Rev. Ben Robbins – Pastor
Rev. Ben Robbins is originally from Beaver County, where he grew up in the small town of Industry. He received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Westminster College where he met his wife, Rev. Sarah Robbins. The two of them went to Louisville Presbyterian Seminary in Louisville, KY. While in seminary, Ben also received an MBA from the University of Louisville. For three years, Rev. Robbins was the Director of Youth & Family Ministries at Linway Presbyterian Church in North Versailles. Ben is formerly the pastor of Pigeon Creek Presbyterian Church in Eighty Four, PA. He then served for four years as the pastor of Valley Presbyterian Church in Imperial PA. He most recently served as the Interim Pastor at Hiland Presbyterian Church.
Dianna Hollo – Administrative Assistant
Dianna Hollo is a native of the South, growing up in Tennessee and Arkansas. She met her husband Joe in Austin, TX where they were married and eventually moved to Pittsburgh in 1999. They have been members of Northmont since 2000. Their children, Jacob, Jennie, and Anthony have all been baptized at Northmont and continue to participate in youth activities and the life of the church. Dianna has served the church in a variety of ways from Session, Mission, Worship & Music, and continues to sing with the Chancel Choir. She began working as the administrative assistant in January 2019. She loves interacting with the congregation members and serving her church in this form of ministry.
Jim Gable – Church Custodian
Jim Gable took on the custodial duties at Northmont after retiring from asbestos work. He grew up at Northmont, his family having joined in 1960. He was confirmed and married at Northmont and raised his two daughters here. Now grown, Sarah and Kyleen both were baptized and confirmed at Northmont. Jim and his wife Jill have been active members, serving on many committees.
Jen Settelmaier – Assistant Director of Northmont Child Development Center
Jen began working after school at the Center as an Aide in January 2007 while attending North Allegheny H.S. While continuing to work at the Center as an Assistant Group Supervisor, she was promoted to Group Supervisor. Jen began pursing a degree in interior design from La Roche College. Shortly inter her studies she realized that her true calling was working with young children. Jen remained at La Roche College, switching majors and obtaining her B.S. in Elementary Education with a minor in Special Education in 2011. Jen is certified by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to teach Elementary (grades K-6), Special Education (grades K-12), and Middle School Mathematics (grades 4-8).