Staff

Aimee Viniard-Weideman

Vice President for Communications and Marketing

Michael Bartels

Director of Publications and Design

David Blanchard

Sports Information Director

Responsible for public relations, promotions, statistics, records and publications for the athletic program. Duties include preparation and management of the sports information budget, supervision of student workers, and media relations for all home athletic events.

Sports Information

Catherine Dyer

Director of Marketing

Catherine coordinates the process of composing, sending, and analyzing email marketing communications. Working with a variety of Luther departments and offices, Catherine’s goal is to help connect audiences of alumni and friends with information relevant to their specific interests.

Aaron Lurth

Director of Visual Media/Staff Instructor in Art

Aaron manages a team of roughly 20 student-workers whose primary job is the creation of nearly all marketing and communications photography and videography produced by the college. Aaron’s department also offers a portrait and passport service to all faculty, staff and students on campus.

Visual Media

Julie Trytten

Director of Media Relations

Julie, a member of the Communications and Marketing team since 2001, oversees the Campus News office which includes a team of professional staff and student writers. She coordinates the Emergency Communication Team, and assists in media relations campus wide. As a Luther alumna, she is thrilled to be able to contribute to the Alumni Magazine.