About our Elder Board

The governing body of Big Valley Grace Community Church is our Elder Board. Our Elders are responsible for the oversight and direction of all matters of church life and practice.

Elders are invited to serve a three-year term of service and may serve up to two consecutive terms before rotating off. Candidates are recommended by the Elder Board and affirmed by the members of Big Valley Grace according to the biblical qualifications and descriptions in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9The Senior Pastor of the church will continue to serve as a voting elder.

For a complete description of the role and responsibility of Elders, please refer to Article VI of our Constitution & By-Laws. 

2020 Elder Board Members

Ryan Barr

Doug Beachler

Joel Boone

Mike Coats

Gary Ericksen

Mark Kleiderlein

Steve Landes

John McElvey

Nathan Sink

Rick Countryman

Tom Westfall


If you would like to reach out directly to our Elder Board, please contact them via email.