Our Staff

The Rev. Beverly Brewster - Our Pastor

The Rev. Beverly Brewster

The Rev. Beverly Brewster (Pastor Bev) moved to San Anselmo in 1987 to raise her children, Liz and Andy.  She loves this community and considers San Anselmo her home town.  Pastor Bev grew up in Virginia, where she attended Presbyterian church with her grandfather, a doctor, and then accompanied him on house calls.  She was educated at Duke University and the University of Virginia School of Law, and practiced trial law in New York City, San Francisco, and San Rafael. When her children were very young, she returned to the Presbyterian church, so that they could grow up in a caring community where respect, justice, and peace were taught and modeled.  She answered God’s call to seminary in 2004, and graduated from the San Francisco Theological Seminary in 2008 after serving as pastoral intern to Calvary Presbyterian Church in San Francisco and Knox Presbyterian Church in Santa Rosa.  After serving the seminary for two years as Director of Admissions, she became Temporary Pastor at SHPC.  In October 2012 she was called and installed as permanent Pastor of the church in a joyful service of celebration.  Pastor Bev loves people of all ages, and believes that church is intended to be non-judgmental, welcoming to all, concerned with justice for all people, and a place of healing and renewal.  She welcomes your emails at  beverlybrewster@comcast.net

Ryan Knauber - Youth Director

Ryan Knauber

Ryan is a Master’s student at San Francisco Theological Seminary. Before arriving in the Bay Area with his wife Olivia and dog pal Liam, they lived in Portland, Oregon where Ryan spent 5 years practicing Zen meditation and studying under teachers at Great Vow Zen Monastery. He worked in Data Science Consulting for 8 years prior to arriving at seminary, and was baptised and confirmed in the Catholic Church. These days, Ryan is focused on learning the path of Christ and Christian contemplative practice. When not focused on spiritual study, Ryan enjoys playing music, cooking, and watching cartoons.

Kristina Riemer - Business Manager

Kristina Riemer

Kristina has worked for a number of Bay Area non-profit organizations, including the Sierra Club, the Yosemite Fund, and the YES Foundation, in a variety of positions, and now brings her extensive experience to us. She will be handling business administration duties part-time. Kristina and her family have lived in Sleepy Hollow for over 16 years and her daughter Kelsey is one of our Children’s Program teachers.
Alex Walker - Director of Music

Alex Walker

Alex Walker has spent just about all of his adult life doing music- as a performer,  music director, educator, choir conductor, studio musician, producer and songwriter. He commutes from Sacramento to bring joyful, uplifting music to the church each week, and to lead the a cappella group, the youth band, and the hand chimes choir.  As a young child, Alex decided that he was destined to play for his hometown Portland Trail Blazers, and assume the glorious mantle of Clyde Drexler. At the urging of his mother, Alex agreed to the backup plan of exploring his musical talents, learning piano, guitar, saxophone, drums and bass along the way to becoming a saxophone performance major. While still awaiting the call from the NBA, Alex studied composition, aural and written music theory, conducting, and orchestration, going on to tour the country and record with his own band for several years. He then went on to teach high school choir and band while serving as Director of Music for churches in Portland and southern California. He feels deeply honored to get to sing with and make music with wonderful people in wonderful places over the years, but is starting to wonder if the basketball thing isn’t going to work out.

Jon Weller - Accompanist & Worship Music Leader

Jon Weller

Jon Weller was raised in an artistic family near Portland, Oregon, learning to play piano and flute primarily in the church.  As a college student he played and recorded in several NW bands, playing punk, folk, and funk music in various venues across the United States.  After graduating from Multnomah University and marrying his wife, Cindy, he moved to Southern California where he started teaching. He currently teaches English and Journalism at Archie Williams High School.  He is a proud father of two boys, and lives in Forest Knolls.

Pam Selvig - Keyboards & Assistant Choir Leader

Pam Selvig

Stephen Iverson - Worship Music Leader Emeritus

Stephen Iverson

Stephen Iverson retired in January 2022 after serving the church for 27 years as a Worship Music Leader.  He promises to return from time to time as Guest Artist.

Bau Tran - Livestream Coordinator

Bau Tran