Leadership Staff

Mel Svendsen

Pastor Mel loves serving as a pastor. He felt God calling him into ministry as a young man and is passionate about communicating the truth of God’s Word, whether it’s at church on Sunday morning or with someone he meets at the corner market.

Gregg Mangus

Gregg Mangus comes to Riverview Church staff after more than 30 years of serving in the Navy and retiring as a Lieutenant Commander with his focus on Naval Command and Control operations.  Gregg has been attending Riverview for nearly 7 years and has served in numerous capacities as a volunteer.  In his staff role, Gregg…

Joe Russell

Joe has been at Riverview since May 2008 and says the thing he loves most about his job is being able to work with students (and at times being able to act like one).

Kim Russell

Responsible for overseeing and developing all aspects of our children’s ministry.