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 18 years ago. Shortly after she came on staff to``help out`` and the rest is history. She has been with her husband Steve for 36 years and they have 2 kids (well actually adults) Treavor 26 and Bailey 23. As a left brain / right brain person she takes care of the administrative duties and gets to stretch her creative muscle in the worship arts as our Sunday producer.
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
Matt is a genuine and caring Jr. High Director. He has a heart to see how having a personal relationship with Christ can impact the youth at Mountain View.
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
Sarah is an enthusiastic and energetic girl who is the textbook definition of extrovert. She is a new member of our team working in the children’s ministry with her sister Alyssa. She grew up leading worship in church with her family and has a passion for Jesus and music. She views ministry as a way of life and not a career. After graduating from the University of California Santa Barbara with a degree in music, she spent a year teaching elementary students in Korea and developed an undeniable love for children.
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.
YOUTH WORSHIP LEADER
David is passionate about most things he does but not all of them. Weather studying or surfing weddings. He hasn't graduated yet but he's still a pretty decent musician and loves leading our youth into intimate moments of worship. David lives in a different place every time we ask him.
LEAD AUDIO ENGINEER
Alex uses his talent and education to make sure that not only our regular services run well technically, but he also serves in our Refuge Ministry for special needs adults, and for special events at Mountain View.
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 and he and his wife Dre are working to start a young adult discipleship homes project called The Way OC in late summer 2015.
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.
When not helping with communications and the Youth Ministry at Mountain View, you will likely find Nicole doing something outside. She loves to spend time taking photos, camping, hiking, mountain biking, and road cycling with her husband Brian. Together, they have 5 children who they adore and love spending time with.
DIRECTOR OF WOMEN'S MINISTRY
With the help of her team, Cassie organizes events for women from weekend retreats to day hikes. If you would like to connect with other women she can help you get plugged in. She is known to say, ``she loves God, her family/dogs and her boat``. She lives in Dove Canyon where she enjoys golfing with her husband Bill of 27 years; they have 3 amazing adult children and one beautiful daughter-in-law.
DIRECTOR OF CONNECTIONS
Karen is committed to ensure that everyone at Mountain View feels welcome and gets connected to others. If you would like to serve, or have not yet been connected, please reach out to Karen.
CITY LIFE DIRECTOR
Heather is new to the staff team but not new to Mountain View. This was her church family back in 2001 before she and her husband joined a Christian non-profit and lived in Peru for eight years. Now she is back with her husband and four kids, and is passionate about helping us be the church in our cities.