Stephenie Hovland, a former teacher, is a professional writer and speaker who is enrolled in the online deaconess program at Concordia Seminary. Her husband, Greg, is an LCMS pastor in Portage, Wisconsin. They have two grown daughters, Elisebeth and Katherine. Stephenie writes articles for LifeDate and has spoken about LFL at local, state, and national levels. She runs the state essay contest for Wisconsin. Stephenie has been on the national board of directors for several years and currently serves as the vice president.