Deidre Dunlap has worked at Christ Lutheran Church since 2006. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Communications with an emphasis in business from University of the Pacific in Stockton, CA. Her business skills were developed over the years working in leasing and accounting. She oversees and implements church-wide financial, personnel, and administrative policies and programs, as well as maintenance of the church’s physical facilities.
Deidre is originally from California. After being drawn to the beauty of Montana, she eventually moved to Whitefish. She has attended CLC since 2000 and has been involved in various ministries over the years. She and her husband, Kirk, have two grown daughters, Rachel and Jennie. She has enjoyed being able to use her business skills to serve the Lord and the people at Christ Lutheran Church.
Amanda Pacheco has been attending Christ Lutheran Church since 2010 and became a member October of 2014. Amanda grew up in Whitefish and married her high school sweetheart Tom Pacheco July of 2007. They have two beautiful children, a son named Thomas, and a daughter named Tessa, who are true gifts from God!
Amanda is responsible for organizing and coordinating all the volunteer assistants here at Christ Lutheran Church and is the office receptionist. She is thrilled to be a part of the amazing team of Christians here at the church and looks forward to the opportunities to grow in her faith.
Kristal Rufenach joined the staff in 2005 as a part time housekeeper. She now works full time in CLC’s new facility. She was born in Kalispell, MT, raised in Columbia Falls, spent some time in Alaska, and now resides in Whitefish. Kristal is the mother of two grown children, Cassadie and Chauncey, and the grandmother of three young children.