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Council

Council Member

Christina Kingslien

Christina Kingslien has been a member of Triumphant Love for 20 years. She has served for 5 years as a confirmation mentor and enjoys participating as a lay reader in the service. Christina is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a B.S. in Sociology and has been in the mortgage industry for the past…

Russ Miller

Russ and Carol Miller joined TLLC in 1991; moved to Chicago in 1995, and then returned to Austin and TLLC in 2013. His life experiences include 34 years of marketing with Motorola and TI; as well as extensive involvement as a board member at United Heritage Credit Union and volunteer work with Habitat, ARC of…

Hilary Spilo

Hilary has been a member of TLLC since 2009 and have 2 children in college. She has been a HS mentor since 2014,  was the Youth Ministry Team Lead from 2015-17, and has taught 6th grade confirmation for the last 4 years. I am an engineer at TX Comm on Environmental Quality. In my free…

Katheryn Zentner

Kathryn Zentner (and her husband Mark) have been members of TLLC since 1995. They have two (almost grown) sons who were baptized and confirmed here. Kathryn is a current member of the youth, children, and worship committees. She has a Master of Science in Social Work from UT and is a child and family therapist…

Michael Burke

My wife, Kristin, and I have been members of TLLC since 2008, and both of our children were baptized here. At TLLC, I enjoy running the video projectors with my son during worship, singing with the band and choir, and volunteering in Outreach Ministry. I have lived in Austin for nearly 18 years where I…

Emily Sparvero

Emily and her family (John Wyatt, Suzanne, and Dosie) havebeen members since 2013. Emily is an assistant professor at the University of Texas andis currently teaching Pre-K/Kindergarten Sunday School. She is also a member of the Witness team and assists with services at the Atria and Pavilion. Emily served on the Call Committee, leading to…

Ryan Brown

Ryan and Tima joined TLLC in 2014; initially finding TLLC through the CDC. They have three young boys; Benjamin, William and Jack. Ryan’s life experience includes co-founding a legal services company, that now has 175 employees across Texas. He also served on the Call Committee leading to the call of Pastor Danielle. Ryan’s list of…

Rick Steans

Rick and Karen Steans have been members of TLLC since 2013; moving to Austin from Klein, Texas. Rick has BS in business and an MBA and was a group VP of finance in the oil and gas industry before retiring. He has served on the University of Florida CDC Board, Peace Lutheran (Austin) church council,…