Elders

Our elder board is a plurality of servant leaders who meet the qualifications specified in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9. Our pastors are accountable to the elder board.

Cory Bell

Chairman of the Elder Board

Cory has attended Riverpark for 12 years. He is currently involved in the Koinonia Flock and serves in the Jr. High ministry. Cory has been married to Kimberly for 24 years and counts himself blessed to be raising three teenage children, Kylie, Braden, and Landon.

Ken Skinner

Ken has attended Riverpark for five years and became an Elder this year. He currently serves as an Usher and teaches in the Flock classes. Ken has been married to Gracie for 50 years and they have two adult children, Kendra and Mark.

Dave McEntee

Dave has served the Lord as a lay person in various capacities over the years, including a thirteen year period as an elder and the treasurer for the church. He has recently transitioned from a 3 year term as the interim office administrator at Riverpark Bible, to go back to serving on the elder board and as the church treasurer. He and his wife Eunie were married in 1970 and are proud parents of three adult sons.

Larry Thompson

Larry has attended Riverpark for the past 19 years. In addition to being an Elder, he is on the board of Fresno Christian School. He and his wife Peggy have been married for 48 years and have two adult children, Tricia and Craig.

David Pipes

David has been a member of Riverpark for five years. He has taught in Flock groups, leads a Growth Group, and is a member of the Worship Choir. He has been married to his wife Gennelle for 52 years, and they have four adult children, Gordon, Elizabeth, Gregory, and Ashleigh.

Jason Higton

Jason has attended Riverpark for 10 years. He has served in the New Life Flock, Children’s Ministries, Men in Action, and now as an Elder. He has been married to his wife Kristy for 10 years and they have three children, Jane, Kendall, and Kyle.

David Schuler

Dave has been a member at Riverpark Bible Church for 17 years and is serving his first year on the Elder Board. He and his wife Charisse are currently serving in the High School Ministry and have been married for 26 years. They have have three children, Mackenzie, Luke, and Grant.

Jeff Morrison

Jeff has attended Riverpark Bible Church for 25 years and is serving his first year on the Elder Board. Jeff has also been involved in Men's Ministry for 15 years and Choir for 6 years. He and his wife Debbie have been married 39 years and have three adult children and four grandchildren.

Brian Hutchins

Brian was raised in the church by spiritually mature parents and was a mere 6 years old when he was saved. He's been married to Jodie for 9 years. They have three young daughters, Kaitlyn, Makayla and Cassidy. They attend the New Life Class. He attended Men in Action and now leads Men in Action Advanced. Brian also attends RBC’s Friday morning Men’s prayer meeting. He previously  completed Discipleship Evangelism. Brian has also completed 8 years of Bible Study Fellowship.

Ed Wentzel

In December, 1970 Ed accepted  Jesus as his Savior and Lord. He's been married to Jane for 42 years. They have two adult children, Ryan and Erika as well as three young grandchildren. Ed and Jane attend the Spectrum Class. Ed is one of the teachers for Spectrum and serves as an Usher. He is currently on the Kairos Prison Team, tutors at Fresno Rescue Mission and was the Chairman of Ag Expo Prayer Breakfast in the past.  

Mike Nimon

In 1977 Mike was called by God to receive Jesus as his Savior. He's been married to Kathy for 39 years. They have two adult children, Sherilee and Brandon. Mike is a RBC Flock teacher, Youth  mentor and an adult small group Bible study leader. He has led the RBC Samaria outreach for 9 years. He is also engaged with Communities, Inc.