Maureen Landry, Clerk of Session
Maureen and her husband lived in the Clifton area since 1986 and she has been a CPC member since 1994. She has served as elder in the past in Personnel and as Clerk of Session. An avid reader, she has been enjoyed being part of the CPC bookclub since its inception close to 20 years ago. She has also enjoyed times with fellow CPC members at dinner and theatre evenings. In the past she has helped out at WFCM and more recently, Maureen and her husband have been privileged to help CPC’s efforts with WFCM in these difficult times when so many are struggling.
Steve Landry, Elder for Administration & Finance
Since becoming a member of Clifton Presbyterian church in 1996, Steve Landry has been a Trustee, Elder for Buildings & Grounds, Deacon, and Treasurer/Elder for Administration & Finance.
Mitch Martin, Elder for Building & Grounds
Mitch and his wife have been members in a Presbyterian church, since their youth, have been members in a Presbyterian church and their children were both baptized at Clifton Presbyterian. In addition to his involvement in the CPC choir since 1998, Mitch served previously as Assistant Treasurer and as Clerk of Session. Mitch and his family feel blessed to be part of the CPC family.
Phillip Radzikowski, Elder for Christian Education
Phil and his family attended Clifton Presbyterian Church in Christmas of 2017 and became members in August of 2020. Despite these challenging COVID times, he has really enjoyed the weekly adult bible study and sermon starter sessions. He enjoys coaching soccer team, fishing, hunting and am an ever-optimistic Washington Football Team fan.
Joyce Rarumangkay, Elder for Communications
Joyce and her family moved to Virginia from Indonesia in 1989. Joyce joined Clifton PC in January 2019. She has been serving as CPC Elder for Communications since 2021. She is currently serving as member of the National Capital Presbytery (NCP) Church Development Committee, and chair of the NCP Light to the Nations Network (an immigrant congregations network). She is thankful for being part of this wonderful CPC family.
Pat Swanson, Elder for Fellowship & Outreach
Pat’s worship at CPC over the past 40 years has brought her into a closer personal relationship with God. She is grateful for experiences like my ordination, 6 mission trips to Kenya, 22 years of teaching Sunday School, service as an Elder and Deacon, adult education, Bible studies and work in our community to help our neighbors through our mission projects. She served on our Pastoral Nominating Committee and is currently serving as Elder for Fellowship and Outreach.
Mark Reimers, Elder for Mission
The Reimers family began attending CPC in 1972. Early in his time at CPC, Mark was Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 1104 for 10 years. Later he worked on Mission and Building and Grounds Committees. He was elder for Mission and then Church Building remodeling. The building addition and remodeling were completed in January 2007. Mark co- chaired project in Kibwezi Kenya from 1988 to 2009 with Burke P.C. Since 2007, he has worked on Mission Committee, Building and Grounds Committee, and with the preschool.
Bette Petersen, Elder for Personnel
Bette has been a member of CPC since 1983. Served as Elder 2 times, Deacon 2 times. Been in the Choir since 1983 and can’t wait to go back and sing again. She also loves to cook and have a “cake ministry” for the Church. Loves being a member of the CPC family. So grateful and blessed that she met her husband all those years ago and joined our Church on the hill!
Terry Winkowski, Elder for Planning
Terry and her family moved o the Town of Clifton in 2007. She has enjoyed being a part of the many town and church events during the past 14 years. Terry was on the Board of Deacons from 2017-2020, serving as the co-moderator for two of those years.
Luisa Menjivar, Elder for Pre-School
Luisa joined the Clifton Presbyterian Church in 2018. She is currently serving as Elder for Pre-School, and a member of the Mission Committee, the 150th Committee, and the Garden Team. At the present her granddaughter who is an a CPC Pre-School alumni is also a member of the church, and her other grand daughter is a student in the 2.5 group.
Bill Watts, Elder for Stewardship (Class of 2025)
Bill started attending CPC in November 1994 and became a member the following spring in 1995. CPC is my church family and you all are dear to me. Though we have moved three times in 31 years, CPC has remained a constant in my life.
At CPC Bill participated in many different ministries: Christian Education, Long Range planning (not on Session), Associate Pastor Search Committee, Stewardship, Worship, Music Director Search Committee, Planning, Interim Pastor Search Committee, Mission, Clerk, Nominating Committee, Emergency Contingency Ad Hoc Committee, and Executive Action Committee.
Beth Corish, Elder for Worship
Beth and her husband, Ed, joined Clifton Presbyterian Church in 2012. She is currently serving as Elder for Worship. She has previously served as a Deacon, a member of the Choir, and the Nominating Committee. She is also part of the Needlework Ministry.
