• David Lawson - Lead pastor/elder

    Dave has been married to Kim for 30 years and they have 3 children and one grand child. After a background in architecture, Dave was a youth pastor for 5 years before becoming a lead pastor for the past 28 years.  He considers the 80’s to be the pinnacle of human development, especially in the fields of fashion and music, and loves sport, spending time with his family, and singing loudly to power ballads.  Dave is passionate about making Biblical truth accessible, and developing leaders to fulfill the mission of the church.

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  • Noah fultz - youth pastor

    Noah Fultz married Ashley in 2019 and they have a beautiful daughter, Evelyn. Before joining Eastpark, Noah served in kids ministry for four years, and now serves the youth and young adults in the Vancouver area. In his free time, Noah enjoys going on walks with his wife and daughter, playing soccer (sports in general), drumming, and writing. If he had to pick a favorite band, it would be Citizens, but if he had to pick a favorite genre of music, it would be instrumental of any kind (classical, ambient, epic core, etc.). Noah’s passionate about seeing people living with Jesus and sharing His life with their whole being.

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    Courtney loves to spend time outside, soaking in the fresh air of the Pacific Northwest by hiking, camping or just relaxing in a hammock.  She and her husband Carl are lovers of board games and video games where they get to socialize and spend time with family or friends.  They got married in 2017 after 4 years of long distance and now have a two-year-old daughter, Danielle, whose energy level is a challenge to keep up with!  Courtney’s been involved in ministry as a youth leader for most of her life and is passionate about sharing Jesus with children and working with leaders to empower kids to take control of their own faith.

  • Bobby Johnson - elder

    Bobby and Leah married in the Spring of 2008 and have 4 children.  Over the years Bobby’s led men’s ministry, mentorships, bible study groups and a Life Group.  As a businessman he leads with the biblical values of his faith.  Bobby’s into farming, scouting, hunting, travel and fitness.  A child of the 70’s he enjoys a great rock ballad, a good steak and IPA, gathering with friends and helping the community. 

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  • Vince HArmsen - ELDER

    After 39 years of marriage Vince and Brenda have two sons, a daughter in law and three amazing granddaughters.  This is Vince’s second rodeo—he served as an elder from ’04-’11 and since then has been involved in Life Groups, men’s groups, and in Children’s Ministry with Brenda.  Vince enjoys golf and racquetball, and playing cards with friends.  He loves good music from the 60’s and 70’s and road trips with Brenda.

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  • Nick Layton - Music Director

    Nick, a rocker at heart, has two siblings, an older sister who was given up for adoption when his mother was very young, and a younger brother.  Through God’s grace, Nick’s sister reconnected with the family in the late 1990’s and has grown very close with Nick.  Nick did a great job growing up, showing his brother what not to do.  Nick is a talented musician who plays, writes and records music.  Nick also manages several bands in his “free” time.  Nick loves all the great rock bands of the 70’s and 80’s and loves to see how God uses song, melody and lyrics to move people closer to Him.

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  • toni bagnall - community outreach

    Toni has been married to Mark for 32 years and has four grown children and two grandchildren. They led a children’s ministry and VBS in a Portland church for years before coming to East Park. Toni works at Cascade Middle School and loves to paint, watch football and hang out with friends and family. Being an 80’s girl she loves 80’s music with a bit of country thrown in. She loves water and is happiest when she’s near water, so her dream is to have a cabin on a lake somewhere.

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  • Jason blanchard - Elder

    Jason grew up in Newark, CA, as the youngest child, in a busy family of four.  At Simpson College he met the love of his life, Melissa, on his first day on campus.  Two weeks after graduation they were married.  After about 6 years in San Jose, CA, they moved to Vancouver, WA,  where they still live with three children.  Jason owns a financial planning business with his brother.  He’s passionate about serving his community, volunteering at the Evergreen School District Foundation, coaching youth basketball, and serving at East Park.

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  • jeronimo cruz - elder

    Jeronimo was born in Guatemala, where he graduated from a junior military academy.  He graduated from Oregon State University and after college started working for Kiewit Construction, the company he still works for.  He and Rebecca married in 2000.  They have two teenage daughters, two small boys, and two kittens, and they joined East Park in 2015.  He loves spending time with his family, the outdoors, beekeeping, exercising, audiobooks, working on his project car, and mentoring young people. 

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  • Brian herboth- ELDER

    Brian's been married to Dana since 2002 and have three teenage daughters.  Brian's a general contractor and enjoys helping those in need.  He loves camping with his family and quiet evenings with his wife and girls.  Brian's into soccer but likes watching his girls play it too, and spends his free time playing games and listening to pod casts on faith, science, and history.

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  • Kim Lawson - Weekend gatherings


    Kim's married to Dave, and together have three adult children and a new grandson.  She serves on the Teaching and Leadership Teams, District assessment teams, and is passionate about mentoring others to heal and grow in their calling.  Kim enjoys being in nature, traveling, painting, and is a self-confessed coffee snob with a firm belief that New Zealand does the best flat whites in the world, and that peanut butter and chocolate should never go together! 

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  • Raelyn brock - administrator

    Raelyn and Peyton recently married in 2021 after dating for 6 years!  Raelyn loves meeting new people, learning new skills, spending time with God, traveling, making spontaneous decisions, and playing sport—CrossFit is her latest way to be active.  Raelyn enjoys listening to music that provokes happy emotions, and to podcasts she can learn from, and she’s a foodie who will try anything but has a special love for dill pickles and caesar salad.

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  • Neil Salstrom - elder

    Neil was born in Redmond, Washington and moved to Vancouver in 1997.  He graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Materials Science Engineering.  Neil's been part of the Eastpark family since it began in 1997 and it's where he met his wife Beth.  He has two sons named David and Alex, and two dogs named Dutch and Kaldi.  Neil has served previously as an Elder, from 2015–2021.  When not traveling for work, Neil can be found drinking coffee, playing board games with family and friends, or outside in our amazing Pacific Northwest.

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