Church Staff


Westminster Church Staff


Wes Nordman
Pastor, Head of Staff

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Rev. Wes Nordman joined Westminster Presbyterian as Pastor and Head of Staff in January, 2012. He most recently served Woodland Park Presbyterian in Seattle, Washington as Senior Pastor. Prior, Wes served in churches in California and Utah. Wes graduated with his Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary and was ordained in the PC(USA) in 1993.

(916) 442-8939 Ext. 306

Mark Hargreaves
Youth Leader

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Mark is well-versed in the youth ministry of Westminster! As a church member for more than 25 years his own three children have gone through Westminster’s youth programs, and he has been extensively involved with their activities.

“I enjoy working with youth and teaching them about God’s wonders and life lessons,” he says. In addition to planning outings and events for Westminster’s middle and high school members he will also lead Sunday classes for them.

(916) 442-8939 Ext. 316

Brad Slocum
Organist / Music at Noon Program Director

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Brad Slocum is a native Californian, a Magna Cum Laude music graduate of San Francisco State University, and a published choral arranger. He relocated to Sacramento in 2002 after retiring from the De Anza College Music Department in Cupertino, California, where he was Staff Accompanist, Director of the De Anza Chorale, and Voice Coach and Instructor for 17 years.

(916) 442-8939 Ext. 315

Lee Hoffman
Director of Choirs

(916) 442-8939 ext. 308

Chris Borton
Praise Band Leader

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Chris became a part of the Westminster staff in August of 2017. “I feel I’m being led to this church,” said Chris, who has been playing in bands for a “lifetime.” As a pianist, cellist, and vocalist, her many skills will enhance the already thriving group at the 9 a.m. service. For a long time she had been praying about a way to incorporate her love of music with her faith, and when she heard about the Praise Band position she immediately applied.


Rebecca Venegas
Finance / Office and Facilities Administrator

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Rebecca is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of our beautiful historic building, coordinating contractors, volunteers and all kinds of needed experts. In her spare time (ha!) she also handles monetary pledges, payments, monthly parking spaces and any other items that need attention. 

(916) 442-8939 Ext. 304

Samantha Jones
Administrative Assistant/Events Coordinator

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Samantha handles room rentals & weddings, as well as the weekly bulletin, parking, and whatever else comes flying her way in the course of a typical weekday. 

If you need to talk to Samantha, she’s in the office Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 

(916) 442-8939 Ext. 301

Ed Vlaanderen
Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

Ed has been a member of WPC, along with his husband, Todd, and their son, Gabriel, since 2012. He was a Project Manager/Computer Programmer for 25 years with EDS and Hewlett Packard. He retired in 2013 and concentrated on hobbies and guiding Gabriel through graduation. Ed’s in the office Tuesday – Friday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Ed is the publisher of the monthly Westminster newsletter and maintains the website and Facebook page. E-mail him at

(916) 442-8930 Ext. 301

Clint Warner
Audio/Visual Technician

Clint started at Westminster in March 2018. His musical journey started at 8 years old when his mom got him his first guitar. Being a guitarist, vocalist, bassist, percussionist, and sound technician has resulted in a very enjoyable 35-year professional career. A recent highlight of Clint’s career has been singing and playing guitar in senior care facilities for assisted living and memory care residents. It has been one of the most rewarding moments of his career by far.


Lee Propps
Daytime Custodian