Church Elders

  • Larry Birch

    Larry Birch

    Elder


    My wife, Donna, and I have been members of Calvary Bible Church since 1987. She came to Christ as a child and I as an adult. We have two married children and eight grandchildren. In the past I served on the FVCA School Board and also taught upper elementary boys in Kingdom Zone. Currently, I am involved in mentoring younger men in the church and ...

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  • Virgil Dudgeon

    Virgil Dudgeon

    Elder


    I grew up in a Christian home and accepted Christ as a young child. My faith grew and became stronger as I went through college and entered the corporate world. I retired 3 years ago. We have been active in Gideon’s Int'l for approx 30 years and have enjoyed that ministry as well as our involvement in the church. I have had the privilege of ...

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  • Mike Edge

    Mike Edge

    Elder


    I have been attending CBC since 1974 and have been an elder 12 years. My ministries are "Faith in Action", AWANA & Babyland. FIA is a service ministry helping churches, missions & Christian camps in the states and around the world. I am part of AWANA at CBC as a leader in SPARKS for children from K-2nd. In Babyland my wife Kris & I ...

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  • Norman Fox

    Norman Fox

    Elder


    I became a Christian as a child and grew in Christ significantly in youth group and in Navigators. Karen and I moved to Appleton in 1989 and we have been involved at Calvary for that long. Karen and I enjoy hosting the Married Life ECC and in teaching in ECC's. I help lead the CBC Marriage Mentoring ministry to strengthen marriages through ...

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  • Charlie Hansen

    Charlie Hansen

    Elder


    My wife, Betsy, and I are Neenah natives, but have spent many years in various states as I was transferred in operations with Kimberly Clark. When I was 34 years old God drew me into a personal relationship with my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. In 1976, we returned to Neenah and began growing in the Lord at CBC. I have three sons: Ethan, Ted, and ...

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  • Ted Hansen

    Ted Hansen

    Elder


    As an elder at Calvary Bible Church, Ted is passionate about maintaining clear teaching and preaching of the Bible in all things, and ensuring that CBC maintains a friendly, welcoming environment for visitors and new members. This passion led Ted to serve in a variety of ministries including teaching kids in KZ Street, serving as a host and ...

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  • Bob Kuhlow

    Bob Kuhlow

    Elder


    My father was instrumental in leading me to a saving knowledge of the Lord at age 6. My wife Doreen and I have 3 grown children and 6 grand children. I have been involved in AWANA, Governing Elders, Men's Ministry, Faith in Action and Doreen and I currently teach a small group of people in their 20's.

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  • Glen Lashbrook

    Glen Lashbrook

    Elder


    I have been a member of Calvary Bible Church since 1993 after my wife Janet and I moved to here from Texas. I have been an Elder since May 2012. We have two children who are both married and three grandchildren. My main ministry area is serving on the Men’s Ministry team and teaching at God Built. I also assist with the Welcome Home class and ...

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  • Tom Meyer

    Tom Meyer

    Elder


    I became a Christian at a young age at a camp. I have been attending Calvary for many years. My wife, Tracy and I worked in several children's ministries when our children were younger. At this time, I am leading a men's group, a Life group, and I help with various SWAT and Elder ministries. Tracy is a SWAT leader and leads music in Kingdom Zone. ...

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  • Dennis Prothero

    Dennis Prothero

    Elder


    I have been a member of Calvary Bible Church since 2006 when Brenda and I moved from Minnesota. I have been an Elder since 2008. We have been blessed with three beautiful daughters and their wonderful spouses. My main ministry areas are facilitating the Boomer ECC class, teaching in ECC classes, missions and prayer. I also enjoy meeting and ...

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  • Scott Ribble

    Scott Ribble

    Elder


    I have attended Calvary Bible Church for most of my life. I've been an elder since 2004. My wife, Erin, and I have been married since 1997 and have 4 children. I have served in a variety of areas in the church. Currently, Erin and I teach the 5th grade boys during the first hour on Sundays, and I serve as an supervisor of our marriage mentoring ...

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  • Brian Smith

    Brian Smith

    Elder


    I accepted Jesus as my personal savior at the age of nine, led to that point by the influences of my parents and a third grade Sunday School teacher. My wife Shelly and I were married in 1989, have 2 daughters in college and 1 daughter still in high school. We began attending Calvary Bible in 1993 after moving to the area, knowing we needed to ...

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  • Dave Soerens

    Dave Soerens

    Elder


    I have been a member of Calvary Bible Church since 1984 and have been an Elder since 2004. We have four children, all now married and we have five grandchildren. My main ministry area (with Jane) is in facilitating the Married with Kids ECC. I am also involved in Small Group training. I enjoy meeting one-on-one with men to encourage them in their ...

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  • Jim Spranger

    Jim Spranger

    Elder


    I started attending Calvary Bible Church in 1988, shortly after moving to Neenah from the Milwaukee area. Linda and I have three young adult children: Matthew, Amy, and Timothy. I have served in a variety of ministries over the years and began serving in a church leadership role in 1999. I am currently serving as an elder. My wife and I are mentor ...

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  • Frank Vincent

    Frank Vincent

    Elder


    I heard about my need for the Lord Jesus while attending Sunday school as a child. In 1975, Betty and I began attending Calvary Bible Church and continue to do so. I acquired a desire to study the Bible and that desire continues. I have taught ECC and serve as a elder. Betty and I have a grown daughter.

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  • Rod Voland

    Rod Voland

    Elder


    I asked Jesus Christ to be my Lord and Savior in 1997 after studying the Gospel of John. My wife Stephanie and I have been members of Calvary Bible Church since 2001. We have 3 young adult children. We currently serve as the hosts of the young adult Sunday school class. Our desire is to see the young adults grow in their relationship with Christ ...

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  • Dave Zerrien

    Dave Zerrien

    Elder


    I came to trust Jesus as my Savior during Daily Vacation Bible School at the Lutheran Church my family attended when I was five years old. My wife Betty and I have attended Calvary Bible Church since 1996 when we moved to the Fox Valley from Minnesota. Since moving here I have served as an usher, a Sunday School teacher in Kingdom Zone, Middle ...

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  • Rob Strauss

    Rob Strauss

    Elder


    In 1979, Calvary was instrumental in developing me to be a disciple and follower of Christ. I married my wife Sue in 1982 and we have 4 adult children and 2 grand-daughters. I was part of the CBC pastoral staff from 1988 to 2004, serving as Youth Pastor and Associate Pastor. My current focus of ministry is teaching in adult fellowships, marriage ...

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  • Steven Nichols

    Steven Nichols

    Elder


    Steven Nichols and his wife Laura have been attending Calvary since May of 2009, when they moved from the Milwaukee area up to the Fox Valley. Steven is the youngest son of Scott and Nancy Nichols, who were supported by Calvary as missionaries to Papua New Guinea in the 80s and 90s. Steven and Laura met at New Tribes Bible Institute where they ...

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  • Doug Driscoll

    Doug Driscoll

    Elder


    Doug Driscoll and family have been attending CBC for the last 14 years. He has been happily married for 29 years to Linda Driscoll, and has 3 daughters, Natalie (25), Anne-Marie (21) and Emily (17) (2 youngest living at home). His involvement has been attending the Parents with Teens LifeStage class for many years. He & Linda have been ...

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