Senior Pastor/Head of Staff

Craig-GoodrichRev. Craig N. Goodrich
Rev. Goodrich comes to us with a wealth of experience and energy.  He holds an undergraduate degree in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a juris doctor degree from Boston College Law School and a masters of divinity from Columbia Theological Seminary. Craig and his wife, Andie, have been married for 39 years and have three grown children and three grandchildren.

 

 

Director of Music Ministries

Brice-GDr. Brice Gerlach
Brice was appointed Director of Music Ministries at First Presbyterian Church in 2001.  A native of La Jolla, California, Brice received his bachelor's and master's degrees in organ performance from the Eastman School of Music and Indiana University respectively. He received his doctorate in choral conducting from Indiana University. In addition to his duties at First Presbyterian Church, Brice is the assistant director and accompanist of the Naples Philharmonic Choruses. He is also Adjunct Faculty at Ave Maria University in Organ Performance and Conducting.   He and his wife, Michele, have a fourteen year old son, Colin, who is the joy of their lives.

Director of Preschool
Ashley-HoukAshley Houk
Ashley hails from North Carolina and graduated from UNC Greensboro with a Bachelor’s degree and from East Carolina University with a Master’s degree in Child Development.  She has worked in the Early Childhood arena since 1995 as a Preschool teacher, program quality specialist, state licensing consultant, program manager and Director.  Ashley and her husband, Scott, live in Estero and have a son, Seth, and a dog, Gyp.  Ashley and her family have been members of the church since 2005 and enjoy boating, fishing and college football!
Office Staff

Steve-BowserSteve Bowser, Church Accountant

Steve Bowser, originally from Morgantown, West Virginia, moved to SW Florida in 2009. In 2013 he and his family moved to  Charlotte, N.C. for two years for his wife’s job and in 2015 they moved back to SW Florida. Steve has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Bible from Central Bible College and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Belmont Abbey College. He and his wife, Billie Jo have been married for 20 years and are licensed foster parents to two small children. In his free time, Steve enjoys golfing, cycling, going to the beach, kayaking, and travelling. Those closest to Steve knows he is a die-hard West Virginia Mountaineer Fan, he studies tax laws for fun, is crazy organized, and loves sports. Steve comes from a big family of 4 siblings and numerous nieces and nephews. 

 

Loida-Garcia

Loida Garcia, Receptionist
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

Nickie-Hannula

 
Nickie Hannula, Administrative Assistant
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Kathleen-Law

Kathleen Law, Communications Coordinator

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sharman-Pfaus

 

Sharman Pfaus, Executive Office Manager

Sharman Pfaus is a native of Michigan, having moved to Naples in 1999.  She has worked in several roles of church life since her high school days from Youth Director, Administrative Assistant, Administrator and now as the Executive Office Manager for First Presbyterian Church Naples.  Sharman holds two nationally recognized certifications in human resources, the first with the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) and the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and has been a member of the HR Collier Chapter of SHRM since 2003.  In her spare time, Sharman enjoys spending time watching sunsets on the beach, playing with her four granddaughters and reading. She is married to Bill and they have 4 grown daughters, all of whom live in the SW Florida area.

 

Liz-Psota
Liz Psota, Preschool Administrative Assistant

 

Facilities Staff

Marc-DonellMarc Donell, Maintenance

 

 

 

 

 

 


Carrie-Jones

Carrie Jones, Custodian

 

 

 

 

 

 


Sandy-Poore

 

Sandy Poore,  Director of Facilities