Nancy Kahaian, Interim Pastor/Head of Staff

Ordained as a Minister of Word and Sacrament for thirty-plus years, Nancy has served deep and wide in the Presbyterian Church USA as a Synod Executive in Mid-America, and as a Presbytery Executive in a variety of contexts throughout the country. She was Chair of the General Assembly Council and was elected a General Assembly Commissioner, where she was appointed Chair of the Peacemaking and International Issues Committee.  She has been an interim specialist for almost two decades of her professional service within the PCUSA.

Her academic credentials include a Bachelor of Arts earned at Kalamazoo College, her Master of Divinity from Yale University Divinity School, and the Doctor of Ministry degree from McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago.

She enjoys experimenting with new recipes, riding her bike, and walking and playing with Betty White, the best little white dog from West Virginia.

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Tisha Cone, Financial Manager

Tisha Cone is also employed at the First Presbyterian Church of Petoskey. Tisha earned her bachelor’s degree at Michigan State University, and her graduate degree at Georgia State University.  Her previous professional experience includes work as a research librarian at a law firm and also as a school librarian in a public school system in the Metro Atlanta area.  She and her husband and daughter enjoy skiing in the winter and dirt-biking in the summer.

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Janine Brosh, Administrative Assistant

Janine Brosh is a Harbor Springs resident, married with five children who reside in different places in our world: USA, UK and Eire (Galway). Her family also includes eight grandchildren. She loves gardening, dogs and gourmet cooking. She keeps chickens and enjoys fresh eggs. She’s worked in sales, in medical offices and is a Royal Navy veteran.  You will find Janine in the office on Tuesdays through Fridays from 10am-2pm.

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FPCHS Leadership

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Sue Blevins

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Chuck Huebner

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Jim Kochensparger

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Judy Patberg


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Martha Cook

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Craig Cottrill

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Sharon Van Buren

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