Get to know the Trustees of Old Town Church
Pastor Rudy and his team has the pleasure of working with some really great people to help lead Old Town Church.
Here is some info on our current Board of Trustees and Bylaws.
Shawn and Lisa, his wife of 31 years, live just south of Forest Grove on their small farm. They have two daughters; both are wonderful young women who are following the Lord and are married to men who love Jesus. Saved at five and having essentially grown up in the church, Shawn has been serving in various ministries for as long as he can remember. At Old Town Church Shawn has served in several capacities over the last few years. On any given Sunday, you might find him working the security detail, sitting behind the sound board, or playing drums with the Worship Team. This month, Shawn will celebrate his 25th year as an employee of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.
Drake and Jennifer Hood have three children and live in Forest Grove. They have been married for 27 years. While Drake and Jennifer moved to Forest Grove last year, they lived for 15 years in Hillsboro where they were members at Sonrise Hillsboro and Forest Grove.
Drake served on the Board of Trustees at Sonrise Church before Old Town Church’s inception last year. He has also served in the past on the Board for the Faith Bible schools in Aloha and Hillsboro. Drake and Jennifer have both continue to volunteer at Old Town Church.
Drake is an attorney who represents individual and corporate clients in civil matters. While his office is in Hillsboro, he regularly represents clients in courts throughout Oregon. He previously served on the Planning and Zoning Hearings Board and the Planning Commission for the City of Hillsboro. Drake has recently been appointed as a Pro Temp Judge for the Washington County Circuit Court.
Suzi and her husband Jason live in Forest Grove with their 3 kiddos Ethan (19 - currently a student at OSU), Jacob (10) and Sami (7). She has lived in Oregon for 16 years, where she met Jason and his son Ethan; they have been married for 13 years. Prior to Oregon she lived in Colorado and Texas. She is an engineering manager at Intel and works in the Data Center Group. Suzi was raised in Southern Baptist Churches and was a member of Sunset Presbyterian Church in Beaverton for 10 years. At Sunset, Suzi served as the leader of the MOMs group, was on the pastoral search committee and she and Jason served in the marriage ministry. Since moving to Old Town Forest Grove 5 years ago she has been an active member of the children's ministry, served with the Info Station team and was a trustee while Old Town was a part of Sonrise. She and Jason help lead a small group as well. Suzi enjoys cooking, baking, running, biking and skiing with her family.
Jennifer has been a Christ-follower since 1999 and was baptized in 2000 at Our Place Church in Hillsboro; since then she has been deeply involved in local, national and international church efforts. Her spiritual gifts include: giving, hospitality, administration and helps.
Together, she and her husband Mark, have been involved with Young Adult ministries for 5+ years, with Financial Peace University for 13 years, and with leading topical small groups for 14 years. Jennifer also led the hospitality ministry and served on the Board of Directors at Vineyard of the Rockies.
In addition to serving in their local churches, Mark & Jenn have long been advocates for Compassion International and Cru (Campus Crusade for Christ). They have been married 20 years and both have been working at Intel for ~21 years.
Marcos has lived in Forest Grove for the past 3 years and has attended Old Town Forest Grove for the past 2 years. Marcos is a CPA with 15+ yrs. of accounting and finance experience. He currently works for Nike in Finance. Originally from Corbett, OR, Marcos grew up in the Church of God (Anderson, IN) in a Spanish speaking church ministering to the Hispanic migrant community in East Portland. Marcos has served in various areas of his home church through the years, including leading Youth/Young Adult Worship & Youth Missions trips, Young Adult Sunday School, and baptism. He currently serves as administrator for Baptisms, teaches Starting Point and is a speaker for the Gideon’s International ministry. Marcos has 4 children with his wife, Amanda, who is active in Old Town’s Children’s Ministry.
“It is a great privilege and honor to serve Old Town Church as a Trustee. As a Trustee, I would seek to stewards the Church’s resources according to the principles of God’s Word and as the Holy Spirit leads the Trustees and Pastoral Staff.” – Marcos Scrivner