cooking and traveling.

Mrs. Humann graduated from Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm, Minnesota, qwith a degree in education. She has more than twenty-five years of teaching experience, teaching students from preschool through the twelfth grade in Southern California and Washington. 
Mrs. Sheryl Birsching
Kindergarten
E-mail: sbirsching@htls-wa.net
Website: Kindergarten

Sheryl Birsching is a pastor’s wife and mother of six children—five sons and one daughter. She loves teaching, and began her career in 1986 by starting a new one-room school near St. Cloud, MN. Since then, she has taught all ages from PreK to 8th grade. Her goals for Kindergarten are twofold: 1) teach children to love their best friend, Jesus, and 2) teach children to love learning.
In her free time, Sheryl enjoys travelling, scrapbooking, reading, and baking.
 
Mrs. Megan Rodmyre
4 Year Old Prekindergarten & Director
E-mail: mrodmyre@htls-wa.net
Website: Prekindergarten

 

Mrs. Rodmyre grew up in Manitowoc, WI, as the daughter of two teachers. She is the second oldest of six children, having two sisters and three brothers. She attended Manitowoc Lutheran High School and graduated in 2012. From 2012-2016 she attended Martin Luther College in New Ulm, MN. On May 14, 2016 Mrs. Rodmyre graduated from MLC with a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education. That same day she received the assignment to teach here at Holy Trinity and be the director of Early Childhood Education. Mrs. Rodmyre holds a early childhood (birth-3rd grade) teaching license for the state of Minnesota.

Besides sharing the love of Jesus with His Little Lambs, some of Mrs. Rodmyre's favorite things are singing, playing piano and French Horn, reading, spending time with her family and friends, shopping and creating things. She prays that God will continue to bless Holy Trinity and use her to further His kingdom.

Mrs. Brenda Henning
3 Year Old Pre-Kindergarten
E-mail: bhenning@htls-wa.net  

Brenda Henning grew up on a small farm in eastern Washington, later moving to Mexico and Puerto Rico where her dad served as a missionary.  She has been happily married for 22yrs and has been blessed with 4 active boys ages 8-20years old.
Brenda's first call was to teach 1st and 2nd grade here at Holy Trinity.  She has also had an in-home daycare while being a stay-at-home mom and has been very involved in the EST program for a number of years.  Brenda and her husband also stay busy running a small BBQ catering business.
When not caring for and teaching God's precious lambs, Brenda loves to work out in her garden or around the barn on her small farm.  Camping, hiking, and fishing are some of her favorite hobbies.
Mrs. Sharon Holter
English and a Second Language and Special Education
E-mail: sholter@htls-wa.net

 
Mrs. Isabella Tromp
Kindergarten Paraprofessional
E-mail: itromp@htls-wa.org
 
Mrs. Cindy Smith
Pre-Kindergarten Paraprofessional
E-mail: csmith@htls-wa.org  


 
Mrs. Jessica Dauer
Pre-Kindergarten Paraprofessional
E-mail: jdauer@htls-wa.org
Pastor Tom Voss
5th - 8th grade Catechism
Email: tvoss@htlc-wa.net

Pastor Voss spent the early years of his childhood in Lincoln, NE before moving to Aurora, CO. He attended high school at Luther Prep School in Watertown, WI. After graduating from Martin Luther College in 2006, he continued his pastoral studies at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary. Upon his graduation in 2010, he was assigned to serve at Holy Trinity. Pastor Voss is married to Kendalyn and has three: Josefine, Levi and Leora. Pastor Voss teaches 5th-8th grade Catechism classes, coaches flag football, and enjoys the excitement and energy that the children of the school bring to the campus each day.
Pastor Youn Soo Park
7th - 8th Grade Korean Catechism
Email: younp@hotmail.com

Pastor Park graduated Han-young Bible College in Korea, and Faith Evangelical Lutheran Seminary and Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in US. Pastor Park is still studying for STM degrees at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary. He has three family members, Amelia Park(wife), David Park (son), Ashley Park (daughter). When he lived in Korea he served in Kwang-ju Lutheran Church, and Mokpo Lutheran Church south west from Seoul, Korea. Pastor Park has taught Catechism for international / Korean 7~8th grade Holy Trinity Lutheran School since 2006.   
Kari Thom
Office Administrator
Email: secretary@htlc-wa.net

Thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Cor. 15:57