Dennis & Brenda HotchkissDennis became part of the NGA staff soon after the church began in 1995. He (and along with his wife, Brenda) has been active in preaching, marriage counseling, connect groups (Life Teams), as well as mentoring and shepherding people inside and outside of the church. Dennis has a heart to impart the Father’s heart, stirring revival, and drawing together different parts of the body to live in community for Jesus.
Carla ChudCarla’s gifts of administration and communication partnered with a Bachelor of Business Studies and a Diploma of Pastoral Leadership (Hillsong International Leadership College) have been a continued asset to the Northgate Alaska family. She helps the church to run smoothly both with personnel and finances, and pours into the church from the pulpit as well. Her desire is to see the church be the agent for personal and community transformation; to see the Kingdom of Heaven released on earth through all believers in powerful and practical ways.
Director of Operations
Aaron ChudBio forthcoming.
Marla RowlandMarla grew up as a missionary’s daughter and is an alumnus of Briercrest Bible College. She has a gift to minister hope and healing to the broken and a Shepherding heart. As such, she directs the Sozo and Women’s ministries, and is also involved in counseling others. Marla’s passion is to see every person walk in freedom and identity, fulfilling their destiny. She wants to see Godly, healthy marriages and families in the Kingdom.
Family Life Pastor
Courtney RandallCourtney has over a decade of experience in working with children. Her heart for excellence and imparting the love of the Father over children is evidenced in her service at NGA. She has a love for empowering children to reach their full destiny in Christ. Courtney’s passion is to impact children educationally and spiritually in the region.
NGA Preschool/Children's Pastor
Dan DuCommunDan has a heart for ministry to be a smooth-running experience for those involved and as such coordinates all behind-the-scenes logistics for our services and events at NGA. He strives to create this heart of excellence and ethic in others that work along side him. His values of community, family, and Kingdom drive his desire for growth in the church and volunteer teams that can set the stage for great outreach in the community.
Dawn DuCommunDawn is committed to the overall well-being of our littlest members at NGA. Her gift of administration and her heart for seeing healthy growth and development in children and families are what helps drive her as she strives to ensure the safety and nurturing atmosphere of the children’s ministries at NGA. Dawn is a firm believer that education, nurturing, and character building are essential to the long-term development of our children.
Children's Ministry Administrator
Jackie WilliamsJackie is our receptionist for the main office and Sozo ministry. She is a prayer warrior and intercessor whose faith to see the miraculous in people's lives is much greater than her smaller physical stature. She has a heart for all people to know who they truly are and Who's they are. She cares for the many that come to our front desk and call the offices, often personally praying for them and their needs on a regular basis. Her desire is to see the nations and the generations discover and live out their God-given destinies.
Becky CullenbergBecky has a pastoral heart, loves people, and enjoys organizing and planning events. She is a great organizer and coordinator who helps our lead pastors keep track of their busy schedules as well. Becky’s passion is for people to live in freedom from bondage – to be filled with true joy and love people. She desires to see everyone live in the fullness of who God made them to be.
Pastoral Office Administrator & Event Coordinator
Stephen KnouseStephen is an alumnus of Platte Valley Bible College (now known as Summit Christian College) and Hillsong International Leadership College. Stephen utilizes his creativity in many fields to help unite people to the heart of God. He maintains the NGA website, and works closely with the ministries of the church to help reach communities, regions, and nations with the message of hope and restoration through the many avenues of media. His heart is to work with others in making the message of Christ one that cannot be ignored amidst the barrage of media and entertainment options we face each day. His desire is to see people who serve the Ultimate Creator be on the leading edge of creativity in the world.
Director of Media & Communications
Phil BallardPhil oversees the sound of NGA at our services and events. His philosophy is to be a support to the worship team and pastoral staff as they release the sounds of heaven over people in word and song. His heart is to use the “ear” God has given him to help His church have the clearest, best sounding message to the world.
Head Audio Engineer