Contact Doug here. Ext. 703
Doug joined the Westover staff in January 2015 as organist. Doug works for a local software company, traveling around the country to do client training and consulting. Doug was born and raised in Southwestern Michigan, and spent most of his life there. He received a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano from Hope College in Holland, Michigan; he then earned a Master of Music degree in Piano from the University of Michigan. He served approximately 15 years as a college and university Registrar. His began organ at the age of 14 and has served several Reformed, Presbyterian and Lutheran churches as organist.
Contact Karen here. Ext. 801
She has been in this position for 7 years. She is responsible for Children's Church on Sunday mornings where she leads Arts and Crafts and Recreation and Games. "I love my job because it allows me to teach children about the love of God." She also co-directs Vacation Bible School and coordinates Movie Nights at WBC with her sister.
During Covid-19 my sister and I have instituted an online bible study for kids called Jesus and Juiceboxes and a Children's Message for Sundays on Class Dojo.
Karen has a Bachelor of Arts in Education with an emphasis on Early Childhood Education from Marymount University. Currently, she teaches a Third and Fourth Grade Combination class at the Merit School of Prince William. In her tenure as an educator, she has served in the role of a Reading Specialist and taught Preschool as well as grades Kindergarten through Second. At Riverview Baptist Church, she was an active leader in the Children's and Youth Ministries.
Contact Amy here. Ext. 202
As the Preschool Director, Amy manages the daily activities fo the school, sets educational standards, hires staff, trains teachers, establishes policies and monitors student progress. Amy was born and raised in Arlington.
Amy has a Bachelors degree in Communication and Psychology from Radford University, and her Master’s degree in Education from Marymount University. She taught in elementary schools in Arlington and has been with Westover Baptist Preschool since 2012. At WBP, she has taught multiple age groups from infants to four-year-olds and also served as the student accounts coordinator. Her youngest two children attended WBP. She still lives in Arlington with her husband, Keith and 3 children – all attending Arlington Public schools.
Contact Lanette here. Ext. 801
Lanette has been in that position for 7 years. She is responsible for Children's Church where she teach Bible Lessons to kids from birth to fifth grade. She also co-directs Vacation Bible School with her sister. During Covid-19 my sister and I have instituted an online bible study for kids called Jesus and Juiceboxes and a Children's Message for Sundays on Class Dojo.
Lanette has a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Marymount University and Masters of Arts in Legal Administration from Marymount University. She graduated with her Juris Doctorate from Ohio Northern University in 2005. She is the Adjunct Instructor for the University of Valley Forge and she has worked as an Adjunct Professor at Marymount University.