Our Leadership: Officers and Staff


MattMMatt Milligan, Hudson, WI
Matt is Founding Pastor of CCCC plant Living Pathway Church. He has served on the Board of Directors, Guiding Coalition, and Structure Team. He works with the Northstar Center for Church Multiplication, coaches church planting pastors and is active in the leadership of several community organizations, including the Board of Directors of Uwezo International, which minsters to people struggling with addictions.
HelmsAlvin Helms,Carlsbad, CA
A CCCC member since 1994, Alvin has served several churches in the Pacific Northwest and California. He is currently the Senior Pastor of Carlsbad Community Church in Carlsbad, CA. Alvin has served as a member and chair of the Lay Ministry Committee and on the CCCC Board of Directors and the Executive Committee. He and his wife Melodee  have four children.
Susan-webSusan Moody, Chester, VT
Susan found her way to pastoral ministry through  camp ministry, classroom teaching, college ministry and event planning. She loves to use humor to help others learn God’s truth and looks forward to using her creativity, problem solving skills, and event planning expertise as a member of the Board.
Sue Drehmel, Woodbury, MN
Sue has been an active member of the Woodbury Community Church in Woodbury, MN since 1985.  She currently serves on the Board of Elders, Nominating Committee, is a small group leader and a member of the greeter and coffee ministry teams there.  Sue recently retired from her position as a VP in Corporate Tax at Travelers Insurance Company where she worked for 32 years.  She has been married to Bill for over 38 years and they have a son, Dan and daughter, Elizabeth.
PhilPhil Lewis, Thompson Falls, MT
Owner/operator of Lewis Drilling in Thompson Fall, MT, Phil is an active, layman in his local church. A strong supporter of the CCCC, he has served on the Finance Committee and Executive committee, he is enthusiastically committed to the Irreducible Core and the Seven Guiding Values.


Ron Hamilton, Woodbury, MN
Ron has served as the CCCC Conference Minister since 2012 and previously worked as the Director of Church Multiplication from 2007 – 2012. He was founding pastor of the Woodbury Community Church in Woodbury, MN where he served for nearly thirty years. He is deeply committed to the development of healthy congregations with a commitment to missional ministry.
ShanahanTerry Shanahan, Rye, NH
After serving congregations in Nottingham and Rye,NH, Terry was appointed to the position of Northeast Regional Minister in July 2007. He and his wife Karlotta make their home in Rye, NH, where she is in private practice as a  counselor specializing in marital issues. They have two children, and one granddaughter.
Cliff Christensen, Minneapolis, MN
Former Conference Minister, Cliff Christensen volunteered to serve and was confirmed by the Board as North Central Regional Minister in 2106. Along with his wife Carol he has visited and ministered to the CCCC members and churches in the upper mid-west.
John Kimball,Oveido, FL

John has served the CCCC for 8 years as Director of Church Development. Before that, he served as Vice President, Mid-Atlantic Area Rep and Missions Chairman. John has nearly 30 years pastoral experience with existing churches. He is also lead pastor for Palmwood Church, a CCCC Church in Development.
Rob O’Neal, Shakopee, MN
Rob pastors Brookwood Community Church in Shakopee, Minnesota, a church he helped start in 2008. This background has given him a different perspective on the urgency of helping people follow Jesus. He enjoys movies, coffee, music, running, and football. Rob has served the Conference through the Northstar Church Multiplication Hub, the Board, and now as Director of Church Multiplication.
Peter Wood, Trumansburg, NY
Peter brings over 30 years of pastoral experience to this position. He has a M.Div. degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and has been a member of the CCCC since 2007 and an active member of the Church Development Team since 2009. This work has given him a greater understanding of the Guiding Values of Healthy Pastors and Healthy Disciple-making Churches. He is married to Diane and has two adult children, Matthew, married to Elizabeth, and Sarah.