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Tamara Becker

Receptionist

Tamara is a Bay Area native having grown up in Berkeley before moving to Oakland and settling in Concord. She is a graduate from California State University, Hayward with a degree in Health Science.  Tamara enjoys serving in tiny-tots and pre-k at Grace Bible Church. She also enjoys serving in the children’s program as a leader in Bible Study Fellowship. Tamara is a member of Grace Bible Church and has attended since 2012. Prior to working at Grace, Tamara spent over 16 years working as administrative support in the real estate industry.

tamarabecker@graceforus.org

   

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Mariam Denny

 

 

 

Director of Operations and Children's Education 

Mariam joined our staff in November 2012 as the Children's Education Director. In October 2018 she was hired to also serve in the role of Director of Operations where she oversees all of the church's events and manages the weekly use of the church facility. 
Mariam was born and raised in Southern California, and during her high school years, her family moved to the Bay Area. She graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a B.A. in Psychology with an emphasis on childhood development. She met her husband Scott at Cal and was married in 1992. She spent 5 years as a preschool teacher before the birth of their twins, Joseph and Matthew (1997). The birth of their daughter Katherine (2001) and son Nicholas (2004) round out the family. 


mariamdenny@graceforus.org

   

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Dawn Payne

Church Administrator

Dawn Payne is a fifth-generation Californian and a Bay Area native. She has been a member of Grace Bible Church since 2000. She graduated from UC Davis in 1997 with a B.S. in Nutrition and worked in sales for five years before coming to work for Grace in 2005.

dawnpayne@graceforus.org