Our Elders and Deacons

First Presbyterian Santa Paula is blessed with a faithful leadership of Elders and Deacons dedicated to serving the needs of the church community.  Elders and Deacons are elected by the congregation to a three year term, with a possible election to a second three year term.  There is a maximum of serving six years and then a break in service is required.


                              Elders:                                                                                                  Deacons:

               Nancy Austin through 2021                                                                    Judi Blevins through 2020

               Steve Batstone through 2020                                                                  Connie Bravo through 2021

               Lea Blair through 2022                                                                           Sandra Crespo through 2020

               Bob Buchanan through 2012                                                                  Bessie Crowell through 2021

               Chris Buchanan through 2020                                                                Susan Elder through 2022

               Penny Carlson through 2022                                                                  Lydia Estrada through 2021

               Yvette Herrera through 2021                                                                  Debra Foster through 2020

               Dick Marshall through 2020                                                                   Nadyne Macom through 2022

               Jodi Ponce through 2020                                                                        Chris Murray through 2020

               Rob Schleef through 2022                                                                     Veronica Sandez-Rios through 2022

               Chuck Stewart through 2022                                                                  Gretchen Rogers through 2021

               Rod Thompson through 2021                                                                 Ruth Rope through 2020

                                                                                                                                Joyce Rounds through 2022

                                                                                                                                Brenda Stewart through 2021

                                                                                                                                Vicki Thompson through 2020


Above: Elder Rod Thompson leading the Wednesday Men's Bible Study, Deacons Joyce Rounds and Nadyne Macom being installed in January, and Elder Nancy Austin who is also the First Presbyterian pianist and organist.


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