Meet Our Staff and Boards

 

Rev. Nicole Trotter, Pastor
nicole@stlukepres.org

Nicole has been serving Marin County churches since 2002. She began as a Christian Education Director working with children and teens at Mt Tam UMC in Mill Valley, and moved on to Westminster Presbyterian as Director of Family Ministry in Tiburon in 2009. Raising two children in Marin these past 20 years, she has enjoyed building many connections with other parents, schools, non profit organizations as well as other churches in Marin County.

Now happily settled in at St. Luke, she brings creativity, energy, warmth and a genuine spirit to her ministry with thanksgiving and joy.

Mdiv-SFTS -Recipient of The David Esler Award in Homiletics for preaching, 2015

BFA in Acting -SUNY Purchase 1987


Lora East, Director of Family Ministry
familyministry@stlukepres.org

Lora East completed her Masters of Divinity from San Francisco Theological Seminary in May 2016, and is working on a Masters in Inter-religious Studies from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley. She is also training to become a spiritual director in the seminary's Diploma in the Art of Spiritual Direction program. Lora is originally from Houston, and lived in Chicago before moving to San Anselmo for graduate school. She is on the ordination track in the PC(USA) and hopes to become a Presbyterian pastor. Before moving to California, Lora worked at a synagogue in Chicago as the assistant to the clergy and worked with youth. Since moving to California, she has worked with children heading up the Sunday School at Sleepy Hollow Presbyterian Church, and interned at the Marin Interfaith Council. 


Rebecca Viebrock, Musical Director
music@stlukepres.org

Have a song in your heart - join our choir - or just make a song recommendation for Sunday's worship.


Joanne Trifoso, Office Administrator
office@stlukepres.org

Joanne is happy to assist you with any office administrative needs or with rental help. Her office hours are: Monday 10:00 to1:30pm, Wednesday 9:30 to 1:00pm and Friday 10:00 to 1:00pm.

2015 Board of Elders:

Michael Baranowski, John Bischoff, Wayne Dickinson, Elaine DiPalma, Ada Endress, Gladys Gilliland, Todd Janzen, John Lenser, George Livingstone, Ted Vogelaar, and Dennis Rolstad (as Clerk of Session).
The Elders of St. Luke Presbyterian Church are a group of members nominated and elected by the church membership. Their duties are to exercise leadership, government and discipline and have responsibilities for the life of St. Luke Presbyterian Church as well as the church at large, including ecumenical relationships. Each takes on a role in serving the church in areas of finance, stewardship, fellowship and outreach, personnel, worship and music, buildings and grounds, missions, etc. They serve faithfully as members of the session.

2015 Board of Deacons:

Kathleen Murphy (Moderator), Stacy Bischoff, Rani Devadasan, Sharon Dowson, Janet Ekberg, Laura Hislop, Ben Kinney, Jim McCray, Carolee Mech, Jan Smith, Samantha Tuttle, Ian Vallenga, Kathy Woolard.
The Deacons of St. Luke Presbyterian Church are a group of members nominated and elected by the church membership. Their duties are to minister to those who are in need, to the sick, to the friendless, and to any who may be in distress both within and beyond the community of faith. Additionally, our Deacons raise funds that benefit our local and global community.