Todd is passionate about everything he does. Whether studying, preaching, praying, surfing or doing weddings, 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 kids 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 two daughters, Eveleigh and Cora.
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.
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 27 and Bailey 24. 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.
Drew loves both Jesus and working with students. He desires for students to not only know Jesus, but to walk closely with him and experience the life to the full that he has to offer. Drew has his Masters degree from Talbot School of Theology and has many years experience in youth ministry. He and his wife Marissa enjoy hanging with good friends, sports, and street dance battles.
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.
HIGH SCHOOL DIRECTOR
Elyssa is passionate about creating a genuine environment where students can encounter the transformational power of Jesus. She has a passion to teach God's word and bring it to life for people. Elyssa desires to empower others to share their story of how God is moving in their lives. She is currently studying Communications at Vanguard University but loves to spend her free time reading new books and spending time outdoors.
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.
HIGHLANDS DIRECTOR | YOUNG ADULTS
Zac is a passionate Christ-follower who has a heart for the spiritual growth of young adults. Zac teaches at the Highlands service for Mountain View on Monday Nights
Dave’s story reads like a “Choose-Your-Own-Adventure” book. He was raised Mormon and has done his fare share of wandering trying to figure out where he fits into the world. He earned a Master’s degree in International Security Law while living in Europe. Moving back to California, he took what he thought would be a “temporary job” working in a special needs classroom at Tesoro High School. Dave is committed to equipping others to embrace and empower the disabled community. He currently lives in Laguna Hills with his beautiful wife, Gillian.
ASSOCIATE WORSHIP LEADER
Growing up as a pastor’s kid in the church, worship has always played a big part in Joey’s life. After graduating Vanguard University with a degree in Business and travelling abroad on various missionary trips, he discovered his true calling and passion. Joey is passionate about creating an atmosphere of freedom, healing, and breakthrough where people can encounter God’s tangible presence during worship. He loves investing in relationships and seeing lives transformed through the power of worship. He enjoys football, Colombian food, and long walks on the beach with his wife, Mackenzie and daughter, Selah.
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT | WORSHIP ARTS
Lindsey has an interesting and beautiful story that if you ever get the chance to hear you'll feel lucky. Included in that story is a strong pull to use her voice and creative talents to inspire and encourage all who may feel like outsiders to find home in the arms of a Good Father who loves all of His kids. Lindsey currently lives in Mission Viejo and is going to school for interior/commercial design.