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WUNGREISO VALUI

SENIOR PASTOR

To many Wungreiso Valui is known for his passion for the gospel, commitment to a deep prayer life and sensitivity to the leading of the Holy Spirit. He is known for saying, "There is no greater joy than to lead someone to Jesus." To his family Wungreiso is a husband who loves his wife, a father who loves his children and a pastor who loves the church.

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MARGARETH VALUI

FAMILY LIFE PASTOR

Margareth Valui is an educationist, a gifted teacher and a spiritual leader. She has a unique gift to teach, disciple and mentor people of all ages. Her husband and children knows she is a loving wife, resourceful mother and a committed servant of God.

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JONATHAN FUNG

YOUTH PASTOR

Jonathan has a passion to mentor youth and help them experience God's love. His calling is to encourage students to discover their identity in Christ and begin to own their faith. Jonathan also teaches photography and art at San Jose State University and is a Mosaic Cross Cultural Faculty Fellow developing social justice issues, diversity, and mental health awareness on campus. He creates art installations and films to explore the human condition, especially the injustice of human trafficking. Jonathan enjoys coaching high school basketball and loves spending time with his family.

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Camille Cintas

Director of Worship

Camille was born and raised here at Santa Clara First Baptist Church since 1996. After obtaining a Music degree from Sonoma State University, she now serves SCFBC as the new Worship Director. She is a well-rounded musician; with experience as a classical solo vocalist, choir section leader, Mariachi ensemble member, and Gospel-music lover. Camille has a deep love for multicultural worship and encourages our congregation to experience God's fullness through singing in other languages and music styles. In her spare time, Camille loves serving local college students with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship.

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Trudy Kroll

Administrative Assistant

Trudy Kroll joined the SCFBC staff in 2014 to provide administrative support in the office. Prior to taking this position, Trudy served as the Office Manager for a Pediatric Speech Clinic in Santa Clara. She likes music, sports, swimming and spending time with friends. An active member of SCFBC since 2001, Trudy enjoys doing volunteer work.

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Evelyn Chang

Elementary Teacher

Evelyn was born and raised in metro Atlanta and grew up attending a Chinese church. With her husband, she moved to the San Jose area in 2019, when she became a member of SCFBC. Since high school, she has been actively involved in children ministry and has a passion for discipling and teaching children. In her spare time, she tries to keep up with her husband and his love of hiking.

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Jerry Cintas

Property Administrator / IT / AV

Jerry Cintas grew up at Santa Clara First Baptist and after more than 45 years at the church has seen many changes. He has been involved in implementing major campus renovations like the 2010 sanctuary remodel and the 2020 community park. With an intensive background in Engineering, Software Design, Music, and Construction he is a welcomed addition to the staff.

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Chris McLenegan

Video Support

Chris grew up in Santa Clara and graduated from Eastern Washington University with a BA in Film Studies.


Board of Directors

Gary Dong

Board President

Gary Dong grew up in Sacramento and accepted Jesus as his personal Savior in the first grade Sunday school class at Chinese Grace Bible Church in Sacramento. Gary moved to Santa Clara after he married his beautiful wife Karen in 2012. Gary is currently serving in the Sound & Streaming Ministry, a Life Group Leader, and Bethlehem Parking & Safety Coordinator. Gary is a Packaging Engineer for an e-commerce company that started out selling books. When he finds a spare moment from work and church, you can find him cooking, hiking, or traveling with his wife.

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Matt Stephens

CFO

Matt has been attending this church since before he had a say in the matter. As a baby, he was dedicated to this church and to The Kingdom. Although he studied for 7 years away from the Silicon Valley, he returned home after school and once again became involved in church ministry and leadership and now attends alongside his wife Kimberly and Sons Joshua and Zachary. Matt also serves on the worship team and served for many years in youth ministry.

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Yessica I. McLenegan

Communications Director

Yessica is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has been practicing in San José since 2010. She works with individuals, families, teens, and couples on issues related to depression, anxiety, communication, and stress. She graduated from Santa Clara University with a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology and Latino Psychology emphasis. She has been attending SCFBC since 2015 and serves on the worship team. Yessica became a Christian at the young age of 6 while at Sunday school with her favorite teacher. She grew up attending Spanish speaking church and has been able to serve in using both her two languages Spanish and English. She enjoys helping others and has a special heart for working with the Latino community. Yessica enjoys spending time outdoors, hiking, running, traveling, and volunteering with animals. Yessica has been happily married to her husband Tim McLenegan since 2015 and both serve at SCFBC.

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MaryAnn Fairall

MaryAnn was born and raised in San Francisco, California. She accepted the Lord and was Baptized at the age of twelve at Temple Baptist Church. She received her BA from SFSU and was married two years later. She became a member at Santa Clara First Baptist Church when she and her husband moved to Saratoga where they raised their two children. They served the church is various capacities.

Following her husband's passing, MaryAnn worked for American Baptist Homes as a Resident Services Director and for Abbot Labs as a Management and Professional Development Manager/Trainer in North America. She has served the Lord at SCFBC in many different capacities: Sunday School Teacher, Manna Hospitality Group, Diaconate, Church Clerk. Currently, along with serving on the Board, she is a member of Power Up and is co-leader for WOW (Women of the Word) Life Groups. She is excited to see the Lord growing people in their daily walk with Him.

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Lisa Robinson

Secretary

Lisa Robinson was born and raised in Ohio. She accepted Christ as a freshman in high school, was baptized, and became active in her church, Ellet Grace Brethren Church. It was there that she met and later married her husband, Joel.

She and Joel moved to Santa Clara in 1998. They became members of Santa Clara First Baptist Church in early 1999. Together they served in youth ministry, led a home bible study, and participated in/led several mission trips to Costa Rica. Lisa previously served as Deacon of Missions, taught Sunday School, and was a member of the Pastoral Search Committee. She is also a past President of the Redwood Glen Camp Board of Directors, an SCFBC mission partner. She currently volunteers as part on the AV Team and the Bethlehem Parking & Safety Team. Lisa is the Director of Marketing and Communications for a PreK through Grade 8 independent school. Away from work and church, Lisa (and Joel) can often be found watching their seventh grader play soccer, walking, hiking, or biking.

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Andrew Wong

Andrew Wong grew up in Riverside, CA and accepted Jesus as his personal Savior at a children's summer camp at what is now called Alpine Camp in the Big Bear area. As a child and youth, he attended Victoria Community Church in Riverside (now called The Grove Community Church). Andrew also sang in the children's and youth choirs, performing in several all-church musicals. He also attended youth group, and became the second Eagle Scout from Troop 703, sponsored by Victoria Community Church.

Andrew then moved away for college to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo graduating with a Bachelor's in Aeronautical Engineering, was offered a job with Lockheed Martin, and moved to Sunnyvale. He married his wife Mary in 2002, and during pre-marital meetings with the pastor, was challenged to find a local church. That resulted in a web search and subsequent attendance at SCFBC. After getting involved in Bethlehem, and youth ministry, Andrew was asked to lead and led the youth ministry for 14 years. He currently serves on the AV Team, and Bethlehem as construction is done prior to the event, and in costume as the famous(infamous) Roman Legionnaire. Andrew also serves with the Home and School Club and School Site Council for Oakridge Elementary School, and serves Pack 218 as the Cubmaster. In his free time, Andrew likes to play sports, watch sports, and travel. Andrew and Mary have two sons, Aaron in middle school, and Stephen in elementary school.

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