Simi covenant Staff

  • chad Mcdaniel

    Senior Pastor

    Chad became Senior Pastor in 2016 after serving in Washington state. He has a passion for the church engaging with the community and a desire to see all the generations worship and grow in faith together. 

  • Matt Bleckley

    Associate Pastor of Next Gen

    Matt joined us in 2016 after serving in the Bay Area. Matt is here to make the experience for kids and students incredible.  He has been doing ministry with students for a decade and is raising two kids of his own.

  • christy day

    administrative assistant

    Christy is the voice of Simi Covenant ensuring the front office is a well-oiled machine.  She keeps staff on track and is a major asset in organizing the chaos!

  • Jay Denton

    Director of Worship

    Jay Denton officially joined the staff in August 2017 after serving as Interim Worship Leader for over a year.  He brings a passion for worship, a desire to connect people to the Lord through music, and ability to mentor budding musicians to the team.

  • Melody Johnson

    DIRECTOR OF connections and outreach

    Melody re-joined the staff in February 2018 to help focus the church on outreach into the community and congregational engagement in ministry and service.  Melody's passion for discipleship, outreach, and community relations is contagious!

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  • Wendy Hicks

    Next gen ministry assistant

    Wendy joined the team in March 2018 to assist with ministries to Children and Youth.  Wendy's organizational skills, passion for outreach to families, and strong desire to see kids grow in faith allow her to add value to our Simi Cov Kids and Youth Ministries.