Welcome to the New Executive Director!

Welcome to Jon Gerdts, and his wife Jocelyn!  Jon is the new Executive Director for STEMM.  Jon and Jocelyn have been married for 38 years and have four amazing kids and one grandson.  Matthew lives in Madison, WI.  Josiah is married to Susan and lives in San Francisco, CA with their son, Ethan.  Sarah lives in South Africa.  And Nathan is married to Michi and lives in Denver, CO.

Jon has been a pastor for 34 years, including 7½ years here in Sioux City with Morningside Lutheran Church, where STEMM was birthed. Jocelyn is a dialysis nurse with Fresenius Kidney Care specializing in home dialysis and is working with the newly opened Fresenius Home Dialysis unit in the Dakota Dunes.

For more on the Gerdts, visit our About page.