Staff

Senior Pastor

Dudley Rutherford

Senior Pastor


Dudley Rutherford is the senior pastor of Shepherd Church, a 10,000-member congregation that has been called “the most racially diverse church in Los Angeles.” Pastor Dudley is the author of the newly released book, Compelled: The Irresistible Call to Share Your Faith. His other published works include — Walls Fall Down, God has an App for That, Unleashed: The Church Turning the World Upside Down, Romancing Royalty, and Proverbs in a Haystack.

Dudley is passionate about boldly sharing the truth, hope, and salvation that is found in Jesus Christ with all people. He is the founder of Dream of Destiny.org, a ministry designed to foster ethnic diversity within the Christian Church. He has had the distinction of speaking for several professional sports teams and has been a featured chapel speaker for the World Series.

Dudley earned his bachelor’s degree from Ozark Christian College and his Master’s Degree in Church Growth from Hope International University. He also obtained an honorary Doctorate of Divinity from St. Charles University.

On occasion, Dudley has been known to compromise his preaching voice by cheering for his beloved sports teams: the Oklahoma University Sooners, Los Angeles Lakers, UCLA Bruins, and St. Louis Cardinals. It is in those times he believes in the soothing power of ice cream, golf, road cycling, and Mexican food—not necessarily in that order. Dudley and his beautiful wife, Renee, have three children and reside in Porter Ranch, a suburb of Los Angeles, California.

Senior Pastor's Office

Carla Keefrider

Executive Assistant

Kyle Welch

Pastor & Research

Executive Staff

Tim Winters

Executive Pastor

Administration

Jeremy Hoff

Administrative Pastor

Scott Urata

Assistant to Jeremy Hoff

Jeff Walling

Teaching Pastor

McKenna Winters

Assistant to Leadership Team

Accounting

Sade Aderibigbe

Staff Accountant

Dinah Garcia

Accounts Payable Clerk

Carla Winters

Accounting Clerk

Agua Dulce

Jose Gonzalez

Pastor

Birth - Pre-Kinder Ministries

Jeanne Bateman

Curriculum Coordinator

Jessica Cravens

Volunteer Coordinator

Courtney Edwards

Pre-K Director

Maria Fichera

Nursery/Pre-School Coordinator

Melinda Hill

Volunteer Coordinator

Raven Jamison

Nursery/Pre-School Coordinator

Dawna Kendrick

Assistant

Yvette Lopez

Administrative Assistant/Weekend Lead

Mike Williams

Children's Pastor

Buildings and Grounds

Junel Castillo

Maintenance Lead

Jose Ceja

Maintenance Worker

Nico Cipriano

Maintenance Worker

Roy Corbita

Maintenance Specialist

Saul Espinoza

Maintenance Handyman

Alfonso Garcia

Maintenance Supervisor

Cris Garvida

Maintenance Lead

Luis Hernandez

Maintenance Worker

Ron Neubauer

Maintenance Worker

Gary Norris

Maintenance Director

Martin Rivera

Maintenance Lead

Robert Robledo

Maintenance Worker

Quintin Sanchez

Maintenance Worker

John Serna

Team Facilitator

Katie Striegel

Buildings and Grounds Director

Richard Villeda

Maintenance Worker

Whitney Watkins

Facilities Coordinator

Communications

Andrew Adams

Print Shop Operator

Louie Bookout III

Graphic Designer

Janice Erickson

Receptionist

Lisa McGloiry

Communications Director

Ryan O'Donoghue

Communications Intern

Development

Paula Cracium

Development Director

Jim Dawson

Development Coordinator

Evangelism

Kay Norris

Assistant

Shawn Walden

Outreach Pastor

Financial Ministries

Rick Kasel Jr.

Stewardship Pastor

Global Outreach

Charlotte Kassis

Global Outreach Mobilizer

Linda Kohn

Global Outreach Director

Guest Services

Diana Garcia

Guest Services Coordinator

Darryl Hill

Transportation Coordinator

Josh Kyle

Assistant

Mabel Lopez

Volunteer Coordinator

Mark Sweeney

Guest Services Director

Human Resources

Alberta Nisperos

Human Resources Director

Chloe O'Donoghue

Payroll/Benefits Administrator

Shian Samuel

Assistant

Information Systems

Jeremy Czarnecki

Information Systems Director

Stephen Cracium

Technical Support Specialist

Matt Fichera

I.S. Helpdesk Assistant

Daniel Hazelbaker

Information Systems Developer

Life Groups

Abe Anaya

Life Groups Pastor

Lori Lewis

Assistant

Brian Marston

Life Groups Pastor

Victor Pena

Life Groups Pastor

Media Arts

Christine Bullard

Weekend Media Operator

Kevin Campbell

Content Creator

Christian Cheock

Content Creator

Lee Cua

Media Tech Operator

Shaughnessy Dixson

Volunteer Coordinator (Alternate)

