Teresa Backs is a member of St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Stockton, MO. Having been introduced to LWML by her mother-in-law, she has been active in LWML for many years, serving on the society level as President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer. At the zone level she is has served as President, Vice-President, Effective Society Planning Facilitator, Christian Life Chairman, and Parliamentarian. She served on Convention Committee in 2010 and 2020 and as Administrative Assistant and Editor on the District Level. She is currently serving as Administrative Assistant for the District.
In her church she has taught Sunday School and VBS, sang in the choir, played in the handbell choir, was a Junior Youth Group counselor, and served on the Future Needs & Planning Committee. She has also served as President of Parent/Teacher League and served on the Thrivent Chapter.
She was employed at Immanuel Lutheran Church and School, Lockwood for 30 years most recently as school Administrative Assistant and Bookkeeper. She is currently retired. She and her husband Ronnie have two grown children.
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