Board Bio Details


Karl Tiefenbach (HS’73, U’76) - Chair

Karl is retired from a 32-year career in petroleum refining at the Co-op Refinery Complex in Regina, SK. His connection with Luther College is broad and long-standing. Karl previously served on the Luther College Board of Regents from 2003-2013, including Chair from 2008-2012. He is an alumnus of the High School (HS’73) and University (U’76). Karl’s wife Kathy (HS’76) and their children are also Luther College alumni: Rick (HS'01), Sarah (HS'03), Taylor (HS'05, U'10), and Joey (HS'05, U'10). Karl’s father, Arnold Tiefenbach, was a long-time faculty member from 1949-1969.