Staff Members

Our church staff is committed to serving Jesus and his people. We seek to build relationships and grow our church as we help those find their place and discover their identity in the kingdom of God by means of his wonderful grace. Please feel free to contact them at any time if you have any questions.

Todd Cleek


Lead Elder

Todd grew up on a nut and orange orchard in the small town of Orland, CA.  He graduated from Santa Clara University with a degree in business.  After several years of working in Silicon Valley, Todd and his wife Tammy spent three life changing ...

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Bryan Hehr


Community Life Director


Bryan grew up in Colorado Springs, in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains. After studying finance at the University of Colorado, he worked at churches and non-profits, helping organizations and individuals steward their finances well. During this ...

Jon Oates


Worship Leader/Service Coordinator

Jon Oates grew up in Sierra Grace and has served as part-time worship leader/service coordinator for over 12 years. As a day job, he is the full-time music, drama and technology teacher at Weimar Hills Charter School. Jon received his music ...


Erik Buchterkirchen


High School Youth Director

Erik Buchterkirchen grew up in Santa Clara, CA. He attended Biola Univeristy and graduated with a B.A. in Biblical Studies and Theology. He is currently pursuing his Masters in Divinity at Western Seminary. Throughout college, Erik served in ...

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Betsy Duncan


Children's Director

Betsy Duncan grew up in Nevada City, CA. She attended Point Loma Nazarene University and graduated with a B.A. in Liberal Studies and earned Multiple Subject and Single Subject (English) teaching credentials. She taught for eight years before ...


Vicki Jensen


Office Administrator

Vicki has been a member of Sierra Grace and serving as the secretary since June of 1997. While at Sierra Grace, she has been involved in women’s ministry and missions. She has two grown children, Jill and Matt, and nine grandchildren. In her free ...


Jan Keller and Robin Caminiti


RCCrew Directors

Jan and her husband, Denny, transplanted themselves from southern California to Auburn forty years ago and raised their three daughters, April, Robin and Brooke.  Jan taught elementary school students for twenty-five years, mostly fifth graders at ...

Ruth and Steve Gallo


Jr High Directors

Steve Gallo dedicated his life to serving and following Jesus when he was a very young boy but after some drifting years, rededicated his life to God when he was 16. Since then he has been plugged into groups such as Young Life, serving as a Sunday ...