Our Elders

  • Ed Dehnert

    Ed is semi-retired and works as a therapist. He and his wife Barb lived in Alaska for seven years as missionaries. They have three sons and three grandchildren. Ed is the elder who oversees the Missions Ministries at River Valley.

  • Karl Enockson

    Karl and his wife Christine are longtime residents of Watertown, and are retired but busier than ever. They have three children and one grandchild. They have been serving at River Valley since 2018. Karl is the Discipleship Elder at River Valley.

  • Greg Schroeder

    Greg is married to Kim and they live in Watertown. They have been members at River Valley since 2008. Greg owns a financial planning business in Watertown.

    Greg has served in River Valley as youth and adult Sunday School instructor, Music Camp drama actor and coordinator, and as Treasurer for 6 years. He is the Administrative Elder at River Valley. 

  • Rick Tortomasi

    Rick Tortomasi is married to Jean, and they live in Watertown. They are retired. They have been members at River Valley since 2016 and both serve on the Service and Benevolent Committee. They have 3 married children and 7 grandchildren. They have always been active members in church and local government, each holding several positions in both.

  • Ray Werth

    Ray Werth is married to Yvonne and they live in the Lebanon area. They have been at River Valley since 2019. Ray is retired; he and Yvonne enjoy mentoring and facilitating marriage classes.

    Ray also visits and gives communion to the shut-ins and is part of the prayer team. He is the Assimilation/Visitation Elder at River Valley.

Our Governing Board

  • Colleen Kluber


    Colleen and her husband Joe live in Beaver Dam and have been at River Valley since 2019. Colleen enjoys participating in Bible studies and volunteering within the church and community.

    Colleen was a Special Ed Teacher and Administrator for many years but now works from home as a Guidance Counselor for 3 different schools in California and Washington and teaches English to students in China. She also enjoys volunteering with the Dodge County Meal Program and St. Vincent DePaul.

  • Matt Keever

    Matt and his wife Erin live in Watertown and have been at River Valley since 2017. Matt has done a lot of volunteering over the years, and they are involved with our Awana program. Matt is a Systems Analyst at Glory Global Solutions. 

    Matt and Erin have seven children and are very involved grandparents to their three granddaughters.

  • Terri Lott
    Assistant Treasurer

    Terri lives in Watertown and works in the financial field. She has been at River Valley for many years and served in many capacities. Terri has one daughter and one grandchild.

  • 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 and his wife Sonya live in the Watertown area and have been serving at River Valley for a number of years. They both serve currently on the Service and Benevolent Committee.