Alameda Baptist Church
Meet the Staff

Meet the Staff

our staff

Our Pastors

Pastor Damon and Tamera Kester

Senior Pastor

Pastor Damon spent 26 years in the Army retiring in 2016. He and Tamera have been married for over 27 years. Damon has been in the ministry over 20 years. Damon served as the  Associate Pastor at Alameda for 3 years before he was called to serve as the Senior Pastor.

Pastor Lonnie Melendez

Pastor of Music Ministry 

Pastor Lonnie has served in the music ministry for many years at Alameda. Lonnie and his wife Kathy, lead our worship team, preparing the hearts of the congregation with praise to the Lord!

Worship Team

Kathy Melendez


Melba Baum




Ben Meyers

Senior Deacon

Moses Estes

Deacon & Maintenance

Bud Brodie



Teressa Hearne

Who truly is the heart of the office operations!