Todd is passionate about everything he does. Whether studying, preaching, praying or surfing, he throws himself into it. A graduate of Azusa Pacific University and ordained minister in the Evangelical Covenant Church, Todd lives with his wife Traci and their youngest son Luke in Capo Beach.
ASSOCIATE PASTOR | WORSHIP ARTS DIRECTOR
Ryan and Monika left everything that resembled home in search of where God would call them to serve next and finding that place to be Mountain View. Ryan was a touring artist for many years in the band Between The Trees. He's an authentic creative with a huge heart and a gift for leading others in worship. Ryan and Monika live in Dana Point with their daughters, Eveleigh, Cora and Indiana.
DIRECTOR OF STAFF
Cheryl considers it a blessing to work alongside the staff and overseers and is convinced she works with the most authentic, talented, and dedicated church staff ever! Cheryl has 20+ years in Organizational Development; she is a graduate of Vanguard University and has a Master's Degree in Psychology from Chapman University.
HIGH SCHOOL PASTOR
Zac is a passionate Christ-follower who who has led ministry with children, with young adults and now leads our high school ministry. Currently in seminary, he produces hip hop music and dunks basketballs in his free time. He and his wife Dre live with their dog Gideon in Dana Point.
PASTOR OF EVANGELISM | CHURCH PLANTER
David Ceja is planting a church to reach our Latino population in San Juan Capistrano. He and his wife Joyce moved here last summer with the daughter Zamar and they have another little girl due this summer. With dual passions for evangelism and music, David and Joyce teach music, work with kids and are reaching adults in Spanish and English.
CITY LIFE DIRECTOR
Traci Rodarmel has been married to Todd, the lead pastor for 30 years and is now getting to use her gifts in connecting and empowering people to be the church. A graduate of Azusa Pacific University, she is currently studying at North Park Seminary. She has utilized her undergraduate degree in teaching at the early childhood, primary and secondary levels of education as well as teaching bible. She has also worked in the fitness industry but now enjoys combining fitness and connection when she meets with people on walks, hikes and workouts. Her favorite pasttime is gathering around the table for conversation and laughter with her 3 children, 2 of their spouses and her grandson Captain.
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
Pam has been at Mountain View from the very beginning and found Christ here as our first new believer 21 years ago. Shortly after she came on staff to``help out`` and the rest is history. She has been with her husband Steve for 37 years and they have 2 kids (well actually adults) Treavor 28 and Bailey 25. As a left brain / right brain person she takes care of the administrative duties and gets to stretch her creative muscle in the design and decor at MVC.
JR. HIGH DIRECTOR
Chloe started attending Mountain View in 2016 and was attracted to the genuine community and authentic teaching they provided. She has a passion for students and offering an engaging environment for students to connect with each other and Jesus. She loves long walks, all things icecream and taking naps. She feels very grateful to be part of Mountain View and the staff.
Alyssa has always had a huge passion for Kids Ministry. At a young age, she led worship for the elementary kids at Saddleback Church, which led straight into a job as the Coordinator for 5th/6th grade. She took a break from ministry to pursue a career in Interior Design, but God was calling her back into Kids Ministry a few years ago. Her favorite part about her job here at Mountain View is hanging out with the kids and awesome volunteers! She lives in San Juan Capistrano with her husband Pat, little boy Lucca and a baby girl River. Her favorite things in life are travelling, the beach, interior design, good food, music, and hanging with family and friends.
CHILDREN'S ADMIN. ASSISTANT
Kylee has grown up attending Mountain View Church, constantly finding ways to be involved in ministry. From working in the café to caring for babies in the nursery, the Lord has called her into a new season of her life. She is working alongside Alyssa in Kids Ministry, planning fun activities for the kids and the future. Currently, Kylee is attending Saddleback College for Interior Design, but enjoys spending time with her friends, going to the beach, and finding new things to do.