Scott is the pastor of First Baptist Church. Prior to living in Tahoe, Scott and his wife Jenn served as resort ministers in Girdwood, Alaska. Scott also served seven years as the chaplain for the Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.
He earned a BA in Anthropology from the University of Memphis and later a Master of Divinity from Baptist Theological Seminary in Richmond, Virginia.
Scott also works as a children’s ski instructor at Squaw Valley. In his spare time, Scott enjoys skiing, hiking, and kayaking.
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Jenn serves as Church Administrator. She developed a passion for ministry and resorts while serving as a collegiate summer missionary in Tennessee. Since then Jenn has served alongside Scott in resort ministry for over 20 years. Their dedication and service has taken them to Tennessee, Alaska, and now California.
Jenn earned a BS in Religion and Philosophy from College of the Ozarks. In her spare time Jenn enjoys kayaking, bicycling, hiking, and writing.
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Bethany serves as Resort Minister. She attended North Greenville University where she received her degree in Sport Management with an emphasis in Sport Ministry. She first came to Tahoe in August of 2009 and 2010 serving for a summer week. Bethany returned in January of 2016 as a semester missionary, quickly reacquainting with old friends and connecting with the community. She joined our full–time staff in October of 2017.
Prior to joining the team at FBCTC, Bethany spent time as an intern with Endurance Leadership in Northern Virginia where she served and trained in missions and ministry. She spent her college summers working for WinShape Camps for Communities as a Recreation Director, coordinating and supervising all outdoor activities.
In her free time, Bethany loves being outdoors, skiing, traveling, and photography.
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Debbie Wohler Reasoner
Debbie serves as Staff Recruiter. She came to Tahoe in 1979. In past years Debbie directed the Big A Club, Parents’ Night Out, My Morning Out, and ski ministry. She currently recruits college students and adult volunteer groups. Debbie has also done outreach ministry at ten Olympic games.
Debbie is a graduate of Eastern Illinois University and Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary. Debbie recently married the love of her life Dick Reasoner!
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Jayme serves as our A+ Program Director. Jayme administrates all areas of our A+preschool and school age programs. This includes maintaining our licensure with the State of California and Placer County, as well as planning and scheduling our program’s daily activities. She also provides training and supervision for all of our A+ staff.
Jayme earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development from Point Loma Nazarene University (San Diego, CA) and her Master’s Degree in Education from National University (Rancho Cordova, CA). She has been an educator for more than twenty years, and has taught in elementary schools as well as at a licensed preschool and after school program. Jayme’s career journey has also taken her to East Asia, where she spent 15 years working as an educational consultant and a trainer to teachers in China. Additionally, Jayme is skilled in teaching English as a second language. In her spare time, Jayme enjoys hanging out with her family, baking, reading, and going to theme parks.
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Mary serves as the A+ School Age Supervisor and FBCTC Kid’s Club Coordinator. Mary attended Sierra Nevada College where she received her B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies with Fine Art and Outdoor Adventure Leadership. Her primary residence has been in the Lake Tahoe Basin since 2013. She has also spent time living in the Bay Area and Italy.
Mary has been working with children for over a decade in fields such as swim instructing, ski instructing, and environmental educator.
Mary’s passions in life are the outdoors, travel, art, art history, singing, and spending time with the people in her community. She is an avid backpacker and loves outdoor recreation from white water rafting to skiing.
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Elizabeth serves as the A+ Preschool Supervisor. Elizabeth attended Louisiana Tech University, where she received a degree in Family and Child Studies. She came to Tahoe to serve as a semester missionary in January 2015 and quickly came to love the children and the community here. Elizabeth joined our full-time staff in June 2016. She is Pediatric First Aid CPR AED certified and has a certificate in Preventative Health Practices. With an interest in helping serve children in stressful times, Elizabeth completed a practicum at the Children’s Hospital at University Health in Shreveport, LA, working with a Child Life Specialist. Prior to working at FBCTC, Elizabeth also worked for FBC Ruston, LA for one summer and FBC Winsboro, LA one summer organizing and running children’s programs with games and events. It’s easy to see that Elizabeth has a passion for helping children develop academically, socially, and spiritually.
In her free time, Elizabeth enjoys being outdoors, trying new things and spending time with her friends and family.
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Craig serves as our youth pastor. Craig has a passion for youth and a desire to see them grow in spiritual knowledge. He loves the outdoors and is often found actively exploring the region skiing, biking, and hiking.
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Maureen (AKA, “Mrs Mo”) has been the Heart and Soul of A Plus for years. She continues to provide loving care for school age children in our after school program. Mrs Mo also keeps our craft supplies organized, writes material for our August program, and coordinates our audio/visual on Sunday mornings. In addition, she maintains a list of contact information of former missionaries. She tells school age students and and adults alike: “Once you are my kid, you are mine forever”.
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Summer and Semester Missionaries
Every four months we invite college students or recent college graduates to Tahoe to teach in our A+ Children’s Programs. Many of these teachers are completing their Early Childhood Education degrees and use this experience to fulfill their internship requirements. Our teachers bring invaluable experience and energy to our community!