Norman serves as the Senior Associate Pastor at the Bon Air Baptist Church. His responsibilities include the Care Ministries of the church. Norman is a graduate of Mercer University and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina. He pastored churches in North Carolina and Virginia before going overseas to serve as a missionary in Israel and Greece. He then directed the orientation of missionaries at the Missionary Learning Center in Richmond for 13 years. Norman and his wife, Kathryn, have three children.
Jim has a Bachelor of Music from Samford University, a Master of Church Music from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Musical Arts from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. His master's thesis was titled, "Hunger and Hope: The Body of Christ in a Starving World" and was performed for the first SBC convocation on world hunger. His dissertation, "A Korean Requiem" (in honor of those who have died while in separation from family during the division of the Korean peninsula), was performed in Seoul, Korea on the 50th anniversary of the Korean War.
Jim and his wife, Diane, served in South Korea for 21 years representing Southern Baptists at the Korea Baptist Church Development Board in Seoul. He presently serves as a music consultant for Global Resource Services (GRS), an NGO that works largely in North Korea. Jim has visited North Korea several times and has assisted groups, including Casting Crowns and the Annie Moses Band, in performing in North Korea.
David M. Bailey is a speaker, music director, and producer who has spent the past decade using music as a tool in the reconciliation process. He is an active worship leader and presenter at national and international conferences through the ministry of Making a Melody. His specialty is in leading multi-cultural worship, equipping Christian communities with the tools needed to connect diverse people and cultures. David is the author of Arrabon: Learning Reconciliation through Community and Worship Music and a contributing author for Worship and Misssion for the Global Church: An Enthnodoxology Handbook.
David and his wife, Joy, met while they both attended Virginia Commonwealth University. They enjoy eating Indian food, exploring new cities, and entertaining friends (old and new) in their home.
Don joined the staff of Bon Air Baptist in July of 2013. He is the Interim Church Administrator handling finance, facilities and food service. Don is a graduate of Virginia Tech with a degree in Accounting. Don has been a member of Bon Air Baptist for 34 years and enjoys skiing, running and anything Virginia Tech.
Born and raised in Mechanicsville, VA, Jessica Fox is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University where she studied Classical Voice. She currently enjoys serving as vocal director at Bon Air Baptist Church, and she works as a private vocal coach. Jessica is one-third of the A Capella trio Resound. She's passionate about songwriting, music theory, and racquetball.
Alberto nació en Costa Rica y a los 16 años recibió a Cristo como Salvador. Estudió cuatro años en el Instituto Bíblico en Buenos Aires, Argentina. En el 2005 vino a los Estados Unidos. Desde el 2006 sirve a Dios con Bon Air Baptist Church.
Alberto was born in Costa Rica and accepted Christ as Lord and Savior at age 16. He studied at the Bible Institute in Buenos Aires, Argentina for four years. In 2005 he came to the United States. Since 2006 he serves God at Bon Air Baptist.
Zannah joined the Bon Air Baptist staff in spring of 2015. She serves as the Children’s Coordinator at the James River Campus. Her passion is educating children. Zannah’ s goal at the James River Campus is to glorify God by connecting children and their families in joy-filled, lifetime relationships with Jesus Christ. Zannah and her husband, Adam, have two children. They enjoy spending their family time camping and flying.
Greg is a former pastry chef. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Sport Management from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. During his career he has worked in numerous venues which include the Richmond Coliseum and most recently at Richmond International Raceway. Greg and his wife, Jamie, have one son, Aaden.
Randy came to Bon Air Baptist Church in 2001 to serve as an audio technician for The Gathering worship service. The service grew, and Randy is now the Director of Media at Bon Air Baptist. Randy worked for WDBJ-TV for 18 years and has 25 years of experience in broadcasting. He owns a company specializing in designing and installing audio, video and lighting systems. Randy produces multi-media elements for our contemporary worship services and oversees the audio and video systems, manages the website, apps, and video presence on the Internet. Randy and his wife, Maria, have three wonderful children.
Rebecca is a Richmond native. She has a Master's Degree in Teaching from Virginia Commonwealth University, and taught history for four years in Chesterfield County Public Schools. She played Division I soccer in college and has a heart for recreation. She lives in Bon Air with her husband and five boys.
Peggy joined the Bon Air Baptist staff in 1994 as the Director of Weekday Ministries. She now serves in that role and that of Preschool Coordinator. These preschool activities at Bon Air Baptist include Sunday school, iKIDS, parent-child dedications, and special events for our preschool families. Peggy is a graduate of George Mason University. She and her family have been members of Bon Air Baptist for over 20 years.
Emily joined the staff in the spring of 2013. She coordinates the ministry for our children @ the Village. She is passionate about working with children and enjoys building relationships with the families she serves. She is married to Josh, and they have four girls.
In 2006, John came to this role at the start of the James River Campus, bringing a wealth of experience from the business world. John received a Master's degree from George Fox Evangelical Seminary. John was named the 2014 Man of the Year for the Robious Corridor. He and his wife, Lee Ann, are the proud parents of two.
Erica came to Bon Air Baptist 10 years ago. She is originally from Ohio. Erica graduated from Liberty University and worked there for two years after graduation. After moving to Richmond she worked at the International Mission Board for two years. Erica and her husband, Daniel, have four children. Erica loves coffee, being outside, and being a mom.
Assoc. Pastor, Spiritual Development & Member Mobilization
Deb joined the staff of Bon Air Baptist Church in August 2007. A native of Virginia, she earned a B.A. from Averett University, a M.Ed. from the University of Louisville, and a M.M.L. from Rockbridge Seminary. Through the years she has served in churches and denominational life as a pastor’s wife, an educator, a missionary, and a minister to children. Deborah is married to Dr. John Upton, Jr., Executive Director of the Baptist General Association of Virginia. Deb enjoys being with her children and especially her grandchildren.
Les is a Maryland native. He graduated from Morgan State University with a degree in Political Science and worked for years in banking and information technology as a consultant. He received a M.Div. from the School of Theology at Virginia Union University in 2010. In August 2011, Les became Co-Pastor of the Robious Hall Campus, now the Robious Hall Mission Center. Les and his wife, Donna, have four adult children and enjoy outdoor recreation and being with each other.
Admin. Asst., The Village Campus
Music Ministry Assistant, Buford Rd. Campus
Admin. Assist., Finance & Facilities
Admin. Assist., Worship & Music
Food Service Assistant, Buford Rd. Campus
Student Ministry Intern, Buford Rd. Campus
Receptionist, Buford Rd. Campus
Admin. Assist., Children & Student Ministries
Coordinator, Spiritual Development & Communication
Admin. Assist., Multisite & Member Mobilization
Admin. Assist., Glocal Missions/Recreation/RHMC
Interim Prison Ministry Director
Student Ministry Intern, Buford Rd. Campus