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Staff and Leadership
PROGRAM STAFF
Senior Pastor/Head of Staff

craigg@fpcnaples.org

Craig has served the First Presbyterian Church of Naples with energy and joy since October 2015. A native of Washington, D.C., he is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Boston College Law School and Columbia Theological Seminary. Craig practiced law in both Washington, DC and in Atlanta, Georgia. Read More
Associate Pastor

rexc@fpcnaples.org

Rex began serving the First Presbyterian Church of Naples in July of 2018. A native of Naples, FL, Rex received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida before attending Union Presbyterian Seminary where he completed a dual-degree program, earning both Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Read More

Director of Music
briceg@fpcnaples.org

Brice was appointed Director of Music Ministries at First Presbyterian Church in 2001. A native of La Jolla, California, Brice received his bachelor's and master's degrees in organ performance from the Eastman School of Music and Indiana University respectively. He received his doctorate in choral conducting from Indiana University. Read More
Director of Children and Youth

nancyv@fpcnaples.org

With over 15 years of experience in Family Ministry, Nancy has been with First Presbyterian Church of Naples (FPC) since 2018. Here she works with children, youth and young adults. She graduated from North Central College in Naperville, IL with a business degree and has continued with religious studies at Defiance College. Nancy is a trained Stephen Minister and is Read More
SUPPORT STAFF
Executive Office Manager

sharmanp@fpcnaples.org

Sharman Pfaus is a native of Michigan, having moved to Naples in 1999. She has functioned in several roles of the church from Youth Director, Administrative Assistant, Administrator, and most recently as the Executive Office Manager for First Presbyterian Church Naples. Sharman holds two Read More
Director of Finance

annaf@fpcnaples.org

Anna hails from Pennsylvania and moved to Naples in 2004. She received her B.S. degree in Accounting and her Masters of Taxation from Villanova University. Anna has experience in the areas of accounting, audit and tax. She has served small, medium and large businesses over a wide range of industries. Read More
Administrative Assistant to Christian Education

ashley.hancock@fpcnaples.org

Originally from Tallahassee, FL. Ashley moved to Naples with her family in 2015. She and her husband, Chris, recently celebrated their 15th wedding anniversary. They have 3 amazing children; Caitlin, Devan and Declan. Their spare time is spent reading, watching movies and going to Disney World as much as possible. Read More
Administrative Assistant

mariah@fpcnaples.org

Maria joined the staff in December 2019. She is originally from New York City and lived in Dade County, FL for many years. She has called Naples home and has watched it grow for over 30 years. Read More
Office Assistant Receptionist

angiej@fpcnaples.org

Originally from Fort Wayne, Indiana, she has been a Florida resident for just under a year. She recently worked as an apartment property manager which transitioned children out of the foster care system. During her time there she became a mentor for many of the children, teaching them life skills. Read More
Communications Coordinator

kathleenl@fpcnaples.org

Kathleen considers herself a true "Jersey Girl" even though she moved to Naples over 28 years ago. She attended Rowan University where she majored English Literature and Business. Kathleen began working at First Presbyterian Church in 2002, after also serving us in the mid-1990’s. She holds certifications in Read More

FACILITIES STAFF
Director of Facilities

sandyp@fpcnaples.org

Sandy is our longest serving staff member and began working here in 1981.  Originally from New Jersey, she moved here as a teenager, when Naples was a much smaller town.

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Lisa Ethier
Custodian

lisae@fpcnaples.org

Lisa joined the First Presbyterian staff in April 2018.  Originally from Buffalo, NY, she moved to Naples in 1984.  Lisa has a daughter, Ashley.  She enjoys spending time with her mother, watching movies and walking. 

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Eduardo Martinez
Maintenance

eduardom@fpcnaples.org

Eduardo joined our staff in June 2018.  Originally from Ecuador, he came to the United States in 1998.  He has been married to his wife, Monica, for 40 years.  They have two grown children, Evelyn and Edison, and a 9 year old granddaughter, Sophia.  He enjoys spending time with his family, watching movies with his granddaughter, basketball and soccer.

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN PRESCHOOL STAFF
Preschool Director

ashleyh@fpcnaples.org

Ashley hails from North Carolina and graduated from UNC Greensboro with a Bachelor’s degree and from East Carolina University with a Master’s degree in Child Development. She has worked in the Early Childhood arena since 1995 as a Preschool teacher, program quality specialist, state licensing consultant, program manager and Director. Read More

Assistant Preschool Director

lindsayw@fpcnaples.org

Lindsay was born and raised right here in Naples, after her parents moved here to escape the snow in Ohio over 40 years ago. She attended University of Florida and Florida Gulf Coast University, completing her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Physical Therapy. Lindsay and her husband have Read More

ELDERS

Class of 2020

Jill Crawford
Shirley Hagerson
Jim Kier
Jerry Perkins
David Weigel

Class of 2021

Norman Brown
Duncan Connell
Doug Jensen
Saralene Oldham
Barbara Weiss

Class of 2022

Carleton Cleveland
Deborah Meeson-Vige
Thomas Morr
Patty Rutzler
Janice Witman

 

DEACONS

Class of 2020
Charley Fraley
Tedi Fraley
Audrey Gordon
Kathy Grandi
Phyllis Harris
Holly Jensen
Nancy Kier
Bill Morgan
Jeanne Perkins
Daisy Scott

Class of 2021
Jean Kasten
Les Kasten
Betty Plum
Gary Root
Janet Root
Lee Ryan
Martha Waddell
Fred Witt
Joyce Witt

Class of 2022
Barbara Beach
Richard Beach
Teresa Doane
Cindy Esler
Karen Parker
Roy Parker
Jill Purcell
David Witman

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