Support Staff

Support Staff

Administrative Assistant | Communications Coordinator
Andy Wilson

Andy Wilson (he/him/his)

Andy has been a member of Govans since 2010 and on the staff since 2018. He works behind the scenes, handling administrative tasks like coordinating our online worship services, preparing our email communications, editing our monthly newsletter, and whatever else might come up. He loves Govans for its commitment to social justice and its acceptance of different points of view. In his free time, he enjoys playing music, cooking, and being outdoors and spending time with his wife, Jane and…
Camera/Video Operator

Nicholas Mills (he/his/him)

Nick serves as Govans’ Camera/Video Operator. In this role, he helps with the weekly broadcast of worship on Facebook Live and Zoom, provides technical support for Govans members and friends, and offers a warm welcome to online worshipers.
Rental Manager

Myra Brosius (she/her/hers)

Myra Brosius, our part-time rental manager since 2020,  is also a member of Govans and joined around the year 2000.   In her position, she meets with people interested in renting our facilities for a range of activities from baby showers to weddings and drafts agreements to make sure everything goes smoothly. Myra enjoys getting to know potential tenants, welcoming them to our campus and sharing with them a little about Govans. She loves Govans for the warm community of people, its…
Soprano Section Leader

Jocelyn Taylor (she/her/hers)

Jocelyn leads the soprano section of Govans choir during worship and rehearsals. The Govans choir sings during the joint 10:00 am service (first Sunday of the month) and during the 11:00 am service (every other Sunday).
Band Vocal Leader
Robin Poponne

Robin Poponne (she/her/hers)

Robin leads the vocal section in the Govans band. The Govans band sings every Sunday during worship in-person and online. More about Robin: Dancing, singing, and writing are my main passions (besides my four grandchildren). I began singing in school choirs and musicals. I received further vocal training in New York and Baltimore. In Washington, D.C., I was a member of Capital Voices, a jazz ensemble and in Baltimore, I performed with Ibe Iye, an acapella Women’s shakere group. Later,…
Alto Section Leader

Nerissa Paglinauan (she/her/hers)

Nerissa Paglinauan (pronounced ne-REE-sa pag-lee-NOW-an) holds Bachelor’s degrees in music and child development from Tufts University where she received the Outstanding Achievement Award in the Department of Music. She has sung with the Baltimore Choral Arts Society since 2005, and previously was a member of the Cathedral Choral Society in Washington, DC for five years. Nerissa is trained in both piano and voice, and has been a church musician since the mid-’90s, beginning in high school as a cantor for…
Tenor Section Leader

David Willerup (he/him/his)

David Willerup is a husband, a father of three, and grandfather of two, a singer, a woodworker, and a really bad fisherman. He’s been singing in churches since he was a toddler with his first unofficial solo blowing directly into the microphone when the Sunday School sang “This Little Light of Mine.” Besides singing in multiple choirs and performing in multiple collegiate musicals, he’s been a worship leader and soloist for four different churches over the last 27 years with…