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Alex Creager, Pastor/Head of Staff

Rev. Alex Creager has served as Head of Staff at Bon Air Presbyterian since October 2021. Born and raised in Springfield, Ohio, Alex is a graduate of Kent State University and Princeton Theological Seminary. He served as a Young Adult Volunteer (YAV) in Belfast, Northern Ireland from 2008-2009. There, he met his wife, Hannah, who is also an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA). In February 2019, Alex and Hannah welcomed their daughter Alanna Claire into the world. She is a source of great joy, love, and exhaustion for Alex.

Rebekah Tucker-Motley, Covenant Pastor for Family Ministry

Rev. Rebekah Tucker-Motley joined Bon Air Presbyterian in August 2023. She is a graduate of Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary and an ordained pastor in the Presbyterian Church (USA). She is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Ministry in Reformed Theology from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and the University of Edinburgh, New College. She is married to Cameron Motley and has three children. 

Meredith Himmelman, Music Director

Meredith Himmelman has been a member of our Music Ministry team here for eight years, starting as Soprano Soloist and Section Leader in 2016. In the last couple of years she has added Lead Vocalist, Worship in the Woods Music Leader, and Choir Anthem Leader to her work here. She is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, with Bachelor of Music Degree – concentration in Music Education (Vocal/Choral). In addition to serving at BAPC, you will find her spending time with her husband and two daughters, which are her greatest blessings. 

Suzanne Krauss, Organist

Suzanne Krauss received her BA in Piano Performance from the University of California (UC) at Santa Barbara.  She holds an MA in Music Education from the UC at Hayward and has earned both the Service Playing and Colleague Exam Certificates from the American Guild of Organists (AGO). After working in the public schools and a variety of churches both in California and New York, Suzanne moved to Virginia in 1991, where she has worked in several local churches. Suzanne is an active member of the Richmond Chapter of the AGO, the Richmond Music Study Club, and manages a private music studio. Besides sharing a joy of music with husband Marc, son Ian, daughter Rachel, son-in-law Grant, and new grandbaby Sophie, Suzanne enjoys bird watching, and caring for her two family dogs, Marina and Lucy.

Brenda Norton, Office Manager

Brenda has been married to John since 1989 and has two adult sons, Ryan, and Jake.  She also has two fur babies, Daniel, and Rags.  Her mother, Wanda Markle, lives with her full time.

Brenda has been on staff at Bon Air Presbyterian since April 2008.  She is a member of Good Shepherd UMC in Henrico but considers Bon Air her second church home.  Before starting at Bon Air, she worked at Bethany UMC in Weyers Cave, VA for 15 years. Brenda loves to spend time with her family, read and spend time outdoors, preferably in the mountains.

Additional Bon Air Presbyterian Staff

Director, Bon Air Presbyterian Preschool


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