Our Staff

Diana Peña (Church Administrator)

Diana Arebalo Peña serves as our Children’s Pastor and our church Administrator. She was raised in this church and went on to receive her bachelors in Child Development and masters degree in Social Work.  She is now using her skills and training for the work of the ministry. She is passionate for the spiritual care of our children and is a gifted and diligent Administrator. We are grateful to have her a part of our Pastoral team.


Nicole Mendoza (Secretary)

Nicole Mendoza has been a member of our Praise Chapel family all her life! (Literally) She has served the Lord faithfully since her youth. After graduating High School she went on to East Los Angeles College and then joined the work force in 2007 at Starbucks. She was in the Youth worship team at the age of 15, then went on to take a vital role in the Greenhouse Young Adult ministry. She is now leading of our multimedia team and has proven herself up for every challenge. She joined our office staff in 2013 as Secretary and brought to our team excellent work with an excellent spirit. We are grateful to have her.

Rick & Carrie Romo (Building Administrators)

Rick and Carrie Romo came on board in July 2016 as our Building Administrators.\r\nBoth Rick and Carrie are the proud parents of Hannah and Caleb, run two businesses and serve as our Youth Pastors. They are a wonderful example of people who have learned the secret of doing “everything as unto the Lord”. They have proven themselves to be diligent in managing our properties and serving the church in the spirit of servanthood. They are a blessing to us all.

Olga Mota (Custodian)

Olga Mota serves as our Custodian here at Praise Chapel. Olga is the busy mom of five children and wife of Ray Mota. Olga came on with us in June of this year (2016) and works hard to keep our church and offices in excellent condition. We are very appreciative of everything she manages for us. Olga and her husband have also served in various ministries in our church through the years and are a blessing to this congregation.