Vineyard ELders (Trustees)

Chuck Ehlers


Chuck and his wife, Bobbie Jo, have attended the Vineyard for over 20 years and have four children: Hayden 14, Rebekah 14, Max 12, and Vedika 11. Chuck served on the premarital leadership team for over 10 years, on the Luke 4 Challenge leadership team, and as a host for Newcomers Reception.

For several years, Chuck has been part of the Vineyard's OneLife Ministry, which serves business leaders and owners and challenges them to live out their faith at work. While formally trained as an engineer and attorney, Chuck's love is entrepreneurship, and he currently leads a manufacturing company he founded 20 years ago. Chuck joined the Vineyard's board in 2018.

Matt Massey, Senior Pastor


Matt Massey is the senior pastor of Vineyard Cincinnati Church. He graduated from DePauw University in 1988 with an undergraduate degree in Communications then attended Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. After Seminary, Matt served on staff at Vineyard Cincinnati Church for four years as a teaching pastor. In 2002, Vineyard Cincinnati sent him out to plant Northstar Community Church in Loveland, OH, where he faithfully led for 18 years. In 2020 he returned to join the Vineyard staff as Senior Pastor.

Paulette Warner


Paulette serves in the ministries of Growth & Healing, Life Stewardship, the Healing Center, Tech team and Hospitality. She grew up on the island of St. Kitts, BWI, moved to the U.S. to finish her college degree and ended up in Cincinnati. Paulette has served on the board since 2015.

Anita Ingram


Anita helped develop the Vineyard’s Foundation Classes, and often teaches the classes. She also leads a OneLife Ministry small group, which she traveled with to Haiti on a global mission trip in 2018. She is a regular participant in Bible study through the Vineyard Women’s Community.

Sue Humphrey


Sue previously served on the board from 2008-2015. In recent years, she has supported the VCC leadership team as a research assistant. She previously worked as a technology manager at P&G and as a statistics instructor at Miami University. Sue and her husband Tom are the parents of two college-age sons. Sue and Tom are active volunteers at the Vineyard where they have been attending since 1999. They currently serve together on the count team. They hosted a high school house group in their home from 2014-2018.

Natalie Pfister


Graduating with degrees in Business Administration and Economics, Natalie’s early career was spent at Procter & Gamble. After a break to focus on her family, Natalie served on the Board of Trustees at Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy from which she was called to her current vocation in 2007 to serve as Director of Advancement for the school. Natalie and Todd have four children ranging in age from 16 to 25. The Vineyard movement has been Natalie and Todd’s church home for nearly 21 years across multiple sites, and they've attended Vineyard Cincinnati since 2010.

Bill Maxam


Bill Maxam became a believer in while in high school and became involved with Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. After graduating from university, he spent the summer in Manila, Philippines leading Bible studies through a local church. After university, he moved to Cincinnati to work for Procter & Gamble. His family was drawn to the Vineyard in 2007 because of the fantastic children and youth programs, and he and his wife Kate volunteer with Vineyard Kids. Through the years he has also been involved in the OneLife ministry and currently leads a small group Bible study.

Jeff Petach


Jeff works at Kinetic Vision leading the Modeling + Simulation group. He and his wife Kate started attending the Vineyard regularly around 2006 during the Luke 4 Challenge vision campaign. Since then, he has been involved in Young Adults, OneLife, Iron On Iron, and the worship team; you've likely seen him playing guitar during a recent weekend service. Jeff and Kate live in Madeira and have three boys ages 4 – 9.

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