Our Staff

Main Campus Staff

Pastor Rod & Cindy Loy

Lead Pastor
Pastor Rod and Cindy have been in full-time pastoral ministry for over 30 years. They have been at First NLR since 1991 and have been Lead Pastors since 2001. Cindy is our Early Childhood Director.  Pastor Rod is the author of 3 Questions, Immediate Obedience, After the Honeymoon, and Help! I’m In Charge.


Reta Russell

Executive Team Leader | Pictured: Reta & Glenn

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Pastor Brian Dollar

Associate Pastor | Pictured: Brian, Cherith, Ashton, & Jordan

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Pastor Tim Hill

Kids Ministry Pastor, Events Coordinator | Pictured: Tim & Morgan

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Pastor Randy Jumper

Young Adults Ministry Pastor, Missions Pastor | Pictured: Randy, Heidi, Morganne, & Bethany

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Pastor Parker Loy

Online Campus Pastor, Student Ministry Pastor | Pictured: Parker & Meredith

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Pastor Tyler Loy

Kids Ministry Pastor, Pastoral Care Pastor | Pictured: Tyler, Emilie, Evie, & Maverick

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Pastor Layne Mason

Recovery Pastor | Pictured: Layne & Marsha

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Pastor Dave Richards

Latino Ministry Pastor | Pictured: Dave & Cheryl

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Pastor Brad Russell

Worship & Music Ministry Pastor | Pictured: Brad, Sonya, & Madison

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Pastor Gary Tomlinson

Student Ministry Pastor, Deaf Ministry Pastor | Pictured: Gary, Chelsey, Elliott, & Sarah

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April Bardin

Database Manager | Pictured: April

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Kathy Brockinton

Human Resources Director | Pictured: Kathy & Leon

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Larry Daniel

Network Administrator | Pictured: Larry & Tina

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Kane Dorsey

Care & Connections Director | Pictured: Kane, Kristy, Weston, & Garrett

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Sharon Hall

Volunteer Central Director | Pictured: Sharon, Donnivane, Hannah, Nick, Elizabeth, & Lamaria

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Shirley Maynard

Mature Adults Ministry Director | Pictured: Shirley & David

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Joey Piwetz

Facilities Director | Pictured: Joey, Lauren, Tripp, & Parker

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Danielle Smith

Bookeeping Assistant, Production Assistant | Pictured: Danielle & Kelsey

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Aaron & Miranda Stone

Visual Media Director (Aaron), Chief Financial Officer (Miranda) | Pictured: Aaron, Miranda, Kinsley, & Ryann

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Becca Winslow

Executive Assistant to Pastor Rod | Pictured: Becca, Mike, Laila, & Nate

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