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educator , pastor

Sandee Deanna Kosmo, American pastor, educator. Ordained pastor Evangelical Lutheran Church American; licensed teaching Wisconsin Board Vocational Technology Adult Education, New Mexico Board Education. Recipient Rookie Coordinator Year, United Blood Services, 2007, Harris award, Rotary Club, 2007.


Kosmo, Sandee Deanna was born on June 14, 1946 in Eau Claire. Daughter of James Palmer and Virginia Marilyn Kosmo.


Bachelor in English and Journalism, University Wisconsin, Eau Claire, 1968. Master of Science in Audio Visual, University Wisconsin, Menomonie, 1972. Master of Divinity, Luther Seminary, St. Paul, 1989.


Feature writer St. Paul Pioneer Press, 1962—1965. Teacher, marketing coordinator Chippewa Valley Technology College, Eau Claire, 1968—1985. Intern pastor University Lutheran Church, 1986—1989.

Associate pastor St. John Lutheran Church, 1989—1995. Campus director Lakeland College, Chippewa Falls, 1999—2002. Marketing coordinator New Mexico State Valley Center, Grants, 2002—2007.

Teacher Rio Rancho High School, since 2007. Supply pastor First Presbyterian Church, Grants, since 1995. Pastor Truax United Church Christ, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, 1998—2002.

Supply pastor All Saints Episcopal Church, Milan, 2002—2005.


  • Ordained pastor Evangelical Lutheran Church American. Licensed teaching Wisconsin Board Vocational Technology Adult Education, New Mexico Board Education.


President Friends Education television 28, Menomonie, 1975, American Cancer Society, Eau Claire, 1981. Coordinator Grants New Mexico blood drive United Blood Services, Albuquerque, 2006—2007. President Rotary Club, Bernalillo, since 2008.


  • Other Interests

    Writing, hiking, running.


Married James Henry Christoffersen, February 12, 1966 (deceased). Children: Jennee Christoffersen, Sonja Christoffersen.

James Palmer

Virginia Marilyn Kosmo

James Henry Christoffersen

Jennee Christoffersen Kosmo

Sonja Christoffersen Kosmo