Leadership Team

Rev. Tom Shinkle

Lead Pastor

Pastor Tom has served Grand View since 2009. He is passionate about growing the influence of Jesus in the world, especially in the Dubuque area and Nigeria. He loves to ride his Harley, garden, camp, fish and cook.
Office Hours: Monday 1–5pm, Tuesday 1–4pm, Wednesday 3-5pm, Thursday 9-5pm.
Email: revs@grandviewdubuque.org

Brandi Quade

Director of Child Development Ministry

Call 563-582-1125 or Email: grandviewpreschool@gmail.com.

Melissa Oftedahl

Finance  Manager

Melissa handles the church finances and oversees donation management, accounts payable, and works with the Damka Matters mission team in Dubuque and Nigeria.

Melissa has been a part of the Grand View family since she was 2 years old, and her favorite thing to do is spend time with family.  

Office Hours: Monday 8am–5pm, Tuesday 8am–Noon, Wednesday 8am–5pm.
Email: finance@grandviewdubuque.org

Julia Lieb

Faith Formation Coordinator

Julia enjoys meeting and becoming friends with families at Grand View. She especially loves helping children and adults discover and use their God-given gifts to serve others in the church.

Since July 2022, Julia has been on staff at GV.

In her free time, you’ll find Julia creating assemblage art, singing, reading, and chilling with her family and 2 cats.

Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 10am-4pm, Wednesday 11am–4pm.
Email: Faithformation@grandviewdubuque.org.

Alec Amosson

Creative Director

Alec is a musician, techno geek, and Christ follower. He loves to see the Church body come together to worship God and to provide support for each other. His greatest joy is seeing people of all ages find their unique way of being part of God's work.

Alec has been on staff for 10 years, is a life-long Iowa boy, and loves cooking.

Office Hours: Monday 9am-12pm, Tuesday 9am–12pm, 2–4pm, Thursday 9am–4pm.
Email: alec@grandviewdubuque.org.

Terri Nichols

Member Care Coordinator

Terri has a strong belief that if we provide the opportunities, God will show up in a big way! She is also a strong believer in the power of prayer.

Terri has been on staff for 16 years, is married to Robin for 34 years, and they have  2 children.

Office Hours: Monday Noon–2:30pm, Tuesday 10am-3pm, Wednesday 10am–4pm.
Email: terri@grandviewdubuque.org.

Janell Cannavo

Communications Manager

Janell loves using her creativity to coordinate Grand View, Wesley, and Center Grove's social ministry content, website, and other communications which ultimately encourage & help people grow closer to knowing Jesus Christ.

She has worked at Grand View since 2015, loves oil painting, cats, karate, and her wonderful husband & daughter!

Office Hours: Monday–Thursday 9am–3pm, Friday 10-Noon.
Email: office@grandviewdubuque.org.

Grand View Administrative Board

Grand View Ad Board represents church members that help organize and lead the staff, buildings, finances, and ministries of Grand View.
Email: office@grandviewdubque.org.