ELDER Leadership

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ELDER Leadership

Indian River Presbyterian Church (IRPC) is blessed to have volunteer leaders who are truly dedicated to Christ and accomplishing His will. The following are the current ruling elders and members of the Church board of directors.

Bill Timberman

Clerk of Session

Bill joined IRPC in 1995 and subsequently served two terms on the Session. His tenure has included being a Stephen Ministry Leader, Nativity (Marketplace) Scene Director, Chairman of the Christian Education Committee, Sunday School (adult and youth) Teacher, Liturgist, and Communion Server.  He had participated on several mission trips to Mexico and IRPC Community Workdays benefitting the Church’s local ministry partners.  He served as a program staff associate for the PCUSA Presbytery of Tropical Florida for 15 years and as a volunteer for several organizations including St. Lucie County Habitat for Humanity.  

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Bill joined IRPC in 1995 and subsequently served two terms on the Session. His tenure has included being a Stephen Ministry Leader, Nativity (Marketplace) Scene Director, Chairman of the Christian Education Committee, Sunday School (adult and youth) Teacher, Liturgist, and Communion Server.  He had participated on several mission trips to Mexico and IRPC Community Workdays benefitting the Church’s local ministry partners.  He served as a program staff associate for the PCUSA Presbytery of Tropical Florida for 15 years and as a volunteer for several organizations including St. Lucie County Habitat for Humanity.  

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John Agate

Elder Class of 2022

John is married to Diane with whom he has two adult sons. John has been a Covenant Partner since 2016 and has participated in the many IRPC activities. John is a retired PE Assistant Teacher and has previously worked various management marketing and sales positions in the packaging and wine businesses.


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John is married to Diane with whom he has two adult sons. John has been a Covenant Partner since 2016 and has participated in the many IRPC activities. John is a retired PE Assistant Teacher and has previously worked various management marketing and sales positions in the packaging and wine businesses.


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Richard Goebel

Elder Class of 2022

Dick is married to Michelle with whom he has two daughters and 4 grandchildren. He has attended IRPC since 2011 as a winter resident, and most recently joined as a covenant partner. Dick has participated in many IRPC activities. He is a retired veterinarian, but has served as a teaching hospital administrator and educator.


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Dick is married to Michelle with whom he has two daughters and 4 grandchildren. He has attended IRPC since 2011 as a winter resident, and most recently joined as a covenant partner. Dick has participated in many IRPC activities. He is a retired veterinarian, but has served as a teaching hospital administrator and educator.


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Maureen McNulty

Elder Class of 2022

Maureen joined IRPC in 1994. She has been involved in many IRPC activities including serving as a past-Moderator of the Presbyterian Women and is currently part of “Kingdom Life on Wheels”(serving The Lynmoore Assisted Living & Memory Care Center and Lake Forest Park Assisted Living Center). She is single and retired from a 42-year teaching career.

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Maureen joined IRPC in 1994. She has been involved in many IRPC activities including serving as a past-Moderator of the Presbyterian Women and is currently part of “Kingdom Life on Wheels”(serving The Lynmoore Assisted Living & Memory Care Center and Lake Forest Park Assisted Living Center). She is single and retired from a 42-year teaching career.

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Jim Timm

Elder Class of 2022

Jim is married to his wife Patti. He is retired after serving 60 years as a systems engineer in the military and space programs. Jim has been a covenant partner since 2013 and has participated in many IRPC activities.


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Jim is married to his wife Patti. He is retired after serving 60 years as a systems engineer in the military and space programs. Jim has been a covenant partner since 2013 and has participated in many IRPC activities.


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Ken Grieco

Elder Class of 2023

Since joining IRPC in 1994, Ken has served as a member of the Session three times.  He has served as the Chair of the Fellowship Ministry Team, as a member of Mexico Mission Trip, Kairos prison ministry team, men’s groups, Sunday School leader, and youth trip chaperone.  Ken has had an active part in the annual Living Nativity and is currently the drummer for the IRPC Praise Band.  His wife Nancy have four adult children.

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Since joining IRPC in 1994, Ken has served as a member of the Session three times.  He has served as the Chair of the Fellowship Ministry Team, as a member of Mexico Mission Trip, Kairos prison ministry team, men’s groups, Sunday School leader, and youth trip chaperone.  Ken has had an active part in the annual Living Nativity and is currently the drummer for the IRPC Praise Band.  His wife Nancy have four adult children.

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Donna Rivett

Elder Class of 2023

Donna is an long-time coventant partner of IRPC.  She has previous served as a Session elder, and most recently chaired the Pastor Search Team.  She served on the 2004-05 Pastor Nominating Committee and chaired the church’s Discernment Committee.  She has chaired the Worship Ministry Team, been a small group leader, Communion Server, and a member of the Chancel Choir.  She has been recently featured in an ECO podcast about Bridges Out of Poverty.  She is married to her husband Al, and has three adult children and two surviving grandchildren.

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Donna is an long-time coventant partner of IRPC.  She has previous served as a Session elder, and most recently chaired the Pastor Search Team.  She served on the 2004-05 Pastor Nominating Committee and chaired the church’s Discernment Committee.  She has chaired the Worship Ministry Team, been a small group leader, Communion Server, and a member of the Chancel Choir.  She has been recently featured in an ECO podcast about Bridges Out of Poverty.  She is married to her husband Al, and has three adult children and two surviving grandchildren.

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Eric Austin

Elder Class of 2024

Eric and his wife, Nadine became Covenant Partners at IRPC September of 2007.  They have two children, Daniel and Lillian.  Eric is President of Harbor Insurance Agency.  Eric is a past Elder, having served  on the Administrative Committee.  He also helps with the Children’s Ministry, an usher/greeter at the Mosaic service,  participates every year in The Outdoor Living Nativity and is on the Contemporary Communion Ministry Team.

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Eric and his wife, Nadine became Covenant Partners at IRPC September of 2007.  They have two children, Daniel and Lillian.  Eric is President of Harbor Insurance Agency.  Eric is a past Elder, having served  on the Administrative Committee.  He also helps with the Children’s Ministry, an usher/greeter at the Mosaic service,  participates every year in The Outdoor Living Nativity and is on the Contemporary Communion Ministry Team.

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