Riser’s family moved to New Mexico from Ohio in 1974,
and Harry graduated from St. Michael’s High School in
Santa Fe in the spring of 1976. He attended McMurry
graduating in 1979. As a college student, he worked with the
Espanola Valley Group Ministry during the summer of 1978.
He graduated from
Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University
(Dallas, TX) in 1989.
View will be Rev. Riser’s 10th appointment in the New
Mexico Annual Conference.
Rev. Riser married
his wife Tammy in 1988, and the couple has three grown sons:
Bronson (Findlay, OH), Dave (Castle Rock, CO), and Ethan (Durango,
Garcia has been the office manager/secretary for Valley View
for twenty-eight years this coming May 1, 2009. She also serves
in this capacity for the Northern New Mexico Group Ministry
and for Amigos del Valle (the senior adult in-home ministry),
all on a part time basis!
Liz grew up in Espanola, is
married to Benny Garcia (who works in Los Alamos), has two
children, and two grandchildren. Paul and Stephanie (her daughter)
live in Espanola with their two children, Dylan and Kylie.
Jason Garcia is the general manager of a Gold’s gym
in Las Vegas, Nevada.
We are very fortunate to
have her energy and office skills to keep our church office
in efficient working order. She is a well trusted member of
our church staff who offers so much to our church ministry.
Johnson is a native New Mexican, born and raised in Albuquerque,
NM. She studied violin (and played in the youth orchestra),
piano at Jefferson Music School and organ. She taught piano
lessons for many years.
She is married to Don Johnson
and they have two daughters.
Lois has been a member of
Valley View for over 40 years and has been playing the organ
and piano for the church for over 30 years. She also sings
in the church choir.