Meet Our Staff and Boards


Rev. Nicole Trotter, Pastor

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

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

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


Joanne Trifoso, Office Administrator

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.

Carlos Aruara, Sexton

We are please to have Carlos as part of our church organization.  He helps keep our facilities beautiful.

2017 Board of Elders:

Michael Antieri, Michael Baranowski, John Bischoff, Elaine DiPalma, Ada Endress, Mike Farr, Gladys Gilliland, George Livingstone, George Tuttle, 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.

2017 Board of Deacons:

Kathleen Murphy (Moderator), Stacy Bischoff, Rani Devadasan, Sharon Dowson, Janet Ekberg, Laura Hislop, Ben Kinney, Marcia Lenser, Jean McKechnie, Wendy Quek, Jan Smith, and Rosalie Weigle.
 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.