Jonathan Armstrong | Administrative Pastor
Jonathan joined our staff in December 2015. He graduated from West Coast Baptist College in 2016 with his Bachelors in Bible and Church Ministries. He and his wife Jenessa have been married for two years. Jonathan oversees all day-to-day campus operations, campus technology, and assists Pastor with various projects. Jonathan loves running and his Clemson Tigers and Duke Blue Devils!
Matt Lozano | Student Ministries Pastor
Matt joined our staff in February 2013. He graduated from West Coast Baptist College in 2010. He and his wife Rachel have two children and one on the way! Matt oversees all of student ministries at Tucson Baptist Church. He has been active in starting FCA clubs in several of the high schools in Tucson. Matt is a huge San Antonio Spurs fan and Texas Longhorn fan.
Jim Howard | Assistant Pastor
Jim has been an assistant pastor at TBC from July 1974 – 1987 and again from 1991 – present. He and his wife, Beverly, have been serving the Lord together for over 40 years. They have two children and four grandchildren. Jim oversees our deacon board and all visitation of church members in the hospital. He also oversees Tucson Baptist Bible Institute. Jim loves THE Ohio State University Buckeyes.
Ezequiel Ruiz | Assistant Pastor
Ezequiel joined our staff in 2013. Ezequiel is a graduate of Tucson Baptist Bible Institute. Ezequiel and his wife, Lupe, have three children. Ezequiel serves as our Assistant Spanish Pastor. He oversees visitation, teaching in various classes, training, and supporting the Spanish Pastor however necessary. Ezequiel has a contagious laugh and is a great guy to be around!
Sam Forster | Minister of Music
Sam joined our staff part time the summer of 2016 and became our full time Music Director in January 2018. He is a graduate of West Coast Baptist College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music. He and his wife Emily were just recently married in March 2018. Sam oversees all music in all of our ministries. He is the director of Tucson School of Music. Sam loves writing and composing music. He also loves playing volleyball!
Diane Rognlien | TBA Administrator
Diane joined our staff in 2019 as our TBA Administrator. The majority of her 30 year education career has been spent in Christian education and administration. Mrs. Rognlien holds a Master's degree in Education and Counseling and a professional certificate in Guidance Counseling. She has a heart for Christian education, Tucson Baptist Academy, the students, families, faculty, and staff of our school! Go Falcons!
Jenessa Armstrong | TBP Director
Jenessa joined our staff the Fall 2016. She graduated from West Coast Baptist College with a Bachelor’ degree in Elementary Education and serves with her husband, Jonathan in many ministries at Tucson Baptist Church. Jenessa oversees all aspects of Tucson Baptist Preschool to make sure we stay compliant as a licensed preschool facility. She also oversees our Summer Kidz Kamp. Jenessa loves spending time with family and taking pictures!
Nicole Muncy | TBP Co-Director
Nicole joined our preschool staff in 2018. Immediately, she began making a difference in the culture of the preschool. She has many years of experience at a prestigious preschool education center. She oversees the day to day activities of the preschool and employees.
Chris Traynor | Maintenance Manager
Chris and his family moved to Tucson in December 2016 and joined the staff in January 2017. He has extensive experience in church maintenance and is a welcomed addition to the church family. He and his wife Lisa have two children, Kaitlyn and Jeremy. Chris oversees all maintenance of our campus. He also oversees the implementation of stewardship projects. Chris can literally build anything.
Keith Seiber | Financial Administrator
Keith became the Financial Administrator in February 2018. He and his wife Melissa are originally from Indiana. They have three children in our ministry! Keith oversees and maintains accurate financial accountability and audit compliance for all of our ministries. Keith is a skilled author and has several books published. They are excited to be serving here at Tucson Baptist Church!