Senior Pastor, Dr. David Smazik
The Reverend Doctor David Smazik joined the PCM staff in November, 2010. David began his ministry working as a church youth director, while in college, post-college, and during seminary. He served as Interim Pastor for four PCUSA churches throughout his tenure as full-time Executive Director of a non-denominational camp/conference center in Pennsylvania and was called to the position of Senior Pastor/Head of Staff to transition two PCUSA churches in Illinois. Throughout his ministry, he has served the denomination at both the presbytery and synod levels and developed and led para-church organizations in the communities in which he has lived. David has a BA in religion/psychology from Hope College and a Masters of Divinity from the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary. He also completed a Masters of Science in Counseling Psychology and a Doctorate of Ministry in Church Revitalization. David and his wife, Ann, enjoy time spent with their two married children and two grandsons.
Associate Pastor, Sarah Green
The Reverend Sarah Green joined PCM as Associate Pastor for Congregational Life and Mission in 2015. She provides pastoral care, plans and leads mission programs, and works with the Deacons, Stephen Ministry, the Green Faith Initiative, and the Community & Membership and Outreach Committees.
Prior to joining PCM, Sarah served as an interfaith healthcare chaplain. She received her BA in English from Davidson College and her Masters of Divinity from Claremont School of Theology. She completed Clinical Pastoral Education training at Children’s Hospital-Los Angeles and New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia Medical Center.
Sarah is fluent in Spanish and always on the look-out for new conversation partners to keep the rust at bay.
Director of Music, Dr. Matthew Webb
Matthew Webb is a conductor, pianist, and voice coach in the metropolitan New York City area. He is the Director of Music at The Presbyterian Church in Morristown, where he serves as organist and directs adult and high school vocal and instrumental ensembles.
Matt holds undergraduate degrees in music and philosophy from Wake Forest University, and the Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in Choral Conducting from the University of North Carolina (Greensboro). He completed post-doctoral studies in conducting and liturgy at St Stephen’s House at Oxford University (UK). Matt has worked in Presbyterian, Episcopal, and United Methodist congregations, where he built choral and instrumental programs for children, youth and adults. He is currently the Director of Choral and Vocal Studies at Drew University (NJ), and has served on the faculties of Elon University (NC), UNC Greensboro, the UNC School of the Arts, and the Canterbury School (NC).
Matt has worked extensively as a collaborative pianist and choral conductor, performing at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall and throughout the US and Europe. He is a member of the American Choral Director’s Association, the Royal School of Church Music, the Presbyterian Association of Musicians, and the American Guild of Organists.
Director of Christian Education, Alexandra Mead
Alexandra was installed as Director of Christian Education in August 2010. She oversees children's and adult education programs, including Church School and Midweek for ages K-5. Previously at PCM, she volunteered as a teacher and served as Interim Coordinator of Children's Ministries. Alexandra graduated from Lafayette College with a BA in government and law. She has served on the board of Family Services of Morris County and is a member of the Junior League of Morristown. She and her husband, David, have three children who are all active in the church.
Ignacio is the choir teacher at Mendham Township Middle School and has previously worked in school districts in Belvidere, Orange, Dover, and Hackettstown. His choir students have successfully auditioned for County, Region, and All-State Choirs and have sung at prestigious venues such as the Empire State Building and Carnegie Hall. He holds the Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from the University of Delaware. Ignacio and his wife, Raphaela, recently moved to Morristown and are excited to join a community as welcoming and dedicated as PCM.
Youth & Young Adult Director, Patrick Allred
Patrick comes to us from the Presbyterian Church of Madison where he was Director of Family Ministry. Previously he was the Youth Director at the Westwood Church of Christ in Edmond, Oklahoma. Patrick has a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Divinity degree from the Oklahoma Christian University. Patrick’s wife, Hannah, is a seminary student and they have a two year old son, Henry.
Nursery School Director, Jeanne Mueller
Jeanne Mueller has been the director of the PCM Nursery School since August 2015. She was a teacher at the school for ten years and was a member of the Advisory Board. The Nursery School has ten staff members teaching six classes that provide an outstanding early childhood experience for 80 children. Jeanne has two children, a daughter at Butler University and a son at Morristown High School. Both children attended the Nursery School. Jeanne and her staff help to continue the level of excellence that has been established at the school.
Director of Operations, Dan Keoppel
Dan Keoppel is a life-long Presbyterian. Dan has served on Session at First Presbyterian Church of Boonton five times focusing on Evangelism, Fellowship, Christian Ed and Stewardship. He has lead youth group fellowships and continues to teach middle school and confirmation classes. He has served on the Presbytery Committee for Preparation for Ministry and served in Kenya with the Presbytery Mission program. Professionally, Dan is an adviser and consultant to technology startups and venture capital firms. He is an independent board director for Qualia Media. He has spent the majority of his career in the telecommunications industry. Dan has an undergraduate degree in psychology from Rutgers and a MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson. Dan and his wife Donna live in Montville, NJ. They have 6 children, although the number of children in the household may vary as they are also resource (foster) parents.
Communications Coordinator, Cali Woods
Cali is a 2016 postgraduate from Montclair State University holding a Master Degree in Public and Organizational Relations. Raised in Christ, Cali enjoys strengthening and promoting the mission and message of ministry. Cali also enjoys life in the film industry. Her passion for film has taken her from producer’s assistant at New Jersey Network to associate producer at indie feature, I’ll Be Around and Shimmer. Cali has a special interest in Christian cinema and plans to produce and promote works of her own in the near future. Cali is a loving sister and in her spare time she enjoys the company of her older sister, Tuwanda.
Administrative Assistant and Tower Tidings Editor, Julie Hess
Julie Hess joined the church staff in 2015. On Wednesdays, Julie can be found in the church office editing Tower Tidings, preparing Session materials and providing general office support. Julie is also employed by the Community Soup Kitchen as a Community Educator and Healthy Choices Market Coordinator. She graduated from the University of Delaware with a BS in Design. Julie and her husband, Steve, joined PCM in 1993. They have two daughters. Their family is actively involved in many aspects of church life.
Administrative Assistant, Sarah Galo
Sarah Galo is a graduate of Ramapo College of NJ with a degree in Literature and Human Rights, she has worked in a variety of industries, but enjoys working in places of worship most. She is currently a student at Drew Theological School pursuing her Master in Divinity degree.
Senior Sexton, Kristo Pango
Kristo Pango joined the church staff as sexton at the Parish House in October 2013. He maintains the buildings and grounds and provides support at events and services. Kristo and his family came to the U.S. from Albania in 2008. He and his wife Argjiro have three children. In Albania, Kristo was a pastor at the Way of Hope Evangelical Baptist Church. He came to witness to fellow Albanians who now live in the the New York and New Jersey area. He feels that working as a sexton at our church, in a Christian environment, will help him in his mission to reach out to others and plant churches in Albanian communities.
Finance Administrator, Henry Ahlers
Henry lives in Millington with his wife, Judy and a border collie, Gilbert. In the past he has worked as a high school choral teacher, a corporate tax accountant, a bookkeeper, and a Church Treasurer. He is also a
musician who plays piano and a few other instruments and he is an active member of the Rose City Running Club. Henry can usually be found in the office on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.