Steve Durham

Media Arts Sound Technician

Thienan Nguyen

Media Integrator

Tim Philben

Broadcast Ministry Producer

Raul Pineda

Media Arts Support Assistant

Kiethan Smith

Media Arts Tech Support Assistant

Calvin Smith

LUJ Broadcast Ministry Advancement Coordinator

Melody Sweeney

Media Arts Administrator

Curtis Taylor

Media Arts Director's Assistant

Kristina Urbano

Project Coordinator

Stephanie Wiseman

Media Director

Miracle in the Making

Margo Ugalde

Stewardship Coordinator

Pastoral Care

Charlene Aust

Assistant

Jane Kasel

Prayer Director

Rick Robledo

Community Care Pastor

Fred Sadaba

Hospital Visitation Pastor

Pillars Cafe

Lyan Amaro

Barista/Sales Associate

Luke Araneta

Dishwasher/Line Cook

Jason Bock

Dishwasher

Ana Delgado

Assistant Chef

Rhonda Durham

Barista/Sales Associate

Helen Garcia

Barista/Sales Associate

Sydney Graf

Barista/Sales Associate

Farra Harless

Cafe/Bookstore Manager

Mario Ledesma

Executive Chef

Isaiah Lopez

Barista/Sales Associate

Robin Neiman

Line/Prep Cook

Cayla Nisperos

Barista/Sales Associate

Jaybe Owens

Barista/Sales Associate

Carl Ramos

Line Cook

Ray Rivera IV

Dishwasher

Kaitlen Somosa

Barista/Sales Associate

Sarah Villagra

Barista/Sales Associate

Roxanne Wilson

Line/Prep Cook

Shepherd Children's Ministry

Anthony Digenova

Children's Director

Jazmine Mejia

Assistant

Jeannie Musnicky

Volunteer Coordinator

Lu Williams

Family Theatre Director

Mike Williams

Children's Pastor

Candice Yoon

Administrative Assistant

Shepherd Young Adults

Brianne Bookout

Creative Director

Adrianna Cervantes

Programming Coordinator

Jeff Cravens

Worship Pastor

Dusty Frizzell

Youth/Young Adults Pastor

Shaina McNeely

Administrative Assistant

Mike Woodward

Media Coordinator

Shepherd Youth Staff

Brianne Bookout

Creative Director

Adrianna Cervantes

Programming Coordinator

Jeff Cravens

Worship Pastor

Dusty Frizzell

Youth/Young Adults Pastor

Shaina McNeely

Administrative Assistant

Sean O'Donoghue

Youth Pastor

Rachel Taylor

Shepherd Youth Coordinator

Mike Woodward

Media Coordinator

Special Events Team

Grace Ancheta

Special Events Coordinator

Paula Cracium

Development Director

Mario Hall

Special Events Assistant Coordinator

Ursula Medrano

Special Events Assisant Coordinator

Sports

Ann Boettcher

Sports Assistant

Josh Merrill

Sports Pastor

Josue Navarro

Sports Coordinator

Vintage Ministries

Renee Rutherford

Vintage Ministry Director

West Valley

Brandon Aram

Worship Leader

Fred Blattner

Pastoral Care/Vintage Ministries

Alex Hollander IV

Associate Minister

Leyla Hoyle-Guerrero

Worship Leader

Chester Nisperos

Campus Pastor

Angelo Perez

Assistant

Emily Shirk

Ministry Intern

Nathan Son

Facilities Assistant

Josh Vergara

Media Assistant

Kim Wynott

Children's Director

Westside

Lya Botello

Campus Administrator

Daniel Cracium

Ministry Pastor

Kayla Francis

Campus Director

Nikko Lowe

Worship Leader

B.K. Waller

Community Care Pastor

Worship Arts

Maxi Anderson

Susana Colon

Assistant

Christine Miller

Worship Leader

Michael North

Worship Leader

Susanne Walden

Worship/Productions Director