Deacons

Our deacons facilitate the care and physical needs of our church body.

Jim Olson

Chairman of the Deacon Board

Jim has attended Riverpark for 22 years and has served on the Deacon Board for over 12 years. He is currently Chairman of the Deacon Board. Jim has been married to Suellen for 30 years and they have three adult children, David, Amanda, and Matthew.

Jesse Quintana

Jesse has attended Riverpark for eight years and has served on the Deacon Board for three years. In addition to his duties as a Deacon, he also works with the Samaria/Local Outreach Ministry and teaches fourth grade Sunday School. Jesse has been married to Inez for 26 years and they have two adult children, Elisha and Aliciana.

 

David Durham

David has attended Riverpark for 15 years and has served on the Deacon Board for ten years. He oversees the area of Men's Ministries and has also served in Awana, as an Usher, a small group study leader, and with various events in the kitchen ministry. David has been married to Lorece for 29 years and they have two adult children, Kelsey and Jenna.

 

 

Larry Strauss

Larry has attended Riverpark for 45 years. He served on the Elder Council for 30 years and has been on the Deacon Board for the past three years. His duties as Deacon include Marriage Ministries and Benevolence, and he also serves in the music ministry as a member of the worship choir and "One Voice." Larry has been married to Margaret for 44 years and they have two adult children, Jennifer and Laura.

 

Glen Freeman

Glen has attended Riverpark for 27 years and has served on the Deacon Board since it was created. He currently oversees the area of Worship Ministries, serves as an Usher and is a member of "One Voice." Glen has been married to Gail for 41 years and they have two adult children, Kristin and Jason.

 

Clint Kneeland

Clint currently serves as Deacon of Outside Ministries. Clint has been married to Judy for 45 years and they have four adult children.

David Padgett

Dave has attended Riverpark for 20 years and has served on the Deacon Board for six years. He currently oversees the Shuttle/Transportation Ministry and Church Security. He has also served as a Sunday School teacher and Awana Leader/Commander. Dave has been married to Carrie for 35 years and they have two adult children, Amber and Taryn.

 

Ken Trapp

Ken has attended Riverpark for 20 years and has served on the Deacon Board for six years. He currently serves in the area of Baptism Ministry and has worked in parking lot security and the nursery. Ken has been married to Sandy for 44 years and they have two adult children, Scott and Karen.

 

 

Matthew Cockrum

Matthew has attended Riverpark for 13 years. He oversees communications for the Deacon Council. He has also served as a teacher in flocks and as a member of the Orchestra. He and his wife Anita serve as mentors to the Young Adult ministry and in the Crawler nursery. He and Anita have been married for 13 years and have three children, Matthias, Thaddaeus, and Nathanael.

John Adanalian

John has attended Riverpark for 11 years and this is his first year on the Deacon Board. He currently oversees the Shuttle/Transportation Ministry and is a member of the Greeter Ministry. He is a Growth Group co-leader and has also served as a Table Leader in the Koinonia Flock. John has been married to Zovig for 13 years and they have three children, Julia, Lucas, and Natalie.

Jerry Kinzel

Jerry has attended Riverpark for 17 years and has served as a Deacon for over six years. He is currently serving as Deacon of Family Ministries. Jerry is married to Joyce and they have four adult children.

 

LeRoy Kinzel

LeRoy has attended Riverpark for 18 years. He has served in Awana, has been an usher, taught Sunday School, and is currently leading a small group Bible study.  He is now involved with an RV ministry called Sowers. LeRoy has been married to Marilyn for almost 51 years. They adopted two children, one with the Lord and the other is their adult daughter, Heidi. 

Geoff Essells

Geoff has attended Riverpark for 10 years and joined the Deacon Board this year. He assists the leadership with Benevolence Ministry and continues to serve with his wife Sara in the Young Adult Ministry as they have for the past six years. Geoff has been married to Sara for 12 years and they have three children, Madelyn, Joshua, and Caleb.

Jim Wilson

Jim has attended Riverpark for six years and was recently elected to serve on the Deacon Board. He has joined with Jerry Kinzel to work as a team to assist the needy and those not able to attend services. Jim has served with ground and building maintenance ministries during his membership here. Jim has been married to Joan for 54 years and they have two adult children, Brent and Denise.

Bill Carlson

Bill has attended Riverpark for 29 years. He has been involved in Awana (10 years), Care Connections, Ushering (25 years), and he previously served as a Deacon and Elder in the early to mid 90's. Bill has been married to Carol for almost 40 years and they have three adult children, Jenny, Joy, and Eric.