Support Staff

Andria Eadens, Publications/Membership/Office Manager
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Andria Hester, Church Secretary Andria joined our staff in May of 1999. She handles all publications, membership records, the web site, technology liaison and keeps the office afloat.

Deb Ackerson, Financial Secretary
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Deb joined the staff in November of 2015. She comes to Highland after a career in management and bookkeeping in veterinary medicine. Deb is a native Highlander and always has a needy dog or two in her family.

Becky Martin, Community Volunteer Coordinator
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Becky Martin, Community Volunteer Coordinator

Becky joined our staff in September of 2016. Her primary responsibilities include oversight of office volunteers, coordination of weddings, general oversight of office processes, and special projects. Becky has been a member of Highland since 1983. She is married to Bill and they have three children: Jon, Ben, and Emma. Becky’s sister, Karen Park, and their mother, Divina Park, are also members of Highland.

Richard Hornbuckle, Operations Director
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Richard Hornbuckle, Operations DirectorRichard joined the staff at Highland on a part-time basis in February of 2007. His main responsibility is to keep our physical space in good and clean working order and to supervise the custodial staff. He is a part-time realtor, a retired banker, and the husband of Doris. They have two children and seven grandchildren.

Jerre Bassett, Full-Time Custodian

Jerre Bassett, CustodianJerre came to Highland from Cathedral of the Assumption, after having been employed there for fifteen years as Maintenance Supervisor. She has been working at Highland since February of 1995. Jerre is married to Frank, and has two children, Frankie and Jason, and three grandchildren.

Husham Abdulameer, Part-Time Custodian

Husham Abdulameer, Part-time CustodianHusham joined our staff on a part-time basis in October of 2013. An Iraqi refugee, Husham had been in the U.S. for several years, separated from his wife and four children. Finally, in September of 2014, his wife, Israa, and children, Noor, Aya, Karrar, and Shahad, arrived in the U.S.