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REV. DR. CHRIS CARSON

Pastor

Rev. Dr. Chris Carson is the husband of Becky… father to Katelyn, Mac, and Cleigh… a lousy golfer, but a hopeful pickleball player, an avid fisherman and a firm believer that God’s love has more than enough room for all!

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BETSIE GERMANN

Administrative Assistant

Having spent most of her life in Ohio, Betsie moved to Florida to escape the cold and to be near her parents. In addition to her role as Administrative Assistant, Betsie wears many hats; two of her favorites being wife and mother to two boys. In her spare time, she loves to curl up with a good book and a cup of coffee.

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DIANA AMTOWER

Music Director

Diana was born in Florida but spent most of her life in Maryland. She joined Riverside in 2017 but has served as an organist/music director for most of her life, fulfilling a dream that began when she was 5 years old. In her spare time, Diana volunteers with Bully Up Rescue, spends time outside, and enjoys life with her pack of dogs.

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GRIFFIN SINCLAIR

Praise Band (Psalm 66) Music Leader

Griffin Sinclair is the newest (and youngest!) member of the Riverside staff. Griffin is a native Floridian, the second youngest of six brothers, and comes to Riverside with an eclectic faith background. Griffin is an aspiring recording artist whose music can be found at http://linktr.ee/griffinsinclair

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DOUG KASIMIER

Treasurer

Doug is a native Floridian. He is a graduate of FSU, where he played baseball on an FSU team good enough to qualify for the College World Series! Doug joined the RPC staff in 1998, after a 25- year career with Space Coast Credit Union. Doug and his wife, Bev, were married at RPC. They are the parents of 4, the grandparents of 4 more!

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CHUCK TORGLER

Sexton

Chuck is not just a native Floridian, but a native Merritt Islander! He joined the RPC staff in 2015 and takes great pride in his work and the role it allows his to play in furthering the Kingdom. In his spare time, Chuck can be found on the softball field or spending time with the love of his life, LindaLee.

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BOB HOWARD

Audio/Visual Team

Bob, a native Floridian, grew up in Avon Park and has been a member of Riverside Presbyterian since 1972. Bob’s touch is everywhere! He serves on Session, as President of the RPC corporation, and is the sound team leader. Bob has served in multiple branches of the Armed Forces and graduated from UCF as an Electrical Engineer. He served as a NASA design engineer for 30 years, working on the shuttle program. Bob is married to his high school sweetheart, Judy. In his spare time, Bob clogs and serves as president of a local clogging club.

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KAREN WARD

Audio/Visual Team

Karen holds the distinction of being one of the longest-protected persons in the Witness Protection Program. The nature of the program does not allow us to post her picture. Nor does it allow us to post any of her personal information. Trust us; she exists, as verified by the fact that we have audio for each service!