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Say hello to the leadership team at St. Andrews

Meet our leadership

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Transitional Pastor - Rev. Dr. Pablo R. Diaz

Pablo is an ordained minister with the Presbyterian Church USA and an independent certified coach, teacher and speaker with The John Maxwell Team. He has taught classes on leadership at the New York Theological Seminary and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary School and conducted trainings for inmates at the Federal Correctional Institution, Danbury, CT. Pablo graduated with a B.S. in Social Work from New York University and earned his Master in Divinity from Andover Newton Theological Seminary in Newton, MA. He completed his Doctor of Ministry degree with distinction from Drew Theological Seminary in Madison, NJ. Pablo and his wife, Elba, have been married for 38 years. They have two adult children, Paul and Christine, who is married to Taun Toay.

We are so glad to be here serving God.

Laurent Ramambason - Pastor

Laurent Ramambason came to St. Andrews in 2010 with his wife, Diamondra. Pastor Laurent has two doctorates and serves primarily as our visitation pastor when he is not traveling to serve as president of a seminary in his home country of Madagascar.

"God's doing a new thing in our region." - Pastor Laurent

Erin Iosa - Director of Student Ministries

Erin Iosa has been St. Andrews’ resident millennial since 2014. Aside from raising her three daughters with her husband Jeff, she likes cat gifs, silently correcting people’s grammar, and naps.

"#Pic or it didn’t happen." - Erin

Joe Mackin - Small Groups Minister

Joe Mackin began serving as the Dunedin campus Group Life Coordinator in January 2019. He is also the VP of Dunedin Cares Food Pantry. His interests include serving people, reading, some golf and community involvement. 

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways submit to him, and he well make your paths straight.” Proverbs 3:5-6

"I just love Small Group Life!" - Joe

Amanda Bowman - Children's Minister

Amanda Bowman joined St. Andrews as the Children’s Minister in 2016. Amanda is married to her best friend and husband Mike.

"Let the little children come!" - Amanda

Joy Ames - Preschool Minister

Joy Ames came to St. Andrews in October 2018. She has a background in the Montessori style of teaching and enjoys using her gifts of art, music, and education to reach the hearts of preschoolers.

"Time spent ministering to a child is never time wasted." - Joy

Janice Wisinski - Traditional Service Minister

Janice Wisinski graduated from Clearwater Christian College in 2008 with her Bachelor of Science in Church Music. She previously served in the music ministry of four other Presbyterian churches in the area and has worked with vocal and handbell choirs of all ages.

"Worship music is the soul's expression of God's greatness and love, and of our love and gratitude to God."

Jill Latsha - Contemporary Service Minister

Jill Latsha came to St. Andrews as the Contemporary Worship Minister in 2019. Jill loves playing the guitar, rough housing with her children and spending time up-side-down in a handstand.

"I love my church!"

Mark Hunter - Organist

Mark Hunter began serving as organist at St Andrews in 2018. He is a Professor of Humanities at St. Petersburg College where he has taught for 30+ years. Mark is married to Jennifer.

"With God, anything is possible." - Mark

Ron Roberson - Director of Operations

Ron Roberson joined St. Andrews in 2007 and he joined the staff in 2018. He is retired from 45 years in the environmental field. His interests include Bible study, classic cars and writing.

"Live simply, love generously, speak kindly and leave the rest up to God." - Ron, quoting Ronald Reagan

Ron Marston - Office Manager

Ron Marston is the Office Manager. He is also a Commissioned Lay Pastor. He is married to his wife of 33 years, Sandi.

"Jesus cares about you more than you could ever know." - Pastor Ron

Barbara Cooper - Financial Secretary

Barbara Cooper began serving as financial secretary in 2010. She has two children, five grand children, and three great grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, and serving on the Dunedin Youth Guild.

"Leave more than you take." - Barbara

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