Claude Chevalier attended the University of Vermont where he majored in Geology. He and his wife Barbara have lived in Highgate, VT since their childhood. Claude is president of Chevalier Drilling Co. Inc., a family business that was started by his father in 1953. He and his wife have 3 children and 4 grandchildren. He currently serves on the Church Board and is the Church Treasurer.
Kevin was originally born in New Haven, Connecticut, relocated to St. Albans, VT with his wife Lori Pornelos-King. Kevin and Lori have attended COTR and raised their five children here since moving from Hawaii in 1992. They have been involved with many of the church ministries over the years including Royal Rangers, Men’s ministry and Mops. Kevin presently works as a RN at Northwestern Medical Center in the Emergency Department.
Trish gave her heart to Jesus just before her 13th birthday, not realizing what an amazing adventure it would be! It has taken her from coast to coast, and through valleys and victories. She's currently a busy, creative home-schooling mom to Isaac and Naomi, wife to Jack, and an enthusiastic member of the Kid's Ministry Team.
Lee Pfanstiel grew up in St. Albans, Vermont, graduated from Bellows Free Academy and served three years in the U.S. Army before settling in a career as a residential building contractor. Lee met his wife, Diane at the Church of the Rock. They were married in 1989, blended a family of four children and now have four grandchildren. Together, they have a heart for foreign missions and disaster relief and have been on numerous mission trips to Central and South America.
Brian DiFranco grew up in Geneseo, NY and attended college at Finger Lakes and Plattsburgh State. He currently works at the Burlington Police Department. He is happily married to his wife Tammi and has two children, Christian and Samantha.
Taylor Yates, Jr MD FAAP took his BA from the University of Va and MD from the Medical College of Va. Taylor married Marsha A Wells in Philadelphia where he completed his pediatric residency at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. He served 2 years in the US Navy before working with his father in Alexandria, Va for 2 years. They came to St Albans in 1976 and have run a pediatric since that time.
Sue Southwick attended the University Of Colorado in Boulder, and worked at the Denver Athletic Club as Director of Membership for 8 years.
Sue married Dave Southwick and moved to Phoenix, AZ for 7 years and now they have resided in VT and have been here since 1994.
They have 4 adult children and a a couple of grandchildren on the way.
Sue and Dave joined COTR in 1996, and Sue has been involved in many ministry areas, Benevolence, MOPS, Girl's Ministry, Women's Ministry and leading a Women's book study group.