Our Staff

Countryside is blessed with a talented and dedicated staff of professionals committed to our mission and our members. Below is a directory including phone and e-mail contact information.

Ministers Phone | 402.391.0350
Dr. Eric Elnes, Ph.D.
Senior Minister
Ext. 113 E-mail
Rev. Chris Alexander
Associate Pastor
Ext. 130 E-mail
Executive Administrative Assistant
Robyn Hubbard Ext. 103 E-mail
Spiritual Director
Rita Otis Ext. 129 E-mail
Pastoral Care Coordinator
Jan Brown Ext. 117 E-mail
Business Office
Dan Loven-Crum
Director of Administration and Communication
Ext. 102 E-mail
Shari Garder
Financial Secretary
Ext. 123 E-mail
Kris Hill
Office Administrator
Ext. 100 E-mail
Steve Gomez
Office Administrator
Ext. 101 E-mail
Susan Gass
Assistant Administrator
Bonnie Buckland
Church Clerk
Debbie Vihstadt
Communications Assistant
 Ext 125 E-mail
Benjamin Semisch
Open AV Tech E-mail
Brian Palmer
Building/Property Coordinator and Security
Music Ministry
Amy Luckenbill
Director of Music and Arts Ministries
Ext. 115 E-mail
Alex Ritter
Youth and Children’s Ministry
Will Howell
Director of Youth Ministries
(COYO/Senior High Youth)
Ext. 111 E-mail
Rebecca Morello
Director of Children’s Education
Ext. 109 E-mail
Nursery Worker
Christian Education
Courtney Holiday
Center for Faith Studies Administrative Assistant
Ext. 119 E-mail
Life Ministries
Mary Beth Link
Director of Life Ministries
Ext. 112 E-mail
Kindernook Preschool
Stacey Carnazzo
Director of Kindernook
Ext. 114 E-mail