Staff

Mark Colavecchio

Mark Colavecchio

Vision and Teaching Pastor

Mark was the founding pastor of New Bridge in October of 1999. Mark married his wife, Leslie in 1978 and has two children, Tori and Isaac.

Mark graduated from Talbot Theological Seminary in 1989 and then moved to the Northwest. Mark has served the Lord and the local church in many ways throughout the years. He has been a Youth Pastor, Worship Leader, Pastor of Evangelism as well as Lead Pastor.

Mark enjoys Mint n’ Chip ice cream as well as the “Deadliest Catch” (it’s that “fishers of men” thing).

James Fairfield

Associate Pastor

Kassie Ketchum

Church Administrator
Claudia Hanna

Claudia Hanna

Children’s Director

Claudia is married to Paul and they have four kids: Ryan, Olivia, Matteo, and Elora. After working as a kindergarten teacher and being a stay at home mom while the kids were little, she joined New Bridge staff in June 2013.

She got her degree in early childhood education in Germany where she grew up and loves working with people small and big!

Claudia enjoys cooking, singing, working out and being with friends and family.

Witney Barnett

Witney Barnett

Children’s Ministry Assistant Director

Witney grew up in the heart of Seattle. She studied Animal Science and Spanish at WSU and plans to go back to school for her Masters in Teaching to become an elementary school teacher.

Witney has worked with kids since 2010 and loves to teach them about Jesus and see their passion for God ignited. She joined staff in October 2017.

Softball, animals, hiking, swimming, reading, and painting are some of her favorite interests.

Helen Davis

Kids Bridge Intern
Rob Diaz

Rob Diaz

Worship Director

Josiah Downen

Middle School Leader
Taylor Meyer

Taylor Meyer

Arts Director

Taylor was born and raised in the panhandle of Texas. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from West Texas A&M University and dabbles in all things creative. She has been on staff since February 2018.

Taylor and her 2 dogs moved to Washington in June 2015 and love everything about the Pacific Northwest. (Yes...even the rain!) She enjoys spending time experimenting with new recipes in the kitchen and has a thing for collecting house plants and coffee mugs.

Leadership Team

Mark Colavecchio

Mark Colavecchio

Vision and Teaching Pastor
Dave Durr

Dave Durr

OneDurr Painting
David Gaver

David Gaver

APEX
Doug Vaughn

Doug Vaughn

State of Washington

Stephanie Vaughn

Stephanie Vaughn

State of Washington
Josh Abbey

Josh Abbey

Abbey Realty