Dr. Jack TrieberPastor of NVBC | Chancellor of GSBC
Pastor Trieber has been the pastor at North Valley since March 1, 1976. He took over the fledgling church with twenty-two people in the first Sunday evening service. God has blessed this church each year with substantial spiritual and numerical growth. In 1977, the North Valley Baptist Schools were established; and in 1996, Golden State Baptist College was founded to train men and women for full-time ministry. Under his leadership, hundreds of pastors, evangelists, missionaries, and Christian servants have been called and sent forth into the Gospel ministry. Pastor Trieber is featured daily on KNVBC Revival Radio.
Eric TharpAssociate Pastor
Dr. Eric Tharp has been in the ministry since 1986. Having planted a church and pastored two others, he has enjoyed the good blessings of the Lord for over thirty years. He has also traveled across America singing as one of the “Tharp Brothers” and has taught at Golden State BaptistCollege since 2005. The Lord brought Dr. Tharp to come alongside Pastor Trieber this year as co-laborer at North Valley Baptist Church.
Cindie TrieberPastor's Wife
Born into a pastor's home in Rockford, Illinois, Cindie (Swanson) Trieber has been in or around the Gospel ministry her entire life. She was married to Jack Trieber in 1972. Over more than 40 years of ministry, Mrs. Trieber has served in almost every capacity imaginable. Currently, the Triebers have three children and twelve grandchildren.
Tom ApusenFilipino Pastor | Missions Director
Brother Apusen was saved under the preaching of Dr. Curtis Hutson during our first Pastors' & Workers' Conference in 1986. He graduated from Bible college and joined our staff in 1993. He has faithfully served as the Filipino Pastor, seeing spiritual and numerical growth each year in his ministries. He also leads our transportation departments.
Luke FloodBus Director
Luke Flood is a true product of North Valley Baptist Church. Having grown up in a wonderful Christian family, he had the privilege of attending North Valley Baptist Schools from kindergarten through twelfth grade. After graduation, he attended Golden State Baptist College where he earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees. He currently serves on staff as the bus director and is responsible for seeing hundreds of people in church on a weekly basis.
Crissi HussinDirector of Children's Ministries
Crissi and her family were reached for Christ through the ministry of the North Valley Baptist Church while she was an elementary student. She joined the church staff in 2003 and is a very capable, diligent worker with a servant's heart. She works with Sunday school administration, church statistics, and the finance department.
Alvin MartinezAssistant Pastor
Bro. Martinez came to the United States in 1996 to attend Golden State Baptist College. He joined our staff in the maintenance department that year. In 2006, he joined the pastoral staff and started the Lifeline Bible Class, which now averages over 180 in attendance every week. He also teaches an Evening School of the Bible. He and his wife, Theresa, have one daughter, Brooke.
Mike MoyerMedia Director
Brother Moyer finished his undergraduate degree at Golden State Baptist College in 2000. After earning his master's degree in 2001, he joined our staff in the graphic design department. He now heads this entire ministry, which has grown to include all ministry websites, live streaming, Revival Time radio broadcast, KNVBC Radio, and much more.
Andrew ReimersNV Publications Director
Having grown up in a wonderful Christian home, Brother Reimers was saved at an early age. After high school, he moved from Meriden, Connecticut, to attend Golden State Baptist College in 2009. Following graduation, he married his wife Joy and joined the church staff as Director of North Valley Publications.
David RussYouth Pastor
David Russ came to California to attend Golden State Baptist College in 2011. Following graduation in 2015, he was married to Mrs. Jennifer (Strouf) Russ. Bro. Russ serves as the full-time youth pastor and preaches weekly to teenagers. He is also involved in public school Bible clubs. Bro. Russ also hosts a weekly radio program on KNVBC - Revival Radio which broadcasts conservative Christian music and programming.
Fred SlyeBusiness Manager
As a single military man, Brother Slye began attending NVBC. Not long after, he was married, and in 1985 he came on staff as the maintenance director for the church. His responsibilities have varied through the years. For the past many years, he has served as the business manager, overseeing the finances for this entire ministry.
Brent StroufMembership Pastor
Brent Strouf moved from Wisconsin to enroll in Golden State Baptist College in 1998. Following graduation, he started the Victory Baptist Church in Union City, California. In 2012, God led he and his wife, Rachel and their daughters to join the pastoral staff as Membership Pastor. He is also the NVBC Sunday School Director.