Jim came on Staff in August 2004 as our full-time Building Maintenance and Custodian and has since then transitioned into our Facilities Manager. Jim has talent and experience in many fields including mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and construction, making him a much needed asset to the Oakland staff. He has experience in IT & Networking systems and oversees the church's computer network. He also chairs our Properties Team and oversees the church's various construction and improvement projects. Jim and his wife, Karen, attend Oakland and are both actively involved in ministry. Karen is a gifted singer and musician, and is a vital part of Oakland's Praise Team.