At Highlands Church, leadership is structured as shared, collaborative, and non-hierarchical. Like jazz musicians, the leadership teams take turns leading, following, and listening to each other and to God.


Aaron P. Bailey

Communications Director

Cindy Wells

Director of Community Connections

Erin Klein

Youth Director

Jamie Wolf

Music Director

Jenny Morgan


Jeana Pynes

Pastor of Families & Community Engagement

Jolene Funkhouser

Children’s Soul Care Coordinator

Lindsay Chezik

Sunday Coordinator

Mark Tidd

[Founding] Co-pastor

Melissa Toner


Mia Clements

Director of Operations

Rachael McClair


Leadership Council

Chris Hegland

Christina Gradillas

David Smith

Eugene Howard

Matthew Futch

Randi Johnson-Hufford

Renee Neswadi

Sherry Cowart

Tami Selby

Zulma Raffo

Rachael McClair

Co-pastor Representative