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Conference Staff

REV. DR. FELIX C. VILLANUEVA, MCC

CONFERENCE MINISTER

Felix has been Conference Minister since 2010. He is a Master Certified Executive Coach (MCC) with the International Coach Federation.

Rev. Villanueva is currently on Administrative Leave. 

Please contact Rev. Libby Tigner or the SCNC Conference as needed.

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REV. RUDOLPH (RUDY) VAN GRAAN

ASSOCIATE CONFERENCE MINISTER

Rudy has been Associate Conference Minister since 2015. He is a a Coach-in-Training with the International Coach Federation. Rudy's portfolio includes: staff for Southern Association, Youth & Young Adult Ministries Conference representative, and Clergy Boundary Training coordinator.

Email: vangraan@scncucc.org

Office: (626) 798-8082, ext. 703

VIRGINIA ARROYO

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Virginia has been with the Conference for over 33 years. Virginia's portfolio also includes Search and Call administrative duties. She is the primary presence in our physical office, making Virginia one of the most recognizable faces in our Conference. 

Email: arroyo@scncucc.org

Office: (626) 798-8082, ext. 700

STELLA PEREZ

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION CLERK

Stella has been with the Conference since 2011. She supports the work of the Conference by helping with "Connecting Voices," is Registrar for the SCNC Leadership Academy, and sends out regular e-correspondence. Stella also helps with digital archiving, and financial record keeping. 

Email: perez@scncucc.org

Office: (626) 798-8082, ext. 704

REV. ALFREDO (AL) LOPEZ

LEAD PASTOR, URBANMISSION, POMONA, CA

Al is a a Coach-in-Training with the International Coach Federation. UrbanMission is a new church start project of the Conference. Al also provides leadership to UrbanMission Community Partners, a nonprofit focused on restorative justice, food justice, and community transformation. 

Email: al@umpomona.org.org

Office: (909) 764-8054

Staff Consultants

REV. LEE YATES

COMMUNICATION CONSULTANT

Lee manages our website and currates digital content for the Conference while also developing new communication networks among congregations and providing training events to support their ministry. Lee also serves as pastor of Covina Community Church, and Managing Editor of InsideOut Camp Curriculum. Lee runs Faith Shaping, his own consulting service focused on faith formation.

Email: yates@scncucc.org

Office: (502) 604-0611

KEITH CLARK-HOYOS

FINANCIAL CONSULTANT

Keith has played many roles for the Conference and currently serves by helping us navigate our finances. Keith also runs the Church Training Center, his own consulting service focused on church administration and finance. 

Email: keith@churchtrainingcenter.com

Office: (626) 657-0146

Address and Phone

(626) 798-8082

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 1254
Claremont, CA 91711

Physical Address:

233 Harrison Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711

 

General Inquiries

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REV. Kris Bergstrom

ASSOCIATE CONFERENCE MINISTER

Kris was called to ministry after a 35-year career in education, mediation, and consulting for non-profit boards. She served as a pastor and chaplain prior to her retirement in 2018.  Kris has also been a SCNCUCC board member.  Her responsibilities now include chairing the Conference Ethics Team, as well as serving and supporting the churches in the Northern and Central Associations. 

Email: bergstrom@scncucc.org

Office: (805)901-8308

MARY TRAYLOR

YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY

Mary Traylor started as a  volunteer with youth and young adult ministries of the conference five years  ago and has supported the programming at Pilgrim Pines Camp for decades.  She will now be providing leadership  for Youth Roundtable and Young Adult Kouncil, 

Email: traylor@scncucc.org

Office: (310) 916-8866

Libby has rejoined the Conference staff on a part time basis. She has served as Associate Conference Minister and as a local pastor. Libby brings a pastor's heart and a mind for organization to this ministry. She will be serving as the staff representative for the Eastern Association.

Email: libbytigner@scncucc.org

Office: (626) 798-8082, ext. 705

REV. LIBBY TIGNER

ACTING CONFERENCE MINISTER

(626) 798-8082

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 1254
Claremont, CA 91711

Physical Address:

233 Harrison Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711