Jennifer Basham, Co-Chair, Board of Deacons
Jennifer joined the Clifton Presbyterian Church in 2012. She has been actively serving in CPC mission committee program to deliver donations from Walmart and Wegmans to the Western Fairfax Christian Ministry (WFCM). She is also a member of the Communications Committee.
Jean Bourneuf, Deacon
Jean has been a CPC participant since 2015, and is a familiar face at the weekly Women’s Bible Study group. She is currently serving as a Deacon and as a member of the Mission Committee.
She enjoys gardening, music, photography and relaxing with family and friends. She looks forward to opportunities for fellowship, growth and service as a member of CPC.
Sharon Corish, Deacon
Sharon became a member of the Clifton Presbyterian Church in 2019. She had been actively involved in the Needlework Ministry (2018 until now), Shawl Ministry (2011-2012), and in the NAIS mission trip missionary (2012). She is currently serving as a member of the Communications Committee
Rich Coyle, Co-Chair, Board of Deacons
Rich joined the Clifton Presbyterian Church in 2019. He has been involved in Manse Committee/Buildings and Ground Committee, and in the Mission Committee.
Alice Crume, Deacon
Alice and her son joined Clifton Presbyterian Church in May 2019 after attending since January 2019. She is currently serving as a Deacon, and as a member of the Mission Committee and the Communications Committee.
Kimberly V. Davis, Deacon
Born in West Texas, moved to NYC after college, then to Northern Virginia in 1989, I have taken my Presbyterian Church membership with me on my journey. Clifton Presbyterian played a big role in our choice to move to the Clifton area (from Brooklyn!!). It was such a joy to have our daughter, Katherine, baptized here 26 years ago, just a few months before Pastor Lynn arrived. Then it was a comfort to have CPC’s strength and support when I lost Bill in 2016.Our PCUSA faith community has continued to grow and evolve over time, and I am grateful to support its further progress through Clifton Presbyterian.
Pete Daniels, Deacon
Pete has never been a Deacon despite being raised a Presbyterian. His first fifty years he lived in Arlington, where I met Pastor Diane, moved to Clifton twenty years ago and active with various Elder positions here, including Finance, Clerk, Mission, Nominating and Pastor Nominating Committee. Very much looking forward in worshiping in the pews with Deacon duties to bring us together as a congregation.
Andrew Gause, Deacon
Andrew was born and raised in Falls Church, VA. Andrew attended James Madison University and graduated with a Business Degree in Marketing. Since 2004, Andrew has been the owner and Master Instructor at two martial arts schools (Andrew Gause's Martial Arts in Springfield and Fairfax Station). He attended Graham Road UMC as a child and Pender UMC as an adult. Moving to Clifton in 2014 (from Fairfax) he started attending Clifton Presbyterian in 2019. Andrew is currently serving as a Deacon.
Joanne Woodward, Deacon
Joanne Woodward has been a member of CPC since June 1991. She has had the privilege to serve as an Elder for the Preschool committee and also for the Mission committee. Joanne is currently serving as a Deacon for a second term and on the Nominating committee for three terms.
Lynne Coyle, Trustee
Lynne joined Clifton Presbyterian Church in 1992. Since that time, she has served on Session as the Personnel Elder and the Planning Elder. She also served as co-facilitator of the Women’s Bible Study. She is a member of the handbell choir, Emergency Contingency Committee, Personnel Committee, and the 150th Anniversary Committee. Her children were raised in this church, and her husband joined the church in 2019. She is an avid knitter and member of the Needlework Ministry. She also enjoys gardening and reading.
Stephen Law, Trustee
Stephen has been an active member of Clifton Presbyterian Church since 2005. He was ordained as a deacon and served as moderator for the board of deacons (Providence). Stephen and his wife have been active participants of Clifton Presbyterian Church and have raised their sons in the church. Both attended Clifton Presbyterian Church Preschool, attended youth Sunday School, and were confirmed in the church. The family has been active participants in various Mission Committee fundraising activities. Stephen is currently serving as a Trustee.
Theodore B. (Ted) Smith, Trustee
Ted joined the Clifton Presbyterian Church in 2018. He has been serving as a Choir Member, and since 2020 as a Deacon. Before joining the church, he served at the Monaghan Presbyterian Church, Dillsburg, PA as Clerk of Session (1999-2002), and as a Session member at the First Presbyterian Church of Carlisle, PA (1988-1991).