Our Elders

  • Dominic Alvarez

    Dominic Alvarez is a Watertown native. He is a Social Worker at Jefferson County Human Services. He and his wife, Ashley, met as missionaries in Honduras and have been attending River Valley since 2014.


    Ashley runs the "Moms Time Out" group here at River Valley and they have 2 sons.


  • Matt Colosky

    Matt Colosky grew up in Vassar, Michigan. He works at Kusel Equipment as Process Systems Manager and has been attending and serving at River Valley for over 20 years.


    Matt is married to Shannon, who teaches the toddler group for Sunday School. They have 4 grown children and 1 grandchild.

  • Chris Mertens

    Chris is a math teacher and track coach at Watertown High School.


    Chris's wife is Amee, who is on one of our River Valley worship teams, and together they have been attending and serving at River Valley in many ways for several years. They have 2 daughters.


  • Bill Richter

    Bill was born and raised in central Wisconsin and is the co-owner (along with his son Adam) of Richter Heating & AC here in Watertown. 


    Bill's wife is Rosy, and together they have been attending and serving at River Valley for 10 years. 

  • Justin Roberts

    Justin was born in England and went to school in Bath and Birmingham there. He was saved under the ministry of Billy Graham when he was a teenager. He currently works as a Software Engineer.


    Justin's wife is Jen, who works in the office at River Valley. They have been attending and serving at River Valley since 2005. Justin teaches the Middle School Discipleship Class at River Valley and they have 3 children and 1 grandchild.

Our Governing Board

  • Jason Culotta
    Treasurer

    Jason grew up in a large family in Racine. He currently works with a trade association focused on vegetable processing.


    Jason is married to Rebekah, and together they serve at River Valley in Awana and various other ministries. They have 1 daughter and 2 sons.

  • Charlene Flint

    Secretary

    Charlene grew up on a dairy farm in central Wisconsin and is now retired. She became a believer in 1979 and comes from the Evangelical Free church background. 

     

    Charlene is married to John, who is a Deacon at River Valley. Charlene has been attending River Valley since she married John in 2011.  John has attended for many years. Charlene and John love to bike in their spare time.  Charlene has 2 children and John has 3.

  • Diane Fraley
    Assistant Treasurer

    Diane is from Milwaukee, but has been in Watertown for many years. She works in finance at an insurance company in Madison.


    Diane is married to Rich, and together they have been serving in various ministries at River Valley for about a year.

  • Todd Grady
    Lead Trustee

    Todd lives in Clyman and is the Director of Quality at Ad-Tech here in Watertown.


    Todd is married to Tammy (who is a school teacher) and they have been part of and have served at River Valley for nearly 10 years.

  • Don Vehlow
    Lead Deacon

    Don lives in Watertown and has been coming to and serving at River Valley for a couple of years.


    Don is married to Sonya, and they both serve on the Service and Benevolent Committee.