Our Church Staff

Below is a list of our staff members. Titles that are green link to an e-mail address. For all others, please e-mail the church office (info@stjohnsaz.org) to reach that staff member.

The communications administrator manages the church office and reports to the Rector. They also coordinate the volunteer office staff.

Office hours are Tuesday thru Thursday from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., except for national holidays.

Dan Basche 2016

Dan Basche


Dan takes care of the grounds of the church including watering, trimming of bushes and trees, and cleaning the patio areas.

Hyeri Choi 2018

Hyeri Choi

Director of the Chancel Choir

Hyeri leads weekly rehearsal for the Chancel Choir and then directs the performance of the choir during the 10:00 a.m. service from September to May. During the summer months, she serves as pianist.

Jimmy Diaz

Jimmy Diaz

Director of Joyful Noise
& Praise Bands

Jimmy leads weekly rehearsals for the Joyful Noise and Praise Bands, and directs the performance of each group once a month (Joyful Noise, first Sunday of the month; Praise Band, fifth Sunday of the month) during the 10:00 a.m. service.

Bob Hodson

Bob Hodson


Bob performs routine cleaning and general maintenance of our buildings with some assistance from volunteers.

Jennifer is responsible for Christian Formation for all ages. Sunday school for ages 4 through 6th grade is offered from the end of August through May at 9:45 a.m. Vacation Bible School is held for one week each summer. The Director oversees the Youth Director and the Nursery Supervisor.

Mary Jane Santamaria

Mary Jane Santamaria

Nursery Supervisor

As the Nursery Supervisor, Mary Jane works with church-certified volunteers to provide nursery care for children (infant to 3 years) from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The children are introduced to Jesus Christ through playtime, stories and videos.


Michelle Weaver

Finance/Administrative Assistant


Michelle is responsible for paying bills, managing the deposit and assisting the Communications Administrator and the Treasurer as needed.