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.

Mike Nimon

Chairman of the Elder Board

Mike has attended Riverpark for 21 years and has served on the Elder Council for eight years. He also currently serves in the High School Ministry and with the Samaria/Local Outreach Ministry. Mike has been married to Kathy for 34 years and they have two adult children, Sherilee and Brandon.  

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.

Jerry Unruh

Jerry has attended Riverpark for 12 years and has served for six years on the Elder Council. He serves on the Ministry Finance Team and is an adult Flock teacher. He has been married to Rachel for 40 years and they have three adult children.

Boyd Cline

Boyd has attended Riverpark Bible Church for 16 years and has served on the Elder Board in the past. Boyd has taught and been the Flock leader of the Foundations Sunday School Class for the past six years. He and his wife Linne also shepherd a small group Bible study meeting in members' homes. Boyd and Linne have been married 53 years and have four adult sons.

Art Herwaldt

Art has attended Riverpark for nine years and has served on the Elder Council for a little over three years. He currently leads the Men's Ministry and works with the Deacons in the area of benevolence. He has been married to Judy for 53 years and they have three adult children.

Cory Bell

Cory has attended Riverpark for 10 years. He is currently involved the Koinonia Flock and serves in the Jr. High ministry. Cory has been married to Kimberly for 22 years and counts himself blessed to be raising three teenage children, Kylie, Braden, and Landon.

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.

Eben Sherwood

Eben has been a member of Riverpark for 18 years, where he has served with Sunday Schools and the Communion Ministry. Eben and his wife Darcy have been married for 42 years and they have two adult sons, Steven and Adam.