Matt Carlson, President


Matt Carlson is married to Heidi (secretary of A Lighted Path) and has a daughter, Julia (19), a son Dean (8) and another son, Chisomo (7) they are adopting from Malawi, Africa.

Matt works fulltime for HDR, Inc. as a mechanical engineer. He volunteers his time to A Lighted Path as the president. His family is passionate about Christ and feel particularly called to care for children, which is why they got involved with A Lighted Path!

Heidi Carlson, Secretary

Heidi Carlson is married to Matt and has three children; Julia (16), Dean (6) and Chisomo (4) who she is currently adopting from Malawi. Heidi recently spent seven weeks in Malawi on behalf of A Lighted Path and to spend time with her son.

Heidi loves the friendly people of Malawi and can’t wait to return! She hopes to bring her whole family with her next time. A Lighted Path has been a blessing to Heidi as she feels she can put her time and energy into something that she can see the direct results of what God is doing!

Katie Frankl, Treasurer

Katie Frankl is the treasurer of A Lighted Path. She is married to Bobby and has a son, Jase and a daughter, Reese. Katie works as the business manager for Essentials Natural Family Health and has graciously come along to assist A Lighted Path with our finances.
Katie has a heart for children and loves to put her time and resources into an organization that focuses on two things dear to her; God and kids!

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PO Box 27154, Omaha NE  68127

PO Box 413, Blantyre 3, Malawi, Africa