Alan Brown, Superintendent
Natalie Schiets, Principal
Sarah Rewoldt, Administrative Assistant
Marcela Repka, Financial Administrator
Melanie Wahlgren, Communication Specialist
Lisa Ruck, Kindergarten
Dana Nutter, 1st Grade
Angela Andrews, 2nd Grade
Christine Rahe, 3rd & 4th Grades
Amy Klima, 4th Grade
Paige Busdiecker, 5th & 6th Grades
Terri Kruse, 1st/2nd Grade Aide
Ms. Christy Donnell, Extended Care and Classroom Aide
Jeni Liszak, Preschool
Sandra Bringman, School Nurse
Shelley Johnson, Head Cook
Angie Briones, Property & Maintenance
The Rev. G. Alan Brown II, OSL began his ministry at Solomon Lutheran Church and School in July of 2019.
He has served churches in Tennessee and Ohio for over two decades. Pr. Brown holds a Bachelor of Arts in Church Vocations from the University of Tennessee, Southern (formerly Martin Methodist College). and a Master Divinity Degree from United Theological Seminary where he studied sacramental thought and liturgical practice.
Rev. Brown has received the Hoyt L. Hickman Award for excellence in liturgical scholarship and practice. Pastor Brown has also done Postgraduate/Doctoral course work in congregational leadership Northwestern University’s Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary (Chicago, IL.) the Methodist Theological School In Ohio, (Delaware, OH) .
Pastor Brown is passionate about building a Christian community that welcomes, loves and accepts all persons. He is also interested in sacramental theology and celebrating the sacraments, as well as leading the church to live as the baptized people of God in the world.
Pastor Alan is available to you for any pastoral care needs that you may have including: prayer, counseling, confession, Baptisms, Holy Communion (for the sick or homebound), weddings, funerals or just talking about life, marriage, kids, hockey or classic rock and jazz music over a cup of coffee.
Natalie Schiets earned both her Master of Education in Administration and Supervision and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University. She became Principal of Solomon Lutheran School in August of 2007. Prior to beginning her post as Principal, Mrs. Schiets was the Solomon Summer Child Care Program Director and Substitute Teacher at Solomon and other local school districts. Mrs. Schiets was a Construction Project Manager at the Medical College of Ohio from 1992-1999.
Sarah is a Terra State Community College graduate. Before joining Solomon’s team as the Administrative Assistant for the church and school in May of 2016, she worked at Young’s MFG Housing in Fremont, OH, Preferred Construction in Perrysburg, OH and Martin Marietta in Woodville, OH.
Marcela graduated from the Business Academy of Ostrava, Czech Republic in 1991. She studied internal trade, retail management, economics and accounting principles. In the Czech Republic, she worked for the Unemployment State Services as an attorney’s clerk; and Lighthouse Mission Ministries & Language School as the financial administrator. In the United States she worked for Aeroquip-Vickers, Inc. as a tax clerk.
Melanie re-joined the Solomon Lutheran staff in the Spring of 2022. Melanie holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Technology from Bowling Green State University and majored in Visual Communication Technologies. You can find her updating the website, creating flyers, and keeping the school Facebook page current. Melanie is also a substitute teacher at Solomon and a school board member.
Lisa holds a Bachelor of Science in Education from Bowling Green State University. After several years as our lead Preschool Teacher, she is now our full-time Kindergarten teacher. Lisa is creatively gifted and often leads music during chapel. She created and directed many successful musicals and talent shows here at Solomon for many years.
Dana Nutter is a 1999 graduate of BGSU. After graduation she worked as a preschool teacher and a substitute teacher before finding her place at Solomon.
Angela (Anji) Andrews has a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Belmont University. She has years of elementary teaching experience in the public and private classroom. Ms. Andrews has also served as a Title 1 Reading teacher for grades K-4.
Christine found the perfect fit in the elementary level at Solomon. She started her Solomon career in 1999 and has been teaching 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades ever since.
Amy specializes in English Language Arts (ELA) and Math. Additionally, she provides intervention support to students in grades Kindergarten-6th. Miss Klima comes to us with diverse experiences and a passion for education. She holds a Master’s degree in Special Education and is committed to fostering a love for learning and helping students reach their full potential.
Paige earned her Bachelors of Science degree in 7-12 Social Studies Education from Bowling Green State University. Currently, she is enrolled in the K-12 Intervention Specialist Masters program at BGSU. Before teaching at Solomon, Paige was a substitute teacher and tutor at Lakota Local Schools.
Terri Kruse became employed at Solomon in August of 2001 and has been an essential part of our school. She has served as an aid in many classrooms, she is our recess and lunch monitor, and also serves as an extended care aid whenever needed.
Christy is our full-time preschool assistant teacher. Christy assists Mrs. Liszak in teaching our smallest students from age 3 to 5. She also serves as the lead Summer Care staff member and extended care aid.
Jeni Liszak is the Preschool teacher. She has been employed by Solomon since 2011 and finds her work extremely rewarding. She is a graduate of Northwest State Community College with an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education. Prior to working at Solomon, Jeni worked at St. John’s Nurturing Center in Genoa for over 8 years, Kids World for 6 years as a preschool teacher and was a Head Start teacher for 2 years.
Shelley joined the Soloomon staff in 2017 as as the Head Cook. She manages food orders, ensures healthy meals, proper portion sizes, and joyfully serves alongside volunteers who assist in the kitchen with her.
Angie is a jack of all trades. If the school or church needs maintenance, repair, beautification, heating/cooling work (basically anything) – Angie will take care of it. We’re so grateful for all she does!
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