Church Staff

Jeff SmithJeff Smith
Pastor
Jeff is a native of Blowing Rock, NC and received his B.A. in Bible and Religion from Montreat ... view details
Office Phone: 828-264-3906
Email: jeff@firstpresboone.net

Jennifer JonesJennifer Jones
Office Administrator
Jennifer has been in the position of office administrator since January 2002. Some of her ... view details
Office Phone: 828-264-3906
Email: jennifer@firstpresboone.net

Rebecca LiljestrandRebecca Liljestrand
Interim Director of Children's Ministry
Rebecca will serve as an Interim Director of Children's Ministry through the month of ... view details
Office Phone: 828-264-3906
Email: rebecca@firstpresboone.net

Jill McElroyJill McElroy
Director of Youth and College Ministries
Jill is from Bristol, Tennessee and received a degree in Communications from Carson-Newman ... view details
Office Phone: 828-264-3906
Email: jill@firstpresboone.net

Elizabeth AbelElizabeth Abel
Director of Adult Christian Ed
Elizabeth studied behavioral science and coaching at King University before going on to get her ... view details
Office Phone: 828-264-3906
Email: elizabeth@firstpresboone.net

Tammi ZaidelTammi Zaidel
Community Connections Coordinator
Tammi joined First Presbyterian Church of Boone, shortly after moving from Wilmington, N.C., in ... view details
Office Phone: 828-264-3906
Email: tammi@firstpresboone.net

Lisa CombsLisa Combs
Choir Director
Lisa is no stranger to the High Country and brings many years of music leadership to our ... view details
Cell Phone: 828-773-5084
Email: reed_combs@att.net

Sylvia RippySylvia Rippy
Church Organist and Handbell Choir Director
Sylvia has been accompanying choirs and serving as a church musician since her HS days in ... view details
Office Phone: 828-264-3906
Email: srippy20@gmail.com

Cindy ClawsonCindy Clawson
Praise and Worship Team Leader
Cindy has a wide background of musical experience. She has been a church musician for 30 years ... view details
Cell Phone: 828-773-1793

Shelley DeweyShelley Dewey
First Morning Out Preschool Director
Shelley is originally from Knoxville, TN. She is married to Garner Dewey and they have two ... view details
Office Phone: 828-264-9427
Email: fmo@firstpresboone.net